I like a sunset which shows more than just the sun.
Hardware: Canon Powershot G7
Exposure: ISO80, 1/400s @ f/4, -1EV, 29.2mm
Post: Straighten, increased saturation, incread blackpoint, increased definition.
When compact cameras let you down… is trying to get a clean image in underexposed areas, like the top left of this sunrise.
Hardware: Canon G7
Exposure: ISO250, 1/2500s @ f/8, -2EV, 12.7mm
Capturing detail in the boat, the sunset and the reflection in the water were the challenge of this image. Hardware: Canon G7 Exposure: ISO200, 1/800s @ f/4, 7.4mm Post: Black point
This image is all about setting the scene – I wanted to show the bike wasn’t being shot near my home in Australia, but in Spain, where the world launch was being held.
Hardware: Canon G7Exposure: ISO100, 1/400s @ f/8, -0.67EV, 44.4mmPost: Increased contrast, noise reduction, increased sharpening, straightened.
The reflection of this child playing on the edge of the surf lifted this shot above the others on the day.
Hardware: Canon G7Exposure: ISO unknown, 1/320s @ f/4.8Post: cropped, increased contrast, saturation and sharpness
I deliberately set a long shutter speed and held the camera steady to get this model train to blur as it went by. Setting the G7’s zoom to wide and getting as close as I could emphasised the blur.
Hardware: Canon G7Exposure: ISO80, 1/15s @ f/8, 7mmPost: Not much
Travel broadens the mind, at least partly because they do things differently away from home. This image, shot in Madrid, has meat just hanging up in the eating area of a restaurant – you won’t see this in Australia.
Hardware: Canon G7Exposure: ISO800, 1/50s @ f/2.8Post: None.