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Focal Length: 105mm
Shutter Speed: 1/8
Format: FX (Full Frame)
I like chains and I like rusted things so why not combine the two. I didn’t have the luxury of working with my tripod with this shot so for the DoF I wanted, I had to think of something as I needed a slower shutter speed but I also didn’t want to sacrifice the quality with a macro shot so I wanted my ISO to stay at 100. I ended up finding a place to set the chain and sitting my camera near it so I could achieve this shot. I was happy with the detail I was able to capture.
I am also happy to say that this is the first photo I have processed with my new software from the Google Nik Collection. I am happy to have that software package now as I am able to do much more with it than I could achieve with LR. I think it’ll add a little more time to my workflow for processing but I think it’s well worth it as I love the results much more. I think I’d be able to get a lot of the same results with LR on it’s own, but just don’t have the time to work with all the adjustments to try and get the same results.
This is also my submission for Leanne Cole’s and Laura Macky’s Monochrome Madness Challenge hosted over at Leanne Cole’s blog. Check it out every Wednesday if you don’t already to view a lot of great work.