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Do these edits work?

 
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Nov 02, 2015 11:25 |  #1

I guess it's all relative on personal preference right?

I like this picture, but I also know the girls (my daughter and her friend). But is it bad you can't see their face?

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The Thelma and Louise look? However after looking closer it seems to be a bit grainy

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They are just cute

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Nov 02, 2015 11:28 |  #2

I like the processing in number 2, but not number 3. Number 1 is ok, but something is missing, possibly the crop is to tight.


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Nov 02, 2015 11:29 |  #3

nice set.

only gripe is that in the first the car is closer to leaving the frame than giving the impression of moving into it … if you could crop it so the tail lights are on the right and the front of the car is in the middle it might work a little better

number three might be a little dark.


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Nov 02, 2015 11:55 |  #4

When I see edits like these, especially in a set like this, is that you are trying too hard too hard. A little color treatment or a black and white conversion can enhance an image. But work it too much and you rely on gimmickry instead of content. These are nice images and don't need to be pimped.




  
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Nov 02, 2015 12:05 |  #5

I like the first two edits. The colorized B/W treatment of #3 is a little over the top.

Be careful when clipping the blacks like that. It's a useful technique to remove some distracting detail, but it's very easy to go overboard.


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Nov 02, 2015 21:21 |  #6

#1 is by far the strongest. Not bad at all that their faces aren't showing. Even for me, someone who doesn't know them, it's better. But I can imagine that people that do know them would love it even more. I also disagree that it would look better if they were "moving into the frame." The fact that they are moving out of it makes the image even stronger. I'm a dad with a little girl. It is like a foreshadowing to the first time those two little girls jump in a real car to drive off together. There's something really sad and sweet about it, yet you can't help but feel proud. The color is perfect. It looks kinda "filmy", strengthening the nostalgia created by the scene.

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Nov 02, 2015 21:40 |  #7

Why spoil strong pictures with gimicky effects? Let 'em stand on their own merits. 2 and 3 are darling, and color ... accurate color, would make them even better.




  
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Nov 02, 2015 21:44 |  #8

No. 1 is good for me. Crop a little too tight. More space around them gives the impression they are going somewhere...




  
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Nov 02, 2015 23:22 |  #9

Nice expressions in them, but I wonder why you spend 4 figures for equipment only to wind up with images that could have been taken with my avatar? ; )


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Nov 03, 2015 04:06 |  #10

like color number 1, how to create that color ? look so nice .. thank you ....




  
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Nov 03, 2015 09:05 |  #11

I love all the feedback. Thanks. The one thing that I saw a couple times was cropping was too tight on #1... I didn't crop at all, but maybe I was too zoomed in.

Thanks again.

Put 2/3 in color.... (mom liked the frame in the 1st one)

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