Concrete, Glass & Steel
I’ve always been quite fond of textures and patterns. I find that, even in the seemingly harsh and cold medium of concrete and glass there can be beauty. I spent a few hours the other day in one of the newest parts of Dublin City, where there are lots of modern buildings as well as ongoing construction, and the light was just right to really emphasis the aesthetics of these elements.
In a city that is known for its history, it’s also impressive to see the modern architecture continue to bring new life to the quarter. Unless you're working there, I’m not sure many people even know just what these areas are like. Between the patterns of glass and metal on the newer offices and theatre, to the light and shadow falling on the concrete towers of the in-progress construction sites, to the tall cranes, standing guard over the yet to be born buildings, the beauty of the urban landscape never ceases to impress me.
These were taken on a Fuji X-Pro 2 with 35mm lens. They were processed in Lightroom using some of my free Fuji presets as a starting point.
If you're a Fuji X-Trans shooter and Lightroom user, check out my guide to post processing X-Trans files in Lightroom. I also have a guides for processing X-Trans files in Capture One and Iridient Developer.
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