27 August 2016

Travelling back from Northampton on the A14, I just had to stop in a layby to photograph this strange, end-of-days sky. No thunder or lightning, but a lorra, lorra heavy rain.

BW 001Some images of Cleethorpes taken during August, rendered in black and white.

If ya like photos, click the Read more for an image gallery.

Most of the photographs were taken using a Panasonic Lumix LX 100. A few were taken with a Sony A850.

The original raw images were processed using Adobe Lightroom 6. In most cases they were just cropped, sharpened and adjusted for brightness and contrast, then converted to mono.

I like to give them a final adjust using Google's Picasa before exporting them at 1600px.

Picasa was discontinued by Google, which I think is a real shame as it's a lovely piece of software that does exactly what it says on the tin. You might still be able to  find it as a download if you search around.

 

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