Kathy Brand  


Abandoned Farm House by Kathy Brand

November 2020 - Abandoned Farm House

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Abandoned Farm House

This was in Door County, WI this fall. IN LR, I enhanced the exposure and cropped it a bit. I entered it in my camera club competition. The judges liked it but one said he thought it would work better as a vertical. What do you think?


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9 comments posted




Tom Johnson   Tom Johnson
To me, not vertical but more contrast. The clouds are beautiful. Nice capture.   Posted: 11/13/2020 20:34:57
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Tom Johnson   Tom Johnson
I took it into silver effect pro. Decrease the brightness, increase the contrast and structure. Then used my control points to bring highlights to the old barn and the foreground. I love this image. Left the trees as is.   Posted: 11/13/2020 20:39:35
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Tom Johnson   Tom Johnson
I could really go far with this image to be a winner.   Posted: 11/13/2020 20:45:20



Kathy Brand   Kathy Brand
Thank you for all the info on how to make a better BW. I will try it. The day before this photo, we went by this house and several vultures were busy eating a roadkill. They flew to the roof and I was lucky to get this shot.   Posted: 11/13/2020 21:34:14
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Kathy Brand   Kathy Brand
I just checked my data and this was taken the same day as the other one. We did stop the next day for more pictures but the light wasn't as good as it was the day before.   Posted: 11/13/2020 21:39:27



Wanda Krack   Wanda Krack
Sometimes the sky seems to co-operate just right, and this is wonderful! I like both what Tom did to convert it into a b&w, and I also like the image of the vulture landing on the roof! Nice catch Kathy.
  Posted: 11/23/2020 07:17:33



Deborah Milburn   Deborah Milburn
Beautiful sky! Excellent composition. I would darken the sky just a little.

Happy Thanksgiving   Posted: 11/23/2020 12:07:54



Steve Jacobs   Steve Jacobs
Love the sky and old homes. The B& W is very neat not a fan of the vertical. It always nice when the weather helps make the image.   Posted: 11/24/2020 14:34:29



Sheila Burke-Grey   Sheila Burke-Grey
Apathy, my preference is the B & W! The sky in B&W is more dramatic! Love it!   Posted: 11/29/2020 18:54:27