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Apr 20, 2017 13:22 |  #1

Hi, any advice is greatly received


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Apr 21, 2017 06:43 |  #2

I like the 2nd shot!


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Apr 27, 2017 09:08 |  #3

The second shot is great. I would tilt the picture a tiny bit to make the building lines to be more vertical or do some straightening of the picture.




  
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May 03, 2017 23:41 |  #4

My advice is to try to figure out why the first shot is a 'nothing' shot, and the second it a good photograph. They you will be able to take more good photographs.

I would say the second one is good enough to say that you definitely do have some idea of both composition and processing.


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May 04, 2017 13:04 |  #5

A friend of mine was showing me a bunch of similar flower photos and was wondering why it didn't get approval to be posted on a photo website. The picture was accurate and well shot like the first one shown in this thread. I told her that it was probably that they've seen a million of these single flower shots and that they wanted more interesting shots that tell a story.




  
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May 04, 2017 13:47 |  #6

Second shot is good presentation of train station. Flower shot is missing main object isolation, IMO. Left and right are heavy.


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May 05, 2017 13:08 as a reply to  @ SJTrance's post |  #7

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May 05, 2017 13:09 as a reply to  @ kf095's post |  #8

I now see what you mean by the sides are heavy


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May 05, 2017 13:10 as a reply to  @ ejenner's post |  #9

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May 05, 2017 13:15 |  #10

Thank you all for your feedback, your comment are certainly improving from my first few posts on here.

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May 15, 2017 11:59 |  #11

Try a little close up. What do you think?


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May 20, 2017 12:39 |  #12

Jskettlep wrote in post #18347169 (external link)
Thank you all for your feedback, your comment are certainly improving from my first few posts on here.

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A lot of bee pictures. People can do whatever they want of course, but - My own rule, partly because when I see others do it I tend to just start skipping over photos, is to take the best one or two photos of a given subject and post them. You might like all those bee pictures, but they do start to seem the same.


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May 21, 2017 14:47 as a reply to  @ patrick j's post |  #13

Thank you, I agree. That was a slight technical hitch. I uploaded all accidentally ߘ


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Jun 06, 2017 13:26 |  #14

Going back to the first two pictures I think it's better if taking a single flower that's all you should take i.e. exclude others, especially if they are only a part like the white one.

I like the station shot but it needs a steam train in it! I took a similar shot in Dorset and waited ages for one to appear.

I've also got a similar shot on a canal and it's crying out for a narrow boat to provide some additional interest and fill some empty space.

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Jun 23, 2017 16:27 |  #15

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Love the second shot. Would like to see if you could show the entire tower/steeple on the building on the left. If the top is only slightly out of the picture, then it would be good to include. If it is a lot higher, then perhaps there is no choice.

A very minor point, but I don't quite like how the "Shapes" sign appears to be balancing on the tip of the lamppost.

And I would probably crop out the telephone pole on the right, but again, very minor.


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