Discussion in 'Critique Forum Archives' started by Silkwood, Jul 16, 2004.
Just wondering what you think of this shot
Too centered for my tastes..
the photo needs alot of editing.
the colors are fade and pale.
the composition is great.
It's kind of boring and flat. Even the water is. I think it would be better just to retake the photo from a different angle.
Silkwood, I think that you have a good eye, and I really liked this picture. But I thought it needed a little fine tuning, and I really hope you don't mind, but I spruced it up a bit for you.
First, I cropped a bit off of the left hand side, and a little off the top, just so it wasn't so centered.
Then I did auto levels, and auto contrast. I also adjusted the hue and saturation a little, and viola!
I hope I helped you out a little bit!
Very nice shot, keep it up!
You guy are vicious...........
I agree that colors need editing, but the composision is quite ok. But you have to practice with photshop a bit. On edited picture the lighthouse is too white
I have to agree, I don't much like the composition. Maybe if you were closer to the water. I do like the idea though.
I like the original colors but the mountain/hill behind the building makes it look very short. Was it really that short?
I like the soft focus and soft colors in the original. That's quite a change from the ordinary razor sharp contrast.
The horizontal thirds are ok in the composition, but the lack of vertical thirds application makes it too static. I don't know if a left border crop could save it since there is importaint detail to the left of the white house. I would be a better photo if the white house could have been 1/3 of the distance from the left border. BTW, I like your photo.
ShutterBug4_4, I admire your enthusiasm for photoshop. Keep up the good work.
Shutterbugs alterations were a little too radical for my tastes...so I tried my own hand at it. I cropped off a part of the water in the foreground and some on the right....I only wish there was more to be seen on the left. Anyhow, I do like the colors of the lighthouse (specially the red top) etc.
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