I have attempted to edit this image countless times. It was shot with a 24mm lens with me low on the ground. I like the effect of the fence protecting the path but still not sure if I 100% like the way it came out or not. I like how you go from the darker portion of the path where I am shooting from into the perceptual warmer part further down. The 16×9 crop gives it a bit of a more expansive feel and gives it a better visual effect.
I have no idea what the church is in this image. It’s from San Antonio, Texas and it was shot off my balcony as was yesterday’s image. Just enjoying editing these for fun and practice.
No idea what these thing is called. No boats are ever moored on it from what I see and you can’t walk on to them (in theory) because its chained off. Still, just liked the way it framed the image.
Still playing with editing stuff. So bear with me as I work it all out.
I shot this heading back to the mainland from Sanibel Island. My car has a sunroof so I just opened it up and held the Sony RX100 out sunroof and just pushed the button. For having no idea how it was going to turn out and considering the fact I was driving at speed I’m happy with the image.
This was shot at the Ding Darling Nature Reserve. Last time I was here I didn’t have a neutral density filter with me. This time I brought my variable neutral density and cranked it up to 10 since I was shooting in the mid-day and went forth and had a great time shooting.
I got to areas I didn’t shoot last time and they have viewing points throughout the park so I would walk my tripod to the area and take my shots.
The camera was on ISO 100 and aperture at f/22 and it was a 5 second exposure.
This is another shot from the Edison & Ford Winter Estates. I happened on this view while discovering everything else was closed and my $20 was spent for naught. The river is the Caloosahatchee and I just like how the shot was framed between the palm trees.
Stopped at the Edison & Ford Winter Estates which I highly recommend missing. For the $20 entrance fee you don’t get a whole lot and half of it was closed for renovations. For the extra $5 you get herded like cattle through the extra guided tour.
I personally wandered around by myself and did my thing and was out of there in a little over an hour. This shot was near the river and of course it was roped off so I spent most of the time leaning forward over the rope. There was no way for me to frame the warning sign out of it because of this restriction. So while not 100% happy with the image I still like it.
In Meadowlark Gardens all the benches and chairs are memorials to loved ones. They are dotted all around the place and I just liked how these two were hanging out just outside a trail I was on. They just sit back and seem to watch the world go by and taking it and enjoying it all.
Little play on a movie title there. Just a very quick edit using the new Photoshop CC 2015 which meant I had to re-add all my plug-ins again. Still, the more I use the various tools the more I am comfortable with them.
I like the vertical version of the pond images I shot just to stretch it out a bit and give it a different perspective. Plus the clouds reflected off the water is very cool looking.
I mentioned how I enjoyed having a back catalogue to work with. It just allows me to keep playing with images and not get bored with one thing. I still am sitting on memory cards I need to load in. I have been a productive little photographer of late even with the limited amount of time I have had shooting.
This image is of one of the other small lakes or ponds at Meadowlark Gardens. I just really liked how everything was detailed and there is still some motion in the trees from the wind that was blowing across the water at the time. I still remain impressed with how well the Panasonic GX7 and the Olympus 45mm (90 eq) or the 12mm (24 eq) performed during this outing. The images just have been outstanding for the most part.
I went with a cinematic crop this time just give it a more expansive feeling since there is so much going on visually in the image.