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Back at ya

THE PHOTO:
This is Harold (no it’s not, fish don’t have names – but he looks like a Harold if I ever saw one) eyeballing the camera. Given that this photo was shot with really high ISO – 1600 (!), it turned out better than I thought. Shooting into fish-tanks with low light is not a really great idea.

POST-PROCESSING:
Noise Reduction (duh), sharpening, selective blurring, Duplicate layer with Guassian Blur at 50% set to Soft-Light blend, another neat-image, manual blur, dodge and burn the highlights of the background, curves.

    EXIF:

  • Aperture: ƒ/3.3
  • Camera: NIKON D2X
  • Taken: 28 February, 2007
  • Focal length: 150mm
  • ISO: 1600
  • Shutter speed: 1/45s
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