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That's a nice series. I think the last one is my favorite, and the first, my least. The first one, I find the weeds at the front distracting. I thought at first it was a waterfall, and couldn't figure out why it didn't look right, then I looked closer and saw they were weeds.

The second picture, you've got nice DOF on the buds in the front.
 

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nice bokeh
 

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I like 2 and 3 a lot. The color and composition in 2 and the bokeh in 3.

1 is a bit boring, sorry...
 
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Thank you very much.

I knew I had not to send the first one with the others: it is too cold :D. However I like to take pictures of geometrical effects, patterns, etc (I do not know the name for that kind of graphical pictures in English: in Italy we call them "grafismi"). In fact, #1 should be titled "Lines".

#2 and #3 are made with a Zenitar 1.9/50, remained from the times I owned (and used) a Zenit camera. A fixed objective helped with bokeh (both were tests made looking mainly at background...).
 

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#1 has (or had) potential. Not sure I like the angle it was shot from; the top edge of the bridge is not separated from the background very well, so it seems a bit flat and confusing. But I like the bottom 2/3rds very much.
 

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The top shot would be better, in my opinion, if the deck had ended within the frame, giving some sort of closure and allowing your eyes to rest.
 

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Thats funny... I like #1. The grass makes the water look like it is falling like a waterfall
 

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I too thought number one was a waterfall at first. Actually I like it, but I think it would be stronger if the deck was running diagonally from the bottom corner through the frame.
 
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Thank you all.
What I understood is that in #1 elements are more or less ok, but composition does not render an idea. I like it, but of course is not sufficient :D. By the way, having been there, I'm in no way able to figure it as a waterfall...

Regarding #2 and #3, I agree bokeh is a little harsh, but I liked the "impressionist" effect. I should have others of #3 with more closed diaphragm ( I did many attempts), from which I chose this one for that. Perhaps also light contributed (it was just after noon).
 

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I like #1. If printed larger there would be no issues about various elements not being clear. I agree with previous comments that the composition needs something and I want to see more of the curve on the right. This might detract from the "lines" theme, but it's possible it might actually accentuate it.
 
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KenC: I have another picture with curve in the middle, but the water effect is less clear. Anyway, thanks. Unfortunately that place is about 2000km far from me, if not I would come back to try again :D .

Shooting again is something I do when I can: ten months ago I took a picture in a vineyard which was nice from the composition and fall color point of view, but slightly blurred (no tripod, and among the first taken with dSLR). In my calendar, I wrote down the date to come back in the same conditions and take another....
 

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