Here I shoot a shot of whisky in an attempt at a project I like to call “The Shooting the Shot, Shot…”

 

SOOC

(Straight Out Of Camera)

 

The Shooting the Shot, Shot

EXIF:

Nikon D810
Nikon 105mm F/2.8
f/16
400 ISO
3 Flashes at 1/128th

 

Lightroomed

 

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  • Lowered exposure, highlights and blacks
  • Raised Contrast, shadows and whites

 

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  • Raised clarity and vibrance

 

Photoshopped

 

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Brought into Photoshop and expanded the canvas

 

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Cleaned up the background, then added in a shard

 

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from another photo

 

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Chose the vignette area I wanted

 

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Blurred the vignette

 

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Set the opacity lower on the vignette

 

 

Final Thoughts

 

I am quite saddened when I think that most of the time everyone sees these kinds of shots on a tiny phone screen.
There is so much detail that you miss on that.

 

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