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Feb 01, 2011 22:44 |  #1

Just wanted to get some opinions on these 2 shots. I was hoping to capture the dense fog and I slightly succeeded in the first one, but not so much in the second. I still think the second came out pretty good... If anyone has any PP suggestions or would like to play around with them, feel free :) I'm completely open to any suggestions :)

f/1.8 1/3200s ISO 400 (Shot in RAW, no flash)

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Feb 01, 2011 23:47 |  #2

#1 is nice. The road draws my eye into the rest of the frame where there is the slightest hint of the foggy mist that you wanted to capture. If I were to pick on it, I'd try to frame with a bit less road in the foreground (you get much of the same effect if you crop at the puddle that runs across the road, IMO), and maybe get close to the fence to provide a good contrasty foreground element.... this said though, I do like it!

#2 doesn't really do anything for me.

And a general question, why are you shooting at f/1.8?! I can't really think of a reason why you would here. As it works out, it doesn't hurt you really, but I don't generally shoot at wide apertures for landscapes.




  
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Feb 01, 2011 23:56 |  #3

I was shooting wide open because I *thought* that would get me the foggy look I was going for. The fog was incredible and I really wanted to capture it! I failed on the 2nd one lol... That was my only reason though... If you have any suggestions for capturing a dense fog, please let me know :) LOL We get pretty dense fog on a regular basis here :) So I have plenty of practice time :)


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Feb 02, 2011 01:01 |  #4

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I was shooting wide open because I *thought* that would get me the foggy look I was going for. The fog was incredible and I really wanted to capture it! I failed on the 2nd one lol... That was my only reason though... If you have any suggestions for capturing a dense fog, please let me know :) LOL We get pretty dense fog on a regular basis here :) So I have plenty of practice time :)

Too much of a newbie to offer much advice but I do like #1. I like the composition and the way the trees make the photo look like a painting. Here's one of mine from last Winter. The fog was really thick. Happy that I didn't have to drive at night. I know the photo quality isn't the best. I was using a point and shoot at the time.

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Feb 03, 2011 00:06 |  #5

Have you tried adding a sepia filter to #2?


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Feb 03, 2011 00:08 |  #6

nope, lemme go try it and see how it looks :) Thanks for the idea :)


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Feb 03, 2011 00:10 |  #7

Better?

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Feb 03, 2011 03:29 |  #8

I like the idea. I'm wondering if this looks any more foggy?
Added a duplicate layer, added noise to it, added a gradient fill to the layer mask (black to white; bottom to top) to simulate distance effect of fogginess.


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Feb 03, 2011 06:31 |  #9

no first version is better, but less road more trees as was suggested :)


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