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Great tyro 2014-06-09 7:24

Hi Roger,

How appropriate that I should see your latest photograph just now - last night I was watching on TV Robert Redford's movie "The Conspirator".

I assume that the light here was extremely poor and I can see from your exif data that you were pretty much pushing things to the limit with an ISO of 6400 but, nonetheless, you have managed this photograph extremely well indeed. O.K., there's a little "noise" but that is unavoidable and, to my mind at least, it doesn't detract from the quality of the image at all. The lighting (and your use of it) is superb and Lincoln's statue stands out proudly against a much darker background. Yet we can still clearly read the dedication to him on the wall above.

A very well and thoughtfully composed photograph with lovely light and colours, perfect exposure and exquisite details throughout.

Excellent!

Kind Regards,

John.

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Old 06-09-2014, 02:35 PM
rogerl rogerl is offline
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Default To tyro: Thanks

John, thanks for your comments. Yes, I was just barely able to take this shot under the circumstances, and I'm reasonably happy with how it turned out - particularly the lighting on the inscription. I have since purchased a tripod, having finally been convinced that it has its uses. But I worry that in situations like this one, having a tripod will only get me to take better lit shots rather than making use of shadow, which I think in this image is very useful.

Roger
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