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Raining again, so I'd thought I would take some pics of the garden

Title:English Summer
Username:Petebartlett Petebartlett
Uploaded:28 Aug 2008 - 5:01 PM
Tags:Flowers & plants, Humour / fun
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IanA
IanA  103048 forum posts England12 Constructive Critique Points
29 Aug 2008 - 1:17 PMConstructive Critique!This comment was flagged as constructive critique! 

Hello Peter.
The image is a little small to be able to critique well, you can load up to 600pxl (longest side) images which would make life easier!

From what I can see you have tried to isolate some raindrops on the leaves with a narrow depth of field, however it has not quite worked as there are two leaves with in-focus drops on. For an image of this kind to work you would need to compose the shot so that just a single leaf was in the image, and preferably isolate the raindrops more effectively. For instance, the bright out-of-focus raindrop in the foreground distracts the eye from the in-focus ones behind it. Also, crop out the right-hand leaf, preferably by recomposing in camera, but alternatively in post processing.
Without camera/lens details its hard to be more specific.

Ian

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