Nighttime shot

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  1. rusty9

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    i took this shot about an hour ago at an outdoor shopping center

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    That's pretty slick!


    I think it needs it's horizon line straightened though, to nitpick.
     
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    I like the idea. :) But I think if you adjusted the brightness/contrast a bit it might help. It appears a bit washed out to me (the sky).

    Also, I think Bitter is right... It needs a to be straitened just a little.
     
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    thanks. yeah i realized it was somewhat crooked, but i thought the nice curves from the top of the buildings kind of made up for it.
     
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    What would you consider a horizon line in a pic like this?
     
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    well imo, it would be the vanishing point of the brick road and where it meets the far building
     
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    Really nice, I like it. What was the shutter speed?
     
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    i think it was only around 1 or 2 seconds
     
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    awesome, love the brightness
     
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    Or something perpendicular to the horizon works, I.E. the street lights.
     
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    Rusty
    At least on my monitor I see a glow/haze from the lamps. If you could take the night sky and make it a deep blue/almost black, I think it would really pop that photo.

    Bitter mentioned the horizon...I see a cement line a portion of the way into the bottom of the photo that may help to straighten it out, or the roofline of the building in the middle portion of the photo...even if it may only be an optical illusion.
     
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    here's a quick edit i did
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