What trip back to the UK would be complete without a shot of a washed-up something or other on Fleetwood beach :-) I'll also be posting another shot of this Pepsi can tomorrow: of Jason taking much the same photograph.
Jason's version of this shot is here:
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Nice shot. Almost identical
Hi Navin. Yes, bar the difference in colour balance, they could almost be the same image. Great minds think alike ;-)
Nice one, i like the narrow depth of field created. Good work!
Amazing the limit of the depth of field. Spot on. I thought you'd done it on PS until I checked the "show original image"
Good to see you back in your old stamping ground, Dave! :-)
You cannot leave Fleetwood without taking a few shots of something washing up on the beach. It would not have been right :) Regarding the image, I like the DOF and enjoy the included shadow. I think the shadow provides some extra dimension to the image. I am surprised it is standing and in perfect condition. I would have suspected a can that is severely damaged either crushed or twisted.
Thanks everyone :)
Dave: Is the DOF real? Just looking, it seems that the front of the can is in focus but the sand at the same distance is blurred. In any case, the sand goes from sharp to blurred very quickly ... there is about 1cm that is in focus. Just surprising that the DOF is so shallow at 2.8, is all ....
Jeremy: yes, the DoF is real, though bits of the can look slightly more focussed in the final version because of the sharpening.
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