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Offline alan1572

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Re: The Critique Thread
« Reply #15 on: July 01, 2008, 11:11:55 PM »
Who wanted dry roasted with their pint?

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Re: The Critique Thread
« Reply #16 on: July 06, 2008, 05:12:20 PM »
thanks for your comments Alan :tup:.
I think the rules are that once you comment on a photo, you have to also contribute by sending in your own photo, to keep the thread running :D Not sure though :o..

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Re: The Critique Thread
« Reply #17 on: July 06, 2008, 09:09:16 PM »
one on it's way
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Re: The Critique Thread
« Reply #18 on: July 07, 2008, 09:18:38 AM »
Who wanted dry roasted with their pint?

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Re: The Critique Thread
« Reply #19 on: July 10, 2008, 11:24:17 AM »
Hi Alan
For me the full frame image would be suited better to a tighter crop, would show off the detail and main subject nicely.
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« Reply #20 on: July 10, 2008, 11:26:23 AM »
Have now had this lying around the desktop since May, my main problem lies in the presentation of it, i really think ive messed this one up big time with this vignette, thoughts please.
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« Reply #21 on: July 10, 2008, 12:47:25 PM »
Hi Donny. I agree the vignette isn't helping. Problems with it imho are it has a kind of notch at the top, it would look better with a base colour of black, on a colour pic I wouldn't make it opaque so I suggest opacity of the vignette layer. Nice pic underneath though.

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« Reply #22 on: July 10, 2008, 12:57:31 PM »
So here's one I've had on my flickr for a while and nobody's commented on it. This in itself isn't totally unknown to happen but I was quite pleased with it so was hoping for a bit of a reaction. As you can probably tell its an hdr which might put some off and there's not much to the sky. Whaddya think?


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« Reply #23 on: July 10, 2008, 04:51:20 PM »
A cracking HDR Andy, like the light and the fact its not overdone, the detail is superb, the angle is spot on Imho a good all round image mate.

Right o another wee go at this one,  we could be here for a while..lol.
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Re: The Critique Thread
« Reply #24 on: July 10, 2008, 05:05:28 PM »
Andy - The pink tinge puts me off and I would like to see the blue sky boosted a little.

Donny - Nice shot overall, but, the vignetting spoils it for me.

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« Reply #25 on: July 15, 2008, 09:16:52 PM »
Andy, it seems to leapfrom the screen, nice one

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« Reply #26 on: September 15, 2008, 12:50:23 AM »
Nice one also, i wondered if the wee wall would be better cropped out, keep the interest on the building itself,
My effort is one of Composition, have i cropped this too much..!
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Re: The Critique Thread
« Reply #27 on: February 01, 2009, 01:54:18 PM »
Hi Donny,

My first critque on this site...

I like the bold blue sky and green grass but do agree that it has been cropped a little too much for my liking. Personally I would have preferred to see a little more of the fence by taking the shot from a bit more the left so you could get more of a square crop.

Heres one of mine....
« Last Edit: February 01, 2009, 01:57:55 PM by stevebedder »

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Re: The Critique Thread
« Reply #28 on: August 25, 2009, 01:43:55 PM »
Ooops sorry i didnt see the bit about giving c&c for the previous image

I like the perspective but not sure about the stone wall along the bottom of the frame and there is something creeping into the frame on the left hand side, i would possibly crop a little from the right to place the cathedral central in the frame.

The clear blue sky sets the image off nicely and i like the detail in the brickwork from the lighting



ok first image post on here, i would really appreciate C&C on this and a few others ( to be posted later) I am hoping to start selling some work as large format prints so please be honest, are the exposures good, what about the cropping?



Thankyou

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Re: The Critique Thread
« Reply #29 on: August 25, 2009, 07:38:27 PM »
I'm hesitant about commenting on exposure because I'm viewing on a rubbish monitor ::) I like the  angle, use of DOF and limited colours - I'd be happy to have taken it! Not sure I'd have cropped any differently - I think it suits a central placing for the bird.

 

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