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The Pointe

By shadow18
Pittsburgh skyline! taken from an overlook. used a tripod and 2 second timer. then sharpened it and did a curves adjustment.

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strokebloke 7 493 17 England
6 Sep 2011 9:26AM
Louise, I hope you approve of the Mod Smile
Rotated a fraction (anti-clockwise) and sharpened slightly.

It's a nice shot - good composition, with lots going on to look at.

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Jestertheclown 8 7.4k 249 England
6 Sep 2011 9:49PM
Well, You've already been told that it's crooked so I won't mention that!
I've uploaded a mod. in which I've straightened it; although I think that I've gone a touch too far and I've reduced the blue cast using curves, channel mixer and colour balance.
Given more time, I'd apply a layer mask across most of the top and have a go at adding some contrast selectively.
I didn't sharpen the mod., I suppose I should have done really but in all honesty, I don't think that you'd ever get the whole of that scene really sharp anyway.
As Jack says, it's not a bad shot.

Hope this helps.

shadow18 5 406 England
7 Sep 2011 2:28AM
Thank you all very much! I think I need to get it sharper in the original shot. I used f8, the smallest aperture, and i used a tripod and the 2 second shutter speed. Any other suggestions??
Thanks very much!! Smile
shadow18 5 406 England
8 Sep 2011 3:31AM
lol! 2 second timer, i mean! Grin oh, okay! I'll see if it has a hook and try that! thanks! hehe! good idea about the rocks! Grin

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