My First 2 HDR's...Sunsets

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  1. NJMAN

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    These are my first 2 HDR images done in PS and Photomatix. Are they any good? Thanks for looking. :)

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    I love the color contrasts!!
     
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    I do too! Great color contrasts.

    Good job!
     
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    Very nice :thumbup:
     
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    Nice job! I like um.
     
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    I like the first one, but the intense light coming from behind the trees in the second doesn't work for me. Also, there don't appear to be any true black spots in the photos, which I tend to like ... but that's just me.
     
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    Brilliant.
     
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    Thanks for all the nice comments! :)
     
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    I'm not sure the view available was ever going to produce jaw-dropping images, but they're fine first attempts...and it's certainly fun creating great looking photos that could not be had with a single shot.

    For my liking there is too much grass in the foreground and it doesn't add anything because it's got no real texture to it. As such, I'd crop out most of the grass, just leaving a thin stripalong the bottom of each shot. The first image really works well when you do this as your eye is then drawn towards the lovely colours in the sky. The second image still lacks a focal point either way.

    Mike
     
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    I'd also crop some of the grass
    Amazing colors
     
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    Thanks for the critique flyingseale. Good points. And thanks Sirene for commenting. :)
     
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    Beautiful. Lush green meadows coupled with bright Sunlight, were always my favourite.
     

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