Snaps from the New Kid

Discussion in 'Just For Fun!' started by ChickenFriedRyce, Dec 13, 2007.

  1. ChickenFriedRyce

    ChickenFriedRyce TPF Noob!

    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2007
    Messages:
    208
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Charlotte
    Can others edit my Photos:
    Photos OK to edit
    I really like these pictures. I don't have the best camera in the world but I try my best. Constructive criticism please.

    Crepe Myrtle in a Parking Lot
    [​IMG]

    The Highway on the way home
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]

    From the backyard
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     
  2. JCleveland

    JCleveland TPF Noob!

    Joined:
    Nov 1, 2007
    Messages:
    188
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Saskatoon, Sk
    Can others edit my Photos:
    Photos OK to edit
    to me they just seem more or less like snapshots?? no real creativity seems to have gone into them. Out off all of them personally I'd say the last photo is the best- only because it's not blown out, fairly sharp, lovely colours, I like the silhouettes.. but it's still lacking that double take factor if you know what I mean.. Anyway the others really aren't doing much for me.. Keep shooting I'd definately like to see more in the future.
     
  3. CraziKiwi33

    CraziKiwi33 TPF Noob!

    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2007
    Messages:
    9
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Orlando, FL
    Can others edit my Photos:
    Photos OK to edit
    i think that photo 1 has a lot of potential. I love the bright red color of the tree leaves. I would just suggest a little less sky and a lot more of the tree its self. getting some of the tree trunk would be great. Id love to see a re-shoot if possible :D
     
  4. royabear

    royabear TPF Noob!

    Joined:
    Dec 17, 2007
    Messages:
    22
    Likes Received:
    0
    Can others edit my Photos:
    Photos OK to edit
    I'd like to paint the first one on a huge canvas...
     
  5. Trenton Romulox

    Trenton Romulox TPF Noob!

    Joined:
    Mar 10, 2007
    Messages:
    2,392
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Maine
    Can others edit my Photos:
    Photos OK to edit
    Yeah, they are snapshots, which is why the title is "Snaps from the New Kid", and they are in the snapshots section, so, hey, sweet snapshots. :]
     
  6. ChickenFriedRyce

    ChickenFriedRyce TPF Noob!

    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2007
    Messages:
    208
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Charlotte
    Can others edit my Photos:
    Photos OK to edit
    Thanks everyone!

    Again, I don't have a Digital SLR but I'm getting one!

    The first one was in a parking lot so.... unless we want cars!

    The last few were from the back deck, so there was nothing too interesting around me at the time.

    I will be moving Lakeside soon so expect actual shots!
     
  7. Silverbackmp

    Silverbackmp TPF Noob!

    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2007
    Messages:
    89
    Likes Received:
    0
    Can others edit my Photos:
    Photos OK to edit

    I think that foreground elements will add to your photos even if they are a little distracting; but I am somewhat of a beginner also (7 months w/ a DSLR) so take my advice with a grain of salt. When I first started trying to get serious photos I did some of the same kinds of things but I realized that you definitely need foreground elements in most photos. Sometimes people/cars add interest in landscape/building shots (and sometime they distract too much!). I think that your photos would become less snapshotish and more serious. I like the tree in the first shot BTW.
     
  8. kundalini

    kundalini Been spending a lot of time on here!

    Joined:
    Jul 18, 2007
    Messages:
    13,601
    Likes Received:
    1,929
    Location:
    State of Confusion
    Can others edit my Photos:
    Photos NOT OK to edit
    Commenting on your photos would be surperfluous at this time. Much of what needed to be said has already.

    One thing I wanted to mention is the camera of desire in your sig. I have no experience with Sony/Minolta but do a keyword search for that camera. The 100 and 700 seemed to be discussed of late.
     
  9. ChickenFriedRyce

    ChickenFriedRyce TPF Noob!

    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2007
    Messages:
    208
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Charlotte
    Can others edit my Photos:
    Photos OK to edit
    What do you mean by discussed of late?? As in they've just now started doing reviews on the Sony DSLR's? I've noticed that and yeah that's a bit wierd to me.

    Silverbackmp: I understand what you're saying but at the time that I took the picture, I wasn't so much into photography and I didn't know much at all to have the thought of it??? I'm confusing but I do understand now. Now I have to wait another year to get the color, sky, blah blah blah... Hahaha basically a "reshoot" of a snapshot.
     
  10. Silverbackmp

    Silverbackmp TPF Noob!

    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2007
    Messages:
    89
    Likes Received:
    0
    Can others edit my Photos:
    Photos OK to edit

    I am in the same boat although I don't have as long of a wait; I have some snapshots of the cherry blossom bloom in S. Korea (where I currently live). I will get some serious pictures in about 3 months :mrgreen:
     

Share This Page