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TOILET ART

By CLARECUM  
Spray paint design on restrooms at Scarborough Beach, WA.
Again not much skill involved here guys,i was just looking for colourful subjects to practise shoot.

Tags: General Architecture Specialist and abstract

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Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
25 Nov 2012 7:32AM
A bright and beautiful photo ! Great capture Smile

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paulbroad 9 117 1079 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2012 8:50AM
Interesting and worth the effort. Think it might need to have the saturation increased a little to add a bit of impact, but well seen and composed.

Paul
iancrowson Plus
6 211 142 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2012 9:47AM
Good colourful image. I would say most of the skill in photography is in seeing the picture, which you have.
It would be possible, with a bit of time, to clone out the dirty bits at the bottom,
Ian
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
25 Nov 2012 10:19AM
A very bright and colourful frame filling image that helps to dispel the gloom of a grey dreich drizzly day here: as Ian says, well spotted and very well captured.
Ronnie.
Irishkate Plus
6 38 102 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2012 11:11AM
As iancrowson says 'it's seeing the picture' which confirms if you've got an eye for photography.
I wondered what to expect when I saw the title!!!!
A lovely piece of art work well taken. Did you choose 800 ISO?
Indoor images are more difficult to gauge what ISO to use.
It does look very bright.Whether out or in you don't want to loose details in the highlights -
It's what we call 'burn out' where details are burned out. It happens with skies with a bright sun
or sunsets all the time.
With bright Australian sun, keep that ISO low.Remember Ronnie mentioned it to you.
Talking of Toilet Art - Dobbies have wonderful sinks which look like flowers.
I must take my camera there sometime.
KateGrinGrinGrinMumWink
25 Nov 2012 11:42AM
yes your iso is a wee tad high washing out the depth of colour....good eye for a capture and i like the textures you have captured uploaded a wee mod for you where i have reduced the eposure level by 0.89eV,
keep up th good work

GrahamGrinGrinGrin
25 Nov 2012 11:48AM
hmmm not easy for you to compare so a 2nd mod hope this helps

G
netta1234 Plus
4 381 2 Wales
25 Nov 2012 1:01PM
Bright and colourful image.I have now found out that you are Kate's daughter,Well she was one of the first people to help me here,and if you will listen and do what's your Mum say you cant go wrong as she has a Brilliant PortfolioSmileSmile
NettaSmileSmile
rayme330 4 17 1 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2012 1:04PM
It is well focused, cropped and colourful and makes a great abstract image, Clare.

Ray
iancrowson Plus
6 211 142 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2012 2:50PM
Lowering the ISO would have lowered the shutter speed and it was nearly full aperture so might be pushing for hand held even with VR? Tripod?
I would have thought a Nikon D3100 being a modern camera would cope with ISO800 fine.
Ian
canonfan 6 7 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2012 3:36PM
A bright and colourful image. I like it
Jim
banehawi Plus
12 1.5k 3558 Canada
25 Nov 2012 5:08PM
Nice, bright and colourful. Some lens distortion can be sorted out, and some of it is due to the fact the camera wasnt exactly parallel with the wall. Hardly noticeable really, expect there are those mortar lines in the bricks.

digital boi is spot on re the exposure being a little high, but I think resolving that needs to be countered by adding the vibrancy thats lost so the colours pop a little more.

Mod loaded


regards


Willie
25 Nov 2012 9:27PM
Striking colorful image , love it, well spotted
25 Nov 2012 11:40PM
Thanks for the modifications Digital boi and Willie, colours really pop, and i should really get a tripod to get my levels even!
Jocelia Plus
5 2 1 Australia
26 Nov 2012 12:51AM
Good on ya Clare, this is a bright one for sure.
I think is it great and you have captured the natural colour.
Keep it up…….

Jocelia……..
ugly Plus
8 9 57 United Kingdom
26 Nov 2012 6:21AM
Well captured...
A good abstract with nice colours...

Dave
pamelajean Plus
10 969 1847 United Kingdom
26 Nov 2012 4:22PM
Very nice, Clare, you have filled the frame with the toilet art, but have left a clue at the bottom, so that the viewer might guess that it is painted on a wall. Otherwise, it could be anything from anywhere.
Pamela.
Tibetan 4 3 England
27 Nov 2012 5:42PM
I am a sucker for this sort of thing love it well done for deciding to take the shot! it is as it is, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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