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  1. SwissJ

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    This is a photo I took a while ago that I'm revisiting in PP.

    Please comment on anything you want... Any opinions on the post work? Does the b&w work? Too contrasy? Too busy? Thanks!

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  2. tirediron

    tirediron Watch the Birdy! Staff Member Supporting Member

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    It works well enough, but it is rather more contrasty than the scene should be IMO - the main issue I see (or rather don't see) is the lack of an apparent subject - there's a lot going on, but no one thing to hold my eye.
     
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    Thanks.

    I agree it has too much contrast.

    Regarding the lack of subject... The busy construction scene is part of the subject in itself, but I do wish there were a few more clearly defined areas of interest.

    Anyway, this is the direction I'm taking it...

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    Bitter Jeweler Been spending a lot of time on here!

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  5. SwissJ

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    ^^ I'll need to sleep on this one. Thanks for the visual comment.
     
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    Bitter, I'm seeing something in your crop that I'm not sure I should be seeing.. but then I do have a notoriously dirty mind.
     
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    Walking down a city street, this is not an unusual site. I like the photo. I think all you really need to do is bring up the shadows a little.
    These street construction sites are kind of busy and this photo brings that out well.

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  8. SwissJ

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    Thanks. ^^ Is that an edit? If so, I can't tell what's been adjusted.
     
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    I like bitter's crpp, especially since he cloned that dudes ass out of the pic :lol:
     
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    No, it is not an edit. I reposted, because I think the photo is fine, and if you lift the shadows some, I think it will work even better.


    Remember we are all just providing an opinion. ;)
     

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