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See-saw

Discussion in 'Creative Corner' started by Bullfrog, Jan 22, 2010.

  1. Bullfrog

    Bullfrog Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Took this with the silhouette setting in the GF1 with the 20mm. I was aiming to bring out the metal loops of the see-saw and make an interesting composition.If I recall correctly it was f 1.7 / 1/30


    Please critique!! (and don't worry about being too harsh - I want to improve)
     

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  2. cosinaphile

    cosinaphile Mu-43 All-Pro

    Dec 26, 2009
    new york city
    interesting shot if a bit dark , try using a lightening tool in a photo program for the foreground and feather it into the dark background a bit that red would kick things up a notch if it was lighter and saturated

    im not an expert myself but thats what i would try
     
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  3. BillN

    BillN Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 19, 2010
    SW France
    Morning Paul

    not sure about that one - but I'm no expert

    Agree that it is a bit dark and maybe cropped too much - i.e. I'd like to see a little more of the background
     
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  4. Brian Mosley

    Brian Mosley Administrator Emeritus

    Dec 15, 2009
    I like it, somehow reminds me of a horse from a distance.

    Not a lot I can think to suggest for improvement - if you like it then you've been successful imho.

    Cheers

    Brian
     
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  5. kengan

    kengan Mu-43 Rookie

    22
    Jan 16, 2010
    S.Holland.Lincs.UK.
    If you have a RAW copy, I would try HDR...
     
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  6. Streetshooter

    Streetshooter Administrator Emeritus

    Dec 15, 2009
    Phila, Pa USA
    I think you should join the "Weekend Image Quest"
    ...other than that, I think Cosina brings the right info to you....
    shooter
     
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  7. Bullfrog

    Bullfrog Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Thanks for all the feedback folks. I'll have a tweak and see what I can make of it.
     
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