Had I realised how complicated an editing job this one would turn out to be I'm not sure I would have bothered as it took ages to get right. The main reason I struggled with it is that I manually combined two hand-held exposures that weren't especially easy to align, but it also took ages to get the balance between the tractor and the rest of the image exactly how I wanted it.

Anyway, 21 adjustment layers later (it could probably have been far fewer), and about four hours longer than I expected, here it is: an old David Brown's tractor on Fleetwood beach.

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11.55pm on 15/12/07
Canon 1Ds Mark II
EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
24mm
f/8.0
1/125 and 1/400
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n/a
evaluative
100
no
RAW
C1 Pro
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