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01-04-2012, 05:52 AM   #1
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lonely larch trees

01-04-2012, 06:29 AM   #2
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I opened up the full-sized original in your gallery, which was much clearer:

Overall I'd say it's a decent shot, with no real flaws, but nothing really stands out either. It's sort of run-of-the-mill. You should try to do something crazy with the colors, like an HDR tone.

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I think there is too much foreground which is too distracting. crop some of the foreground away, and I think it will benefit the shot, the trees will stand out more
01-04-2012, 08:08 PM   #4
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Personally I do like "Lonely Tree" shots. (But there is really two here, isn't there)

Also am not quite sure if there is too much foreground because in the original it is simply too dark there to be of any interest, open up the image with a bit of light and brighten up the green a bit more and it starts to look more interesting.

The sky has gone a bit blotchy because of the JPG limitation. (In case anybody complains)


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01-04-2012, 10:52 PM   #5
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Overall I like the shot.
Prefer the sky in Velja's and the foreground in Schraubstock's
01-04-2012, 11:29 PM   #6
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I find the position of the tree too central in the image. Cropping from the top right-hand corner would enhance the compositon IMO. It needs curve tweaking as well to reveal the dark area, as Schraubstock did.
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Dear friends,
Thank you for attention, comments, suggestions. I respect your opinion and your personal approach to photography. Unfortunately, my approach might be "old fashioned", which I have already written several times. Photo will probably be considered as the end of the document by the time the author sees in real space and time. Do not get me wrong, for example: R. Capa famous photographs from the Civil War in Spain, the fighter behind the ruins of a house, watching the enemy position. Photo is a shooting range near the western sun. The left part is a complete many long-distance photos.
One hypothetical question. How much time should Robert, to the black chamber "direct" contrast, sharpness, etc? Would any of us then approach revealed "poorly worded" photo. Fortunately that did not exist, "so called" art photography!
Accept my comment as a slight sarcasm or a little joke!
Regards Velja

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