Posts tagged “Fujifilm

Field of Flowers (Two Photographs)

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I am getting increasingly confident in my black and white efforts. So this week I will feature for the most part, shots I took and visualized in black and white. All shot with the Fuji XT-3 (ACROS+r) and the 18-55mm 2.8 lens.


A Colour Photograph

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If it were not for the garbage on the ground it would be hard to tell if this was a black and white or colour photograph. What caught my eye was how the light hit the concrete and gave it some tonality.


Brutalism and Contrast (Two Photographs)

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With all my writing about contrast this week, I could not leave out one other observation. When it comes to photos with significant contrast black and white or colour are not at issue either one will do. However, one area for creative post-processing is in the luminance of the different parts of the photograph. It is possible to increase the contrasting light by adding or subtracting light with graduated software filters.


Drama (Three Photographs)

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Nothing like a little drama. Muting colours, adding contrast, luminosity masks, all add a touch of drama to an overcast and other wise indifferent day. Shot with a Fuji XT-3, 18-55 lens, exposure bracketed shots, HDR in Photoshop.

 


Windows (Two Photographs)

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Windows often make me curious and I have several photos of great windows. Of these two photos the circular window is in the building where Igor Gouzenko, a cipher clerk at the Soviet Embassy in Ottawa, lived before defecting in 1945.


Trees (Two Photographs)

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With the bad weather lingering on we have not seen many trees with leaves yet and I decided to take advantage of this with some slightly surreal images. If the weather doesn’t cooperate why not try something new.


A Little Pepper (Two Photographs)

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This was a test of two things that generally apply in photography: hard light versus soft light and post-processing reduction of specular highlights. The shadows show the difference in hard versus soft light, and I think most would prefer softer lighting. Specular highlights are areas where the bright light almost obliterates the subject and leaves a white spot. While healing tools can fix this, to keep things natural I have kept the range of tonality.