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Discussion in 'Critique Forum Archives' started by omeletteman, Jun 29, 2006.

  1. omeletteman

    omeletteman TPF Noob!

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    Alright so I've never posted in the critique gallery before, but since I had a specific question about this photo, I figured I might as well bite the bullet and go for it. Ok so first of all, photo:

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    Question: is the wood at the bottom of the frame too much? Does it just seem like wasted dead space?

    I was hoping to use the wood to lead the eye up to the bike, and create a sense of isolation between the bike and its surroundings.

    So, let me know what you think. Thanks.
     
  2. niccig

    niccig TPF Noob!

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    I think it works. I like this picture- and I love the cloud detail.
     
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    i too think it's fine
     
  4. markc

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    I think it works well, but I'd probably crop it to 8x10 ratio. It's just a little too much wood for me. (ahem)
     
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    Excellent image, it works exactly as you quoted, the boards leading your eye to the bike make the picture work.
     
  6. LaFoto

    LaFoto Just Corinna in real life Staff Member Supporting Member

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    You nailed it with this photo.
    Nothing to be critisized. Great sense of depth ... great leading the eye to the lonely bike by the lines between the planks (is "planks" the right word here?) ... and great DOF!!!
     
  7. Luke

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    bike could be a bit bigger in frame if you ask me, otherwise i like it.
     
  8. Ganoderma

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    i like it! scroll up and down a few times with this picture. its pretty cool the effect it has, like it changes dimensions.
     
  9. fotophia

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    i glad you put the photo up before the question. as soon as i saw it i thought wow! its only after continuing reading i questioned it. Its deffinatly an amaizing shot and the wood isnt too much!

    lol thats funny!
     
  10. omeletteman

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    thanks for the replies everyone. I really apreciate it.

    If I get it printed I will probably take markc's advice and crop to the 8x10 ratio.
     
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    I like it. The array of the whole photo in my mind portrays a vast amount of hope because the leading of the wood to the bike and there onto the vast land beyond. The bench next to the bike is like "sitting and wondering." I think it is very expressive. I like it.
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    Question: is the wood at the bottom of the frame too much? Does it just seem like wasted dead space?

    I was hoping to use the wood to lead the eye up to the bike, and create a sense of isolation between the bike and its surroundings.

    So, let me know what you think. Thanks.[/quote]
     
  12. Waltonphotography

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    lol, ya can -never- have too much wood :)
    looks good..
     

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