This colourful street art was displayed on the steps of the Plaza Bridge in downtown Ottawa. The blurred cyclist and the colourful street art stand out against a neutral background. I took this at f8 in order to get all of the painting in focus and at the very low shutter speed of 1/40 in order to blur the cyclist. Taking these things in account worked out nicely but the main problem with the image was that the foliage above the stairs was overexposed. As a result, my eye was drawn away from the cyclist and street art to the sunlit foliage at the top. My solution was to convert this part of the image to black and white which allowed it to blend back into the neutral background.
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