Discussion in 'The Black & White Gallery' started by danir, Feb 26, 2008.
Thanks for looking.
Cool shot and I like the compostion, it just seems there should be great contrast, as provided by the subjects, but the picture seems to lack this.
The photobucket compression sucked out the life from the shot. There was much more detail in the fur and grass.
I just read the saddest story by Michael Lesy about slaughterhouses. Really disturbing actually.
Okay, back to photography. I like how the cow is sticking out it's tongue. The space to the left of the photo could be cropped. Over all, I think it's a good pricture.
Not sure if a fill flash could have eliminated the shadow the one's head made on itself. Otherwise, I really like the shot.
your title expresses what the compression has taken away. If I look just at the three heads, a cropped view, they have quite an expression. Nice people.
I love the perspective of the hill and background to the left side. The composition is quite dangerous, but it works very well, giving a sort of 'something is wrong' signal, and then comprehension while investigating with further looks.
It's a shame that the compression of the hosting server takes so much away, as you stated on details. I'm using zenfolio, and love the results, but it has a 40 dollar cost to be taken into account (and taken away from the account, hahaha). But it's worth it.
Kind regards, shalom,
i figured i'd be looking at some army statue because of the title. it just made the shot funnier.
as for the photobucket: can't you find some cheap webhost so you can upload them on a site of your own? i pay like 35 euros a year for my hosting, it's well worth the money.
Thanks for the comments.
dj: I actually like that shadow.
Furlock: Thanks for the detailed response.
First I would just like to thank you for not making this a B&W pic of the American flag with selective coloring, you don't know how hesitant I was to click this thread.
Considering the sort of patriotism usually associated with the phrase "United we Stand" I'd say there's a great deal of humor in this shot. I like the arrangement of the cows in the frame and how they are looking at the camera. Good work.
If you save your image as a PNG you shouldn't see a quality-loss on the upload to the web, so that's what I do. I just love uncompressed formats. In fact, my photos go from RAW to TIFFs (maybe/just for HDRS) to PNGs. I'm probably crazy but that's my style haha.
Great shot, good capure and fitting title.
HAHA. Join the club, man, I wasn't gonna come in here either.
But I'm glad I did. The title really adds a lot to this shot, and honestly, the shot was good enough on its own and didn't need such a nice title. You've captured a lot of emotion in the cow's, and with an animals like a cow, I'd say that's tough to do. Whenever I see a cow they're just, well, bleak, and these cows have vivid emotions just emitting from them. Good stuff!
You're welcome .
Thanks for the kind comments everyone.
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