Singapore from the roof of the Ritz-Carlton

Making super-smooth and dreamy reflections

Today, for Passport Members we have a new video up that shows a technique I’ve been using for creating smooth reflections. It’s kind of a hack, honestly, but as far as hacks go, I think the final result is very beautiful!

Here is an example of the effect in the reflection of Doubtful Sound below:

Copyright Trey Ratcliff

In this video, you can see how I use the Oil Paint filter in the reflective part of the photo.

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Daily Photo – Singapore from the roof of the Ritz-Carlton

Getting up here on the roof was not easy! I had security take me up here, but you have to duck under all these air conditioner units and clamber up ladders and the like. But, after I got up there, the view was totally worth it! I never understand why all hotels don't convert the roofs to rooftop bars. I would think everyone likes a good rooftop bar with an excellent view like this!

Singapore from the roof of the Ritz-Carlton

Photo Information

  • Date Taken2018-03-25 00:33:52
  • CameraILCE-7RM3
  • Camera MakeSony
  • Exposure Time0.6
  • Aperture4
  • ISO200
  • Focal Length26.0 mm
  • FlashOff, Did not fire
  • Exposure ProgramManual
  • Exposure Bias

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