Swans

I don’t care about either team in the Super Bowl, so I’m using my time for another tackle of my second least-favorite subject, the still life (my absolute least favorite being portraits…maybe later).

IMG_6099Tripod mounted with a cable release, manual focus,  Manual mode, ambient light only. Added a slight bit of Diffuse Glow filter (just a 1 or a 2) in Photoshop.

Other info:

Exposure: f/5.6 0.3s, ISO 400
Exposure Mode: Manual
Focal Length: 47.0 mm
Lens: EF-S17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
Flash: Did not fire, compulsory mode
Metering Mode: Spot
Subject Distance: 0.5m
Custom Rendered: Normal process
White Balance: Auto
Scene Capture Type: Standard
Model: Canon EOS40D
Camera Raw
White Balance: Auto
Temperature: 6100° K
Fill Light: 7
Blacks: 5
Brightness: +56
Contrast: +30

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