This rusty bollard made for an interesting subject, especially with the strong side lighting. I shot it wide open to throw the wharf behind out of focus, and I deliberately underexposed from the meter reading: a dark subject will cause your meter to read high.

Hardware: Canon EOS 5D MkII, 15-35mm f/2.8L
Exposure: ISO100, 1/1250 @ f/2.8, -1EV, 31mm
Post: Increased saturation, straightened, darkened black point, cloned out bottle in water, sharpened (Aperture)

Published by Nigel Paterson

Writer, photographer, videographer, motorcyclist, parent...

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