In this case, the “golden” sunrise is due very much to the image processing rather than the atmospheric conditions at the time.
Walking through the streets of Old Delhi, it’s not unusual to find commercial premises and even private residences that open directly onto the street.
Eking the most out of a horribly under exposed image using Photoshop Lightroom.
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A close up photograph of a Giraffe in Botswana’s Okavango Delta provides a great starting point for a toned monochrome image.
A Little Egret wading through the shallows of the Okavango Delta makes a beautiful split toned monochrome subject.
I decided to accept the massive contrast involved and push the image towards a more graphic, illustrative effect.
Check out the strand of spider’s web that the gazelle was picked up between it’s horns and the, moving, fly that’s buzzing around it’s ear! Detail which in the days of 35mm film would have been impossible.
Image quality, and our perception of it, are influenced by such things as colour values and relationships, contrast, and perceived sharpness or acutance.