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Shall I print this large?

Discussion in 'Black and White' started by Bhupinder2002, Apr 9, 2014.

  1. Bhupinder2002

    Bhupinder2002 Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    I love this image and was wondering if its worth printing large:smile: Opinions welcome:thumbup:

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  2. MajorMagee

    MajorMagee Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 24, 2011
    Dayton, OH
    It's unfortunate that the person at the water's edge is partially masked by the photographer in the center. A slight shift left or right, to fully reveal or hide them, could have made this perfection. I'm not sure cloning him out to get rid of the head growing out of her shoulder would be the right choice since I do like the basic concept of the composition of threes. You, the photographers, and their subject, repeated in the beach, the water, and the sky, and then again in the layers of different shading within each of those.
  3. gryphon1911

    gryphon1911 Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Mar 13, 2014
    Central Ohio, USA
    If you like the image, then by all means print it to whatever size you feel appropriate.
  4. Darren Bonner

    Darren Bonner Mu-43 All-Pro

    May 1, 2013
    Poole UK
    If you like, yes.
  5. robbie36

    robbie36 Mu-43 All-Pro

    Sep 25, 2010
    rob collins
    I am not so sure. It is a nice photo and I do like large prints (just printed one 150cm by 60cm) but I dont think this particularly photo would gain a lot by being printed large. Those prints I do, do large I tend to design to be printed large in the first place.

    Still if you really do like it - go ahead.
  6. fortwodriver

    fortwodriver Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Nov 15, 2013
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Are you printing it yourself or sending it to a lab?

    If you are printing it yourself, go ahead. It's good for your printer's health to print something at least once a week.

    Also, lots of stuff that looks kinda "Meh..." on screen look great on a print.

    I say go for it...
  7. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    If you like it - go for it. You'll be the one to enjoy looking at it, so why not? :smile:
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  8. GFFPhoto

    GFFPhoto Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 24, 2013
    If you love it, print it. There is a lot of detail in the water that will probably look great in a large print.
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