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3 December 2015
A storm passed through today but we had our nose to the grindstone, our fingertips to the chicklets, our mind on a few reviews. And our ears were busy too with another briefing. So we didn't get out until sunset.
Still we wanted to celebrate the rainfall with an image. So we dipped into the archives and found this one from almost a year ago.
You're looking south at San Bruno Mountain through a nearly leafless tree against the passing clouds.
We made a 16:9 crop of it to emphasize the flow to the right, although the wind blows everything left. And we did very little else to the DNG. A little more contrast, a little blacker blacks. Very, very little.
We shot it with the camera we usually take on our walks, a Canon Rebel XTi and we shot Raw, converting to DNG before we worked on the image in the new Photoshop (about which we'll have more to say shortly).