I shot this one night while wandering down the Chicago River Walk towards Lake Michigan. In fact, I was walking back to the hotel after shooting for several hours. I wish I had more time to shoot in Chicago but still the images I got are good.
Cityscapes like this can be a bit of pain. The image itself was darker to begin with even with me bumping the ISO in the camera to keep exposure times down. I liked the darker look because it’s all about the twinkle of the building lights.
I did the usual adjustments to get lighting right then masked in some bits to make the buildings pop a bit more. I am really liking Color Efex Pro Contrast to do some subtle color shifts and correct color. Once I had it called it done.