Catching the light….
Well sort of…. not very successful I hasten to say; but that is how we learn isn’t it? By trial and error. Of course I could’ve just filed these pictures away so they never see the light of day again.. but to do that to me seemed defeatist… Why not show off your cock-ups as well as the photos you like.
Well what I wanted to do was create black and white photos where the flowers were just being exposed.
I started off with these two shots.
Unfortunately there is quite a bit of noise in them, and I suppose I should’ve started again.. but at the time I was having problems with two Golden Retrievers who thought my photography subjects were now new toys I had picked from the garden, just for them, whilst frantically fighting amongst themselves who was going to jump up and nick the black background as well as have the new toy… 😀
Well they say don’t work with animals.. they should also add and don’t work when animals (especially 11 month old puppies) think everything is a game.
Well after trial and error I came up with these two shots