Manseki on the Attack: Serendipitous Camera Mistake
Serendipitous Camera Mistake Manseki Kanemitsu flys by -- Neyagawa, Osaka, Japan -- Copyright 2015 Jeffrey Friedl,
Panasonic LX100 at an effective 28mm — 1/125 sec, f/3.5, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
Serendipitous Camera Mistake
Manseki Kanemitsu flys by

昨日サイクリングをして大阪へ行きました。途中金光万石さんの写真撮ったけれども、カメラの設定のミスのせいでかなり露出過度にしまった。 写真は良くなかったが、ソフトで調整してから上の結果を出せました。結果本人と同じ位格好良いだと思います。

Out on a cycle ride to Osaka yesterday, I snapped a photo of cycling buddy Manseki Kanemitsu as we road. The photo was wildly overexposed due to a camera-settings mistake on my part, but with some futzing in Lightroom I made something of it that I like.

I was using the new Panasonic LX100 that I wrote about the other day, but trying it in a different mode where I control both the shutter speed and aperture, and let the camera adjust the image-sensor sensitivity to suit the specific brightness of the moment. In this case I wanted a slower shutter so that movement in the frame (the wheels and the background) were blurred, but I neglected to realize that the scene was simply too bright for the settings I'd chosen, and so even though the camera lowered the image-sensor sensitivity to its lowest, it was still overwhelmed by the flurry of photons.

It's just as well, because the result above is probably more cool than what I would have gotten with proper settings. I'll take it.

One comment so far...

Very nice indeed!! 🙂

— comment by Damien on June 25th, 2015 at 10:18pm JST (1 year, 11 months ago) comment permalink
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