26-February-2011

NIK Silver Efex Pro 2. Elderhostel “Southwest Photography” 2008 Workshop Day 2.

An additional example of the new NIK  Silver Efex Pro 2  plugin for Photoshop and Lightroom. The image was taken on day 2 of the 2008 Elderhostel “Photography in the Southwest” workshop at Kelly Place in Cortez Colorado. The first image was converted to B&W using Silver Efex Pro 2. The second image is the original RAW image processed with Capture One Pro 6. Lighting for this image is sunlight coming in through the roof access and a gold reflector.

Kiva Sunbeam. Kelly Place, Cortez Colorado. Elderhostel "Southwest Photography" Workshop Day 2. Image taken with a Nikon D3 and 14-24 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 200, 20 mm, f/4, 1/50 sec). Nik Silver Efex Pro 2. (David J Mathre) 

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Kiva Sunbeam. Kelly Place, Cortez Colorado. Elderhostel "Southwest Photography" Workshop Day 2. Image taken with a Nikon D3 and 14-24 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 200, 20 mm, f/4, 1/50 sec). (David J Mathre) 

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Links to 26-February From Previous Years.

2008: Kelly Place — Elderhostel “Photography in the Southwest” Workshop Day 2.

2010: Nikonians “Winter in Yosemite A Season in Contrast” Workshop Day 2.

Author: David Mathre

I am a scientist by training (Eckerd College, BSc; Caltech, Ph.D.). I worked for 27 years as a Chemist in the Pharmaceutical Industry developing processes to manufacture medicines for human and animal health. I now spend my time as a photographer and world traveler. My interests in photography include the natural world, wildlife, landscapes, skyscapes, and seascapes. I have traveled to over 50 countries over the last 10 years, often on Semester at Sea voyages. While at home in New Jersey, I spend time on a home renovation project and expanding my wildflower garden/meadow.

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