Low Light Photo Technique

by Marsha November. 11, 2011 3227 views

Canon EOS 50D
F-stop: f/3.5
Exposure time: 2.5 sec.
ISO speed: ISO-640
Exposure bias: 0 step
Focal length: 28mm
Flash mode: No flash, compulsory
Processed in: Lightroom 3

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I got up (too) early this morning and shot in the dimly-lit kitchen before daybreak.

This project was a learning experience for me….it took much trial and error to get the shots posted here. I didn't use a tripod but set the camera down on a cutting board on top of the stove and set “self timer: 2 sec.” on the camera.

I've provided the data below if anyone wants to make suggestions on something I could have done differently.

Wasn't sure if the color or B/W version is better….any suggestions?

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Christa 8 years ago

The color version is my favourite! Such beautiful light and colors, making all confortable to the eyes.

8 years ago Edited
Beth 8 years ago

great job using low light techniques. I like the color shot better because I can see more detail than in the black and white.

8 years ago Edited
Tomie Poodle 8 years ago

i prefer the color one...more warm tone and remember me oil color :)

8 years ago Edited
Renato Martins 8 years ago

Wonderful result on #1

8 years ago Edited
Jarvo J 8 years ago

Neat shots, I like the golden light in the first one the best.

8 years ago Edited

This is great photographing ! I Love the shining texture. Give it great depth :)

8 years ago Edited
Ricardo 8 years ago

I love both, but the 1st one give me more pleasure i dont know why, maybe because it is more shiny!
by the way hope you're awere about next week technique! cheers!;)

8 years ago Edited
Jerzeexposures 8 years ago

Love 'em both -- but I'm more attracted to the metallic look that the color version brings.

8 years ago Edited
Eric 8 years ago

nicely done, I do like it slightly better in B & W, but I couldn't tell you why... :)

8 years ago Edited
Moira 8 years ago

I prefer the colour version.

8 years ago Edited
Breizh 8 years ago

In b&w for me please .
I'm too bad to provide you technical guidance ... ;-))

8 years ago Edited
Arie 8 years ago

BRILLIANT! That's all I want to tell you :-)

8 years ago Edited
Amir Honarmand 8 years ago

They are so nice Marsha

8 years ago Edited
Jennifer Litwinowicz 8 years ago

I like both but I prefer the color in this one.. It really shows off the shadows

8 years ago Edited
Darlene Foster 8 years ago

Great composition and I like the color version!

8 years ago Edited
Felecia 8 years ago

I could learn so much from you. My attempt sucked. I should have tried harder.
*Hi Marsha!*

8 years ago Edited
Rob Gant 8 years ago

Geat Set Both Color & BW Wonderful Job

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