Through the lens of our winner Michael Falkiner

Last weeks theme in the Photo Friday competition was Signage which attracted this winning image by Michael Falkiner – read on for an insight into how he got the shot!

What camera did you use?
Nikon D3000 with VR 55-200mm lens

What settings did you use?
1/10s, f/5, ISO 400

What inspired this shot?
Just the setting (Sovereign Hill) and the miserable, rainy weather that day.

Did you edit this image, if so what did you do and with what program?
Yes with Picnik, black & white to fade of the colours a little, sepia to add a slight golden tone and obviously cinema scope.

Do you have any advice for our community of photographers?
Just keep practising and experimenting with angles, lighting, editing, everything! Keep thinking of original ideas, I love how different everyone’s photos are.

Where was this photo taken?
Sovereign Hill, Ballarat

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