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Christmas decoration time
Lens: 50 mm Camera: K-x ISO: 800 Shutter Speed: 1/1000s Aperture: F2 
Posted By: miss_alexx, 12-08-2009, 08:57 AM


This weekend we were making preparations for christmas so it was decoration time. I took some photos with my K-x.

Your comments would be appreciated.


Pentax-M 50 mm f/2, 1/1000, ISO 800

Pentax-M 50mm f/2, 1/200, ISO 800

Pentax-M 50mm f/2, 1/100, ISO 1600

Pentax-M 50mm f/2, 1/200, ISO 800

18-55 DA L lens kit, f/9, 0.6 sec, ISO 200, star filter

See my flickr for full size images
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12-09-2009, 07:52 PM   #2
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My 2c times 5:

#1 has potential but spoilt by the white divider on the wall
#2 charming and whimsical. OOF green tree limbs in the background work well to tie it all togther.
#3 lacks a clear subject / focal point. Lighting doesn't work for me regardless.
#4 Another nice one. I love the dog staring at the mail box. R edge / LR corner is kind of messy and maybe deserves cropped out.
#5 Nice lighting and exposure. The star filter seems subtle (a good thing in my opinion).
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Thank you for taking time to look at my photos.
For the #4, I agree that I should crop a little bit the photo so the subject will be better framed.
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Alexx, these images are good for the family album but don't quite work too well otherwise.

Mark's said it right, #1 distracted by the divider, #2 a little overexposed with lack of contrast, #3 is too warm and isn't engaging, #4 is unfortunately marred by a lot of competing clutter and #5 is a little dark and offers little to see.

Keep at it as you can only get better.

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Thanks Ash for those constructive comments.

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