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By alexthefrog
Critique please! Smile

Exposure 0.005 sec (1/200)
Aperture f/8.0
Focal Length 180 mm
ISO Speed 200
Exposure Bias -0.3 EV

Tags: Wildlife and nature

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


8 Sep 2012 11:41AM
Lovely image well captured Smile

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izida 7 Turkey
8 Sep 2012 12:05PM
Çok sevimli gerçekten..
KBan 11 494 4 England
8 Sep 2012 1:42PM
Can't really fault it Alex, except it looks like you had some poor light !

Effective composition. Good DoF. A charming image well-taken.
Helban 10
8 Sep 2012 7:35PM
Its nice, but needs to be a little brighter and less blue.

Jestertheclown 8 7.4k 249 England
8 Sep 2012 11:05PM
This looks a bit flat and checking in levels, the histogram peaks in the middle but doesn't reach either end.
I've uploaded a mod in which I've used black and white thresholds in curves to boost the contrast and subsequently lift the colours. I also made slight adjustments using the colour balance and channel mixer to warm it up slighly and remove the slight blueness that Helban mentions above.
There's a tremendous image in there; it just needs a little help!
Hope this helps.


Edit: Please disregard my first mod.
It was a work in progress that I'd saved and intended to discard. The second one is the right one!
banehawi Plus
12 1.5k 3534 Canada
9 Sep 2012 12:49AM
A good shot that didnt need - 1.3 exposure comp at all. It would have been spot on without it. Id be interested to know why you underexposed? If you wanted wite white you need to think of overexposing.

White balance is also a little too cool, so together they work to provide a flat and dull image, with great potential.

It can all be sorted in Photoshop. Starting with establishing the black and white points using curves, this corrects BOTH colour tone and exposure.

Ive loaded a mod with a 10 X 8 aspect ratio crop, brightened the main fox's eyes, and added a little more background blur.

Hope this is helpful,



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