Jose Luis Rodriguez  

Fish Market by Jose Luis Rodriguez

August 2019 - Fish Market

About the Image(s)

Near the boats last month I found this typical fish market by the sea, simple conversion to black and white in PS. ISO 100, 1/320 and f:11

3 comments posted

Judith Ponti-Sgargi   Judith Ponti-Sgargi

When I first saw this image, I wished I were there buying a fish or putting my foot in the water. I was intrigued by the man on the right.

However, as I look closer at the image, the image is confusing because of the bright highlights and so many things to look at.

Do you have any other image of this location?

  Posted: 08/12/2019 19:23:19

Judith Ponti-Sgargi   Judith Ponti-Sgargi

I looked at this image again. I like the way you use light, how the structure of the shop frames the image, your wide range of tones, highlights and shadow, and how the man sitting on the right side leads me to stop and look.

However, the bright sparkling water draws my attention and I want to walk right through the shop, ignore the fish and man, and head for the water.

Do you have the color version of this image.   Posted: 08/13/2019 11:09:45

Lance Lewin   Lance Lewin
Hi Jose! Really like this shot: natural, relaxing and I can almost hear the water and smell the aroma of fish that we know hangs in the air at this spot. Tech: I would only lighten or "Dodge" the person sitting (but slightly and ever so gently) and also all the walls, door, chairs framing the scene. If you already did, maybe just a bit more.

The use of heavy post-production is Not a factor here, providing a natural and authentic reality. Well done composition. Question, was this a 85mm or higher lens? And was the scene cropped in post production or through the viewfinder. Thank you, Jose.   Posted: 08/15/2019 12:50:26


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