The Ocean of Night

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Chris Dodkin
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The Ocean of Night
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X-Pro1 and 14mm lens - f/8 30 Sec ISo 200

Color balanced Tungsten, PP in NIK ColorFX - cropped 16:7

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Bad Pic kev Veteran Member • Posts: 8,759
Re: The Ocean of Night
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interesting suject

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TThorne
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Re: The Ocean of Night

Nice shot Chris!

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Derek Dean
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Re: The Ocean of Night

I like it.

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Jim Evidon
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Re: The Ocean of Night

Nice shot. you could make it more interesting by decreasing the exposure in LR or Photoshop to make it look less like twilight and more like night. Isolate the lifeguard shack and highway with the car and headlights with Quick selection tool and reset exposure. A shot like this is fun to play with. Anyway, you get the idea. Here is a rough and dirty attempt that took me all of 2 minutes in CS5. After decreasing exposure, I played with offset and gamma in the same exposure tool.
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biza43 Veteran Member • Posts: 4,245
Re: The Ocean of Night

Nice shot. I think it would also work without including the road.

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skimble
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Re: The Ocean of Night

very nice shot  thanks for sharing

Cheers,

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MiWo Contributing Member • Posts: 610
Re: The Ocean of Night
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I like it, just the way it is. Great capture!

Best,

Mike

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Activatedfx Contributing Member • Posts: 905
Re: The Ocean of Night
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+1

Why does everyone always feel the need to suggest a "better" way to take and/or process an image?!?! This is a STUNNING image. One I would print and frame for my wall. Love it just the way it is!

Jim Evidon
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Re: The Ocean of Night

Activatedfx wrote:

+1

Why does everyone always feel the need to suggest a "better" way to take and/or process an image?!?! This is a STUNNING image. One I would print and frame for my wall. Love it just the way it is!

I wasn't suggesting a better way. In photography as in any of the arts, there is no better way. Of course the shot is fine as is. I was just suggesting a way among many that one can play around with an image to give a different approach or feeling. Sorry! No criticism intended.
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Randy Benter
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Re: The Ocean of Night

Nice. I like it.

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Colorsound76 New Member • Posts: 1
Re: The Ocean of Night

You have got a beautiful shot there.

I'm sure you composed the shot just the way you wanted to, as well.

very nice

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