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svaughan

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Which Picture would be better?
« on: July 01, 2006, 02:35:36 PM »

I am a novice trying to improve my shots. I shot these two the same evening and can't decide which is better. One seems to be more solemn then the other, but I also like the foreground weeds in the one.

Also, I can't decide if should I bring out the shadow area's a bit more? I don't want to loose the warn color of the sun. With curves, I seem to loose the warmth. I could double process the raw and combine the two to bring out the shadows? Or do I need too?
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Which Picture would be better?
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2006, 06:36:30 PM »

I like the second shot better. The weeds add foreground interest and the shoreline leads my eye into the picture. The light on the water is better too, IMO.
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Which Picture would be better?
« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2006, 09:38:53 PM »

Ditto for me, for the same reasons. And I think the shadows work just the way they are. The lack of detail adds to the sense of mystery rather than simply blocking up, in my view.

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« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2006, 07:23:18 AM »

Hi Eric, I agree on the shadows.  I selected this area, and opened it up a little with curves. It didn't do much for me.
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