This HDR image of the Big Four Bridge in Louisville’s Waterfront Park was captured looking east over the Ohio River from the war memorial in Jeffersonville, Indiana. The morning was bitter cold and a weather front was moving in from the west just before sunrise. The clouds were a harbinger Continue reading “Big Four Bridge Sunrise”
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I wanted to try something a little different with these bridge images. I decided to take them into Nik Siver Efex Pro and see what might come from that. I first used my -2, 0, and +2 EV bracket set to create a HDR image in NIK HDR Efex Pro 2 which I then adjusted for exposure and tone mapped it. I returned it to Aperture 3 where I made a few adjustments to saturation, vibrance and detail slider before doing my final sharpening. After doing that I took that image into NIK Silver Efex Pro where I used the antique preset to create the image above.
For the image above I followed essentially the same process, bracket set to HDR then back to Aperture for some adjustments and finally into NIK Silver Efex Pro where I applied the neutral preset and chose the Agfa 400 film look along with a little red filter to finish it