Dragonfly's Candles and Gifts

by Kelly Landrum

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Gallery: AAA Salisbury, North Carolina and Vicinity

Tags: gifts dragonflys candles salisbury canon 1ds mk2 canon ef 24 f14 l usm seeking critique

Category: Architecture

Exif Information:
Make : Canon
Model : Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II
Date Time Original : 2008-04-02 21:56:43
Focal Length : 24/1
Shutter Speed Value : 1/512
Exposure Time : 1/500
Aperture Value : 4.0
F Number : 4.0
Iso Speed Ratings : 800
Flash : 16
Metering Mode : 3
Orientation : 1
X Resolution : 72.0000000
Y Resolution : 72.0000000

Published: Thursday 28th of August 2008 05:05:15 AM


Walter Tatulinski
Yes, I think this works Lannie. As you say, a little correction would not hurt, but it is an interesting photograph as it stands. Maybe I'll play "106" on the lottery tonight ;0) Regards.

Landrum Kelly
Thanks, Walt. The hardest thing about this one was finding the horizon, since (1) Main St. goes fairly steeply downhill here, and (2) I was not standing right in front of the door--so it is hard to tell which line to follow in post-processing. Good to hear from you. --Lannie

Lou Ann Aepelbacher
I'm not at all bothered by the perspective, but wonder why you chose to shoot this so symmetrically. There are a lot of interesting elements in this image!

Landrum Kelly
Thanks, Lou Ann. Since the file is so huge, asymmetrical crops are possible. What would you suggest? The door and one window? The door only? --Lannie

Lou Ann Aepelbacher
Oh, I don't know that I was thinking of a "crop", Lannie - more of an original image that places the door farther right or farther left in the image. I made a square crop, just as an example, and chose to get rid of the side of the shot that has the reflection of the car so close. What do you think?

Landrum Kelly
Thanks, Lou Ann. I think that it is probably as good a composition as one could get, given what I offered you to work with. The white rectangles at the bottom tend to be a little distracting on all of the treatments, in my opinion. Maybe I will just go back downtown (three miles away) and see what I can get with a better original composition, or with different light. (The original was shot as light was beginning to fade.) Thanks for your help, Lou Ann. --Lannie

Liz Weisiger
Hello, Lannie. I love this. I actually like the symmetry because I get to see reflections in both windows. I would love to go in this place.

Afshin Azizi
Beautiful shot with powerful colors and reflcet into the window. Nice Composition. Regards

Landrum Kelly
Dragonfly's Candles and Gifts Thanks for viewing. Shot wide, it could use some perspective correction, but I chose to leave it as it is.


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