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Old Aug 9, 2005, 5:29 AM   #1
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Thoughts,good or bad,are welcome

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Old Aug 9, 2005, 1:28 PM   #2
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Andrew,

The composition is very nice with the silhouette of the boat at sunset.

The colors however seem somewhat muted. Some post shot editing might correct that.

Check your horizon the edge of the ocean is slightly tilted and one would expect it to be horizontal.

I suspect the sun didn't cooperate and peek out of the clouds, that might have been an additional impact if the sun was more visible.

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many thanx for your input,selvin.i think i'll try to fix the horizon in photoshop,maybe play with the sky,too.i could not get anymore detail out of the sun,i'm only using the 350D kit lens at the moment...will get a nice zoom lens one of these days,

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this is a tough one.. a split ND grad would have helped you in keeping detail in the shore and water.. but a lil work in photoshop can help you out here too.. do an adjustment layer and open up the shadows in the shadow/highlight tool.. then take a black soft brush and set the foreground color to black and "paint" back the colors in the sky.. be sure you are "painting" on the adjustment layer and not the background..
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Old Aug 10, 2005, 6:30 AM   #5
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Dustin,

as always,good advice!I'm new to photography so pointers are always welcome,

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Other than the colors being a little muted, the aspect I really like about the shot is the dark clouds in the foreground contrasting against the lighter background clouds. Really helps give depth to the image.

Nice work...just a little tinkering in the photo editor and it could be a real keeper.


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