Sunset Blues

Shanghai | Sunset Blues | © DM Barlow (2017)


People generally fall into one of two camps when it comes to late afternoons, sunsets and Sundays: either it makes them melancholy or fills them with hope and goodwill to all men. I wish I was the latter, but I am quite definitely of the view that there is something incredibly sad and wretched about this time of day and week. I am sure psychiatrists have a term for it. Lugubriosa Nervosa sounds about right. “

A three-shot vertical panorama taken with a 90mm tilt-shift lens. The final stitched picture is quite enormous. Very little processing work involved. Boosted contrast a little with Curves, noise reduction and some selective sharpening.