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Rainy Saturday

By Motheroftheshire  
Rainy Saturday afternoon in Lerwick, Shetland. Shot this from the hip as I am trying to learn and practice candid photography. With this one, I snapped it while waiting for my daughter who was beside me getting some money out of the wall, so it was a quick, unplanned shot. Gave it some HDR.

I didn't do three images initially as the people were moving, so I did a lighter and a darker copy of the original and used them for my three HDR images.

Tags: Rain Street Building Stone Shetland Stonework Hdr Shop Pavement Lerwick Portraits and people

Voters: Vince52, Eastlands, ColouredImages and 26 more

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Comments


23 Mar 2012 9:52PM
Great image, the HDR works well

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Thank you very much, Vince.Smile
Eastlands Plus
5 760 4 Northern Ireland
23 Mar 2012 9:57PM
Super image, the HDR treatment is just right and everything combines to make a great capture, well done, John.
Thank you very much for your encouraging comments, John. Much appreciated. Smile
23 Mar 2012 10:04PM
Excellent image, well shot.
Tony
Irishkate Plus
5 33 97 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2012 10:14PM
Very atmospheric. not easy to do with people. Well done.Wondered Grin

about a crop at left handside.? Kate
Paree 11 616 3
23 Mar 2012 10:16PM
i love this photo,
street art.
its a bit like the 1960's B & W classics,
it is social history
well done

paree
23 Mar 2012 10:50PM
Thank you very much, Tony. Smile
23 Mar 2012 10:51PM
Thank you very much for your comments, Kate. I think you're right about the crop - it's something I didn't notice. Smile
23 Mar 2012 10:52PM
Thanks so much for the comments, Paree. Smile
iancatch 9 4 45 England
23 Mar 2012 11:20PM
Your pseudo-HDR has worked well and is a useful technique when people are involved in the shot.
You can also shoot using bracketed exposure on high shooting rate which will give you 3 rapid fire exposures. My 7D lets me choose the exposure (-1, 0, +1) at 8 frames per second which is usually fast enough if the folks are moving slowly.

Nice shot

Ian
23 Mar 2012 11:33PM
Thanks for your comments and very helpful information, Ian. Much appreciated. I'll check out what my Fuji can do. Smile
JenniCh 10 32 2 England
23 Mar 2012 11:34PM
I think you have processed this very effectively and it is very atmospheric ........... Jenni
23 Mar 2012 11:36PM
Well, thank you, Jenni. My first proper go at shooting people (if you know what I mean LOL! ). Smile
reaper4252 5 2 9 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2012 12:25AM
Don't normally go for HDR but there is something about this that gets up and kicks me in the ****Tongue
Really like it
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
24 Mar 2012 12:42AM
Works well.....

Ade
marktc Plus
5 85 14 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2012 7:51AM
Great processing! The HDR process works very well with this image.
Thanks very much, reaper. I'm so pleased you like it. Smile
Thank you, Ade. Smile
Thank you very much indeed, Mark. Smile

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