I like the way the grapes catch the light. Does your new lens come today? :-) I decided in favor of it as well and mine should be coming soon! Can't wait to play!I'll link up today with my most recent shots. Just put them up yesterday (but I back dated them to reflect the actual day they were taken.). Anyway, I was kind of excited because I FINALLY figured out how to do a B&W conversion. Yay!http://creatingbeautyblog.blogspot.com/2013/01/baby-boy.html
That boy's eyes! :) Nice black & whites! What did you use to convert it?
My new lens comes tomorrow. I'll pretty much be sitting at the door like a puppy dog, waiting for that big brown happy truck. :)
Oh my goodness. I just love how the light is coming through the window. Here is my latest picture:http://thetuckerbunch.typepad.com/just_another_day_in_parad/2013/02/manual-mode-monday-252.html
Great shot (and darling boots!). The light is so clean and bright in your photo.
The picture is beautiful, as always! Do you edit your pictures? If so, can you post it? I do wonder how the pictures look before and after.Thank you! Here is my picture. I liked the food theme, but only cabbage caught my eye:) http://kingamonika.blogspot.com/2013/02/manual-mode-monday_11.html
I do process everything in Lightroom before posting. One of my goals for 2013 is to learn how to use LR well- right now I'm just bumbling around in there without much direction. I'll post some before-and-afters soon so you can see what I do in there.You really captured the brightness of the purple in your shot. I just love the layery look of cabbage. So pretty. :)
I should probably add that I didn't edit this picture hardly at all. I just cropped it and boosted the contrast a smidgen. The colors were really vivid straight out of camera, so I didn't need to do much this time.
Love this picture! Great job.
Your photography, in such a short time, has evolved immensely! I love every single picture you take. I may have the drive to eat well, but learning my camera is a whole different story! Nice job!
These are the kinds of shots that I want to learn how to take but haven't figured out how to do it. The kind where it's dark in the background with direct light hitting an object. What metering were you using? I'm really surprised at the low ISO too. Could you expand a little on how you got this shot?And I REALLY want more natural light in my kitchen. A dark kitchen is a deal breaker during our current house hunt. Lovely shot as usual!
I happened to look up and see a bright ray of sunshine coming in and shining on just one small square of the counter, so I moved the grapes over to that spot. The kitchen was pretty dark otherwise just because of the winter light, but that one ray of sunshine was so bright! I didn't even boost the vibrance or exposure at all in Lightroom- this pretty much looks like it did SOOC (I cropped a little, that's all).I tried taking it with both evaluative and spot metering. I didn't notice much of a difference? (I was probably doing it wrong.) This was my best capture, and it's in evaluative.I was surprised by the low ISO, too! I think the ray of sunshine was just so bright, that it let me dial way down without lowering the brightness of the grapes. I'm sure that low ISO is why the background looks so dark.
Cool photo--I love how you captured the grapes glowing! I've been shooting in manual a LOT lately--thanks for the inspiration! So my photos from today's post are all in manual. My kitchen windows face west, so I get a lot of sunlight in my kitchen in the afternoon :) (despite the pancakes in the photos, it was about 1pm)http://justthinkoflovelythings.blogspot.com/2013/02/shrove-tuesday-pancakes.html
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