Over the years as a travel photographer, I’ve been fortunate enough to visit Rome many times and this is definitely one of my all time favorite views. There’s just something special about The Eternal City and with beautiful views like this, it’s no wonder I can’t get enough.
Technical Mumbo Jumbo
Travel Photography by: Elia Locardi
Camera: Nikon D800
Lens: 24-70 f/2.8 (Shot at 38mm)
Tripod: RRS TVC-33 / BH-55 Ballhead / RRS L-Plate
ISO: 100 at f/11
5 Exposure Brackets (-2,-1,0,+1,+2)
Location: Shot in Rome, Italy – April 2012 and post-processed in Venice, Italy – May 2013
Hardware: 15” 2013 Macbook Pro Retina, Wacom Intuos5 Small Tablet
Software: Lightroom 4.4, Photoshop CS6, Nik Color Efex Pro 4
Technique and Details: 3 out of the 5 exposures were blended manually in Photoshop CS6. The soft (but not too soft) water effect was created by using an 8 second exposure. Sharpening applied using a high pass filter set to 2.0.
Espresso: Freshly brewed Illy from the neighborhood Bar.