This shot was taken during one of my one-to-one training sessions while I was back in the UK, but it's a shot I would have taken during any of my trips to Fleetwood beach - there's just something about part-buried/abandoned objects that really appeal to me.

In this case though I wasn't especially happy with the original capture: the light was flat, the sky had no detail and, despite its abandonment, the bike looked far too 'cheerful'. With the addition of a few Curves though, and a 'respray' (the bike's colour was inverted), I think it ended up looking a lot better.

As the processing was quite interesting, particularly in terms of changing the colour of the bike, I've posted this one as our latest Mini-PSD.

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camera
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2.10pm on 15/9/11
Canon 5D Mark II
EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
60mm
f/11.0
1/125
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+2/3
evaluative
100
no
RAW
Camera Raw
Photoshop CS5
none
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