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Before Daylight
09-NOV-2009

Before Daylight

I had just awakened and was bleary-eyed as I fed the animals. This image said "Take a picture" and so I did after I set the LX3 for incandescent light. In order not to blow out the detail in the lampshade, I had to underexpose quite a bit, and as a result suffered a bit of noise, especially viewable in the leather furniture. I used a bit of Noise Ninja on it, but the color blotches were still there. So be it. Added a touch of soft focus with Harald Heim's FocalBlade plug-in, which I dearly love. (Processed from the jpg image, which I often like more than working from RAW with this camera.)


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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3
1/100s f/2.7 at 11.1mm iso320 full exif

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Anna Yu07-Feb-2010 17:14
Gorgeous mellow and homey light. I got a panasonic too as a carry-around. Very light.
Roland03-Dec-2009 19:12
A very nice and well done image Isabel. V
Ghislaine et Réal Boulet11-Nov-2009 23:37
Lovely mood
Rosemarie Kusserow11-Nov-2009 19:13
Very inviting place to sit and enjoy the fruits, beautiful warm light, Rosemarie :o) V
Melissa Noel11-Nov-2009 06:54
I love the tone of this one. Really nice.
Pasquale Caminiti09-Nov-2009 17:29
very nice, Isabel
Digital Nuts09-Nov-2009 15:37
That LX3 sure does take wonderful pics. Leo the Tech Guy always recommends it when someone asks what a good camera in that price range is.
Jane09-Nov-2009 13:07
Nice peaceful still life scene.