Posted on Mar.21, 2011, under Travel

(Nikon D700, 28-80mm 3.3-5.6G at 50mm, ISO 200, Exposure 1/500 sec @f/8.0)

Here’s something different, an image in color! I’ve had this post sitting in draft stage for some time and I finally decided to publish it. No reason for the delay, it just got ignored for some reason. The picture was taken while my family was on on vacation in Puerto Rico last year. It shows one of the two forts in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico known as ‘El Morro’ officially named ‘Fort San Felipe del Morro’ When I took the shot there was a boy sitting on the grass and I thought he added a bit of interest to the shot. Unfortunately I think he’s a bit too small to really have much impact on the picture, particularly in a smaller image.

Processing included converting the LAB mode and adjusting the A/B curves to bring out more of the color in the shot. I’m still not completely happy with the color of the finished image, however. I might have to play with it some more.

Copyright © 2010 James W. Howe – All rights reserved.

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