Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Light Gatherer


Backlit subjects can be tricky to nail, particularly when the object is semi-transparent under said conditions. In this case the exposure was slightly underexposed from the metered reading, which would have led to overexposure of the semi-transparent parts of the flower. While the human eye is often drawn to the brightest part of the scene, which would be the flower petals, the centre of the flower itself has a bright colour, which acts as a counter agent.