Broken Light

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  1. Geronimo

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    lay into it please! Remember this is the Critique Gallery and not the nice pic! gallery.

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    I can't really, It looks really good, the only thing I would say is it looks as if either u have dust on your sensor or noise reduction is on, cos you have 3 blobs at the top of the image.

    Other than that it's a really sweet photo.
     
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    No complaints here... and mate I really tried honest.
     
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    Alison Swiss Army Friend Supporting Member

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    When looking at this photo the main point of interest is the sunset (from my POV anyway). Composition wise the foreground doesn't add anything to me. I would try a more panormaic crop right above the larger piece of ice/stone that is sticking up on the left hand side...maybe even crop out the section of open water above that.
     
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    The trouble if he panoramas it like that is that it just ends up a big sunset - my thoughts are the rock and pool in the front add interest and re-emphasise the cold of the landscape. IMHO>
     
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    I'm with the duck on this one I think if you lost the landscape you might just lose the focus of the image into a big sunset. I like the rock at the front and the way the colour from the sun is reflected on the ice/water.
     
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    nice pic!!! :D i really like the shot the way it is....

    however, i think the sunset is overstated actually (cliche, if possible) i'd crop it at the horizon or leave a sliver of sky before the brilliant sun, thus getting rid of the sun all together... the image still maintains the sunset, because you have the fire in the water & ice reflections... so we know it's there, but it's just not jumping out and punching you in the face now :)
     
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    Just beyond the "pool" the area become somewhat uninteresting to me, until you get to the sun. Aside from the little reflection.
     
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    i think its beautiful.. i really like the way the sun looks..
     
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    Thanks all for the comments
     
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    I like it. It's kind of interesting how the "warm" sunset still looks freezing cold. My major problem is that it gets soft really fast. I'd like to see a much wider DOF.
     
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    I'm up in the air about this one. In some ways I like this picture because it gives a very serine feeling when you look at it. I like the field of ice that is lain in front of the lens. On the other side of the coin, I don't really like how it's lacking a definite subject. I find myself wandering around the picture looking for something to focus on. I've looked at it a dozen times and can still not think of any other way that I would've done it.
     

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