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Light at the end of the Alley
Posted By: VaughnA, 11-06-2009, 12:40 PM

Last week in the city. Long alley with only a dead end and a window with a light. I actually like the noise. Comments appreciated.

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11-06-2009, 12:55 PM   #2
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Call me unimaginative, but I don't quite get the idea of this capture.

The bars at front are the subject - a little bland and not well contrasted or complementary to the background, and the 'light' from the title of the image is a small OOF area out back, which to me doesn't add all that much to the image.

Nothing's quite drawing me to it, but technically the image is reasonably well taken.
Apologies in advance for not seeing what you saw at the time you took the photo.
11-06-2009, 01:10 PM   #3
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Thanks for the frank interpretation. I mostly liked the natural contrast of black and white in the front to the color in the back without doing it in photoshop. And the feeling of being locked out from the light. That's why I ask, I want to learn.

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I like it a little better than Ash (whose opinion I value highly) it looks like the cover of an English mystery novel. But I would have cropped the top closer to the light and on the left to loose that gray bar. And I wish you had moved your whole perspective to the right to get more of the main bar. Then more contrast & sharpness in the front elements.


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