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 comments

  1. paulscribbles

    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

      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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  2. Gunta

    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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