Here a balloon has it “Coming Out Of Both Ends” after a sharpshooter gets it right in the bag!

 

SOOC

(Straight Out Of Camera)

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EXIF:

Nikon D810
Nikon 105mm f/2.8
f/16
100 ISO

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  • Raised exposure, contrast, shadows, clarity and saturation
  • Lowered highlights, whites and blacks

 

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  • HSL Color changes

 

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  • Lens corrections
  • Noise reduction
  • Sharpening

 

Photoshopped

 

 

 

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  • Cropped the boring stuff out

 

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  • Cleaned the balloon and expanded the canvas

 

2016-10-03-15-24-53-ps-3-water-splash

  • Fixed the water splash

 

2016-10-03-15-24-53-ps-4-background-fix

  • Fixed the background

 

2016-10-03-15-24-53-ps-5-vignette

  • Added a vignette

 

Final Thoughts

This was a “God Shot” in more ways then one. I need to get out to the shooting range again soon.

 

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Turns out no one could tell it was a balloon, so I un-cropped the photos for better effect.

Any ideas are always welcome photo-enthusiasts!

Other Shots

 

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