It's amazing how big a difference light makes

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  1. LittleMike

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    I went out above my house again tonight and got a few more pictures. I couldn't help but take this example to show the amazing difference light can have on pictures. Here's my example, taken just a few minutes apart. Also, no pp done on either of them. Just used a CPL.


    Before the light was good:
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    And when it became acceptable:
    2.
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    C&C appreciated :)
     
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    I love #2. Good job!
     
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    Wow. Nice comparison. Big difference #2 looks really nice. :thumbup:
     
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    wow really?
    just a cpl and a little shift in light?

    wonderful difference. :thumbup:
     
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    Thanks everyone :)

    Yep, the only difference between the two pictures was the moment of capture (and obviously shutter speed for the difference in light). #1 was taken when the sun was behind a cloud, and #2 was taken when it peaked through. Even the CPL was used on both of them.
     
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    Nice comparison, number two is a good shot.
     
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    The deep blue sky makes the mountain pop in #2. Did you use a ND or polarizer filter in these shots? I like it:mrgreen:
     
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    cpl.
     
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    DOH!:oops:
     
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    easy to miss :hug::
     
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    This is why I love studio work, no waiting for those pesky clouds to move :lol:. I do have to say however, that the difference between having a cloud and not having a cloud is in this case quite amazing. I can't say that I have ever noticed such a difference myself, although that may be because we always have clouds here :razz:.
     
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    did you use same exposure between the 2 shots?
     

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