shadow and reflection
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|This is my niece’s toy.|
I do not know what kind of toy exactly, but it looks like a part of a monster to me. It is made from a plastic polymer something and when it touched by sun light just amazingly shining!
Let me get some practice here.
My idea is to catch the shadow and the reflection of this ‘monster’ by simply put in on the tile with natural light. I tried several settings and found that this is the best.
I know that with another more patience, I may probably get other better one, but well… Here it is.
I put f/5, 1/1600sec, manual. I use my Sigma Lens with 195mm and tripod.
Please comments/critiques since actually I wanted to know how to get the better reflection on the tile during natural sun light with this kind of objectives.
Thank you very much and enjoy!
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Hehe ... nice capture. I like the details and tones here, the patch of light and the reflection on the dark surface.
Composition is good, although a little more room at the top, above the tip of the toy, would offer some breathing space perhaps?
mmm... kayanya aga susah ya kalau marmer yang dibawahnya memiliki warna yang bisa membuat refleksinya pudar, kalau aku liat marmer lantai ini tidak putih atau 1 tone warna, tapi bercak2nya banyak, itu sangat pengaruh sekali,
cara paling mudah adalah, dengan menaruh kaca bening yang tipis diatas marmer baru object diatasnya, ingant : kaca harus bening sehingga dan tipis akan nampak seperti tidak ada kaca diatas marmer)
refleksi dari kaca akan sangat membantu dan saya yakin 100% jauh lebih baik dari marmer.
- [2008-06-06 21:23]
Strange toy, good shot:) I like the light and shadow effect, with a little reflection of the toy for extra dimension. It seems a bit tight at the top of the toy, but otherwise the composition is well balanced and interesting. I think I saw it move! :)))
- [2008-08-24 23:58]
Creative captured, your DOF for the shallow focus was good. Using the marble to get the refelection was a good idea, but the marble alone was not a very good element as a reflecter, but maybe next time tried add water on top of the marble, it may give you a good refelection.
very nice idea and
good composition i like it
Ciao Imelda. An exciting still life. Nice compo, perfect light. Well done.