Last Winter....

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  1. gratefullydead

    gratefullydead TPF Noob!

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    ...i got this beautiful shot - what you all think?

    Ive had it printed and framed with a beautiful dark red wood(not sure what kind) for a few different people and it turned out absolutely beautiful. Depending on feedback I might consider getting this photo into more frames and selling it through some of the local mountain art shops around here. :)

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    I'm no expert so let's get that straight right now. I would like it better if the focus was a little sharper. Also maybe an hour or two later when the sun was overhead or behind you. The sun rays distract me. Anyway, like I said, I'm no expert...
     
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    Maybe a "sharpen" in PS, but other than that, the sun doesn't distract me at all. I really like the photo. As for selling, go for it.
     
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    personally, i would like to see a bit of tweaking in levels and some sharpening. very nice image as is....great composition!
     
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    Please do not touch it!

    The sun's rays through the winter forest is excellent, it creates a mystical mood through the path not to mention a nice tone. I am not totally sure as too why i really like this picture, but I notice a little symmetrey with the fallen trees along the path, there is one fallen tree that is barely noticable in the background. I also like the fact that there is no sky only a hint of it from the sun.

    You could try sharpening it, but it may lose the mystical quality, if anything i would try the opposite way and add noise, but I think you got it right.

    This is a picture I will have to view several times
     
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    I would not touch anything. You have captured a great moment with this one. I do a fair amount of day hiking and always seem to miss these moments.
     
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    I'm with Cruzin and Geronimo on this one ... I really like it just the way it is, the sun rays make the picture imo. They soften the stark contrasts found in a mountain wood through winter and really do lend themselves to that 'mystical' feel already mentioned ... Beautiful!
     
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    I like it... nothing to critique imo
     
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    I think it's on the edge of being busy, but I really like it. The light rays make it for me. You did a good job on the rays.
     
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    Sell it for sure. It's too good to keep to yourself (oh.. and us as well now.. lol). It's a wee ripper laddie.
     
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    Great lighting. I wouldn't change a thing either. Sharpening it might lose that soft look that is created by the rays of light.
     

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