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Baltic Sea

By Szturmowiec
Miedzyzdroje, Western Pommerania, Poland.

Miedzyzdroje, Pomorze Zachodnie, Polska.

Fotograf Poznan;

Tags: Sunset Summer Beach Sea Poland Baltic sea Landscape and travel

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This photo is here for critique. Please only comment constructively and with suggestions on how to improve it.


iancrowson 6 211 142 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2012 5:09PM
Super image, I love the blue light. The composition is spot on. The image could be made lighter or darker, it could be made less blue but I don't see any areas for improvement.

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ianrobinson Plus
6 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2012 5:11PM
like this it has lovely colours.

tezquirk 4 27 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2012 6:43PM
Beautiful shot , Lovely colours Smile
27 Oct 2012 8:00PM
Jestertheclown 8 7.4k 249 England
27 Oct 2012 8:40PM
Dzien dobry Lukasz!

Welcome to Epz.
This is a pretty impressive first upload.
The only thing that I would do to this would be to remove the light from the hilltop to the right.
Otherwise, I'd leave it alone.
Well done.

banehawi Plus
12 1.5k 3533 Canada
27 Oct 2012 9:19PM
Dzien dobry Lukasz!

This is a beautiful shot, well composed, and a very nice exposure. If I was pressed to make any suggestion, I would warm the shot slightly, as in the mod.

Scroll up to modifications to see what I mean. I also remove that light on the hill as Bren suggested. Its very small, but it does attract the eye.

Enjoy the site,


28 Oct 2012 8:20AM
Great Picture!
Focus_Man 6 481 631 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2012 8:59AM
Hi Lukasz welcome to EPZ and a nice image to start with. Nicely composed with good foreground interest and overall, well balanced.

I have uploaded a mod as well where I lightened the shadows a little, removed both the hilltop light and also the rope on the beach. I find the simpler the better with this image - no distractions, well done.

paulbroad 9 116 1064 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2012 3:10PM
I would simply leave this as it is. Can see no need to do anything. A lot of skill on show!

parob 5 3 74 France
30 Oct 2012 10:46AM
Difficult to add anything to the very perceptive changes made by Focus_Man, except to draw a lesson in composition in order to understand how a good image can be made into an excellent one. To begin with, it is important to deal with the question of the main focus of attention. In the original, in spite of an excellent composition, it is obviously the superb background, not the boat, it blends with the foreground. Details are insufficient! The modifications speak for themselves. Background and foreground are now connected and the boat stands out. Extraneous details are eliminated, some over-bright highlights are toned down, colours are restored, and the eye is drawn immediately to main focus. Hope I am not being too repetitive, but sometimes a good lesson is worth repeating. Thank you Szturmowiec, and good photography to you.Smile

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