Avenue of the Dead

Uploaded: November 17, 2015 | Entered: November 17, 2015 03:58:40


I wanted to try "converting" a daytime photo to a moodier, nighttime look; it felt like the white marble mausoleum could be being lit by strong moonlight. Lots of LR edits, darkening exposure, burning, plus a very cool-temp Sunlight filter and vignette.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.67, ExposureTime: 1/640 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 18.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 6D


Debbie Bray November 17, 2015

A huge wow for the final product, Christopher, all the work that went into it paid of beautifully! It reminds me very much of the cemetery right in the city of Edinburgh, Scotland. Where is this one?

Gail Sullivan level-classic November 17, 2015

Wonderful moody image and I like the depth and details you left in the shadows, Christopher! #11400143

JO ANN CLEVELAND November 17, 2015

What an amazing presentation Christopher, a fave for sure! Love reading how you changed a day time to night time...wow! I am impressed! #11400220

Chris Budny level-deluxe November 17, 2015

Thank you very much! It was fun dabbling in LR and PS to try this out. Debbie--this was a cemetery in Florence, out behind San Miniato church, I believe. #11400313

Bob Cournoyer level-classic November 17, 2015

Downright gothically great work... :-)

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic November 17, 2015

Wonderful moody image. Thanks for explaining your steps. Impressive Chris! #11400321

Mitch Spence level-classic November 17, 2015

Wow is the word. Great work, Chris. #11400334

Chris Budny level-deluxe November 18, 2015

Thank you, folks! I may have left the white mausoleum too bright, but... I like the end result, and it was a fun exercise! #11400439

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