A Time To Look Back
Temple of Poseidon – Cape Sounio, Athens
We shouldn’t be waiting for Christmas to wish beautiful things to each other, we should do that every day. But Christmas is a good occasion to do it, so I’m using it to wish you love and happiness in your life, to realize all your dreams, to be wise (I’m always wiser around Christmas, problem is it doesn’t last too long, to see the world in better colors (or in B&W, to each his own) and to be able to do tomorrow what you weren’t able to do yesterday.
This is a shot I took during my last workshop (more to come after Christmas) processed in LR4 & NIK SEP2. Not exactly what you’re used to see from me probably, but hey, it’s good to try something new from time to time and especially when the year is changing.
332 sec. @ f/8, Nikon 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 @ 10mm, ISO 100,10+6-stops ND filters (Hoya Pro 1 Digital ND64 & B+W ND110)
LR4, PS CS6, SilverEfex Pro2, Topaz B&W Effects (Topaz Labs B&W Effects 2 Full Review) +Topaz DeNoise + Topaz Detail
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