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Go for Green

By Coza
This is a light trails shot, taken from over a bridge on the M25. I used a shutterspeed of 30seconds on this shot, and an aperture of f18, to make those light trails sharper/more defined. It was more difficult than expected, because the traffic wasn't flowing, and it was hard to get the shot to look symmetrical. I tried portrait, but it didn't quite work. I liked this shot in particular, because it was symmetrical, and it included the yellow indicator smudges on the far left.

I processed it, and used a tool in Aperture, to change the colours. I played about with it, and decided to go with this green, for a change. It suggests cleaner fuels and environmentally friendly cars to me. What do you think? Comments appreciated.

Also, the original will be uploaded soon.

The lense used was Nikon 17 -55mm, and the ISO was 100.

The Lens used was

Tags: Digitally manipulated Flash and lighting

Voters: tn, kinfatric, Hazard and 16 more


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Comments


PLCimagery 15 78 1 England
24 Oct 2006 7:42PM
Striking!
24 Oct 2006 7:49PM
Night-time... never easy, good capture
tn 17 4 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2006 7:49PM
I like it - the green works really well. Strange, but effective.
redstag 16 100 15 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2006 7:52PM
Perfect time to get the continuous lights. Like it.
Jon
TheShipsMast 16 24 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2006 8:08PM
the green really works well, love this !
Hazard 18 1.2k United Kingdom
24 Oct 2006 8:10PM
i love these shots, i tried a few a couple of years ago. they make for a great effect. love the colour of these
deejceej 15 19 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2006 8:13PM
All your hard work was worth while. A striking image.

Esther
Coza 17 2
24 Oct 2006 8:17PM
thankyou all for your clicks and comments.

coza
troberts 15 17
24 Oct 2006 8:51PM
This works really well, a super image
Tony
shortski 16 3 1 England
24 Oct 2006 8:55PM
works really well, brilliant pic........jojo
VintageRed 16 15 1 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2006 9:17PM
Such a simple idea to change colours but it is really effective. I like it a lot. Nick.
SHAN_WONG 16 2
25 Oct 2006 12:43AM
Good work Coza. Shan x
29 Oct 2006 5:40PM
It looks great green.
Clicked
Summie06
Coza 17 2
30 Oct 2006 4:21PM
Thanks for all of ur comments!

Coza
browny 17 1
31 Oct 2006 6:46PM
Superb

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