Celtic Origins

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Falke in Oz on July 29, 2011

This shot was taken during a recent trip to Europe. Here is some background info on the history of this Celtic circular wall of Otzenhausen: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CelticcircularwallofOtzenhausen. This shot was taken hand held as a Raw with my little, trusty Pentax K-x in manual mode @ f/5.6, ISO 100 at 1/60 second and white balance set to auto. The lens I used was the Sigma 10-20 at the 20mm setting. There was no cropping. The Raw was developed in ACR at default settings and white balance set to auto. Clarity was increased to +38, Vibrance +23 (saturation stayed at 0). In CS5 I reduced the size to 1024 wide and then used a mask to brush on smart sharpened areas like the flowers, the stone construction and the wood stumps (amount 150% and radius 0.4 px). Output through "Save for web" as jpeg. Overall this process took not more than 20 mins max. (This was also my first pic that won a weekly competition at the AusPhotography forum)

Zoltan Molnar on August 7, 2011

Very good picture!



Greetings from Hungary, Zoltan

Normantas Ducinskas on August 8, 2011

Like it and voting

Wonderful! Like!

Michael 安路 on October 16, 2011

Nice shot, beautiful picture. LIKE

I enjoyed your gallery and added you to my favorite photographers.

Greetings, Michael.

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on July 29, 2011
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Falke in Oz
    • Camera: PENTAX K-x
    • Taken on 2011/06/29 13:51:22
    • Exposure: 0.017s (1/60)
    • Focal Length: 20.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: -1.00 EV
    • No flash