A Photo a Day

May 3, 2004

New York: door

Filed under: — Laurenz @ 6:02 am

painted shop door
In Harlem many shop doors are decorated with colourful paintings by Franco, a local artist.

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Random post from the past:

Using Filters

Usually, I'm very reluctant to use filters: polarization filters are very nice to eliminate or enhance reflections, make for a much more dramatic sky or saturated colours. I sometimes use a neutral gray filter to reduce contrasts (the filter darkens the bright parts of the picture) and a UV filter may be handy in the mountains or at the seaside. Colour Filters are something different altogether: even if you can change the colour of the sky to a beautiful blue, the rest of the photo will make clear that something is wrong. Here's one example, where I liked the effect of a tobacco ...

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