A TALE OF TWO CANS – Part 3 – The final Image?

I shot in Monotone nearly all afternoon, yesterday.

There were 6-7 exceptions, and ultimately, I think I prefer the ‘Two Can‘ series in colour.  I rarely shoot in B & W, preferring to have the choice of conversion in post processing when I can review the day’s shooting on the large 27″ screen, but forced myself to shoot in B & W yesterday using both my regular 18-200mm lens and my 50mm f1.4 lens.

Ultimately, I couldn’t decide which shot I liked best in this series.  You can choose………..colour (in this post)…………OR, the B & W of the previous posts.

I do like the first shot in this post which had the temperature AND contrast increased slightly.  I quite like the 3rd image in that the focus on the green can looks slightly sharper.  I could play around tweaking the settings and exposure for hours in the Mac’s iPhoto editing software, as I like seeing how the mood changes within a scene with slight adjustments.  But I haven’t the time or inclination to spend so much time sitting in front of a computer.  I used to do it in 2010 & 2011 when I first bought a camera and took up Photography as a hobby, but my health, eyesight and lifestyle have changed a little and sitting for hours on end is not helpful when you have chronic back pain.  (Note: the 3rd and 4th images have the shadow of a person walking past which reflected as dark shapes in the puddle of water.)

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6 thoughts on “A TALE OF TWO CANS – Part 3 – The final Image?

    1. Thanks Lorri.
      Looks like ‘3rd shot down’ is the winner.

      ‘Long Time No See’ on your Blog, Lorri.
      Hope life is treating you well and you’ve enjoyed the summer over your side of the world.

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  1. I’ve said before I am a fan of B&W but these cans in colour are great BECAUSE the background is almost B&W and therefore the cans are targeted as the subject. Great phots.

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