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By Sone  

Taken as homework for my Intermediate Photography Course. Focus had to be on the second can. Learning depth of field. This was taken by book instructions. A series of photos were taken according to a difference in aperture and shutter speed. What fun !

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cats_123 Plus
12 4.6k 26 Northern Ireland
30 Apr 2013 7:36AM
a pleasurable pastime Wink

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mrswoolybill Plus
9 986 1501 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2013 8:33AM
Yes, you are making progress - this is very well thought out. I like the way you have positioned the cans for the key word draught. Focus is perfectly placed, 50mm compresses the line-up of cans more than a wider angle would, you've used nearly the maximum aperture available at that focal length to restrict depth of field.
My first instinct was to crop a bit at the top, to get rid of the little triangle top left, but it actually balances the bottom line quite well.
Willie asked what software you have - you should at least have the Canon program that's supplied with your camera, and it should give you options for adjusting light. I'd like to see the darker and mid-tones beefed up just a little but not much here. Make a wee bit more of the black lettering.
If you have access to any editing software, don't think that it's somehow 'cheating' to use it. Think of a jpeg file as a film negative that offers plenty of darkroom options as to how it is printed.
Fefe Plus
4 23 31 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2013 11:20AM
Looks good to me too, I have the same cameraGrinGrin And this is something I have been learning too....
I like moiras modSmile
chase Plus
11 1.1k 246 England
30 Apr 2013 6:24PM
I like your choice of dof,nicely focused on the second the condensation on the can too.Just a wee bit more contrast & this would be so different.Moira has done a nice mod...I'll have a bash,see what I come up with.
chase Plus
11 1.1k 246 England
30 Apr 2013 6:33PM
I did a very quick mod.....adjusted the whites ( they seem a wee bit blue),cropped a touch from the top & bottom to remove the little grey triangles & put on a very slight darker vignette,just to focus the attention on that second,all important can.
paulbroad 9 116 1064 United Kingdom
2 May 2013 8:55AM
Yes, good one this time. Clear sharp well focused image. Might just darken over all a tiny bit to add some impact.


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