Discussion in 'General Gallery' started by sublimelbc, Apr 9, 2007.
Still experimenting with the selective coloring. Any input appreciated.
I think its just blends in way too much. Also theres nothing interesting thats colored. Its hard to tell what your looking at.
I think it's distracting.
The colored object is too hidden to use selective coloring. Sorry, it just doesn't work for me.
I also think that this might not be the best image do use selective coloring.
For me an image should have a focal point (of course there is exceptions to that) that attracts your eye. It should be rewarding to look at and hopefully give the picture some sort of meaning or story behind it. I think that's what sets a good picture apart from a snapshot.
Maybe you indented to tell a story by highlighting the billboard. But I think for us the viewers it isn't apparent what your message is. Therefore I think this image doesn't keep the eye interested for too long.
I like the coloring as a compositional element in this image. It's almost using the rule of thirds (although a bit pushed here). Also technicaly how you used Photoshop (I'm guessing) to color it is pretty good.
But for me personally, all of this is not enough to make an appealing image..
I don't mean to sound rude or anything. Afterall this is a place to critique work and I hope I'm making sense. I also might be way off and you do have a good reason for coloring the billboard. Please let us know...
Anyway, thanks for sharing your work.
Thanks for the input, I appreciate the negative comments, if that makes sense. I guess for me, the sign was the subject and i thought that by selective coloring I could highlight that. O well.
It might be better if you reshot it without the tall grass in the way
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