Landscape, Portrait or Trash it???

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  1. kundalini

    kundalini Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    This is Looking Glass Rock in the Pisgah National Forest. Does it look better orientated in Landscape or Portrait. Or should I just move on to the others shots taken in this area?

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    Portrait
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    Thanks for your comments.
     
  2. ~Stella~

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    Landscape - I like how the greenery frames the rock; looks more...complete?
     
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    Both pictures are nice. If I were to pick one, I think I'd go with the portrait as more attention is given to the actual rock. (You could always keep both you know) :)
     
  4. kundalini

    kundalini Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    Thanks ~Steela~ and Dynamic.

    So that's:
    1 vote Landscape
    1 vote Portrait
    0 vote Trash It

    I'm still sitting on the fence.
     
  5. Harmony

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    i vote portrait. too much going on in the landscape one
     
  6. MonteMama

    MonteMama Calmer than you, Dude.

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    I vote landscape - I think it brings out the personality and shape of the mountain better.
     
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    Portrait is my favourite.
     
  8. JDS

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    lol..it's still divided. I vote landscape - it gives it more depth.
     
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    I vote landscape...I like how the foliage frames Looking Glass. It would be really cool to see that shot with fall colors!
     
  10. LaFoto

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    Landscape here. More complete. (I think you are getting a trend at last ;)).
     
  11. skieur

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    Portrait is effective in emphasizing the height of the rock face.

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  12. MonteMama

    MonteMama Calmer than you, Dude.

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    True. But I feel like the portrait shot looks like a tall rock face. The landscape shot gives the rock face an anthropomorphic layer of personality that I don't think you get in the portrait shot.
     

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