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Evening Walk.

By paulbroad
A bit of strong back lighting. Exposed for highlight but still had to burn in a bit. Luckily a rim light right round the figures. Purposly kept bushes etc. very dark. Just shapes really.

EOS 7D with 18/250mm Sigma OS at about 135mm. OS on. ISO100. Aperture priority f11. About 1/800 sec with -2 stops compensation.


Tags: Light Back Sun Bright Walk Girl Rim Portraits and people

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senn Plus
6 5 1 Belgium
4 Sep 2013 9:19PM
well seen and captured, nice opposite sun reflects in their hairs .. pity shadows are not longer, just a personal feeling WinkSmile

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banehawi Plus
13 1.7k 3807 Canada
4 Sep 2013 10:57PM
Nice shot that popped out as a thumbnail. The burning might be overdone just a tad as it seems to be introducing some colour into the tarmac. But a good image.

paulbroad Plus
10 123 1216 United Kingdom
5 Sep 2013 8:11AM
Dead right, Willie. Quite a bit of burning in some areas.

Sooty_1 Plus
7 1.5k 221 United Kingdom
5 Sep 2013 11:41AM
Nice simple image, but I find my eyes drawn to the grass as its the only colour. This might be better as a straight b&w as its pretty graphic in nature. I would have also liked it shot fractionally earlier, so the figures weren't cutting the road/bushes line, but its somewhat saved by the rim lighting around their hair.
Just shows though, that there are subjects in even the most mundane situations.

xwang Plus
8 56 8
5 Sep 2013 9:36PM
I like it.. I can't work out the technical matters.. I just wonder.. is it really evening? Wink
paulbroad Plus
10 123 1216 United Kingdom
6 Sep 2013 8:34AM
It is looking west, Jas, but about 16.00. So, you are right, not technically evening.

xwang Plus
8 56 8
6 Sep 2013 11:48PM
SmileActually, it reminded me of the time when I can take some photos... that means day time with strong contrast of light ... it was the shadows...
xwang Plus
8 56 8
8 Sep 2013 6:34PM
Thank you very much Paul for the critique on the York street. Spot on!

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