Australian Landscape Photography

Dinghy in the Mist

One of those shots where I’m not sure to process in B&W or colour. Quite like the scene though with the mist hanging on the water on a very still morning on the Gippsland Lakes.

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10 responses

  1. Colour, I reckon Andrew,maybe low key with the orange dinghy emphasised.

    Tim

    April 3, 2010 at 10:58 pm

  2. MatthewSaul

    B&W for me. way more moody and gets you thinking more. Good Shot!

    April 4, 2010 at 11:28 am

  3. What you could do is use the colour and desat around the boat and add a bit of contrast to darken the surrounds.

    April 5, 2010 at 9:20 pm

  4. Tony Middleton

    I think the B&W lacks punch or something… If you were into heavier processing like some people, then perhaps the colour one with the blues etc in the background desaturated may work in that style of image/editing… I’m not sure as i’ve never really done that style. So a HYBRID ! hahaa

    cheers,
    t 🙂

    April 6, 2010 at 7:40 am

  5. Thansk for your comments fellas, not sure about this image and whether it will make it any further than the blog but who knows?

    April 6, 2010 at 9:00 am

  6. truenorthmark

    What about Black and White for everything but the boat!!!

    April 6, 2010 at 6:27 pm

  7. Thanks Mark, I might give that a whirl

    April 7, 2010 at 8:48 am

  8. Andrew I think I’d try and shot it from higher if I could and get the other boats and background out of shot , then play with it , maybe doing as Mark suggested could be good. I don’t think cropping to remove the background would work, you’d have to shoot it again. Keep at it it’s a nice scene.

    Cheers

    Merv.

    April 21, 2010 at 12:36 pm

  9. Thanks Merv, welcome back to land of OZ

    April 23, 2010 at 8:14 am

    • Thanks Andrew … over it now but wish we were back there….. ANYWHERE !!!

      Just read my comment again . Why is it easy to pick things and make suggestions in others shots but so bloody hard to work out our own.

      May 6, 2010 at 8:43 pm

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