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Wind surfer by Priestcove

Wind surfer

-this man has to visit a warmer sea to enjoy his windsurfing-

A picture with a splash!
bravo.

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By: Priestcove

Dead of night by banehawi

Dead of night

Colour for me banehawi.
Religion related themes and subjects can communicate psychological messages to the viewers. To most believers of a religion the place creates a ''warmth'' in their souls. So these themes and subjects better to be communicated in colour.
Now can you please tell me had you placed that little gem you were using on a tripod?
I have been a long time fan of Ricoh; I think they were the first to offer square format option in their Caplio cameras...
Best regards,
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By: banehawi

The Look by markst33

The Look

Hi.

I have not read the comments above just as I was scrolling down to write my comment and explain my modification my eye got hold of something about the umbrella.

What umbrella?

You have shot a meticulous picture, an almost painstakingly good (if you exclude the two shadows on each of the two side edges. Bravo.

My modification takes hint of the two different objects the two people hold. The pocket watch and the ventalia. The watch (if winded up properly) will count the time at the pace it has to count it, at a pace that doesn't change. On the contrary, the ventalia the lady holds can be moved quickly or slowly,counting time in a far more temperamental pace. The picture from anthropocentric is transformed to theoretical/abstract.

I am so tempted to add the word ''Discuss'' and pass it on to photography students. - I won't- .

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By: markst33

Into the Wind by paulbroad

Into the Wind

Hello Paul.

I had a problem uploading my modification. I kept the essence, and went for an oblong vertical frame that reduced a lot of the white cloud on the right and proportionally some of the blue sky on the left. I like the amount of colour there is on the dark areas and I also like how close the left wing of the seagull is to the cloud above it. It's a fine moment of time being held still.

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By: paulbroad

Crows! by rajibcee1

Crows!

Namaste, you have shot a picture with lots of potential.

I see two groups of crows, the right one and the left one.

It seems to me you can separate the picture in two parts, please focus your on the interest on the right. Do you see the building behind the crow whch looks upwards and backwards from this group? Crop the picture there, between the two groups of birds. Admire your new frame now.

I have another optional framing. Roughly, the picture consists of 6 equal parts from top to bottom. The top 1/6th can be cropped horizontally. It has no interest and does not balance the picture right. Crop and forget all about it.

Enjoy your tea now even more happy Smile

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By: rajibcee1

Portuguese ceramic by serumeiro

Portuguese ceramic

Fine example of craftmanship.... Smile

Please make the picture square; the empty space on the sides doesn't offer much to the subject.

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By: serumeiro

Schumie's Merc by alansnap

Schumie's Merc

Hello Alan.
It is Schumacher's Merc, and your pic. and you must be proud of it.
I would crop the top green part completely so I stay with the circuit on the bottom (including the green there), the car and the tin wall above. Nothing else.
The car is elevated in the frame and helps the attention to be focused on it.
That way, it looks sportier than the original and is well addressed to all petrolheads.
I'm on the 6th great now... Vrooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooom
kindly,
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By: alansnap

Woodland Drive by MattB1987

Woodland Drive

bravo Matt

By: MattB1987

Jean Gabin from Santa Brigitta by jerryiron

Jean Gabin from Santa Brigitta

Hi.
Your framing and timing are excellent. The bright parts of the picture balance well with the dark ones creating a harmonious and pleasing image.
My modification addresses what I find to be a slight problem with the square format (which falls into what I call FrameFollowsForm).
The issue lies with the interest created by the cart well and the ironwork behind it, it is beautiful and distracts from maintaining attention to the man's glance.
He looks a real character Smile

Kindly,
pablophotographer

By: jerryiron

Pitch Black Queen by nineteen68

Pitch Black Queen

Hi.

The issues I notice are framing and posing.

I worked my modification in the principle of the mood you wanted to express.

I cropped from the right as you see, to reduce the amount of light; the whole of the picture suggests me you wanted something dark, well bright parts ought to be minimum I thought, hence the crop.

To add a connection between the woman and the nature I have cropped her feet to make the dress the last part to touch the soil , as the trunks of the trees do.

Some tree branches behind her raised arm and the opposite shoulder of that hand could be aligned to add more mystery, if she could have been told to move to your right, a bit. Keep an eye on the edges of your frame they are important parts of the picture as well, don''t let the main subject distract you from taking care of other details too when you work with still nature or people posing.

kindly,
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By: nineteen68

The "Ludden" Cottage by ArildMoe

The "Ludden" Cottage

Hello Arlid.

