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04-28-2010, 10:03 AM   #1
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I'm quite new to photography and this is my attempt at landscape photo.

What do you think?

How can I improve it?

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04-28-2010, 06:19 PM   #2
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The lower left doesn't do a lot for me... I know why you went left when composing... but have you tried cropping out the green and the secondary cloud on the right side?
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How about this?
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I'm not an expert on photography, but one thing that draws my attention right away from the picture and it's subject is dust spots. I'd definately clone them out.
I see several of them, but the one that pops out instantly is over the cloud near the lower left corner.

Other than that, i actually like this picture a lot. It has some mystic feeling about it. Like it was shot under moonlight..cant really tell what it is.

As a general guide, when shooting landscapes i usually try to stick to three planes - foreground, middle and background/distance. Unless it is needed otherwise to show your view, it gives better sense of depth. I'm not sure if it's needed in here.

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Thanks ytterbium.

I realised that there are some (dusts) spots. But I am yet to learn how to clone them...hehe...

It was actually taken in the afternoon, about 4 pm. I used auto bracketing and pped the pic.
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I concur with ytterbium's comment.

As for the left side, IMO there is nothing wrong with it. Only thing is to add some depth of the foreground as you have already "got it covered" on the middle (mountains) and the background (skies).
To me, this picture has an aura of mystery in it.
Thanks for sharing.

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Original image is great. Touch up the sensor dust spots and you have a winner here.



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