Donna Paul  

Ghost Town Church in the Wild West by Donna Paul

November 2019 - Ghost Town Church in the Wild West

November 2019 - Donna Paul


About the Image(s)

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV, f/7.1, 1/500 sec., 100mm, No flash, 1024 x 959, 15 dpi, PaintShop Pro.
I wanted to have the old wood show up and the lonely look of the building. I cropped the pic, change the sky and added more contrast.

5 comments posted

Sam Fernando   Sam Fernando
An old structure with a dramatic sky. The details of the structure are shown well.

Perhaps the background sky can be further improved using radial blur.   Posted: 11/03/2019 19:53:29

Donna Paul   Donna Paul
I think your right, I will try that. Thank you, Sam.   Posted: 11/04/2019 10:09:43

Laura Lee Bartholomew   Laura Lee Bartholomew
What a great subject. Good eye to see the possibilities here. I do think that you need to make more tonal adjustments. The whites in the clouds still seem blown out,and there are weird banding artifacts around the blue areas on the right that so not seem at all natural. Our adjustments, even if radical, need to appear minimal.

Have you thought about trying this as a black and white image? I suspect it would be way more effective in monochrome.   Posted: 11/08/2019 20:41:31

Donna Paul   Donna Paul
Thank you Laura. I now see what you are talking about.   Posted: 11/09/2019 19:18:02

Donna Paul   Donna Paul
I change the sky back to more like the original. I think it does look better. Thank you for your C.C. You all are teaching me so much.   Posted: 11/09/2019 20:58:30
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