This was a fun photo to take… we had some excavation done at our house and I went out to try to take some photos of the equipment. I took an HDR image of this backhoe and really enjoyed processing it to make the hard work it does stand out- scratches and such. I also used Nik Silver Efex Pro to get the black and white look I wanted, and some Topaz DeNoise (another program I’m testing) to remove noise from the sky. Noiseware Professional wouldn’t quite do it, I’m afraid. The crew tolerated me good-naturedly. Maybe they will understand it better after seeing this photo!
September 17, 2010
Backhoe (more of my Nik Silver Efex Pro test!)
By Kelley B.
About Kelley B.
I am a Durango, CO photographer who specializes in portraiture and wedding photography. My business is Kelley Bard Photography. You can find me around town, gardening, or on my website at www.kelleybard.com. View all posts by Kelley B.
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