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Great tyro 2012-09-28 9:23

Hi Andrew,

Wow! Frozen custard? I've never heard of that stuff but it actually sounds quite delicious, especially if it's real custard, made with eggs and cream and not your horrid powdered stuff you mix with water.

I like this picture a lot and you have done very well to take this in ambient light at ISO 100. I see you've used a shutter speed of just 1/50 second, so you must have a steady hand too. And with your lens almost wide open at f/2.8. Good on you!

And, my favourite thing, of course, is the lighting which is just superb on the faces of the customers queueing up waiting for their treats - the light from the shop window lights up them and their clothing perfectly and yet we can still see lots of detail within the café too.

Perfect exposure, good composition, lovely vibrant colours and super sharpness and detail.


Kind Regards,


Old 09-29-2012, 12:00 PM
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Default To mjw364: Custard

Hey Mike,

As I just mentioned to John (tyro), I've been going to Bethany nearly every year for much of my life, and I've never tried the frozen custard. There are perfectly good ice cream and frozen yogurt places nearby that get my money instead. Maybe I'll give it a shot next summer, for TE's sake - get a little reporting in on the side

Thanks for the comments about low light - aside from food, that's turning into one of my 'themes', and I love the look it creates and the colors it produces.

Thanks for the comments,
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