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Stone Door

Stone Door
Copyright ©2007, Robert Melnyk HoF ¤ $1

St. Paul-de-venice, France

Photographer: Robert Melnyk HoF ¤ $1
Folder: Bob M's
Uploaded: 2007-Jan-05 19:28 EST
Current Rating: 0.00/0 (Weighted rating: 8.00)
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Camera: Olympus E-500
Lens: Olympus 14-54mm f2.8/3.5
Lens Adapter: None
ISO: 400
Aperture: F2.9
Shutter Speed: 1/40
Focal Length: 20mm
Flash: No
Tripod/Monopod: No
Critique Level: Dead Honest Critique

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The light coming from stage left takes this scene into another realm for me, heightening a sense of adventure and exploration. This being a very old church factors it up several fold.

I like dark scenes, and I know I like them much darker more than most people. The numbers show that this view could be displayed very dark, indeed. I would have done so, for my own copy, then lightened it up for public view, as you did, but I just want to make the observation that darkening the view would intensify he inner source of light, and might make the light the subject of the picture. Just one of the things that could be done, but this rendition is fantastic and I really like it!

at 12:29 EST on 2007-Jan-06 [Reply]


Robert, I just took the posted jpeg and started lowering the gamma. Nothing else. It really started kicking, at least for me! But again, that's just me. Cool shot!

at 12:39 EST on 2007-Jan-06 [Reply]

Stone Door

Thank you both for your feedback... it's how we learn. Agree, darker would be better. I printed a much darker version and it's a different photo.

Robert Melnyk HoF ¤ $1 at 18:15 EST on 2007-Jan-06 [Reply]