Paul’s Photography Challenge: Low Light


Paul's Photography Challenge: Low Light

I was think about a sunset for this challenge but in the end I settled for this image. Because the lighting was so low I had to use a tripod for this and a wide open aperture. There was a little bit of the background still showing but a tight crop and a dark vignette helped to disguise this.

I was hoping Zemanta would pick up the other bloggers taking part in the challenge but for some reason it doesn’t seem to be doing too good a job of this.

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12 thoughts on “Paul’s Photography Challenge: Low Light

  1. petspeopleandlife April 21, 2013 / 15:30

    Impressive that you were able to get a photo that clearly shows all the details. Tripods really are worth what one pays for a good one.

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    • Mike Hardisty April 21, 2013 / 19:14

      My tripod goes everywhere with me Yvonne. I can attach it to my camera backpack when we are walking in the hills or getting to a photography location. It’s a good solid one and I wouldn’t be without it…

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      • petspeopleandlife April 22, 2013 / 04:16

        Sounds like I need one that attaches to my camera bag. I’ll have to see about that.Thank you for the tip.

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        • Mike Hardisty April 22, 2013 / 08:32

          It’s not so much the tripod attaching to the bag, Yvonne. It’s more the bag has straps and a holder to take the tripod.

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  2. Pb April 21, 2013 / 18:36

    Oh, I do like that. Well done!

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    • Mike Hardisty April 21, 2013 / 19:18

      Thank you Beth, the Buddha is in my back garden, sitting in the rockery.

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  3. paulscribbles April 22, 2013 / 00:31

    Very nice indeed. What is Zemanta? The only way I am tracking the other challenge shooters is by pinback and regular visits to their sites via my Photo Challenge page links.

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    • Mike Hardisty April 22, 2013 / 08:16

      If you have a wordpress.com blog you can enable zemanta from the dashboard. Zemanta checks for related articles and images. you can then choose what ones to add at the bottom of your post. I use it most often with the wordpress weekly challenge. All I do is tell zemanta to search for articles entitled “weekly photo challenge: up”.

      As I write my blog offline with windows live writer I also have a plugin for zemanta in wlw. Nearly all of my blog images are hosted on Flickr so I also have a plugin for wlw to bring the images in from Flickr correctly formatted size wise and if you click the image it will link back to the one on Flickr.

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  4. Seas Reflecting Starlight April 29, 2013 / 07:20

    That’s a gorgeous photo! The lighting really compliments the subject both visually and symbolically.

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  5. Gunta April 29, 2013 / 10:14

    Great job for the low key shot. You made it look like the lotus blossom is the source of light. Extraordinarily clever and beautiful.

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