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By paulbroad
Shot in a Sunday market from the hip. Follows my comments with Dave earlier - cannot be a candid if people are aware. This is very close to the subjects indeed. 10/20 Sigma on aperture priority, f11 and ISO100. About 18mm. Focus on auto, centre point and aim by guess with a bit of cropping and levelling later. EOS 7D. Possibly a tighter crop needed?


Tags: Food Market Candid People Grab Portraits and people

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arhab 4 43 2 Indonesia
28 May 2012 5:06PM
i think it's too crowded. and the sign euro and the flower attrack me a lot. the man is not very clear since there is smoke. what do you want to achieve paul?

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arhab 4 43 2 Indonesia
28 May 2012 5:12PM
i look at the image again and i think if you want focus on the man and the smoke, you must crop the sign and the flower. i believe pamela will give you good sugestion because she gave me good sugestion on my image similar with your image.
strokebloke 7 493 17 England
28 May 2012 10:25PM
The blue sky, the red canopy and the white cloud work well together.
Me? I'd crop to the back of the guy's jacket on the left ~ the right hand edge of the sign on the right; and be pleased with it.
The smoke makes sense of the sign (& at a 1 is good value GrinGrin)
The guy is making up his mind - an excellent candid of that situation.
I think your lens and camera have done well to cope with all of that -

So, yes. A tighter crop would do it IMO Smile
3 Jun 2012 1:02PM
Hi Paul

What a great deal! Agree with the suggestion to crop to the back of his jacket, elminating the other people and whatever it is near the top left.

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