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Oct 21, 2012 04:45 |  #1

Well, i think i 'm terrible at compositions. starting to learn the art.
It was a random shot, then i cropped it n i think it looks interesting now
Just critique this one please

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Oct 21, 2012 07:54 |  #2

Composition seems fine...but the dynamic range of the image leaves something to be desired. Reflections are blown and I'm unable to discern much of the boatsman.


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Oct 21, 2012 08:05 |  #3

chauncey wrote in post #15149358 (external link)
Composition seems fine...but the dynamic range of the image leaves something to be desired. Reflections are blown and I'm unable to discern much of the boatsman.

+1 perhaps go back in PP and fix the range


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Oct 21, 2012 08:59 |  #4

I look at the photo and see too much that does not add to the photo. The water in the distance adds nothing to my eye.

I would crop the photo so the boat was near the top 1/3 line and the bow was near the left 1/3 line, allowing more room on the left, with a bit less room behind the boat on the right.

Bring the focus to the subject.




  
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Oct 21, 2012 11:15 |  #5

I would crop out the bright water in the top of the comp and try and bring out some details in the darks with the boat and person.


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Oct 23, 2012 23:45 |  #6

In this particular shot I am more used to the boat operator being at the back of the boat and that makes this boat appear to be leaving the frame, rather than entering. Upon closer examination I see that the pointy end of the boat is indeed facing in to the right but this is creating conflict in my brain, I want to like the overall composition but I just can't.
look up these terms for composition help:
fibonacci
golden ratio photography
rule of thirds
balancing elements
leading lines
symmetry and patterns
lastly, there is nothing wrong with experimentation and breaking rules.


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Oct 24, 2012 04:18 |  #7

ChunkyDA wrote in post #15161804 (external link)
In this particular shot I am more used to the boat operator being at the back of the boat and that makes this boat appear to be leaving the frame, rather than entering. Upon closer examination I see that the pointy end of the boat is indeed facing in to the right but this is creating conflict in my brain, I want to like the overall composition but I just can't.
look up these terms for composition help:
fibonacci
golden ratio photography
rule of thirds
balancing elements
leading lines
symmetry and patterns
lastly, there is nothing wrong with experimentation and breaking rules.

thanks very much for analysis. i ll try to learn all of the stuff u hv mention.


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