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Old Apr 26, 2006, 12:53 PM   #1
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Devon, England. The Salcombe to East Portlemouth ferryboat sits idle on the mud banks.

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Old Apr 26, 2006, 2:45 PM   #2
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Hi Shaun,

I really like this photo, it's got a lot of potential I think. The composition is very good. Boat position and colour contrast well against background. And good to see some buildings in background too, it's a well balanced photo.

Just a few quick comments (hope you don't mind). I would have tried to get a bit of a higher angle (so the top of the ferry is below where the land on the far bank is, so it stands out "clearer"). Also I'd not choose a blue border on this one, it just doesn't seem to match too well, maybe coz I think there is a bit of blueish haze in the background... seems just a tad offputting.

But I still love the photo! Cool. Thanks for posting.

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Old Apr 26, 2006, 3:35 PM   #3
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Remarkable colours and good point of view. Well done, Shaun. Btw, this cute little boat brings another definition to my notion of ferry :-)
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Ah, the S2 colors! I love it. Great composition and all but I'd suggest the buildings in the background to be a bit more blurred (shorter DOF) since the boat appears to be the definite focal point.
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