water fountain

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  1. nolanator

    nolanator TPF Noob!

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    yes i've been doing this for all of 3 days and every one of my shots look like test shots. what i'm experimenting with is aperture value and shutter speed, so the next few shots i post will probably be focused more on those concepts. C&C please.
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  2. Bitter Jeweler

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    I freakin' love this one!

    Maybe a tighter crop, a little less headspace.
    Maybe a verticle crop.
    Hmmm...
     
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    ottor No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Neat shot !!! Looks like your practice made perfect !! ;)

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    I think that helps. While I like that bit of green in the background, I think, and it's my opinion and sensibility, that this works better filling the frame. What really does it for me is the contrast of the blue and orange. Between the fountain head and the background, and the background being shown in the blue water. Also that it is tack sharp.
     
  5. nolanator

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    i tightened the crop but maintained the off-centered image. although, the colors are appealing, i didnt want to oversaturate the image either
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    How come I don't see an image in the first post?
     
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    Because it was removed or deleted?
     
  8. nolanator

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    i'm sorry. i deleted it. :( i'm about to upload a second image using the advice that bitterjeweler gave me
     
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    you should leave the original up too for a comparison.
     
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    Bitter Jeweler Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    It's good to leave your originals to compare with, and for others to learn from.
     
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    Are you hand holding for these?
     

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