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    This image was captured with a Nikon D800 camera with a 24-120 mm VR II Nanao coated lens using the Nikon electronic file format (.Nef) Shot on Lexar 32 gigabyte UDMA Flash media. file was post processed using capture NX 2.0 software. Black and White conversion was done in Photoshop CS6 using NiK Silverefex 2.0.

    Final file is stored and scaled using Genuine Fractals.

    © Vincent Versace 2012

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    1. té_dé [deleted] 24 months ago | reply

      very nice b&w ! :)

    2. zateom 24 months ago | reply

      Great Photo!
      This photo was seen in Black and White Photography =)

    3. GDJ.Photography 24 months ago | reply

      Nice, the b/w conversion has come out superb.

    4. Mike Guilbault 24 months ago | reply

      Vincent... I would have thought you would have gone with the 800E. What was your reasoning for the D800 instead?

    5. Zzzzt!Zzzzt! 24 months ago | reply

      Fab! thanks for the production details too.

    6. Susie Potter 24 months ago | reply

      Very Moody :)

      Great Photo!
      This photo was seen in Black and White Photography =)

    7. Starsprite*LIZ126 24 months ago | reply

      Curious about your choice to band this beautiful image with black.
      Would you address that?

      Love your body of work!

    8. vincent.versace 24 months ago | reply

      I thought long and hard, but those in the know advised me that the 800e is best suited for the studio environment. I shoot way more in the field run ad gun.

    9. vincent.versace 24 months ago | reply

      I band them because I up load the same files I put on my iPad which are 1700 pixels square to Flickr. I make the image 1600 pixels at the widest dimension . Because the image is a rectangle a square border makes it so that however you turn the iPad the image is always the same size whatever the orientation. No aesthetic reason just workflow ease.

    10. Aleks Smirnov 24 months ago | reply

      Great Photo!
      This photo was seen in Black and White Photography =)

    11. Mike Guilbault 24 months ago | reply

      Hmmm... I'm still debating between the two. I shoot both - studio & on location. In addition to landscapes and such I also do a lot of corporate and commercial work. I'm leaning toward the 'E' but I'm a little concerned about the moire in things like business suites. That's why I don't understand why they are saying the "E" is good for fashion/studio work. I would expect moire to show up more in studio situations.

    12. Starsprite*LIZ126 24 months ago | reply

      Vincent ....thanks for taking the time to explain questions.

      Also love the detail in the dark sky ! ;-)

    13. vincent.versace 24 months ago | reply

      I was told light control in the studio was the key to solving the issue. On the other side I have a very good friend who his is a super high-end fashion/beauty photographer in NYC and he said he stopped seeing issues at 32 MP, he shoots 90MP now. I shoot a lot of pattern and a lot of wild fabric when I go in the field. Just did not want to take the chance, I run my Lazarus Effect action and can get any lost detail from the anti-aliasing filter. I have a tutorial on Kelby training if you subscribe or a DVD on how to do it on Acme Educational.

      I hope this helps.

    14. f.cala87 24 months ago | reply

      Beautiful capture!

    15. S A D E [deleted] 24 months ago | reply

      your landscapes are mesmerizing,..

    16. wolfnowl 24 months ago | reply

      Looks like an amazing place to be...


    17. nna:2006 23 months ago | reply

      Beautiful !!!!!

    18. giudiciluigi 23 months ago | reply

      Your Picture is indeed Artistic !


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