SOOC

(Straight Out Of Camera)

 

2016-07-16_16-31-18 sooc

EXIF:

Nikon D810
Nikon 105mm f/2.8
f/14
1/250s
400 ISO

 

Lightroomed

2016-07-16_16-31-18 Lightroomed

  • Contrast and Shadows raised
  • Exposure raised
  • Highlights lowered
  • Vibrance and Saturation Raised

 

SOOC

(Straight Out Of Camera)

2016-07-16_16-33-35 sooc

EXIF:

Nikon D810
Nikon 105mm f/2.8
f/14
1/250s
400 ISO

 

Lightroomed

2016-07-16_16-33-35 Lightroomed

 

  • Synced with first shot

 

Photoshopped

 

  • After all that I just needed this part of the second shot
  • Masked out everything but the drop and the dropper

 

 

2016-07-16_16-33-35 Phtoshoped

  • Layered the dropper layer above the more interesting layer

 

 

2016-07-16_16-33-35

 

  • Moved the dropper to a more interesting local
  • Cropped out the dead space.

 

 

Thoughts

Looking back at this edit I wish I had taken shots of the flower refection in focus and another of the chain and the waterballs in focus. I could have gotten both tack sharp. I guess this looks somewhat dreamy though.