Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Sossusvlei Dune

Sossuvlei Dune - Sony A7r, Leica 90mm f/2 Summicron, ~f/5.6, 1/2000s, ISO 400
I've messed with processing this image in Lightroom on and off for a couple of months but I could never the get colors to feel right for me.  This weekend, I re-started working with the VSCO presets for Lightroom and so decided to give it a try.  I got rid of everything I'd done to the image before, going back to a flat raw file and found that with just one click the Velvia 50- preset gave me almost exactly what I was looking for.  I didn't have to do much else other than crop and apply the "DR lows boost" tools preset.  In the end, it ended up being about 20 seconds in total of processing.

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