|Inchmahone Abbey ISO 125, f/13, 90 mm efl, 1/60 sec|
This is deliberately taken lighter then usual to allow you to see detail on the pillars in the background , though the archway.
|Light though the Trees. ISO 125, f/3.1, 75 mm efl, 1/100 sec|
Here the image was lightened to enhance the look of sunlight pouring down over the trees, and also to allow some detail to show though in the trunks.
|Alice. ISO 400, f/5.6, 112 mm efl, 1/50 sec|
This image was taken in very poor light conditions (needed high ISO), but I liked her expression, and felt that it warranted a high key approach to emphasise the already pale skin and fair hair.
|Old Railway Cars. ISO 320, f/4.5, 42 mm efl, 1/30 sec.|
This very broken down old railway car was awaiting repair at the Bo'ness and Kinneil Railway Museum. I wanted to be able to see some of the detail under the carriage as well as the colours, so increased the exposure to allow this.
|Unwanted? ISO 100, f/3.8, 34 mm efl, 1/30 sec.|
This is in direct contrast to the image above. Here I wanted to show the darkness and decay of the whole carriage, and show how difficult it was to see things in the museum.
|Doune Castle. ISO 160, f/4.9, 50 mm efl, 1/80 sec.|
This contrasts with the first image in the 'light' section. Here I also wanted to show the view through the archway, but it was drenched in sun and very bright compared with the inside of the castle. I therefore deliberately decreased the exposure. Even so the scene in the background was too burnt out and I had to bring the colours back by adding a second layer in photoshop to the background only, erasing it over the stones to avoid darkening them even more.
|Tailfin. ISO 100, f/13, 28mm efl, 1/640 sec.|
This was taken from directly under the plane. I wanted to show the shape of the tail silhouetted against the swirling clouds. A lighter exposure would have shown the detail in the tail, but lost the drama in the clouds.