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gipper51 Jan 4, 2006 10:34 PM

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It's nothing special, but I thought it made a quaint old photo. I liked the composition much more than the subject, the lines seem to flow nicely and the rule of thirds applies doubly here. Looking at it now I wish I had just a bit more in the frame on the right so the tree didn't get cut off at the limb tips, and maybe framed the horizon a little higher. Any other comments are appreciated.

Gipper

squirl033 Jan 4, 2006 10:44 PM

i agree. the road makes a nice counterbalance to the barn, and the vertical spacing works. not sure i care for the sepia tone, though... perhaps plain B&W?

gipper51 Jan 4, 2006 10:54 PM

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B&W version

squirl033 Jan 4, 2006 11:03 PM

definitely better, at least for me... but then, i tend to prefer B&W over sepia, except in certain, relatively rare cases.

Hards80 Jan 4, 2006 11:54 PM

i really like the plain black and white version.. the composition is great with the diagnal line of the fence androad.. and interplay of the textures of the barn and the scene around it.. nice job..

-dustin

Aumma45 Jan 5, 2006 12:14 AM

Aside from the technical aspects, I like the sepia. This part of Africa can get really dry and dusty. The sepia reflects this feeling better.

LT7 Jan 5, 2006 12:39 AM

They are both Keepers. I myself prefer the plain B&W, but I could see some that prefer the sepia. Nice Job.

LT

LadyhawkVA Jan 5, 2006 11:27 AM

The composition works very nicely. I prefer the b&w, but the sepia is nice too.

thatsanicepicture2 Jan 5, 2006 11:54 AM

Great composition.

dale



gipper51 Jan 5, 2006 1:20 PM

Thanks for the comments everyone. After seeing them both, I think I prefer the sepia still, but I know that's a personal preference. Appreciate all the feedback.

Gipper


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