The Space Needle and Downtown Seattle from Hamilton Viewpoint Park, West Seattle
Over the past few years I’ve happened upon some amazing scenes and, for one reason or another, failed to do them justice. So as I improve and get better tools I sometimes revisit them. This was taken 12-23-2013. My first couple of attempts left much to be desired.
And no, I haven’t saturated the sky here. I actually toned the blues down a bit.
More Kerry Park shots – basically the same shot about 45 minutes earlier than the last post. Four processes. There’s nothing special about the shots, so I’m trying to gimmick my way into something memorable… 🙂
Basic – golden hour
It was a pretty afternoon here in Seattle.
As I improve and learn new things I sometimes come back to shots to reprocess and see if I can do better with my new knowledge in hand. I’m revisiting this one, taken last month, for a couple reasons. First, a friend here really liked a process I used on another shot, and second, I got a tutorial this morning from our boy Greg Stene that I thought might help me fix something about the original take. So here we go.
A workbook/scouting mission shot. I look forward to going back up there and taking this again in spring when I have a nice twilight sky to work with. It will be a winner then. Now it’s a vaguely interesting sketch, sorta.
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