19 | August
"Gates of Light"
General: 11:55 AM on 7/22/05 | Canon 300D
Technical: 1/25sec | f/3.5 | 18mm (29mm) | ISO-200
Lens: EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
Exposure Mode: Av (Aperture Priority)
Exposure Bias: +1/3
Flash: No

My 580EX finally came in the mail yesterday! At time of posting, I only have a couple of shots off with it, but I'm looking forward to lots of experimenting in the coming days. It's a lot more automatic than I thought it would be. It seems to always know whats happening around it and compensating...with amazing results.

This is the entrance of the capitol building (from yesterday's shot). I extracted the red channel, since it gave a lot more detail and brightness to the area above the doors. Thanks yet again to Margaret for the title.

categories: architecture monochrome

Thoughts of: Eugene Lee
August 19th, 2005 at 3:14 AM

Very well controlled indoor lighting and great title too!

Thoughts of: Chantal
August 19th, 2005 at 4:05 AM

Grand entrance..... nic photo.

Thoughts of: zac
August 19th, 2005 at 8:43 AM

nice shot! i love that glossy floor. this place looks SOOO clean.

Thoughts of: Nik
August 19th, 2005 at 9:04 AM

Very nice! It has almost an angelic tone to it.

Thoughts of: Houser
August 19th, 2005 at 12:31 PM

I am simply amazing at the consistent 'crispness' of your shots.

Thoughts of: frisky?
August 19th, 2005 at 2:13 PM

this is nice work. well framed and good lighting.

Thoughts of: @lbedo
August 19th, 2005 at 2:22 PM

Great contrast !

Thanks for telling us about the extaction of the red channel, I might try this trick to check out the effect !

Thoughts of: owen
August 19th, 2005 at 2:38 PM

brilliant - perfectly exposed.

Thoughts of: Bekah
August 19th, 2005 at 8:04 PM

perfect lighting - a lot of character!

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