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Coney Island

Today I’d like to share a series of images I rediscovered recently. These were shot last year on our Canon G11. These are some favorite snaps from an afternoon spent with good friends at Coney Island. I’d wanted to visit Coney for a long time because one of my favorite bands wrote a song about it. Click here and listen to it (it’s what I listened to while going through the images and it might create an interesting soundtrack to your viewing experience). The afternoon was a blast and Coney had a charming feel to it. It was almost as if we were stuck in an old movie. The images tell the story better than my words:

 

  • Mary-Claire - April 30, 2011 - 9:18 am

    Fun photos! What type of post production effects do you use (if you don’t mind sharing)to make your photos pop so much? I especially like the phone booths!ReplyCancel

  • dannymac - May 7, 2011 - 2:24 pm

    This post had all sorts of experimentation involved… to put it in a nutshell, various types of sharpening, dodging+burning and a lot of colored texture overlays to give a nice haze. Most of what you see from us is processed exclusively in Lightroom. The “Pop” comes more from exposure and lighting than it does from post processing (the post above this one was all done in Lightroom using the basic tools, no presets).ReplyCancel

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