Here we catch a light bulb filament going up in a shot I call “Light My Fire.” Which is a reference to The Doors, and the fact that its a light, and its on fire. Ok, I’m out of ideas on naming these light bulb photos.

 

SOOC

(Straight Out Of Camera)

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EXIF:

Nikon D810
Nikon 105mm f/2.8
f/5
1/1000s
400 ISO

Lightroomed

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  • Exposure, contrast, shadows, and whites raised
  • Highlights and blacks lowered

 

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  • Clarity and vibrance raised
  • Saturation lowered

2016-04-21-20-23-23-lr-3-tone-curve

  • Tone curve added

 

2016-04-21-20-23-23-lr-4-noise-lens-sharp

  • Noise reduction
  • Sharpening
  • Lens corrections

 

Photoshopped

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Rotated and expanded the canvas…

 

2016-04-21-20-23-23-ps-2-ca-fill

Content aware filled missing stuff, cloned the rest of the base and healing brushed any weirdness…

 

2016-04-21-20-23-23-ps-2-color-change

Added a color gradient and set it to color burn to add some color interest…

 

 

2016-04-21-20-23-23-ps-3-curves-brightness-levels

Curves brightness and level adjustments added.

Final Thoughts

I haven’t tried making any of these light bulb shots in a while… I want to eventually do them with the light bulb on, and no base, so the light bulb is floating in the air. So basically I’m planing my own electrocution this winter.

Other Shots

 

2016-06-07-21-18-56-l4-presence

 

2016-05-29-13-04-53-3

 

2016-04-27-13-55-05-3

 

2016-04-21-20-13-46-2

 

2016-06-07-21-08-26-2

 

2015-02-25_15-24-51

 

2016-04-27_14-16-47

 

2016-06-07_22-19-21

 

2016-05-29_14-02-35

 

2016-05-29_14-28-30

 

2016-06-07_21-22-35

 

2016-06-07_22-17-10

 

2016-04-27_12-21-21

 

2016-04-27_12-21-20

 

2016-04-21_19-15-33

 

2016-04-21_19-02-14

 

 

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