Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Pic(k) of the week 11: Old Venice

If it wasn't for the "modern" boats in the image, one could easily think it was made in 1855! 

Pic(k) of the week 11: Old Venice
Well, it obviously was not... While I was in Venice for the 2011 Carnival last week, I made the image above of Piazza San Marco from one of the Vaporetta.

Originally shot in color, I  then applied an antique look in post-processing using Nik Software SilverEfex Pro. I'm pretty happy with the old feel of the image, largely due to the amount of film grain in the photograph.

Image details:
Nikon D700, Nikkor 70-200 2.8
ISO 200, 155mm, f 9.0, 1/200s
RAW developed with Lightroom 3
Nik SilverEfex Pro for the Black & White conversion

Over the years, I have collected quite a few travel images of the amazing city of Venice and its neighboring islands. These can be found here.

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