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Old May 17, 2010, 11:05 PM   #1
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Default Colors – Emerald City

Perspective Corrected and cropped.

This is more Gasworks park. Seattle is called the Emerald City but I don’t know about this green. Green is the predominate color but with this much sky I had to shoot it darker and then brighten the ground PP. The grass got a little bright.

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Old May 18, 2010, 7:29 AM   #2
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I agree...it's a litle too neon for my tastes. I can almost envision munchkins roaming the hills.
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I think it's marvelous and captures the idea perfectly. Heck, I would even color the road yellow.
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When I first looked at this photo, I thought the green looked artificial, over-saturated. By altering the photo, you have made the green grass stand out. However, the green is only a small part of the photo. The idea behind the challenge, as I understand it, is that there should be one dominant color throughout the photo. Not everything in the photo needs to be that color but the majority should be a shade of that color. The dominant color in this photo is actually the pale blue of the overcast sky. The second dominant color is the rust brown color of the towers. The grass is actually number three.

The composition could use some improvement, also. The sky occupies the majority of the photo, framed by the towers and the grass. In my opinion, unless there are some interesting cloud formations or UFO's in the sky, the sky should not be such a major feature in a photo. Perhaps, a different angle that featured the towers more with less sky would be better. In any case, the grass probably not qualify as a good subject.

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Old May 18, 2010, 7:51 PM   #5
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How are we to know how far we can go until we are there, then its to far. All C&C point valid. I knew this was a stretch so this is just a photo to far.

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