Night crossing

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  1. mpdc

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    I like this shot, but there are a few things bothering me:
    1) The hot spot in the upper-left. Not sure what is causing it, but I would suggesting cloning it out.
    2) the twig that is coming out of the bottom is distracting.

    Other then that, I would suggest applying the unsharpen mask and it looks good.
     
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    that's a really cool shot. you should take it at different times of the day, different weather.
     
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    Thanks.
    Not sure I see what hot spot you speak.
    Yes the twig is annoying.
    I will have to go back out and see what I can see.
     
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    I like the shot but I also think you should take the picture at different times. The colors here are kinda bland which I'm sure would change if you were to take the picture about two hours later in the night. If you do...use the same angle and shoot from the same spot because those are perfect.
     
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    mpdc - I was refering to the white blur in the upper portion of the picture on the left side. It looks like the moon or a light that moved during the exposure??
     
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    Cloud. the sun was reflecting off of it, while setting.
    The Fuji has problems at night. HOWEVER as soon as I get my D20 We shall see what we can see. and yes if it was a better sunset I might have been able to get better colors.
    Thanks for the comments
     
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    yeah for a d20!!! i got one a few months ago and love it! no more worries about the cost of developing film when I know I am only going to actually enjoy one or two shots in a roll.
     
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    Any complaints about the camera?
    it was a tad expensive.
     
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    only complaint so far is that i am still paying off my credit card bill...
     
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    :lmao: :lmao: :lmao:
    Sadly I am there with you.
     
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    Looks like a jewel necklace!!! I also think it is deserving of many visits. The elements you chose are a great start. The lights on the bridge are the strong point in this shot (except that i think two of them are burnt out). The form of this bridge runs a close second. You illustrated that well. Try a lot of different angles.

    The color seems flat. Maybe try a tungsten film or white balance. It is a tough scene because you have the semi daylight background and tungsten lights on the bridge. I vote for convert to cmyk and take some cyan out.
     

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