Suby In The House
Update 08:00hrs: Eeeeeeecccckkkk & Aaaarrrrgggghhhhhh, what happend to all the other comments I have had on this image? SHUTTERCHANCE, whats going on?
This image is for Stardog Champion Where do you think I took this shot? If you said in a studio, nope, Took this shot while watching a mate's band (Trash Monkeys) play in a very badly lit bar. This is the base player (isn't that what they call them) of the band. I had no control over the lighting, no control over the movement if the subjects, no control over the people bustling around, but I did have control over my camera settings and equipement.
This shot was taken from the other side of the bar (the best positioning I could find)
While taking shots of the band, I noticed the base player, & not only was he stood in the darkest part of the bar, he was wearing a black shirt. So a little bit of juggling with my manual setting, adjustment of the flash, I had this image.
I am postiing up the Original as is from the camera. I am not really a fan of doing this, but just want to show that knowing what you can an cannot do with your camera and editing tools can sometimes get you out of a tight spot.
Shot in RAW, all I did in the editing was to convert this shot to monochrome, add a little bit of contrast & depth with the curve tool and addition of a slight colour tone and a hint of noise. I knew this shot would not work in colour as much as it would in monochrome, so shot it knowing it would end up in B&W.
Even though the bar was very badly light, I still intentionally shot this at ISO100, I really dislike shooting at anything above ISO300
I always say, no matter the situation one is in, always utilize what you have got in hand to achieve a few greet images.
Photography & Words by Suby
|camera||Canon EOS 20D|
|exposure mode||full manual|