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TAOP – Assignment 4 – Light: Shape of the Object – One – Leffeset | Phil Long's Photo Blog
My third shot for assignment 4 - "light" - uses light to illustrate the shape of my Leffe bottle subject. Shape - Leffeset Leffeset - ISO 100, 1/200s, f/16. Click to see large on Flickr Shot on manual and hand-held (from across the track). The only post-processing I've done has been to increase the sharpness in Lightroom slightly. I've used the sunset positioned behind the bottle to create a silhouette; I feel it creates a very 'pure' impression of the bottle's outline, while the small amount of light through the glass and liquid hints at the general cylindrical shape. As show below, I felt the bottle on its own with the sun completely obscured by it made for a dull image. It was also vaguely reminiscent of the first shot I did for "colour". I therefore chose to include more of the outline of the reservoir wall I had placed the bottle on. I also shifted slightly so the sun was visible, "setting" behind the bottle and the wall. As well as making for a more appealing image, it