Running Deer...

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  1. LittleMan

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    This was a split second shot... didn't have any time to set up my camera...
    I think it came out pretty cool.... do you think it's useable?

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    Hi Chris,
    Even though I knew what I was looking for, it's kinda hard to make out.
     
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    ABSOLUTELY!
     
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    I agree.
    I think this photo is a cool concept, but very busy.
    If you do decide to use it I would take out most of the empty space on the right of the photo.
     
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    I tried that.... but then it doesn't give the deer anywhere to "run" If you know what I mean
     
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    hard to make out???
    it's the only thing in the picture :p
     
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    Wow! I think it's stunning, visually. And I believe you are correct in leaving the right side open, the deer is running full hilt into it. I think it lose a lot of its punch if the space was eliminated.

    For something that happened in a flash, you captured the moment extremely well. I'd like to see a little more contrast, though - it's a tad flat. But that's my only nitpick. Could be my crappy work monitor, too.

    Love it! Great job. :D
     
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    Here it is with more contrast... I think you were right... haha :D
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    Is it better with more contrast or no?
     
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    Yep. Better - brings out the detail of the animal more clearly.

    What a shot! :D
     
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    Hehe. You know what I mean, It just kinda blended in. I guess I mean more what Terri said. I saw your contrasted picture and I agree that that's exactly what it needed.
    Someday I'll pick up the lingo. Until then you will just be forced to try to interperate what I really mean. LOL :pirate:
     
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    Get it printed lifesize for the side of your car. What else are you going to use it for?
     
  12. Tuna

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    Chris, this is a fantastic capture and you have presented it beautifully - it definitely needs the right hand side to enhance the speed and abstract feel of the image.

    However, unless you are going for a monotone approach, adding contrast often requires a rich black and a pure white (not overblown) somewhere in the picture. I hope you don't mind my re-posting your image to show what I mean. You may or may not like it this way...

    Again, if you would like me to remove your image from my post, please let me know and I will immediately remove it.

    Well done!!

    Tuna

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