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Behind bars

By Madoldie
This is a photograph taken while out on Saturday evening, shot through a fence while walking home.

Tags: Sunset Fence Sea Evening Behind bars Landscape and travel

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mrswoolybill Plus
15 3.3k 2538 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2017 9:50PM
I've spent a lot of time looking and working on this one. I love the idea. The sun is caught midway between dark sea and air, and the sea horizon is midway between two horizontal bars. I'm seeing elemental power trapped, caged, contained.

I've cropped to square for a more minimalist, and abstract, composition. I corrected a very slight barrel distortion, and skewed the lower horizontal bar down a notch on the right to level it. I like the way the sun is placed asymmetrically in the crop.
mrswoolybill Plus
15 3.3k 2538 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2017 9:56PM

Quote: I corrected a very slight barrel distortion,

Apologies for typo, slight pincushion distortion... Blush

It's been a long day...
dudler Plus
19 1.9k 1948 England
28 Apr 2017 7:18AM
I love the dim detail in the water, so I used your alternative version as a starting point, adjusted Levels, and then failed to adjust the perspective. So I did that adjustment from scratch, forgot to do the Levels thing, and got the third mod.

Going back to that and adjusting Levels gave the fourth version...

I didn't correct for pincushion distortion, but skewed the picture to level bars and horizon.
paulbroad Plus
15 131 1294 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2017 3:21PM
Not sure the content is terribly attractive, really. Difficult to suggest improvement.

Madoldie 8 586 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2017 3:46PM
Thanks you all for taking the time to view the photograph, Like what you have done with the tight crop Moira, dudler going to go back and have a look at this try and do a few adjustments see what I can come up with but you have definitely given me a few ideas. Thanks Paul.
All the best,

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