Beginning photographer experimenting w/ Lightroom - advice appreciated
This is a harbor on Lake Superior near where I live. I just got a Sony NEX-6 with the 16-50mm lens, which seems to have a fairly wide angle, so I wanted to see how it would do for a water scene. I'm wondering how the composition is and if anyone would recommend using different Lightroom settings to improve the photo in general.
Use the WB eyedropper to select an area of cloud that you think in the field would be a neutral gray or white.
Then pick up a third party book on LR - there's a lot to consider when first tackling one's own developing, and a book will help one address those considerations as one encounters them, at one's own speed.
Thanks, that's what I plan to do.
Good to know. That scene, with the ore dock and point in the background looks a lot like Two Harbors, MN.
In any event, I do like the image. But the color is a bit over saturated for my taste. I'd first check the white balance, then dial back the saturation a bit. You might consider alternative crops, and perhaps some radial gradient to draw the eye to the main subject. Just some quick thoughts.