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Empress of the Rails: Not Your Grandpa's Conductor
Empress of the Rails: Not Your Grandpa's Conductor

Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Trains and Railroads III (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon PowerShot S3 IS
Lens: Canon 12x IS USM (S3 IS built-in Lens) -- 36-432mm (35mm EQ)
Location: Oakland, California, USA
Date: Mar 15, 2014
Aperture: 3.19
ISO: 80
Shutter: 1/159
Galleries: Candid, Transportation
Date Uploaded: Mar 15, 2014

This AMTEAK conductor let me take a couple of portrait/snapshots of her with a co-worker, but this from-the-hip candid came out better ...

-Handheld, manual mode
-FL 36mm (35mm EQ)
-A little dodging and burning to face
-Clone out distracting light pole
-Noise-reduction with PictureCooler
-Separate RGB and Blue Curves through masks to FG and sky
-USM at 12%/48 dia/TH = 0
-USM at 66%/0.6 dia/TH = 5
-SaveAs JPEG at 100% quality = 259KB

File: Conduct_IMG_0175crpDPCusm

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