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Old Jan 29, 2006, 10:25 AM   #1
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Have begun to love the colours and angles buildings can convey. I am not sure whether I went too far with the saturation. It is sometimes the only way to bring out those colours. Comments appreciated as always.

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Old Jan 29, 2006, 10:56 AM   #2
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Hi Syd i like this, but as you said i think you have saturated a little bit to much, as you know iam no expert, just my opinion.

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Old Jan 29, 2006, 11:02 AM   #3
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Thanks Alex, I hope to find a happy medium, and hopefully one that'll give these type of shots a bit of punch without looking too artificial.

Technical advice welcome.

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Old Jan 29, 2006, 11:13 AM   #4
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Syd,

I'd say the crop of a shot like that can make it or break it.

Don't ask me for advice on crops, 'cause I haven't totally figured it out myself.

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Thanks Terry. I only learn't what aspect ratio was a day or two back. The thing with crops I find, isthat you can keep on trying diffierent things until it works. Sometimes it doesn't.

I'm not too sure about the crop of this one. Probably bad aspect ratio again??
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Maybe too much on the top, or the angle, I don't know.

There's a lady at the newspaper that crops some of my sports photos and she seems to do a better job of it than me.

I shoot my shots wide, so that she can crop them to meet column requirements.

However, she probably crops photos all day, every day, so she's really good at it.

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Old Jan 29, 2006, 12:10 PM   #7
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the perspective distortion is quite bad on this one.. and the crop exaggerates this by intersecting these distorted lines.. i think a bit looser of crop would give you room to do a perspective correct in photoshop and put less emphasis on it.. alternately, you can shoot further back and just zoom in a bit..

the colors of this building really look nice against the sky though, but a few coulds would help your cause i think..

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I like this one.

It has a very commercial feel to me, rather than fine art. I would not be surprised to see this sort of shot in the right sort of magazine or hung on an office wall.

I think the distortion and saturated colours give it a nice 70's feel.

Technically there's not a great deal to say.
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Thanks for the feedback. I am only just beginning to see how the lines distorting is a problem. I'm going to have to work on understanding this - why it happens etc. Any ideas, tips etc would be really helpful.

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Peri,

If you'd like a copy for your office wall, just let me know! :lol:

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