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  1. #1
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    Grand Daughter in Field

    We took the grandchildren apple picking. Here is my grand daughter in the soybean field. The sun was bright and I forgot to use fill flash. I did my best with PS and some filter plug-ins.
    Thanks Frank

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    When outdoors, a collapsible reflector panel would have worked well, also. No battery use, either.
    Last edited by DonSchap; 10-12-2008 at 06:46 PM.
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    I knew I was going to have a tough time with the bright sun.LOL I need to learn how to deal with curves that get thrown at me. Next weekend we are off to Great Adventure for Fright Fest. That will be mostly night shooting. I think I am going to borrow a friends flash. Another test for me.
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    At least you kept the sky out of the picture - which is wise since it will screw your exposure.
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    Great job, can't wait to see the contrast of the night time photography!

    Was there any shade around to take a picture?
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    There was some shade but the sun was shining through the trees. It was a bad day. I tried to make the best of it. Here is one of pop (not my dad) looking for apples.

    Frank



    Here is my daughter and grandson in a tree

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    Frank maybe in the first pic a little less crop so you see the apple in her hand?
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    I cut the apple off in the original. Maybe I can PS one in. LOL I will try when I have nothing to do.
    Thanks Frank
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    Best part of going apple picking!!!
    Gotta love those hot apple cider donuts.

    Frank

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    Frank, did you want C&C on this one? The subject is excellent ... the wind blown hair is very intriguing, in the shot. There is a lot to it ... and then some negative space ... which I cropped in this slightly desaturated image.

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    Last edited by DonSchap; 10-14-2008 at 07:19 PM.
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