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Old Apr 10, 2009, 11:13 PM   #1
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OK, I have been playing around with this one in PS for not quite a year now, and I feel it is missing something whether in the PP or just in the original shot.

Any comments and suggestions on either, greatly appreciated.
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Old Apr 10, 2009, 11:16 PM   #2
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From the composition of the shot it is hard to tell what your subject/focus is...the store, the doors, the cycle? If the bicycle was your subject you should have taken a tighter shot, eliminating or minimizing the distracting doors and windows.
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Old Apr 11, 2009, 2:49 AM   #3
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Agree with Walter. The doors are real distraction I would add. A tighter shot of the cycle with the flowers behind the window in background would have been a better composition.

I have cropped the image but couldn't delete the door completely as it would then crop the subject as well. Left a part of the door to frame the subject. Let me know how you feel.
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Old Apr 11, 2009, 11:19 AM   #4
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Cropping it like that doesnt do it for me sid. The original is better. It gives the impression the bike is going somewhere. The problem is the background. Its just too strong for the weak lines of the bike. Perhaps something like this. Although, this completely alters the look of the original. This is a down and dirty job and would look much nicer from the original hi res file.

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Old Apr 11, 2009, 4:25 PM   #5
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Thanks for your comments Walter and Sid. I do agree a tighter crop would have been better, but then it would have taken away from the feelings/mood I was trying show here. But definately a tighter crop would be better.

Bynk, nice work on the B/G.
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Old Apr 11, 2009, 9:21 PM   #6
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I looked at it from a different perspective,keeping the artsin the backdrop so that it compliments the flower vases on the bike.

Nonetheless, nice work by Bynx.....the viewer's attention staright goes to the bike.




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