Golden Gardens Park Rocks - Seattle
I was looking forward to go out with xinapray to do some early morning low-light shooting. We went out to Golden Gardens Park, in Seattle, WA, when it was still quite dark, found a nice spot on the beach and had to realize that there won’t be any beautiful sunrise that day. I believe I was still able to learn a lot.
Some additional remarks:
-I would like to tell you that this is straight out of camera but I had to correct a 3 degree tilt (using a tripod – how embarrassing),
-I had to crop quite significantly to get a composition I like,
-I worked on quite some layers on the curves to get the light and the contrast the way I want it (and to further reduce the noise of a 30 sec exposure)
-I felt I needed to do a b/w conversion.
-Thanks for the use of the ND-filter, Ray (it really helped a lot)
I hope you like it (and the two other versions of that morning too).
For a better version of the same rocks I suggest having a look at Ray’s Swirls taken that same morning.
These photos are for you, Ray!
Please consider having a look in Large and on Black