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Old Sep 26, 2012, 9:29 AM   #1
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Default Which of these two sunsets you like best and why?

Which of these two sunsets you like best and why?





OK, several of you said the first picture had too much in it.
So I cropped out the bottom half and just include the bird, boat, sunset. Much better!

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Old Sep 26, 2012, 4:08 PM   #2
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I prefer the second as the sun's rays are nicer and the people seem to be interacting with it- almost saying goodnight..?
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Old Sep 26, 2012, 9:00 PM   #3
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Both are really pretty. I would like the first if it was just the bird or just the people, both confuses my mind's eye so I don't know where to look first. So I guess I like the 2nd best, the solar volcano is awesome but it's not as colorfully interesting as the 1st. The color is pretty but kinda monochromatic.
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Old Sep 27, 2012, 3:17 AM   #4
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take the bird out and then for me its the first
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Which of these two sunsets you like best and why?
I prefer the second one as it tells a better story as implied by the hand gestures of the person on the left.

The bird in the first one is to me distracting and even if it was removed, the image is nothing more than a nice a shot and says nothing more to me.
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Old Sep 27, 2012, 10:27 AM   #6
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I was leaning toward the second shot myself.
I liked the bird with the clouds in first shot... it would have been easy enough to crop out both, but then it's a plain shot.
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OK, several of you said the first picture had too much in it.
So I cropped out the bottom half and just include the bird, boat, sunset. Much better!

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Really like the cropped version-looks good.

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Out of three (guess I can't count), number two is my best pick. I just like the overall composition of the second shot over the other two.
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Out of three (guess I can't count), number two is my best pick. I just like the overall composition of the second shot over the other two.
I added the 3rd "cropped" one a week later...
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