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kikashi

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« on: January 02, 2013, 02:45:12 PM »

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Re: haven
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2013, 03:02:28 PM »

Unusual composition, but I like it. I have a sense there was more sky before cropping, and, once again, I wish I could see more of it, even if blown out.

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« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2013, 01:21:03 AM »

Unusual composition, but I like it. I have a sense there was more sky before cropping, and, once again, I wish I could see more of it, even if blown out.

I agree.  The lighting is great, but I'd like to see more of the source.

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Re: haven
« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2013, 10:47:09 AM »

I agree.  The lighting is great, but I'd like to see more of the source.

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Re: haven
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2013, 04:05:19 PM »

Unusual composition, but I like it. I have a sense there was more sky before cropping, and, once again, I wish I could see more of it, even if blown out.

Your whim is my command! Here it is: I didn't like it much, and I thought the cropped shot was sufficiently unusual for me to get away with it.

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Re: haven
« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2013, 04:52:29 PM »

I layered a B&W conversion over it.

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Re: haven
« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2013, 07:01:42 PM »

I layered a B&W conversion over it.

You've certainly improved the sky, Bruce, but the rest of the shot has now lost everything that appealed to me in the first place. I'll try some "clever" masking tomorrow.

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Re: haven
« Reply #7 on: January 04, 2013, 07:27:59 PM »

Jeremy, how about just always posting your original uncropped version with the cropped version so that right off the bat everybody can see the how cropping damages a good image. Almost always -- perhaps always -- when you've posted an altered version and then been talked into posting the original, it turns out the original is the better of the two. It's obvious you have "the eye." Why not stick with what your eye gives you?

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Re: haven
« Reply #8 on: January 05, 2013, 10:01:22 AM »

Jeremy, how about just always posting your original uncropped version with the cropped version so that right off the bat everybody can see the how cropping damages a good image. Almost always -- perhaps always -- when you've posted an altered version and then been talked into posting the original, it turns out the original is the better of the two. It's obvious you have "the eye." Why not stick with what your eye gives you?

I'll give it some thought! In the meantime, how about this version? I've added a negative exposure mask in LR, overlying the sky. I think the thing in the distance is a lighthouse, so it'll even tick one of Bill's boxes!

Here, also, is another from the same walk.

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Re: haven
« Reply #9 on: January 05, 2013, 10:32:15 AM »

The new version is just fine, IMHO. Don't change another thing.
The rainbow is nice, too.

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Re: haven
« Reply #10 on: January 05, 2013, 11:45:07 AM »

I'm with Eric, Jeremy. Very nice. I like the rainbow, but what makes that picture for me is the ominous clouds encroaching on the hills.

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Re: haven
« Reply #11 on: January 05, 2013, 12:59:36 PM »

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The new version is just fine, IMHO. Don't change another thing.
The rainbow is nice, too.

Eric

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Re: haven
« Reply #12 on: January 05, 2013, 01:17:05 PM »

Both fine shots. But the rainbow has a great interplay of lines, light and shapes that I find very engaging.

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Re: haven
« Reply #13 on: January 07, 2013, 04:31:51 AM »

Yes, the new version is the best. I like the "rainbow" image a lot. All the diagonal lines produce a very nice effect along with the heavy sky.
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Re: haven
« Reply #14 on: January 07, 2013, 10:31:43 AM »

Wow to the new uncropped negative exposure overlayed image! The extra space helps the picture take a deeper breath, with the light being exhaled onto the landscape. Very nice.
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