Red?

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  1. jeremyboycool

    jeremyboycool TPF Noob!

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    I am trying to get this whole concept of balance and color.

    I have this dark red subject that I want to shoot.

    Is there any advice on how to deal with red?

    I hope my question makes sense.
     
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    I think think that it would be easier if you made a try at a picture and posted it.
     
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    Sorry about the sky I took the shots after work and I was having problems keeping the tree red with the lighting out side.

    I would like to get a good shot of this tree. It is a very odd little tree.


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    One on the left.
     
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    It is like it refuses to give up on life, it just keeps on being a tree even though it is dead.
     
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    Take the picture at the beginning or end of day when light is low and slanting to pick out details.
    Don't include the sky.
    Use a tripod; you can't take a sharp shot at a slow shutter speed.

    Camera Make: Canon
    Camera Model: Canon PowerShot S3 IS
    Image Date: 2007:06:19 21:22:34
    Flash Used: No
    Focal Length: 8.4mm
    CCD Width: 2.83mm
    Exposure Time: 0.050 s (1/20)
    Aperture: f/8.0
    White Balance: Manual
    Metering Mode: Matrix
    Exposure Mode: Manual
     
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    Yes...an evening shot when the light is redder. (it may be too blue in the morning)
    Keep the sun more or less behind you...but watch that your shadow doesn´t fall into the picture.
    A polarizer may help to reduce any shiny reflectivity of the leaves.
    Check your white balance settings...set for clear outdoors or cloudy (warmer)

    Post your experiments with these back here.
     
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    Ok thanks for the tips guys! I'll see what I can do and post back. :)
     

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