This is a shot taken way back in 2008 that I have rediscovered and re-edited. It is always good to go back over old images, ones that you might have discarded years ago, to see if they have more appeal.
I have spent a lot of time since 2008 learning about all aspects of photography, so I am looking at this image now with a (hopefully) much more informed eye and knowledge.
Starting with the processing, I have re-worked this image in Lightroom. When I say re-worked I mean I reset the sliders and started again, this time with much less adjustment, providing a much more pleasing end product. I have spent a lot of time in Lightroom since 2008, and now feel that I am getting to a level where I finally know what I am doing!!
So about this image. I can’t remember exactly where it was taken to be honest, but know the rough area, but to be honest it could have been taken anywhere couldn’t it?
Do I wish there was a boat in the shot? Yes and no.
If I really did I could just pop a boat in there using Photoshop and again no-one would know, but I will stay as I am – this was what I saw after all.
Unless you want to buy this image with a boat – not a problem – just let me know.
I like the colours within the clouds, as the shot is of a storm offshore as sunset was approaching. So no boat to be added.
Camera – Canon EOS 5D
Lens – 24-105mm F4L
Focal length used – 28mm
Shutter – 1/180th second
Aperture – F9.5
ISO – 6400
Image taken in RAW format
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