Trying Cinematic Look Post Processing

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Today I saw an article on Fstoppers about how to create a Cinematic look on your images. To be simple, an image will be called cinematic-ish if we look the image as if it was taken from a snapshot of a movie (like when you were watching Captain America and .. hey, I like this scene with Scarlett Johansson … then you pause the movie and press the Print Screen button … well that kind of cinematic-ish haha). Common post processing would involve tools like split toning, contrast, grain, and 16:9 crop on the image. 

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Midnight near The Amsterdam Centraal

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From wikipedia

Amsterdam Centraal (code: Asd) is the central railway station of Amsterdam. It is also one of the main railway hubs of the Netherlands and is used by 250,000 passengers a day, excluding transferring passengers. It is the starting point of Amsterdam Metro lines 51, 53 and 54.

I would never expect that taking short walk and doing some street shot near Amsterdam Centraal would be so fantastic in the midnight. I mean, although the air is so cold (I put all my jacket and gloves, double my pants too haha), but on the same time I experience a very unique scenery I would not have while shooting in the morning. The area were filled with lot of yellow street light and beatiful old-styled buildings, giving me the feeling that they  want to say that they still standing strong even it’s 2013.

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Jakarta From 37th Floor and RawTherapee

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From Wikipedia

Jakarta /əˈkɑrtə/,[note 1] officially known as the Special Capital Region of Jakarta (Indonesian: Daerah Khusus Ibu Kota Jakarta), is the capital and largest city of Indonesia.

Located on the northwest coast of Java, Jakarta is the country’s economic, cultural and political centre, and with a

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Shadow of The Humboldt

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From Wikipedia

The Humboldt Penguin (Spheniscus humboldti) (also termed Peruvian Penguin, or Patranca) is a South American penguin, that breeds in coastal Peru and Chile. Its nearest relatives are the African Penguin, the Magellanic Penguin and the Galápagos Penguin. The penguin is named after the cold water current it swims in, which is itself named after Alexander von Humboldt, an explorer.

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Introducing Darktable

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Okay, doing a double post in a day is something unusual for a blog. But well, I’m afraid that if I postponed it today, I would forget it by tomorrow.

This time I want to introduce you to a tool that have been accompanying me to edit RAW files from my camera. It’s free, and always keep the updates regularly … it’s called Darktable (please check it at http://www.darktable.org) Continue reading Introducing Darktable