I tried to upload my modification but it was deemed too small to be uploaded. I had cropped your image and retained just the right part with the shoes having kept out of this square frame that was left the black pot and the shelf it stands on. I kept some of the space between the two shelves in my frame though, despite a bit of black that appears in the bottom of the frame. I think the picture can hold itself up just with the objects on the right, the full image appears to have an overpowering flash shadow on the top of the pot because of the handle and an unknown shadow below the pot as well. The composition as a whole kept some objects on the left too close to the edge of the frame and the height from where some of these objects have been photographed looks less engaging compared to shooting from the same level with your objects. Their age seems appropriate to be recorded in black and white.

kindly,
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By: ArildMoe

Problems! by paulbroad

Problems!

Hey, it's safe to light my cigar now.

The scene displays disaster at the background, calmness at the front. Strange. A bottle standing, not even emptied, or half emptied. I bet you can't get drunk or misbehave with that much drink consumed, unless it's absinthe.

The upper part from the front door is missing, having been cropped too tightly. Picture is not exactly level. But even you tilt slightly to the left (max. 2 degrees) to correct the level of the liquid in the bottle, you can't convince the eye of the viewers not to attempt to level the picture assuming the biggest line of the picture, the line down the door.

How could have this worked for me? The bottle would be lying on the ground, no liquid in it, car doors would have been wide opened (from passengers escaping from the car). I hope you get the money you want from it Paul. I am not buying it as it is. It fails to spark drama for me.

Regards,
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By: paulbroad

S--T!!!!!  There coming by JackBunn

S--T!!!!! There coming

They're gone now, lol.

Do you see the spelling mistake there?

Salutes
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By: JackBunn

Changing of the guard Norwegian style by cegidfa

Changing of the guard Norwegian style

Rather good scan then Smile

I have seen Norwegian soldiers displaying weapon accuracy exercises, quite skilled performers they were. But I can't remember if they still used these riffles though, these are Heckler and Koch G3A3.

I would suggest to shoot from the hip on this occasion.... (probably you'd have to kneel to achieve this, as I don't think F50 has removable pentaprism) Shooting from the hip (height) would have given a sense of more height to the guardsmen and the palace.

kindly,
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By: cegidfa

Church of the Prophet Elias by Ady_E

Church of the Prophet Elias

Hi,
I do not know how did you make the sun have this shape of shine in the lens but the picture looks wonderfully arranged. Churches are oriented to face the east so deciding to shoot the church during late evening would turn the light against the lens (contre jour as a French friend says); it actually may be a good advice for some people this...
I suspect the place you shot this is in Cyprus, rather than Cypus as the frame says?

kindly,
pablophotographer

By: Ady_E

Dangerzoned by nishant101

Dangerzoned

Hello again Brave Nishant.

I think this gear you have might be waterproof, haha.

We talk photography here but allow me to discuss clothing instead for a second. You will see the point soon.
If you were to go out and dressed to impress would you ever combine a copper coloured traousers with white socks, green/black woven belt, with grey-blue-black-white shirt? It would be a killer... or an eyesore at least. On the other hand... (and I have not read the book) if you were dressed in grey, black, white don't you think you'd look more appealing?

I strongly suggest a black and white conversion as I imagine it more encompassing of this idea of unity of nature as taught and captured by Clyde Butcher (youtube him, if you want).

Great picture as a frame, I like its symmetry too.

Kindly,
pablophotographer

By: nishant101

Touch me not by nishant101

Touch me not

Hello Nishant.
It's a truly wonderful picture, I like the motion of the waves as recorded by your settings.
I am not in favour of the logo, nor the proportion of the sky, so I would crop the top 1/6th of the frame;
much of the tension happens on the bottom part and there is where the attention would stay, the sky is plentiful to remind the doom coming towards the shell; even if cropped as I suggest.

Great picture once more,
bravo
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By: nishant101

In the window by suiciderock

In the window

Hi,
interesting face and beautiful model... Blush
I feel pity that her legs and feet are not included in the picture.
I see the settings and I see you have gone to the telephoto end of the lens,
allowed the iris to be open to the widest aperure and got an ISO 640...
It seems you went for a high key which you could try with ISO200, f/11, 1/2000s
and a speedlight at the bottom behind a white umbrella, pointing upwards at +1.5EV.
I do like it , but I equally miss theses legs.
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By: suiciderock

Boy with Balloon by Neenad

Boy with Balloon

Hi, very interesting picture and good conversion to black and white.
I would suggest that you crop both sides to take away the partial sign on the left and the too bright white building on the right, that way the picture appears to be slim and tall improving our attention upwards towards where the child looks at, the baloon.
kindly,
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By: Neenad

Santorini by jerryiron

Santorini

Hello Alexander,
I would be very tempted to take this picture in a portrait orientation, vertical, rather than horizontal. I think a bigger proportion of the top dome on the left of the picture would look more interesting than what the little dom on the right bottom corner does. All the other aspects of the picture, including the sunset colour, albeit, less, would retain, if not increase, our attention on your nice picture.
Bravo.
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By: jerryiron

