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Cockatoo Island

By glennk68
This photo was taken in the middle of the day at Sydney's Cocatoo Island. Using a Canon EOS 400D with a 17-85mm EFS lens. Taken in manual mode with a shutter speed of 1/125, aperture of f9, ISO 100 and a focal length of 20mm. This is as it came from the camera with no adjustments or cropping. Some thoughts on composition and settings would be appreciated.

Tags: 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.


22 May 2011 2:23AM
Pl give some detail of these old machines .

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devlin 6 652 39 India
22 May 2011 7:43AM
Hi Glenn, the settings seem ok to me exposure looks good too. I would though consider:-

1) Cropping a bit from the RHS to get rid of the smoke stack
2) Brighten the image a bit
3) Add some contrast

have done a mod.

Cheers and hope this helps

PS: - As a record shot this works well, but maybe a good idea to give a description of what we are looking at Smile

glennk68 6 10
22 May 2011 10:30PM
Cockatoo Island was a former ship building site in Sydney Harbour and as such there is lots the old machinery still in tact on the Island. I don't know what these pieces are off but they remind me those big stone head carvings seen on some doco when I was a kid! I have some photo's of the old cranes and lathes and things still on the island so I can post some up if you want to see them prabhusinha.

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