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07-17-2011, 12:13 PM   #1
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What do you think? Too dark? Moon too bright? Boring? I'll take any feedback with thanks.

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07-17-2011, 07:43 PM   #2
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I'm just a newbie so take this with a big grain of salt..

I like the shot and composition. I think the moon, outline of the tree, the fog, and canoes all add up to an interesting scene!
I would say I think it could benefit from some noise reduction (unless of course that is the look you were going for). Also the soft yellow light on the left distracts from the canoes up front. Maybe PP the yellow lighted area darker so it isn't as attention drawing?
07-17-2011, 08:21 PM   #3
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Personally for me, it's a bit dull.

The idea is a fantastic one, but I believe the whole photo would improve if the moon light was brighter, and as ryant has already mentioned - the soft yellow is slightly distracting - it's what I first looked at when the photo loaded.

Additionally, it could just be because I can't see clearly, but it looks slightly tilted.
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It's a least a stop too dark to my eyes, so the subject is difficult to make out. Otherwise, OK :-)

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I like it, but I'd remove the tilt and probably tone down the moon.
07-19-2011, 02:38 AM   #6
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Too dark for practical viewing.

Most of us are viewing your pic in a room with more or less a normal level of ambient light so our eyes have stopped down making your pic almost black to our eyes.

It's as if we were in a well lighted cabin on the lake looking through a window at the same scene. We wouldn't see much because our eyes have stopped down so are not adjusted for the dark scene outside.

Bring the mid tones up a bit for realistic viewing on a monitor in a normally lit room.

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