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Streets of Verona

By shnooksster
Please feel welcome to modify the image, as I am only an amateur photographer Smile

Tags: Landscape and travel

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Canonshots 7 141 13 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2011 1:08PM
Hard to be constructive about this one - there is little or no room for improvement. The colour combination is good, the composition excellent, leading the eye nicely up to the house at top right. Possibly there is a little bit of highlight loss in the latter feature, which could have been avoided with half a stop or so of exposure compensation, but I would have to see the histogram to be certain about that. No doubt the Photoshop experts will be able to help you more there.

I really like this image.

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Canonshots 7 141 13 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2011 3:12PM

Quote:All you would need then would be a cat or a dog to the left of the steps/quote]

I thought of that, too, but when visiting another city one doesn't always have a cat or dog handy. Smile

I am not sure I mind the burnt out detail. Croppoing out the distant house would harm the composition.

Jestertheclown 9 7.6k 252 England
23 Feb 2011 10:25PM
All is not quite lost!

I've uploaded a mod. in which I've lassoed the bits at the top which looked a bit burnt out and decreased the exposure slghtly, increased the mid tone contrast, reduced the output levels (whites) a touch. A few tweaks in curves and I think at least some detail's been rescued.
I could probably have sharpened it slightly too.
It's a bit of a shame I couldn't upload the mod. at the original size as it looks better large.

Hope it's OK.


Edit; I was seriously tempted to place my dog outside one of those doorways!

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