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03-10-2018, 01:23 AM - 8 Likes   #1
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Sunset at Steveston

Hi guys,
Please let me know what you think about this photo.

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03-10-2018, 05:36 AM - 1 Like   #2
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very good
03-10-2018, 05:10 PM - 1 Like   #3
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Beautiful colors & a drama filled sky. Nicely done!
03-11-2018, 02:18 AM - 1 Like   #4
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Indeed nice shot.

I think correcting lens distortions would help, because even minor distortions can be very noticeable and annoying. The slight bow of the horizon for example.

Next, correcting colour would make the image more pleasing to look at and more realistic. I personally don't like the uniform unnatural purple, it makes the blues, yellows and reds loose their impact.

All I did is import the image into Oloneo PhotoEngine to remove the colour cast. Oloneo is particularly good at this. The colour picker has the ability to select an extremely minute area down to pixel level with an as near as possible neutral gray value. sRGB (R128,G128,B128) When an image has a true colour cast and you select this small spot the cast is removed and the true colour is revealed. The result see below.

The only other thing I did was to increase overall saturation a wee bit, and I mean just a wee bit.

There you are, what do you think ?

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07-21-2018, 06:08 AM - 1 Like   #5
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Very nice shot and nice colors!

Just one note for your consideration - maybe you can crop it with a more "wide" proportions (e.g. 16:9). You will lose some of the sky, but it will feel more natural to "follow" the "lines" in the photo.
07-22-2018, 01:47 AM - 1 Like   #6
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I really like the colors, even that they do not look so natural. I think this is part of the charm of this photo.
07-28-2018, 10:01 PM - 1 Like   #7
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splendid photo, composition, and colors! did you make also one with the sun between the pillars?
07-29-2018, 10:37 AM - 1 Like   #8
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I really Like it!

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QuoteOriginally posted by mpslxz Quote
Hi guys,
Please let me know what you think about this photo.
10-04-2019, 09:05 PM - 1 Like   #10
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Pretty nice. Maybe up the blue/violet saturation?
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Serene and it.
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I would stuff camera even closer to the wooden object in the foreground and smooth out water ripples with heavy ND/average composite. Also, the wooden object could have a bit more room to breathe. Now it almost collides with image bottom.
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QuoteOriginally posted by mpslxz Quote
Hi guys,
Please let me know what you think about this photo.
I quite like it. I love the lines created by the foreground elements leading you to the suns reflection which draws you into the picture even more. Really well done. Sharp, clean, not overly saturated, well balanced exposure.
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maybe I would tone down the saturation a bit. That is the only thing I can think of (but I could be totally wrong and it will ruin the photo)
12-23-2019, 03:09 AM - 1 Like   #15
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Nice job, nice shoot

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