Foto Friday LXIV


This picture turned out almost exactly like I had planned at about 4pm the day I took it.  It was an unusually sunny, clear day here in Oxford and the sky was absolutely perfect for taking pictures.  Unfortunately, I was stuck inside most of the day and didn’t get to take advantage of taking pictures around the city with blue skies in the background.  As I was leaving the lab, I thought that there might be a good chance that the sunset would be a nice one, so I headed home to get my camera gear and check on the time that the sun sets.  I raced up the hill in Headington to grab a spot along side several other people with tripods and SLRs.  I probably took about 40 pictures, but it was fun experimenting with settings and watching the beautiful sunset.  Once I got back it took about 5 min of photoshop magic to get what you see today.

1/500s f/9.0 135mm ISO 100.  Contrast adjustment, photoshop to delete a crane and power lines.  Au revior until next week.


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