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digicammad 14 22.0k 39 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2008 1:26PM
I didn't see yesterday's but I like the tones in this. Perhaps one thing that is stopping it getting more votes is the composition. I feel it needs cropping tighter at top and right, reducing the amount of sky and making the steps dominate the foreground.


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jenquest 15 561 1 Tokelau
28 Nov 2008 1:38PM
Looks beautifully serene. Ian makes some valid points.
Guernseydan 11 37 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2008 1:51PM
Thanks Ian and shaks. As suggested I have uploaded a cropped variant.
Scaramanga Plus
10 56 6 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2008 2:08PM
Version 1 for me, outstanding.
digicammad 14 22.0k 39 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2008 2:13PM
I think v2 works better, I feel as if I am stood at the top of the steps. Smile

MikeBonsall 12 474 3 Guernsey
28 Nov 2008 2:34PM
just to be awkward I would like to see a crop about halfway between your original and the v2 crop (which I think brings the horizon too close to the top of the frame).

I also think that the way the sky fades from bright to dark is an important part of the image and helps balance the composition with the foreground (this is lost in v2).

This does work well in mono Dan.

Richsr 11 91 223 England
28 Nov 2008 3:05PM
Think this works well in Mono - well captured and converted.
Regards Richard.
Guernseydan 11 37 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2008 3:17PM
Interestingly, I swear both the suggested crops take out the slightly lighter band in the sea running up the right of the image, creating an illusion of boosting the contrast a bit.

Thanks for the suggestions guys.
DebbieBMP 9 33 1 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2008 3:24PM
I loved yesterday's image and I like today's mono too but not sure it needed cropping it was great as it was

Wilmot 9 338 1 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2008 5:31PM
Stunning shot.
SWMahy 10 21 2 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2008 7:28PM
Hi Dan. I like both colour and mono versions and I think your original crop was nicely composed...but v3 works for me too.

This is a great location. I might have a mooch around myself, if I get a chance.


PS -- If I get 26 votes on anything, I think I've done well...but your standards are obviously higher than mine! Smile
bruce295 12 28 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2008 8:12PM
Think it also works well in both colour and mono, version 2 for me but they all stand up on their own.

oll1e Plus
11 57 2 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2008 12:09AM
v1 for me Dan ,wouldnt worry about suicide fella ,i do it all the time !!!!
Thinking about changing my name to photo
Good mono and nice exposure
Guernseydan 11 37 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2008 6:00PM
Thanks everyone!! Glad to see the variants have conjured up some debate.
James_G 11 166 5
1 Dec 2008 8:26PM
Wonderful shot. All the variants work, but I'll go for V2, the steps work better for me in that one. But let's face it, they all work...

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