Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/09/25

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Subject: [Leica] carcassone at night...
From: kididdoc at (Steve Barbour)
Date: Sat Sep 25 14:55:54 2004
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Yes, I understand.....   a good point 
too....thanks,  Ted....anything you can do   if 
you get there too late, Steve

Ted Grant wrote:

> Steve Barbour showed:
> Subject: [Leica] carcassone at night...
>>I added an image to the folder from France...
> Hi Steve,
> Very interesting shot. However a small suggestion.
> When shooting this kind of situation try and do the exposure while there's
> still some light in the sky behind the castle in this case.  Now I don't
> mean right as the sun has gone below the horizon. But when you can still 
> see
> some light as this helps lift the outline of the building or cityscape 
> clean
> from the background rather than being completely black as here.
> This is particularly important when shooting colour. Besides the faint 
> light
> in the sky area keeps life in that area rather  than dead black.  Other 
> than
> for that for next time, it's well done.
> ted
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