One More From Last Year’s Eikando Temple Fall Colors
NOTE: Images with an icon next to them have been artificially shrunk to better fit your screen; click the icon to restore them, in place, to their regular size.
a styalized autumn scene at the Eikando Temple, Kyoto Japan
Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/400 sec, f/11, ISO 3600 — map & image datanearby photos
Above the Eikando Temple
Kyoto, Japan
Vertical Desktop-Background Versions
1050×1681  ·  1200×1921  ·  1600×2561

As I mentioned the other day in “Kyoto Fall-Color Preview With Impact: Impressionism in Lightroom”, I stumbled across an artsy photo treatment in Lightroom that gives an interesting life to most any photo it's applied to. The more I played with it, the more I felt its gimmicky intensity is like the Auto Tune for images (Auto Tune is an audio-processing technique that can make most any singer sound in tune). I avoided it in the followup(“Kyoto's Eikando Temple Continues to Amaze”), but it's hard to leave it completely alone, so here are a few more...


Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/400 sec, f/2.5, ISO 2800 — map & image datanearby photos
Wall of Fire
a styalized autumn scene at the Eikando Temple, Kyoto Japan
Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/500 sec, f/2.5, ISO 360 — map & image datanearby photos
Local Residence
( the original is here )
Vertical Desktop-Background Versions
1050×1680  ·  1200×1920  ·  1600×2560

Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/400 sec, f/2.5, ISO 2800 — map & image datanearby photos
Smile
a styalized autumn scene at the Eikando Temple, Kyoto Japan
Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/400 sec, f/2.5, ISO 3200 — map & image datanearby photos
Opposite
Vertical Desktop-Background Versions
1050×1680  ·  1200×1920  ·  1600×2560
a styalized autumn scene at the Eikando Temple, Kyoto Japan
Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/400 sec, f/2.5, ISO 1100 — map & image datanearby photos
Canopy
Desktop-Background Versions
1280×800  ·  1680×1050  ·  1920×1200  ·  2560×1600
a styalized autumn scene at the Eikando Temple, Kyoto Japan
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 — 1/800 sec, f/2.2, ISO 200 — full exif
Bottleneck
Desktop-Background Versions
1280×800  ·  1680×1050  ·  1920×1200  ·  2560×1600

Here's one that's darker and more monochrome than the others. I don't know whether it “works”, but is worth a try...

a styalized autumn scene at the Eikando Temple, Kyoto Japan
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 — 1/400 sec, f/1.4, ISO 450 — full exif
Queue
Desktop-Background Versions
1280×800  ·  1680×1050  ·  1920×1200  ·  2560×1600

Finally, here's one for which I dialed the saturation way down, to give it a pastel-ish feeling...

a styalized autumn scene at the Eikando Temple, Kyoto Japan
Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/400 sec, f/2.5, ISO 1400 — map & image datanearby photos
Pastel
Vertical Desktop-Background Versions
1050×1680  ·  1200×1920  ·  1600×2560

All 2 comments so far, oldest first...

It would be interesting to see the results of using this effect on a selectively-focused photo taken with an aspherical lens.

— comment by Tom on October 24th, 2011 at 11:53pm JST (6 years, 2 months ago) comment permalink

I think these pictures might look good with the Orton Effect too.

http://pcin.net/update/2006/11/01/the-orton-effect-digital-photography-tip-of-the-week/

— comment by Different Tom on October 29th, 2011 at 8:33am JST (6 years, 2 months ago) comment permalink
Leave a comment...


All comments are invisible to others until Jeffrey approves them.

Please mention what part of the world you're writing from, if you don't mind. It's always interesting to see where people are visiting from.


You can use basic HTML; be sure to close tags properly.

Subscribe without commenting