Sunday, January 18, 2009

My New Camera (Part 2)

Last week I told you about my new camera and shared some of the cool pictures we've been taking. Today, I'm going to show off some of the interesting features that we've been playing with.

This picture was taken in front of a bright window using a spot focus. Without the spot focus, I'd have been really dark in contrast to the window. This is such a cool technique that will definitely come in handy when taking pictures of buildings against a bright sky.

We discovered that the camera has a feature where you can replace one colour with another. In this picture, the towel on the table is actually blue and white stripes.

We also used it to change the wood tone of the little table seen in the above picture. I could see this technique coming in handy if you want to redecorate. I don't think I'll be painting this table green :)

Another feature allows you to select one colour and make the others black and white. I played with this with my Silk Garden Clapotis. The top picture is how it looks in real life.

Here it emphasizing the purples.

And here with the pinks.

And finally, here is a picture of Olde Tyme Cleo, taken using the Sepia feature on the camera.
Poor kitty, the things we do to her :)


spillyjane said...

Again, I love the Cleo pic. She's such an inspirational subject. :)

Anonymous said...

After seeing your experimental photos, I really feel like I need to explore my camera more! I wonder what it can do that I don't know about!

Bertha said...

haha! I love olde tyme Cleo! I also love the Clapotis pics, very cool!

Anonymous said...

Those pictures of the Clapotis are awesome! Wouldn't it be cool to actually knit one like that?
I see Cleo leads a rough life too. She should get together with my kitties (who are sounds asleep) and commiserate!

Anonymous said...

Nifty camera! Also, sweet vintage kitty. :)

steph said...

Wow, that color change feature could make you want to dye yarn certain colors that you don't have!

Anonymous said...

Those are some really cool features. I love the purple clapotis version!