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Light and Fog
« on: March 03, 2023, 02:41:58 pm »

Three high key B/W photographs of a fog-shrouded lake and its surroundings. I find the first photo very compelling, as it has a feeling of being disassociated from any visual foundation. The second and third photos are equally evocative, but for different reasons. I'd appreciate hearing your C&C, and thanks for stopping by.
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Re: Light and Fog
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2023, 03:46:21 pm »

Bob.
Other than needing major curves adjustments, less ETTR, a hue/sat fix, and ruthless cropping and AI sharpening, I think you've made some  pretty fine images.
Please keep'em comin'.
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Re: Light and Fog
« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2023, 05:56:02 pm »

Thanks, Richard. You have a keen eye  ;)
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Re: Light and Fog
« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2023, 06:43:12 pm »

I like! The first is kind of a reverse Rothko.

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Re: Light and Fog
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2023, 06:59:25 am »

Thanks, David.
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« Reply #5 on: March 05, 2023, 05:36:44 am »

Perfect, I love the mood. Fog is definitely photographer's friend and you prove it here.
Bravo, Bob.
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Re: Light and Fog
« Reply #6 on: March 05, 2023, 06:48:06 am »

Thank you, Francois
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Re: Light and Fog
« Reply #7 on: March 06, 2023, 08:34:54 am »

I like them. For my taste, they have too much grain/noise, which detracts from the intended (was it?) tranquil mood.

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« Reply #8 on: March 06, 2023, 10:26:21 am »

I like the 2nd one best because it has a bit more structure.

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Re: Light and Fog
« Reply #9 on: March 06, 2023, 11:18:47 am »

Bob.
Other than needing major curves adjustments, less ETTR, a hue/sat fix, and ruthless cropping and AI sharpening, I think you've made some  pretty fine images.
Please keep'em comin'.
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I disagree. As presented, these photos are delicate, ephemeral, and communicate the feeling of being in heavy fog. Well done! Although the first one puzzles me, what's the rectangle in the center?
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« Reply #10 on: March 06, 2023, 11:59:11 am »

I disagree. As presented, these photos are delicate, ephemeral, and communicate the feeling of being in heavy fog. Well done! Although the first one puzzles me, what's the rectangle in the center?
Thanks, Peter. That 'thing' is the outflow structure to the man-made lake.

I like them. For my taste, they have too much grain/noise, which detracts from the intended (was it?) tranquil mood.
Thanks, Paulo. I intentionally added the grain and obscured the details. Not everyone's cup of tea.

I like the 2nd one best because it has a bit more structure.

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Others have also commented that the second has more structure, with its leading line, etc. Honestly, while I like it, the first one is my favorite because of its ambiguity, but that's just me. Thanks.
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Re: Light and Fog
« Reply #11 on: March 06, 2023, 05:07:36 pm »

Hey Peter,

Was trying to be funny. Which I clearly wasn't

I like them, too.

Richard
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Re: Light and Fog
« Reply #12 on: March 07, 2023, 10:31:48 am »

I'm totally with PeterAit's comment.

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« Reply #13 on: March 07, 2023, 05:03:11 pm »

Hi Eric: I appreciate your kind words, thank you.
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