Art Nouveau staircase in side Le site du Petit Palais created for The exhibition 'Paris 1900' by TornadoTys

Art Nouveau staircase in side Le site du Petit Palais created for The exhibition 'Paris 1900'

Hi Tyson, really nice composition there, it looks a fascinating architectural space indeed. I like your positioning against the statue and the staircase which creates a nice curve into the frame. I am not sure if sawsengee's mod included the following suggestions I will make, I saw it but I don't remember what I saw from it. I would urge you to crop horizontally a tiny part from the bottom and the top as well; the top crop would get rid of the first spotlight from the left- which points almost nowhere but the corner of your frame-far too out to offer anything good to your picture aesthetically, crop horizontally just below that. The next tiny crop applies to the bottom where you missed to include the first step of the staircase, follow a straight line from the base of the statue. Last crop I suggest would be a vertical from the right which keeps the vertical ironwork (which doesn't look vertical) out of our eyes, there is plenty of ironwork and artwork to admire even without its presence. Enjoy Smile

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By: TornadoTys

Tulips by cattyal

Tulips

nice theme for black and white, great texture also, bravo
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By: cattyal

Science Centre, Glasow by buddiePhotographer

Science Centre, Glasow

Hi,
Gold on silver nicely noticed.
For me the picture has good potential to turn to an interesting black and white picture, try it
Smile
kindly,
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By: buddiePhotographer

Italy. The space #1 by jerryiron

Italy. The space #1

hi,
I think that you needed a graduated natural density filter to reduce the flare from the top and retain the colours at the bottom; you can immitate the effect in the adobe lightroom as well.
Nice view and picturesque location, bravo
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By: jerryiron

Stock Rod 46 by billmyl

Stock Rod 46

Hi,

it works for me; it creates the sense of speed successfully. The current framing reminds a sandwich of 3 horizontal layers green, white and green. Yes it has some black/grey too but it blends nicely into the main 3 other layers. The nice thing is that if you skip the top green layer (and the black/grey) you are left with another frame which is dominated by the fluo colours, pink, green which contrast the white and the grey.

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By: billmyl

Slopes of Ben Rinnes by Dallachy

Slopes of Ben Rinnes

Great!

It's so nice to be finding snow as you return back from the alcohol shop. You can have one tipple for the road. LOL.

Cheers,
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By: Dallachy

Breakfast at Spoons by lush

Breakfast at Spoons

Hi,

If my memory serves me right, NX30 does not take 1:1 format pictures, does it? I like the black in white conversion but I feel that teh picture would benefit from a 3:2 format that would allow us to see what she has for breakfast Smile - no I am not talking as a nutriotionist, lol. You have made us curious and you retain the secret there, unfair isn't it?
Great shot though Smile

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By: lush

Good Morning by opal

Good Morning

Hi from me as well.

My biggest concern about this picture would be the positioning of the cups within the frame. There is too much distance in between them and on top of that, what appears in the middle, blurred is the white back of a chair. The cup on the right appears like a plain glass, you could have shown the handle from the side pointing towarrds the chair, to display it in a ''profil'' as opposite to ''anfa'' ; that would have allowed from some ''vague'' space in the middle to be filled.

''Still life'' pictures will be what you will make them to be, you can actually arrange the set or the object(s). Pause for a bit, look through the eyepiece or the camera back and ask yourself ''does the arrangement look nice?'' Do not take the picture if your answer is ''no'', just arrange the objects in a nicer way and take the picture then. A picture can be technically correct but not beautiful; nice pictures tend to blend aesthetics into the mix of technical correctness.

best regards,
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By: opal

Caldera. Santorini by jerryiron

Caldera. Santorini

Hello Alexander.

I attempted to take off much of the island rocks out of curiousity after having read Munro's comment. I think Tanya's lightened rocks do a better justice to the representation of Santorini's beauty. I did not spot the couple who paulbroad refers to, and I would have lretained the empty balcony on the bottom if someone was actually standing there (and taking a picture maybe?). Enjoy the site and welcome from me as well.

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By: jerryiron

A stroll by the river by milligan1

A stroll by the river

Hi,

I can't add more to what MunroWalker said.

For me I think the space on bottom or top of the frame were simply too much weight in the picture with no much to beauty to offer in it. Dried plants and burnt out sky, are element you don't want in your frame.

So in my mod I did some trimming. Remember to keep in your frame just the sufficient, and some nice extras. And since you shoot landscape, learn to be patient, did any cyclist or rider pass there in the past 5 minutes before shooting? Wouldn't they be a nice addition to this bridge shot? You tell me,

kindly,
pablophotographer

By: milligan1