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Alskoj

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Sugar Mill
« on: November 23, 2017, 01:54:02 pm »

Shot this yesterday when we had nice skies. I drive past it most everyday, but yesterday it jumped out in front of me so I had to pull over and get a few shots.
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Re: Sugar Mill.
« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2017, 02:25:21 pm »

I like it! Pleasing tones. I wouldn’t object to a somewhat wider view, but then again there are focal length and vantage point restrictions to consider. Not to mention matters of taste, of course.  :)

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Re: Sugar Mill.
« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2017, 02:47:41 pm »

Nice tones and light, but I agree the framing esp. below is a little confusing, as it cuts of lots of things. I guess you did it that way because there's only chaos or ugly things, I understand. Maybe one might fade the lower part to black or something, but of course thats even more very artificial. (Just thinking aloud)
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Re: Sugar Mill.
« Reply #3 on: November 23, 2017, 04:38:23 pm »

Thanks for the nice, and insightful, comments.  Here's a wider view.  Next time I will jump up on the ol' Accord and shoot from the roof to get a better viewpoint (the tripod feet will settle nicely into the hail dents).
Also, you can see where I "fixed" the HERO graffiti.
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Re: Sugar Mill
« Reply #4 on: November 23, 2017, 04:40:09 pm »

Framing is my major quibble here.
Otherwise the idea, and light, is great.

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Re: Sugar Mill
« Reply #5 on: November 24, 2017, 11:58:09 am »

I like the 2nd picture way better. The fence gives a good basis there, for me. And it feels like a whole view, not just part of it.
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Re: Sugar Mill
« Reply #6 on: November 25, 2017, 06:27:27 pm »

I went back yesterday and got up on top of my car to get better vantage point.  Skies were decent.
I might have to rent a moving van to get even higher!  JK
But right after I got a few shots off, someone drove up and told me to leave even though I was outside the fence.
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Re: Sugar Mill
« Reply #7 on: November 26, 2017, 12:04:49 pm »

But right after I got a few shots off, someone drove up and told me to leave even though I was outside the fence.
:-(
It's getting harder to photograph something without being suspicious ...

I cannot remember whom it shows, but isn't there a photo of some famous photographer standing on top of his van with a huge tripod?! Someone knows the picture I mean?
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Re: Sugar Mill
« Reply #8 on: November 26, 2017, 02:33:28 pm »

Framing is my major quibble here.
Otherwise the idea, and light, is great.

Tony Jay

Absolutely agree  :)

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Re: Sugar Mill
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Alskoj

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Re: Sugar Mill
« Reply #10 on: November 26, 2017, 06:13:47 pm »

Absolutely agree  :)

Dave
Thanks for being open about the framing.  I think that sometimes folks don't say anything critical about a photo for whatever reason.  I personally like the framing and I respect those that don't.  I take photos for myself, but I like to hear critical reviews of my work.  Thanks!
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Re: Sugar Mill
« Reply #11 on: November 26, 2017, 06:17:01 pm »

:-(
It's getting harder to photograph something without being suspicious ...

I cannot remember whom it shows, but isn't there a photo of some famous photographer standing on top of his van with a huge tripod?! Someone knows the picture I mean?
I believe that Mr. Ansel Adams used to shoot from the roof of his vehicle.
I love climbing onto the roof of my beater Accord to get a better vantage of the scene.
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Re: Sugar Mill
« Reply #12 on: November 26, 2017, 06:55:01 pm »

 Neat place. I agree with the others that second one is better.  The next visit looks nice as well.


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Re: Sugar Mill
« Reply #13 on: November 26, 2017, 07:11:22 pm »

 Neat place. I agree with the others that second one is better.  The next visit looks nice as well.


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Re: Sugar Mill
« Reply #14 on: December 06, 2017, 07:58:55 pm »

I stopped by the Sugar Mill on the way home from work to try and get it from a different perspective and angle.  The light/weather wasn't super but I did get Longs Peak in the background.  It was cold and windy out so I shot from inside my car (wuss) so I had to bump up the ISO so I could hand hold it.
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Re: Sugar Mill
« Reply #15 on: December 06, 2017, 10:09:08 pm »

That’s a great view. I’d keep going back.

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Re: Sugar Mill
« Reply #16 on: December 06, 2017, 10:52:42 pm »

I like your latest shot of it better than the others. Very neat looking place.


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Re: Sugar Mill
« Reply #17 on: December 07, 2017, 04:52:13 am »

I like the whole set and its frame "progression".
Well done and bravo for returning/reshooting.
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