Stunning Red Traffic Light Through A Dirty Bus Window 🚦

I think this photo is very cinematic, the red light is beautiful to me.

Processed with my experimental raw converter program:

My attempt with rawtherapee:


5D3_8747.CR2.pp3 (11.6 KB)

And just for fun, here’s lightroom…

Suprisingly bad!

Source file: 5D3_8747.CR2 (25.6 MB)

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5D3_8747.CR2.xmp (13.0 KB)

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Atmospheric shot.

DT 3.7
5D3_8747.CR2.xmp (33.3 KB)


bus.red.traffic.light.pp3 (15.4 KB) RawTherapee 5.8 Development.

The mood was set while listening to Nutshell by Alice in chains, music definitely does influence the way I edit…

Thanks for posting
darktable 3.6


5D3_8747.CR2.xmp (15.9 KB)

Thank you for the play,

RT: 5D3_8747.tif.out.pp3 (14.9 KB)

Thereafter GIMP/G’MIC: Tune HSV Colors and a little bit local contrast processing (Local Contrast Enhancement and Pyramid Processing):

Gimp 2.10.24