Horizontal or Verticle?

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  1. Christie Photo

    Christie Photo No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    I'm getting some display prints ready and I can't decide if I like this one horizontal crop or verticle. Any thoughts appreciated. Thanks!

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  2. terri

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    I like them both, but I'll give the nod to the vertical. My screen is showing this image a little dark, it took me a moment to see that his elbows were resting on his knees - it seemed like a strange pose at first! :lol:
     
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    I also like the vertical but I think you could crop it a little closer to his arm on the right side.
     
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    Vert.
     
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    Vertical
     
  6. ksmattfish

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    Square.
     
  7. Christie Photo

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    Now, there's a good thought! But I think it would lop off his right elbow. Hmmmm.
     
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    Horizontal, but with a bit more head room. Vertical brings waaaaaayyyyy too much of the focus to his elbows and the hand placement (where the heck is his left hand?).
     
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    That's okay with me. Actually, I think this pose sort of emphasizes this guy's hairy arms. It's the first thing I noticed, and I just can't seem to get past it. It's freaking me out! ;)
     

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