C&C Please.

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  1. Dan28607

    Dan28607 TPF Noob!

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    Hello. What do you all think of this B&W conversion? Thanks!

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  2. WonderWoMom

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    Its ok. I like the beauty of the place but I might suggest cropping it so the man it off center might be more pleasing to the eye jmo. Also if there is a way to make the water seem more glassy???
     
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    nice depth of field, i agree with wonder womom, placing the man off center would make the picture more pleasant to view.
     
  4. Bobby Ironsights

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    Sky seemed too expansive. Made the man just a little too........well...um.......little....

    So I trimmed treetops.

    Also, scraped away the foreground, and slightly offset the guy. I was looking for a more intimate encounter (jeez that just doesn't sound right!)...."personal moment"?

    Wanted him to seem in his element but not overwhelmed by it, alone but not necessarily lonely, and small but not insignificant.

    I'm sleepy, and perhaps I'm reading far too much into this photo.

    Nice Shot,
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    Bobby Ironsights TPF Noob!

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    Also, I know trimming the treetops takes away the nice skyline, but I think the problem with the first one, was that it was pulling in two directions, trying to be a portrait of a person....AND a landscape, and that wasn't working for it, instead it should be either/or, and it doesn't have enough real-estate for a 'scape.

    But like I said, just a newbie, and rather sleepy.
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  6. Chris of Arabia

    Chris of Arabia Herding cats since 1988... Supporting Member

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    A slightly different crop from the one above, but it works better for me. I think a little boost to the contrast would be nice too, but I didn't want to mess with that for the moment.

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    I like the edit you made Chris of Arabia. It has more impact and the subject is more pronounced. Nice work.
     

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