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    Rock Shack

    Hi

    I was invited to a rock venue and decided to take my camera and the 50mm f1.8 to practise some low light photography.

    Here's 2 shots that I think didn't come out too bad. I didn't use any flash so was at f1.8 and either on ISO 800 or 1600. And because of the poor autofocus of the lens I used manual.

    Let me know what you think.

    Rock Shack

    Rock Shack
    Last edited by psevenster; 3rd December 2012 at 06:41 PM.

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    Re: Rock Shack

    Paul - It looks like you've had a problem getting images loaded into your message. If you haven't already done so, please do read the helpful guide that walks you through how to get your pictures into your messages. Click HERE to read the thread.

    If that doesn't help solve the problem, then please do coem back and ask for further help.

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    Re: Rock Shack

    Thanks Donald, sometimes I just don't think before I do...

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    Re: Rock Shack

    That was worth waiting for!

    These are, I think, really good. The lighting on the face in the first one is particularly dramatic.

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    Re: Rock Shack

    I may try a slight crop from the bottom and left side of #1.

    Good lighting and focus under difficult conditions, as previously mentioned.

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    Re: Rock Shack

    Thanks guys. Will try the crop but I also think that's what it needs.

    ciao

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    Re: Rock Shack

    Both shots are good and I know rock shows can be very difficult due to poor lighting the famous Whiskey A Go-Go in Hollywood lighting system sucks.

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    Re: Rock Shack

    Quote Originally Posted by RogerCook View Post
    Both shots are good and I know rock shows can be very difficult due to poor lighting the famous Whiskey A Go-Go in Hollywood lighting system sucks.
    Haha, I had to google Whiskey A Go-Go to understand that one. True about the lighting and these guys tend to jump around alot.

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    Re: Rock Shack

    Hi Paul,

    I think these have indeed "not come out too bad".

    My suggestions to improve would be;
    #1 clone out the bright spot top right

    #2 clone out the object in lower right corner, plus the spot slightly to left of it and possibly the shadow behind his back

    I prefer the composition of #2, but the lighting of #1

    Cheers,

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