The Opaque World

Its like a mesmerizing blurry mirror that you can't tear your eyes away from, each second the shape, colour and contrast change as the light refracts through the ebbing water.

The light was fading very fast and the colour disappearing just as quick, i could see the campfire ablaze in the distance and a clinking of beer bottles was calling. Rather than wait the 2 minutes at f/16 for the bright exposure i took 3 frames at different apertures all at 30 seconds as a means to expedite my parched throat to the waiting beer. Said goodbye to the shy crabs and took another single frame before trekking back to the pinpoint of light that was our campsite.

Similarly to the last image, I processed it in Nik HDR efex pro2 using pretty much the same custom preset, now dubbed 'gerry's dark one' then finished off in my usual process.

I love reading the comments that people leave and I welcome any suggestions, comments and improvements to my photography, they are always warmly welcomed!

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30 thoughts on “The Opaque World

  1. +Gabriel Lima thanks mate, i try not to go into too much detail since i personally find that boring and processing is very much a individual thing, what works for one does not work for another etc, plus, i take photos for a reason…so i don't have to write πŸ™‚

  2. Just revisiting this shot after our discussion. Its hypnotising! Every little subsection is a photograph in its own right and has a little narrative… One of your best so far besides this one '_GJB9805_HDR copy2.jpg' and 'Tread lightly'

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