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05-22-2019, 11:43 PM   #1

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This is quite a striking composition; I love it. The colors are just fabulous. I might have been tempted to clone out the graffiti, but some consider that to be cheating. In any case, great image!
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edn, did you place this here because you wanted critique or just comments on your photo? If you just wanted comments, you should have posted in the Post Your Photos forum, not here.

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The composition is wonderful and very striking with the reflection of the sun off the water going to the horizon making the image. My only suggestions are really only technical in nature. I would have wanted to cut more of the haze out of the image either in post processing, with a polarizing filter, with a skylihgt filter, or some combination there of. At f/9 you may have been able to move the focus farther into the picture to enjoy more sharpness across the image but I don't know that lens so maybe you were already about at what you could do, but it does seem sharpest closest to the viewer even on the rocks. I would have shot this at ISO 100 since with a 20-40mm lens you would still have a shutter speed over 4x the focal length while keeping everything else the same so blurring wouldn't have been an issue. That would have given you more to play with in post before noise became an issue.
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I'd have love to have seen more of what was behind the rocks than the rocks themselves. What I can see of that beautiful landscape with the colors is stunning but the foreground rocks are actually quite boring. Did you try more angles than this?

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