American Flag in Combat

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  1. cyphertext69

    cyphertext69 TPF Noob!

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    Please, slash away!
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    big pole, you'd have thought in combat they would have tried to cover their position ;)
     
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    not when you have the bigger gun :wink:
     
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    only if you know which way to point it! :lol:
     
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    yeah, I was hoping to get some kind of feedback like what I could have done better. I am new to the photo world so I am hoping to learn a lot.

    Yeah, this is on the base where I am right now. There isn't anything concealed anymore. We let the entire world know where we are.
     
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    yeah, sorry about that, maybe take the bevel off - add a bit of a frame around the edge if you wish, but the bevel isn't very nice, might be worth playing with the contrast on it, as the building and the sky tend to be the same shade.

    As for the composition, I think there are possibly two shots in there, the building through the barb wire and the flag through the barb wire, try doing a crop just above the roofline for one, and include it in for the other, as there is a long way up from the buildng to the flag.

    Keep yer head down mate.
     
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    Whoa! I have never seen a barrack in person. This photo really "puts me there". I have a feeling, but can only guess where this is located. I say "spill some details".

    The barbed wire adds a fascinating element. The contrast is a little flat. No real shadows or highlights.
     
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    What they said is all good and I would like to add that you need to keep a little bit of space on the top of the flag..... maybe an inch or so on paper. That way it doesn't look like you're cutting off the top of the flag!

    Post more pictures! I'll be looking for your name! I love military pictures! :)
     
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    thanks for all the constructive critism. I will post the original but its pretty close to this one except the image is in color and there is a little more border.

    I will have to post the original tomarrow because I didn't bring my memory stick to work tonight.
     
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    Thats Actually really cool..I like it...
     

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