a go at symmetry c&c welcome

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  1. rcsmyth

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    Take a look and let me know what you think.
    Thanks Ryan
    I just noticed i should of tightened the crop a touch more
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    This is my first post to a C&C as I still don't feel I'm as good as i want to be to even think about C&Cing someone elses work. However this is what came to mind when viewing your photo...

    I would crop the right side just a bit more to get that object out of the way. I then would place a chess set or some cards on the table and take another photo. :thumbup: Again this is what I would do, but I'm still new.
     
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    there's something about the angle and the different lighting on either side of the photo that bothers me
     
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    You've balanced the elements of the photo within the frame, but the angle takes away from that effect. I don't mind the lighting, though I could be bit more pronounced. I think a symmetry of the geometric shapes balanced with a asymmetry of lighting makes a good combination though.
     
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    I would like it better if it was squared up a bit more. and maybe some early morning sun...
     
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    thanks for the comments when you say you don't like the angle, what do you think is the better approach for that?
     
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    i'm not sure my first post should be helping with critique, but...

    i think if you took a few steps to the left/squared yourself up parallel to the wall, it would give you better symmetry. or at least a better symmetrical effect.

    i think that's what they are trying to get at.
     
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    I would say just straight on. You don't won't the off-balance dimensional effect you have with the symmetry in the geometry. At least that's the way I would do it.
     
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    That's exactly what I would have suggested.

    The image seems soft too.
     

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