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Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Holy Scene 2 at Pedralbes Monastery

Holy Scene at Pedralbes Monastery [enlarge]

This is my second holy scene taken inside the Pedralbes Monastery. As you can see it is another miniature representation of a religious passage. The light was dim, but the set as I pointed out in the first holy scene, was spectacular. I want to remind you and the bots that this blog is not about religion. I prefer to stick to photography which is much more fun as a hobby. Christmas is around the corner so I think this topic is more than suitable and besides, art manifests in many forms that enrich our knowledge in many ways.

Pictures I liked today: From I Heart Manila in the Dailyphoto Group - Meet Pacquiao and Cheese! by Blupic at Flickr.

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4 comments:

  1. Beautiful works of art.

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  2. Tell us about the shot Carlos, available light? Slow shutter? What about the white balance.

    I like the image but it appears rather warm, but it might have been that colour anyway.

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  3. Thanks Barbara
    Hi Curly, thanks. You can always examine the exif at flickr in the more properties section. There was no tripod so I don't remember going under 1/60 shutter speed, which is the lowest advisable considering my 18-70mm lens, before it starts to shake and gets too blurry. The light was almost orange, that is, warmer but darker. I used CS3 to make it look more yellow,like a flame, using levels but it was not too different. I then eliminated all the noise I could with noise ninja, trying not to affect the main subject which is highpassed slightly in the face and robe. This is just a quick explanation but thanks for asking (there was a glass in between, just in case you wanna know, so no flash)

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  4. very beautiful! looks like they're real... btw thanks for linking my monkey post here :)

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