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Shadow Story : Monsoon tales

By Sandipan
another street photography using light n shadow.

Tags: Light Street Shadow Rainy Monsoon

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paulbroad 13 131 1293 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2016 7:54AM
works well and very difficult conditions. well done.

Paul
dudler Plus
17 1.5k 1811 England
12 Aug 2016 11:09AM
This is a good picture.

Variations of cropping and straightening of the verticals are possible, and it works just as it is.
pablophotographer 9 1.8k 398
12 Aug 2016 11:57AM
Night lights can be or look yellow but I think this can look alright as a black and white picture as well.
pablophotographer
pamelajean Plus
15 1.5k 2201 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2016 4:12PM
You have captured a lot of atmosphere here......dark and wet. That might normally suggest a negative atmosphere, which I assume a monsoon might create, but you have used it to your advantage to create a dramatic image. The water is deep, and the raindrops are clearly visible all over its surface.
But it's mainly the available light that is used well. It gives you a strong silhouetted figure with an equally strong shadow, and highlights the top of the umbrella and the swirls of water made by the figure's walking.
You got away with that shutter speed on a moving subject, so well done.

I have done a modification with a crop to the top and right, removing a lot of the surrounding buildings, concentrating attention on the man, and maintaining your aspect ratio. I then simply cloned out a few unwanted shadows from the water.

Pamela.

xwang 11 56 8
12 Aug 2016 6:20PM
I like this,.. tried a mono MOD..

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