What is wrong with this? Can't put my finger on it

Discussion in 'General Gallery' started by tirediron, Aug 16, 2005.

  1. tirediron

    tirediron Watch the Birdy! Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Okay, I know there's a decent pic in here somewhere, but I can't quite get at it. What's wrong with this pic? Is it lighting, saturation, hue???? Help...

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    I think you may be a little close, however I think it works alot better in black and white. Reasonably high contrast and slightly darker in B&W really works for me on this.
     
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    Yeah i think everything is too muich the same color, not giveing t enough contrast between the subjects and background, I think b &w would be awesome
     
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    yeah, I'm with Danny on this one. You may wanna go with that "always leave room to crop" rule in the future.
     
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    little soft too!

    nice i like it.
     
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    Very neat find. I know with me, I would personally go for different angles and try to include neat shadows and such if you can reshoot. If not, black and white with sharper contrast would look great :thumbup:
     
  7. tirediron

    tirediron Watch the Birdy! Staff Member Supporting Member

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    This is the crop actually; it's about 1/3 of the whole frame, but the rest of the area was kind of boring. I'll try the B&W and see how that works, thanks! :D
     
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    hi tirediron, if you're still struggling after another go at it you may get benefit from allowing others to work it. sometimes 'seeing' what they're talking about helps ;) if you're interested, just respond with OTE (okay to edit) sit back and watch the magic! it's definitely helped me in the past.

    i agree with you...there is something here to work with! good luck!
     
  9. tirediron

    tirediron Watch the Birdy! Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Ehhhh, thanks for all the input, my pics are ALWAYS OTE! I gotta put that in my sig line or summin.... anyway, here's my two attempts at B&W, still not really happy though...

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    Definitely like the second second attempt best. sweet.
     
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    there is deffinatly a great photo (in)there. if this is a place you can go back to, with different light, i think you can get a killer photo.
    i took a couple shots at it. my conversion skills lack a little.

    my two hacks.

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  12. tirediron

    tirediron Watch the Birdy! Staff Member Supporting Member

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    I like the first one you've done... what tools/techniques did you use?
     

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