Martin’s Ferry Steel Plant
Taken for the Class with Dave group. The assignment was to take a picture of some sort of architecture in black and white and to share the photoshop settings for the translation with the group. This shot was immediately what sprang to mind when I read the assignment. Its a steel plant on the way to one of the cities I wrestle in. I took the shot on the way home so that it would be darker and the lights would be on. I used a fairly long exposure and a higher ISO to get a lot of exposure detail.
In photoshop I used a channel mixer adjustment layer to set it to black and white with the following settings:
Red: +20%, Green: +35%, Blue: +75%
Then I added a levels adjustment layer with these settings:
input Black: 15, input Mid: 1.0, input White: 240
output Black: 0, output White: 255