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Glass

By FrogTastic  
Trapped in the hotel bar, during a religious holiday in uBud/Indonesia where foreigners are forbidden to walk the street.

Tags: Glass Indonesia Ubud Landscape and travel

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Pete Plus
15 18.8k 96 England
21 Nov 2012 10:17AM
I like the balance of elements here

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Focus_Man 6 481 631 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2012 10:58AM
Compositionally I wonder if you had lowered your camera to include crossed framework, showing an offset cross with the glass in one corner would have been a better option here.

If you have to be trapped somewhere, what better than the hotel bar! And with an additional bit of photography to while away the time between drinks.

Frank
dudler Plus
13 451 865 England
21 Nov 2012 11:20AM
I can see what you're doing here, and it's good.

Staring at it for a while, I'd be inclined to make the picture slightly wider, and move the glass around an inch to the right...

However, this may jsut be my personal view, and others will differ (as Focus_Man does!)

Tonally lovely: and the sepia effect works really well.
FrogTastic 6 52 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2012 11:45AM
Thank you all
banehawi Plus
12 1.5k 3512 Canada
21 Nov 2012 2:44PM
A nice result from a forced confinement. This looks like a simple shot, but I find I can spend some tome looking at pictures within pictures, the inverted reflection in the stem, the lines through the glass with occluded shapes. Shapes, curves, lines everywhere you look.

The toning is complimentary, works well. I can see also dudlers suggestion working, aligning the glass with the peak behind, it perhaps could enhance what is already a nice balance.


Regards


Willie
FrogTastic 6 52 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2012 3:10PM
@banehawi - Thanx, the week before i had walked pass and imagine it to make a very cool shot. The confinement just made me take it. Personally I like the fact it isnt totally balance, it would have been easy to make it perfect - remove the spiderweb etc.

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