Lighthouse from last weekend

Started Apr 24, 2012 | Discussions thread
jkjond Veteran Member • Posts: 8,497
Re: exif info

Carl Ibbet wrote:

This is a shot of Corbiere Lighthouse, Jersey, Channel Isles.
Shot with a d90 and Tamron lens 18-270mm. f16 - no tripod due to the wind!

Nice spot. Thought I recognised it.

Your exif doesn't tell us much - the interesting parts are the actual focal length, shutter speed and iso. Though non of it is really that relevant other than pondering the hand holding ability.

Plus point - nice low angle, gives a feeling of contact and being there rather than a distant observer.

Lively conditions.

Not so plus points - I'll ignore the totally pointless and awful selective colour as commenting on that is fruitless.

Composition is very tight - I find it way too tight to the top, partly due to the closeness of the lighthouse, but mainly due to the fact we can't see the tops of the cloud formations - and that's an all important detail for this type of cloud.

The clouds look a bit flat and lifeless in your conversion.

But I'd also be tempted for a little more foreground detail. The water splashing up is the all important detail for me - I'd have taken several shots on location trying to time the 'perfect' splash.

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