Church HDR C&C

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  1. AverageJoe

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    Thoughts on these? Lens distortion too much?
     
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    The second is my favorite, though I'm curious how it might have looked had you moved back a little from your shooting position (if physically possible) so the left spire was less obstructed. (The one light on and the other off is a minor distraction, albeit out of your control.) I like the way the light is hitting the building, as well as the color scheme -- though the sky looks a bit unnaturally light cyan. And at least in this instance, I think the distortion works in your favor. Good job processing; maybe just a shave on the dark side.
     
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    Thanks for the CC Mendoza, let me ask you this, is the subject interesting or does the HDR effect make it interesting or is it some of both?
     
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    Mainly the subject, since it provides the geometry and color from which the HDR subtly reinforces detail and exposure range. In fact if I didn't know any better I might be one of those lovely folks who pops out every now and again to exclaim, incredulously: "THIS is HDR????"
     
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    Now that you say that "This is HDR?" I kinda agree, the absence of clouds to provide that context/depth isn't there to reaffirm that idea.

    Thanks again for the feedback.
     
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    ^Sorry, to clarify, I meant people who go for the "plastic candy" look:
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    The way you did it is less perceptible as "HDR", and better, IMO.
     
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    I like the plastic look as well. I enjoy both types of HDR work.
     

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