Views: 48 (24 Unique)  Award Shortlist   

Piper 2

By Sone  
Taken as homework for outside high angle. Reflector was used. Some editing done.

Tags: General Lighting

Take your photography to the next level and beyond...

  • NEWS
  • REVIEWS
  • INSPIRATION
  • COMMUNITY
  • COMPETITIONS

Why not join for free today?

Join for Free

Your total photography experience starts here


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

Comments


paulbroad 8 108 987 United Kingdom
27 May 2013 9:15AM
You seem to do a lot of homework. This is one of the strongest most technically competent images I have seen from you. Very strong and a good viewing angle. You would get a pass mark from me for this one.

Paul

Join ePHOTOzine for free and remove these adverts.

mrswoolybill Plus
9 840 1372 United Kingdom
27 May 2013 11:49AM
First of all the use of the reflector has paid off handsomely, the light on the sculpture is gorgeous, warm and mellow.
Focus and focal length are just right. I like the angle, it creates a very satisfying balance between the face and the curve of the arm. I wish you hadn't cut off the hand on the left though, this needs the full width there.
I wonder if the sculpture is fixed, or if you could move it around? The background is rather bright, and is divided between russets and greens. I find it a bit distracting. F5.6 has isolated the subject against it very nicely in terms of focus, but those colours are still very bright.
I can see three possible adjustments that I would try - partial desaturation of the background, to push it backwards; or possibly a straight b&w conversion; or just possibly a square crop from the upper part of the frame, which is where the main interest is.
I'll try a Mod or two.
Moira
mrswoolybill Plus
9 840 1372 United Kingdom
27 May 2013 12:03PM
Three Mods uploaded - designed simply to reduce the impact of the background. I haven't touched the sculpture itself, which you have captured beautifully.
Moira

Sign In

You must be a member to leave a comment.

ePHOTOzine, the web's friendliest photography community.

Join For Free

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more.