The trestle images


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The trestle images

I thought you would want to see the finished images that we shot on the railroad trestle, so I am going to very quickly walk you through those. Of all of those images that was shot, the one keeper image was one of the ones right from the rail, and I was lucky-- that was the one that I thought probably didn't work and it did. It was the only one that really had the drama of the scene that I wanted. So I started with a black-and-white conversion. There wasn't much to do with the sky because the sun is right there. It's pretty washed out. Then I brightened up the tracks on either side, giving me some nice texture in there, and of course the centerpiece here is this big rail.

Next, I brightened up the whole thing just because it was all a little dim, and I knew that when I printed it, it would go a little rough. I'm a little concerned about this banding in here. This is posterizing, or tone breaks, and I don't know if it's going to show up in print. If I go into actua...

The trestle images
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The trestle images provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Foundations of Photography: Black and White

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