Barn Scene - Lincoln, CA, USA

I just thought I’d throw this one up and see what you’all can do with it.

This was near Lincoln, CA, near dusk, poor lighting, but I think darktable was up to the task: I’m pleased with my final edit.

My edit:

My sidecar:
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I fixed your image link… And wow, that light is fantastic.

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Rawtherapee 5.8

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Nice shot. Thanks for sharing. :+1:

Nice photo @Kane_Davis!

I like a little more subtle lighting:

I used darktable and GIMP.


Nice scene, thanks! DT:

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Thanks for the image fix.

Thanks, that is what I was trying for, you nailed it. I unfortunately couldn’t remove the bucket as there was a bull about 10 feet to the right, sharing the space!

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Nice shot! (9.3 KB) darktable 3.0.1

Fantastic light and composition !

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Is that photo licensed CC ?

Wonderful shot by the way

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You can use for non-monetary sharing, education, etc.
Thanks for asking.

@Kane_Davis I just wanted to make sure. Trying to keep up my habit not to publish anything without clear license agreements. I only intend to show my attempt here

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Your picture is a wonderful example why I hope that at some point there will be the possibility to paint in a mask like a dodge and burn layer in gimp. Was fun working on it

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Very nice shot. Here is my attempt with darktable
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A B&W edit: (11.7 KB)


My darktable skills are a little rusty, but here is a few simple edits to your photo. The only software used was darktable.


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I’m a sucker for wood and old machinery in monochrome. No better way to highlight wood textures.

Here’s my rendition in rawproc. Just subtle tone manipulation with filmic, where the toe of the curve works well for these shadows, and a crop to put the ‘protagonist’ on a third line :smiley: