Late afternoon can be a busy time at the waterhole but an alert lookout must be kept for predators. Taken in Imfolozi Game Reserve, South Africa, late afternoon, one zebra keeps watch whilst others drink at the waterhole.
The wearing down of the stone steps by so many feet over so many years, the religious connotations of ascending towards the light….
The mount has been the subject of myth and legend for centuries. Some of these stories, recorded as far back as 495AD. I do like the blue sky but I think there is a heightened sense of drama with the monochrome. Only minor adjustments were made to contrast values.
a considerable amount of work was done in Lightroom and particularly in Photoshop to arrive at the finished image.
the stack mode composite method can be a great way to deal with digital noise when using high ISOs to photograph static subjects in low light, however the technique can also be useful as a compositing system more generally.
a multi shot composite in order to deal with high ISO noise as the image was recorded handheld in low light.
An exercise in digital noise suppression using multiple images in Photoshop
an experiment in image processing.
I sometimes like to think of image processing as analogous to cooking…..
Egypt image gallery now posted. HDR was used to good effect to get maximum detail in a Cairo Mosque photograph.
To hell with realism. Digital image processing helps create an apocalyptic, Orwellian vision.
late afternoon looking across Hong Kong Harbour. The humid weather makes for a hazy, “watery” sunset.