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  • The Ford

    Many of us less dedicates shooters are not out and about during thew golden hours. So we shoot other subjects, or as you suggest, details within a landscape.

    This is decent; it can be severely cropped as in the mod to simply remove most of the offending bright areas.

    If you want those areas to be exposed for detail, you have to take more than one shot; the single shot gives you an average exposure, too bright whites, and too dark darks.

    Bracketing exposures, a function you camera can do, - best with a tripod, is one way to go; ytou get three versios of you image exposed at different settings, which otu choose; then you can combine the best of each on into a single image in a photo editor.

    Think about purchasing a graduated polariser if you are out a lot in daylight, it will give you more intense colours, and reduce reflections and glare.

    Anyway, take a look at the mod.


    • 27 Jul 2016 7:56PM
  • Another Kinda Love

    Love is.....
    • 27 Jul 2016 7:34PM
  • Between Truro and St Austell

    Really good mono
    • 27 Jul 2016 4:43PM
  • Mykonos Alley

    • 27 Jul 2016 4:41PM
  • the burr

    Impressive when it fills the screen.

    • 27 Jul 2016 4:07PM
  • stirring up a storm

    Hi Alexandra. Welcome to EPZ, and also to this corner of the site, the Critique Gallery. Posting here means that you are looking for feedback to improve your photography overall, and are interested in knowing more about how to use tor camera, and what it can do.
    The Critique team encourage a two way dialogue, so if you need more information or help, comment back; if you dont understand something, also add a comment, and if you find something helpful, let us know also.

    The General gallery is where you post to get votes, perhaps awards, once you enable voting, and you may also get some good feedback. Im certain this image would win a lot of votes and perhaps awards.

    It really doesnt get a lot better than this image; it tells the story of drought beautifully.

    I dont know if you used a tripod or support, - the shutter is a little slow for the focal length, but it has had little impact on the shots meaning, or intent. The Elephant may have moved slightly, but a little sharpening helps. I would stay closer to 1/250 or above just in case of subject movement, even if the lens is stabilised.

    The Elephant is perfectly placed in the frame, and the low saturation contributes to the overall dry impression.

    I tried two modifications that mainly address sharpening, some shadows and highlight retrieval, and a sepia version. Click the Modifications button under the image to see mods.

    Excellent overall; enjoy the site.


    • 27 Jul 2016 3:58PM
  • Wedding Daze

    Yes, impressionistic, and maybe a mod can make it more so. It can also be a bit too much champagne...
    • 27 Jul 2016 3:11PM
  • Some nice work, - youve a good eye for a shot

  • Lots of really good shots in this portfolio, - many deserving of much more acknowledgment than theyre getting.

  • A superb set of images showing a real connection with the subjects in many cases. A master class in the art of b&w.

  • Nice range of very good shots, especially the portraits

  • Love your pf, - you have a terrific eye for a shot.

    • Posted on Strobe's profile
    • 20 Jul 2008 3:21AM
  • Moira, I just LOVE the Dublin series, - as a part Irish person you will understand how your journey, so well documented in this series really resonates with a person born and raised there, as I am.


  • Beautiful set of landscapes, well done.

  • I like your new PF pic Vic.

  • Very nice portfolio

    • Posted on NikkiW's profile
    • 7 May 2008 8:43PM
  • You have a very nice portfolio, - Im inspired to take better shots around Toronto!

    Added you to my favourites.