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wmchauncey

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Egret series
« on: August 31, 2013, 12:05:24 PM »

In the interest of artistic composition and the supposed rule of odd numbers...should I finish working on this using 3 birds or 4?



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Re: Egret series
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2013, 12:42:05 PM »

The 3 shot is most pleasing to me because the right-most bird is the most completed object. So the flow of the image is clockwise, from the bottom right bird to the top right bird.

I think the 4 shot would be better off if you move the bird that is now top right backwards into the fourth position above the water. That would look more like a progressive series of action.
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Re: Egret series
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2013, 04:21:35 AM »

Three, I think. My reasons aren't as analytical as louoates's: I just don't much like the way the bird looks in the fourth frame.

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Re: Egret series
« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2013, 02:15:32 PM »

Three, I think. My reasons aren't as analytical as louoates's: I just don't much like the way the bird looks in the fourth frame.

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Re: Egret series
« Reply #4 on: September 01, 2013, 04:21:20 PM »

That opinion seems to rule the day...thanks guys.          ;)
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