Friday, June 19, 2009

satellite love (before and after)

satellite love

I thought this would be a good photo for my before and after series.  This is the original, unprocessed photo:


I shot this with a Nikon D90 and 16-85mm lens at 85mm.  When I took this photo I knew that I would try cropping it in post processing.  I really wanted to zoom in closer on the satellite dishes and the moon but didn't have a longer lens with me at the time.  Fortunately, the photo was high enough quality to allow for the cropping-- this is an instance where having a 12mp sensor verses 6mp really comes in handy.

Aside from the cropping, I really just darkened the whole image, and boosted the saturation a bit in the sky.  I did this all with Adobe Camera RAW.

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