Construction site - light seeping through

4 months 3 weeks ago #645026 by JFP


Any advice on how to capture this in a better way? I was either too dark, like the bottom section here, or too light were you couldn't see the three rays shining through the floors of the building under construction. Couldn't get it better while editing it on different versions of the photo with different apertures.
Do you reach the limits of the camera (Olympus Stylus 1) or the photographer (Me)?

Thanks,

Jonathan 


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4 months 3 weeks ago #645028 by Nikon Shooter
No, Jonathan, this is not too bad as the theatrical light
is well describing what you wanted to express. I would
consider cropping out the lower third, though. :)

Light is free… capturing it is not!

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4 months 3 weeks ago #645097 by JFP
Mmmh, sounds OK, but i like the verticality of the picture


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4 months 3 weeks ago #645135 by Shadowfixer1
Verticality is fine except when there is nothing there. Way too much negative space which adds nothing to the image. NS is correct. Crop it or bring up the shadow areas a bit to eliminate so much negative space. It looks like there is some information in the bottom portion to bring out. 

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4 months 3 weeks ago #645146 by JFP
Make: OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.
Model: STYLUS1
ISO: 250
Aperture: f/8.0
Shutter speed: 1/160 sec
Captured: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 8:40am

There, that's better (well, to me!) 

Thanks for the advice!

Jonathan


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4 months 3 weeks ago #645182 by iGeek
Crop version is looking better, nice job here.  


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4 months 3 weeks ago #645275 by Sarit Kevesh

Nikon Shooter wrote: No, Jonathan, this is not too bad as the theatrical light
is well describing what you wanted to express. I would
consider cropping out the lower third, though. :)


:thumbsup:  it does not add in the composition of the shot because there is nothing to see in there. If you would have wanted to emphasize it's vertical point, maybe a little more details in there or interesting lights or colors. 


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4 months 3 weeks ago #645279 by bjb5228
Agree with the crop.  Though it does still seem a little dark.  Does brightening up the shaded areas help at all?


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4 months 3 weeks ago #645449 by Rohan Tushar
I don't think so, it will blow out the highlights i think but if you can compensate with some adjustments not compromising the highlights, it might work.


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