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Old Apr 13, 2006, 1:12 PM   #1
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When I origianlly took this picture I wanted a real urban look. Howevre, the grafitti on the wall made the shot too busy and the shirts did not stand out. So I turned the back ground to black and white to make shirts stand out more. Does this work?
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Old Apr 14, 2006, 6:39 AM   #2
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hey this is a really cool funky shot. i like the selective colouring. really cool shot. i cant really appreciate it on my laptop so will look again when i get home.

great works


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Old Apr 14, 2006, 9:03 AM   #3
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I like the idea and your solution but I think the image was exposed for based on the wrong area. The main focal point because of leading line composition and brightness is the person in the center. Unfortunately, his T-shirt has a lot of blown out detail and there is no defined line for the top of his head. It merges into the 'art' of the background. Spot metering might helf here. Pick a 18% grey tonal value somewhere in the scene and lock your exposure before recomposing the shot.

Overall: I like the image, its selective colour effect, and it composition. Correct exposure would make this!

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