Manuka oval

Sri Lanka vs. India, Commonwealth bank series one day international, Manuka oval, Manuka, ACT, Australia [February 2008 / Photos by Navinda / Canon EOS 350D]

  • Nadee Talagala 7y

    Wow, this is great shot. Is the vignetting from lens or did you Photoshop it? Anyway, still a great shot.

    The brilliance of a great photograph is when it looks good on all sizes. This is one great example. When you look at the default size (which is shown on this page), you want to see more on the larger size of the image and experience the details. Great work.
  • Navinda Kottege PRO 7y

    Thanks Nadee :-) Vignetting was added in lightroom. Thouh vignetting is usually considered a characteristic of a 'bad' lens, I feel sometimes it helps to enhance a composition. In this case, the sun was pretty bright from the top left hand corner which significantly lightened the sky in that side. I added the vignetting to compensate for that.
  • Milinda Gunasena 7y

    Super shot. Need to try it my self.
  • Imesh Gunaratne 7y

    Great work Navinda!! Everything is balanced!!
  • Ashani Jayasinghe-Piyaweera 7y

    Beautiful shot!
  • Navinda Kottege PRO 7y

    @Milinda, Imesh & Ashani: Thank you. Glad you liked it :-)
  • Thishya Weragoda 7y

    Nice!! great shot!!
  • Hiranya Malwatta PRO 7y

    This is a really great looking shot !! Great colour and composition and a perfect sky ! Although I would like the clouds to be a bit more in focus.
  • Charithra Hettiarachchi 7y

    Wow... Can you get the same effect from PS (vignetting).
  • Navinda Kottege PRO 7y

    Thanks Thishya, Hiranya & Charith.

    @Charith: Yes. But in PS its not directly called vignetting. Make a rectangular (or any shape you prefer) selection smaller than the full frame, invert the selection, feather the selection by nn number of pixels, (if needed, do a 'layer via copy' to get this to a new layer), use the level adjustments to darken the selected area which would give the effect of vignetting.

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    Seen on your photo stream. (?)
  • Charithra Hettiarachchi 7y

    @ Navinda: Thanks...
  • Miyuru Ratnayake 7y

    this is a great shot,
  • Jamie Carl 7y

    Nice shot! I've got the exact same lens for my Nikon too. Damn it's a great lens. :)
  • Navinda Kottege PRO 7y

    Thanks Miyuru and Jamie!

    @Jamie: Yep, its a cool lens ;-)
  • Dilshan Farook 7y

    Great shot i love this pic!!!!
  • Arantha Sirimanne 7y

    Great View of the shot !!!
  • Chamil Thanthrimudalige 7y

    Really nice capture dude. Nicely done.
  • Vishkid 7y

    Great use of a wide angle and captured the atmosphere perfectly.
    Can't get enough of the colors....
  • ufirst intermedia network 7y

    WoW.. Great Work ... Nice Shot buddy
  • hasitha1 6y

    lanka beated australiya in 20/20 hah a ha
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Taken on February 12, 2008
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