Thursday, June 17, 2010

Pic(k) of the week 24: Free like a bird !

Somewhat jet-lagged, I'm back in Dubai after a quick visit to Brisbane. Earlier this week my day job as an airline captain, took me to the capital of the Australian state Queensland, where I also attended the yearly World Press Photo 2010 exhibition. Because I hadn't planned any specific photography for the trip, I  decided to travel light. My Nikon D700 with a 50mm 1.8 prime did the job.
On the way to the Brisbane Powerhouse (where the World Press Photo exhibit is held), I made this image of some seagulls flying by. 

Beside being a Pic(k) of the week, it also has made it into my Gulls gallery.

Image details:
Nikon D700, Nikkor 50mm 1.8 lens
ISO 200, 50mm, f5, 1/1250s
RAW file developed with the brand new Lightroom 3
Contrast adjusted with Topaz Adjust

Some more images shot in Brisbane can be found here.

Happy shooting,

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