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InTo tHe LiGht - Still LifE in Ambient LiGht SourCe

Photography is all about the right timing , this images are taken at around 6 pm CA time where the sun is almost setting..with just the right ambient light , Open your aperture at the widest 1.8 to 5.6 to get enough light and produce a soft shallow depth of field without any sun glares..
i know many of us here are using Nikon D40 , this small light weight DSLR make so many wonders if you just know how to tweak the 3D color Matrix II ,
Set your saturation to enhance mode , that simple mode can enhance the colors and tone of the subject without any falloff and comas to the edges…the kit lens that come with the Nikon D40 is one of the best lens so far..with ED marking ( Extra low dispersion) Glass that reduces Chromatic aberrations..

Condition :
Almost sunset time
Technical Aspect :

Equipment :
Nikon D40 APS - CFrame 6.1 MP
Lens : Tamron 18-200mm AF asperical LD
Aperture : 5.6
Shutter : 80s
Mode : Manual , Saturation Enhance
Metering : Center Weight
ISO : 400
NR : On
Flash : did not fire
Tripod : No
Post Processing : PSCS3 just for Shadow Drop , Desaturate , Water Mark and sharpening technique..


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    • # Paul

      Shot #1 is brilliant....love the depth and the colour is so rich!!

      2009.10.09 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Robel Narte

      [b]Thank you so much Mariana , I know it was you who put that comment. with no name on it.. I guess you can not say something bad about my image huh? too good quality to give a bad comment...lol! thanks anyway...
      Rob[/b]

      2009.10.08 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Birthe

      Outstanding flower pictures! I love seeing such beautiful flowers and you really have captured them well :)

      2009.10.03 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Azreena

      Thanks for sharing Rob. My fav pic no 3. I fall in love with combination color white and brown color.

      2009.10.01 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Roslyn

      wow rob! these are so pretty! you sir, are a very skilled photographer! :)

      2009.09.30 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Christa

      Stunning shots and thanks for the informations. I love the rose on shot 3, perfect light and smooth colours, as so as the delicacy of shot 2 and 3.

      2009.09.30 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Riaz

      beautiful set Rob! the last two are great! lovely combination of colours!

      2009.09.30 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Brian

      For me the light and color appear best in #5. Thanks for the info!

      2009.09.30 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Neus

      Wow Rob. I really like it.
      I agree whit Ted, the last one is superb. I added into my fav's.
      TFS my friend!

      2009.09.30 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Smitha

      Fantastic Rob... you give so many wonderful tips....
      I love the last one and straight too my favorites :)

      2009.09.30 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Marsha

      Excellent post, Rob....every one is beautiful!! #5 went into my Fav file....I love it! You give such helpful and interesting tips for shooting....thank you!

      2009.09.30 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Piyali

      I like the way you give the specifications for your every post..it's a great tutorial for us!! I love all the shots here but somehow #3 keeps pulling my eye towards it!!

      2009.09.30 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Soubhagya Sagar Behera

      amazing set rob... #2.. selectively colouring the leaves... but why not ISO a bit lower... cos like in #3 there is significant amount of noise in d background!
      thanks fr sharing!

      2009.09.29 Edited Reply Cancel

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