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Red Square, Moscow

While visiting Moscow, Russia, I wanted to create a photograph that said “Red Square” and noticed this dark metal sculpture at the entrance to one side of the square. To capture a photo with similar impact, here are some suggestions:

1. Wait until the sun is very low and bright on the horizon

2. Set the color temperature on camera to Auto White Balance (AWB)

3. Slight under-exposure in the camera, minus 1/2 or 1 stop

4. Increase saturation by 25% on the in-camera menu

5. Slight cropping in Photoshop, if needed

Ken DeJarlais Red Square


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