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Cadres of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang (NSCN-K) share a moment with colleague during the 3rd anniversary celebration of the Naga Unification day at NSCN-K designated camp Khehoi, some 40 kms away from Dimapur, India’s north eastern state of Nagaland.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 1000D
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:23 Nov 2010 - 11:58 AM
Focal Length:200mm
Aperture:f/4.0
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:-1.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:what if?
Username:caisiimao caisiimao
Uploaded:1 Apr 2011 - 4:41 AM
Tags:Gunners, Photo journalism
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banehawi
banehawi Critique Team 10979 forum postsbanehawi vcard Canada2981 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2011 - 3:06 PM

Its a very good PJ shot. Im amazed at the casual and unprofessional way they handle their guns, - but shouldnt be surprised I suppose.

The only suggestion I would have for presentation is to use the vertical post as a reference to straighten ( though I know the background may not actually be too straight, it looks better), and lift the shadows to brightenn the uniforms as in the mod.


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Willie

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2 Apr 2011 - 6:30 PMConstructive Critique!This comment was flagged as constructive critique! 

Hello, Caisii. I like the juxtaposition of the guns and uniforms, with the fun and chat. They look as if they are enjoying a joke. I agree with Willie about straightening the background lines and lightening the uniforms, but I also feel that the man on the left spoils the composition for me. For a start, he looks as if he has a gun planted on top of his head and it's also poking him in the nose, very uncomfortable. So I have done a modification where I used Perspective Correction to straighten the lines, then adjusted shadows and brightened the image, and cropped the man from the left, then added a touch of sharpening.
Pamela.

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