Park Bench - Being abducted by aliens? ;)

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  1. PhoenixAtlantis

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    This is a photo of a park bench near my house. Taken at night - tripod mounted, 30s exposure. Any comments? And yes, I really like working with high contrast.

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    I think it's great.

    The only criticism I'd make (and it may be my trashy LCD screen) is that the blown out area from the light is too large It may be better if you reduced the shutter time a little so you can get more going on in the pash before the bright area.
     
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    i think if you got in closer to the panels of the bench from maybe a high angle it would make an awesome abstract. i agree with the blown out light being distracting, but i like the idea a lot.
     
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    mmm, thanks for the replies. I was a little unsure about the blown out area as well, and now that you have mentioned it, yes it is a little too big. Maybe I'll crop it a little or shoot the same sort of shot on another night.
     
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    that looks great, very bright
     
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    I really like it to. Good work.

    I also agree that a slightly less exposure time could control that blow out, while still keeping everything else I really like about this shot.
     

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