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Donna Richens


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Venice by night

any coments welcome. I took a few different versions of this and even though i used the tripod and the timer i still found that they weren't really sharp on a low ISO and a slow shutter speed. The ones that seemed to be better were the ones i took using a higher ISO and a slightly faster shutter speed, did also use mirror lock up on some of them, any suggestions of explainations as to why this is and what would be better in the future would be welcome. I Did think that using my tripod at long last!! That they would all be sharper...how wrong was i!!

Comments 12

  • Emir Hadzidervisagic Roki 04/15/2009 20:46

    Beauty photo Venice in the Night! Ciao!
  • Yadran Saavedra 10/13/2007 17:43

    A well composed atmosphere! the scene is very romantic!
  • Mark Page 06/28/2007 18:00

    beautiful colors - so romantic
  • Heribert Fischer 06/19/2007 19:23

    really a good atmosphere
    regards
    Heribert
  • Zahangir Kabir 04/21/2007 14:54

    nice color and light
  • Pascal Viyer 04/20/2007 15:21

    Great work about light and colours !
    I like it a lot
    amitié Donna
    p a s c a //
  • Stu Good 04/19/2007 17:29

    I like this one Donna, don't see a problem with the softness. Good colours and a warm atmosphere.
  • Mark Johnston 04/19/2007 8:09

    I think that anytime you are shooting with a faster shutter it will help the sharpness of the image, but of course the increased ISO will reduce the quality. What sort of camera were you shooting with and what kind of tripod? How stable was the bridge you were on, was there crowds walking by, a slight breeze? Or did you just have your apeture too wide open and not quite have the focus where you wanted it in the dim light? Could be any number of things I guess. Of course the tripod helps, you just need to make sure everything is sturdy enought. Sometimes even just the motion of the shutter can affect an image.
  • Ramunas Siugzda 04/19/2007 2:54

    Very romantic place... the right place for the first date...
    Nice colours, soft reflections on the water...
    But the picture is still. I would insert into this frame some movement to make it live. I mean it would be great that on that bridge there would be a couple...( or at least one person passing by)
  • Claude Coeudevez 04/18/2007 23:09

    Perfect ! good atmosphere
    cheers
    claude
  • John Moore 04/18/2007 20:57

    Looks like a wonderful romantic scene from a movie.
    An absolute beauty Donna.
    Love it.

    j.
  • Abdul Khaliq 04/18/2007 15:16

    Wonderful colors on high contrast effects.