A&P New VRod, New 20D, The inevitable:

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  1. Antigeek

    Antigeek Who Dat!

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    The lens is a Tamron 28-75 f/2.8.

    I had to brighten the pictures a bit in Photoshop, because they all were about a half step to a step underexposed, and the difference between the gloss black of the frame and matte black of the skins wasn't readily visible. Other than that, they haven't been retouched at all.


    Is there a trick to getting proper exposure when shooting a black subject? I was using the spot metering on the camera.
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  2. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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  3. Antigeek

    Antigeek Who Dat!

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    Elaborate please...
     
  4. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    it looks like it was taken with a point and shoot camera. nothing to spectacular out of the pictures
     
  5. Antigeek

    Antigeek Who Dat!

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    So what would be spectacular?


    As a fall back, I do have the standard shallow depth of field flower shot:

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    Airpoppoff Vodka > Racing F1

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  7. Derrict

    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    Better back drop than a driveway. Shoot at sunset or dawn for better lighting.
     
  8. Antigeek

    Antigeek Who Dat!

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    That I fully agree with. I need to take it out to the lakefront one morning and shoot some pics.
     
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    you can tell you had to adjust the brightness in photoshop. #3 is very hazy looking
     
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    you brightened it up too much and didn't give it enough contrast. the black looks grey.
     

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