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platti

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simply light
« on: April 24, 2012, 12:54:50 PM »

Hi,

my first posting here:
a picture made with nothing but sunlight ...


tulips by platti on zenfolio
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Re: simply light
« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2012, 02:14:37 PM »

my first posting here:
a picture made with nothing but sunlight ...

Damn good start. Welcome, and post some more.

Jeremy
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Re: simply light
« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2012, 02:16:27 PM »

Well seen and composed.

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Re: simply light
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2012, 04:41:47 PM »

Very fine indeed.
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Re: simply light
« Reply #4 on: April 25, 2012, 06:55:29 AM »

Fantastic light and details.
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Re: simply light
« Reply #5 on: April 28, 2012, 06:14:59 PM »

Beautiful light capture
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Re: simply light
« Reply #6 on: April 28, 2012, 06:18:18 PM »

Welcome!

Beautiful image.

Regards

Tony Jay
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Re: simply light
« Reply #7 on: April 29, 2012, 02:21:01 PM »

Platti

It is most expertly lit and exposed, but the picture needs simplifying. You have two subjects in it, left and right, competing for the viewer's attention. As a consequence, the eye does not come to rest and the effect is not satisfying. Imagine a crop to produce a portrait format picture of the left hand subject, and perhaps you will see how recomposing your frame might have improved the end result.

John
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Re: simply light
« Reply #8 on: May 06, 2012, 07:12:12 PM »

Not to start an argument but a discussion:  I wonder if this is one of those images for which it works to break the rules? I see the competition between left and right, but the leaves along the bottom hold the image together, establishing a sort of tension:  two competing images, but parts of a whole at the level of the greenery....

Stunning image!  Thanks for posting.....

Ed
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Re: simply light
« Reply #9 on: May 06, 2012, 10:40:20 PM »

No camera or lens either, just light!
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Re: simply light
« Reply #10 on: May 06, 2012, 11:41:10 PM »

Not to start an argument but a discussion:  I wonder if this is one of those images for which it works to break the rules? I see the competition between left and right, but the leaves along the bottom hold the image together, establishing a sort of tension:  two competing images, but parts of a whole at the level of the greenery....

Stunning image!  Thanks for posting.....

Ed

Indeed.. great image.. and perhaps it is one of those images that you need to stand back just a bit further so that your eyes can collect both the left and right without moving about?

If you're sitting at a computer, move back a foot or two if you find your eyes torn between left and right...
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Re: simply light
« Reply #11 on: May 07, 2012, 01:40:56 AM »

Welcome to the list!  Fine image, and I agree with the camp that says this image needs to be appreciated from a bit of a distance, taking in the whole rather than trying to decide between the parts.

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Re: simply light
« Reply #12 on: May 07, 2012, 10:54:39 AM »

Hi,

thanks for the time and the thoughts you spend on this picture.
When I took the photo (of course with a little help of a 1D Mk3 and a EF 100mm f/2,8 cl) I recognized too the possible division in two parts, but then I realized the connection between the two tulips by the green leaves, their form and lightning. And that's why I took the picture as it is.
And yes, it is true: some distance is necessary to appreciate it at 100%.
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Re: simply light
« Reply #13 on: May 07, 2012, 11:36:28 AM »

It's just right as it is, IMHO.
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