I’ve left my camera at my parents’ house so I thought today that I would pull out an image from back when I wasn’t so experienced with my camera. I was working in aperture mode because I had a good handle on how that worked. You can tell I was inexperienced from the settings that I used. I shot in jpeg instead of in raw, I have the ISO set to 500 and consequently use very fast shutter speeds. However, it was an extremely bright day on a cruise ship so fast speeds were required.
For the single bottle shot, I wanted to have the bottle and water drops sharp while blurring out the background, which is why I’ve chosen an aperture of f/2.0 for that shot and I’m happy with the result.
Both shots were taken in colour so I thought I would do a comparison again of colour versus monochrome.
In Lightroom, I did very little with these shots – I’m generally addicted to increasing contrast and clarity and then I made minor adjustments to highlights and shadows. In the black and white shots, I’ve also increased the blacks and whites.
If it wasn’t 9am, I’d fancy a beverage right now 😉
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