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01-03-2011, 07:03 PM   #1
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My last ever picture before using a K-7 and going Pentax all the way...
Camera: iPhone 3G Photo Location: Berlin 

Taken from an iPhone. No I'm not kidding, I am poor! I know the quality is awful but what about the shot itself? I took this one while avoiding the cops, tourists and other distractions in front of the building. Not cropped or edited in any way appart for putting it in black and white and adjusting the contrast a little.


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01-03-2011, 08:00 PM   #2
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I'll leave it to those better qualified to give critique, but it does make me think that I might just need a good phone instead of a DSLR and twenty something lenses.......

It is along way from the old crank handle phone on my Grannies wall to where phones are today.....can't even imagine what the next 50 -75 years will bring, can you?
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Hey my iPhone is always with me and works pretty decent as a camera :-) your picture is pretty good I like it
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Thanks but it's not about the quality, it's more about the picture itself, do you like it? Yes no? Why? What can I improve?

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Hmm...I am not sure whether you were deliberately trying to get a crooked shot with the building slanted like that. That does not work for me.

One side of the picture appears blurred too. The toes of the statue are cut off which is definitely better than cutting them off at the ankle or knee. Placing the statue in one side of the picture is a good thing, many people put it smack dab in the middle.

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Yes, unfortunately there were no ISO, zoom or other adjustment options. I had to climb on a lightpole to get this shot, haha!

But yes, I was trying to take a picture without any tourists, advertisements or grafitis in it!
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I agree with psychdoc.

Congratulations for climbing to get the shot you wanted. Now you might try tweaking the orientation to reduce or eliminate the tilt. You'll lose part of the bottom of the stature, but I think you might prefer that to the tilt.

Welcome to the forum, and best wishes for the coming year.
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