Forums


Go Back   The TrekEarth Forums > TrekEarth Forum Home > Photos

Notices

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes

Great EstudioChispa 2013-11-21 14:20

Despite your keen eye and your obvious dedication to getting the shot, what I see here is a fine job of dodging on the figure while leaving the background dark. It works, and it works wonderfully, and only a devoted student (which I try to be) would ask himself once, twice, three times, "But from WHERE comes the light on the statue?" I do not see it on the columns in the background, and it seems absent from the plinth. What am I missing?

For my assignment, I think I will try some predawn work and try lighting the statuary with a speed light. I'll try it many ways, of course, but this foto is (yet another!) inspiration.

Best regards,

Russ
Austin, Texas

  #1  
Old 11-21-2013, 09:44 PM
rigoletto's Avatar
rigoletto rigoletto is offline
TE Expert
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Istanbul
Posts: 2,762
Default To EstudioChispa: light on the statue

Hi Russ,

Please take it easy

It is not a light or a dodging issue, it is the color of the marble.
Virgin was a light color marble, while the tomb at the background was made of a dark one.

And a bit of contrast, voila!

All the best,

Deniz

ps: for the previous one, i only used neatimage to clean the noise. the marble was already smooth as wax, so neatimage made it look more real.
Reply With Quote
 
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 08:59 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.


explore TREKEARTH