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Mystery caravan

By cathsnap
I took a few photos of this old caravan but couldn't decide which one was best. Chose the one on an angle because I liked it looking a bit precarious. I wonder who lived here and where they are now. Could use a bit of help with the composition. Lighting wasn't brilliant. Thinking about taking the same shot at sunset or sunrise, perhaps a spooky picture??

Tags: General Landscape and travel

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banehawi Plus
13 1.7k 3783 Canada
8 May 2013 8:15PM
Its a competent shot in poor light. You can work with this in post processing to make it appear spooky, - mainly darkening, and playing with colour and tones.

Ive uploaded two to show what I mean, - the mod2 has a night feel and some mist.



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Coast 9 1.6k 292 United Kingdom
8 May 2013 8:17PM
I would agree to try and photograph this at a different time of day to make more use of the light. Overall this is quite flat. Can you get closer to photograph from a different angle? If you can I would encourage you to explore different angles and closer with a wide angle lens may emphasise the decay of this caravan.

I have tried a tighter and high contrast mono mod to emphasise the subject abandoned amongst the overgrown undergrowth.

This has promise as a subject and I think a little more exploration will help you find the angle, lighting and composition to convey the mystery and even create the spooky feel you want.
cats_123 Plus
13 4.7k 28 Northern Ireland
8 May 2013 8:57PM
What a find Smile Smile
paulbroad 10 123 1199 United Kingdom
9 May 2013 9:03AM
It is a competent image, but rather flat due to the lighting. You could work on this one in many ways, but some suitable lighting, a mist, maybe, and contrast would lift a record into a high impact image.

9 May 2013 7:41PM
Thanks so much. The mods are fantastic, really inspiring. I will be able to go back sometime and get some different angles with better light.

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