Eduard tells us about the winning image -

The photo shows the departure of the cruise liner AIDA (AIDAmar) from the Port of Tallinn.
The photo was taken from the lowest point (about ~60 cm above the water).
DSLR: Nikon D5100.
Lens: AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR
Aperture: f/5.6
Exposure bias: 0 ev,
White balance: auto
Metering mode: Centre–weighted average
Focus mode: auto
Focal length: 300 mm (450 mm for 35mm FF)
Shutter speed: 1/1250
Flash: did no fire
Tripod: no
Date of creation: 23.06.2014, 17:38 GMT +3,
Location: Fishing Harbor, Port of Tallinn, Estonia (59.447334, 24.750690)
Post processing: Aperture 3.0, Plugin "PT Lens", Plugin NIK Software – Color Efex Pro 4.0.
- White balance,
- Tonal contrast (in some places) +10%,
- Remove a color cast,
- Sharpening (in some places) + 9%,
- Graduated neutral density filter (-25%),
- Noise Reduction (Plugin NIK Software: Define 2.0).


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