Left Behind #6

Garnet, Montana

This stack of belts (human and machine) was lit by a window out of frame to the left, creating a very high contrast situation. By shooting a raw image, I was able to recover detail in the highlights and shadows through editing that would have been lost with a JPEG photo.

Same image before editing to darken highlights and brighten shadows

Learn more suggestions for getting great images when you Photograph Historic Garnet Ghost Town. Class begins July 11, 2024, in Missoula, Montana, at the Lifelong Learning Center. All cameras are welcome. You can sign up here.