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Spiral stair / ramp in Vatican Museum

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:Canon EFS 10-22 mm f 3.4-4.5 USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:12 Apr 2013 - 1:31 PM
Focal Length:10mm
Aperture:f/3.5
Shutter Speed:1/40sec
Exposure Comp:-4/3
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Partial
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:well
Username:Visoko1960 Visoko1960
Uploaded:14 Apr 2013 - 12:25 PM
Tags:Architecture, General, Landscape / travel
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sawsengee
sawsengee Junior Member 74 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2013 - 12:48 PM

beautiful spiral with lovely dark tone & line work composition Smile

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 5LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom96 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2013 - 1:21 PMConstructive Critique!This comment was flagged as constructive critique! 

Fabulous stairwell. You have captured the depth and form beautifully. If this were mine (I wish) I would tone down the highlights a bit, but hey, this is yours, not mine.

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alistairfarrugia
alistairfarrugia Critique Team 1158 forum postsalistairfarrugia vcard Malta86 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2013 - 2:55 PMConstructive Critique!This comment was flagged as constructive critique! 

Well spotted here - nice picture. Allow me some critique however.

1. As regards the highlight comment above, I tend to agree with Lynne, they might need some toning down as the contrast is too harsh between the shadow areas and the highlight area.

2. Moreover, there seem to be areas where chromatic abberration is visible, you might need to check if you can fix this if you still have the RAW file for your shot.

3. Cleaning - there are some areas where a bit of cloning would have helped. There seems to be (white) litter in the bottom left area of the picture, that distracts a bit. I would clone it out, I don't think it should be a hard job to fix.

4. And finally, I think the image looks a bit over-sharpened, particularly in the details on the staircase railing. I think a slightly softer image would look better, but that's just my opinion here.

Still you get my vote for attracting my attention and making me want to write some stuff. Well done!

Alistair

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alistairfarrugia
alistairfarrugia Critique Team 1158 forum postsalistairfarrugia vcard Malta86 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2013 - 3:05 PM

I've edited the picture a bit and turned into a duo-tone version. If you want I can either send the edit by email, or in better EPZ style, I could upload as a Modification. For that latter option, you need to turn mods on though.

Let me know!

Alistair

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christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 2christinecilia vcard England
14 Apr 2013 - 4:16 PM

wow great shot like from me. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin

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JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 2JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2013 - 6:24 PM

A beautiful stairwell so well captured
Ju

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