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The Sheep cloud & Sheep bell....

By SvetAriadne
Playful Sheep that left a Flock.....Grin
A village in the south-west of France.....typical "maisons de village" with the door bell.....once wandering on the streets I've caught this amazing sheep resemblance .....

Tags: Landscape and travel

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pablophotographer 11 2.1k 431
18 Jan 2015 4:30AM
hello Svetlana.

I have not gone into the details of your camera, but as I have noticed on your portfolio, all the frames you have shot are horizontal. I think the subject you decided to shoot seems to be fitting better into a different framing or orientation, to my humble opinion. My modification has produced something that resembles a square but your real subjects, the sheep, the bell and the cloud could fit as well in a vertical framing.

Therefore I would suggest you to be daring with the way you hold your camera and compose your images. A new world waiting to be found and photographed awaits. Leap into the adventure!

pablophotographer 11 2.1k 431
18 Jan 2015 4:36AM
ooops! my upload was too small to be displayed.
I had framed your picture by cropping a substantial amount of buildings from the two sides leaving the major subjects prominent.
There were enough features of the corner of the roof from the left house and a good amount of wall from the house on the right so the viewer get that sense of rural space but in a ratio such as not to be too big for the main subjects of the picture.

mrswoolybill Plus
16 3.5k 2564 United Kingdom
18 Jan 2015 12:10PM
The cloud is fabulous - well spotted! But the collection of strong lines and angles is also good. I'm thinking this needs a tighter crop. The expanse of bare wall on the right in particular doesn't add anything and draws the eye away from the area that matters.

Pablophotographer's recommendation to use portrait more often is sound, it would be nice to have the bell in full, plus a bit more height for the building.

Modification to follow...
18 Jan 2015 1:29PM
Thank you for your suggestions , I appreciate them indeed! Grin
banehawi Plus
18 2.9k 4334 Canada
18 Jan 2015 3:00PM
You are a very imaginative and creative photographer Svetlana.

Ive tried a square crop, but its the content that important.


paulbroad Plus
15 131 1294 United Kingdom
18 Jan 2015 5:04PM
Without the cloud, nothing much there, but as shown, excellent. Well seen and I am happy with composition.

pamelajean Plus
16 1.8k 2275 United Kingdom
18 Jan 2015 5:58PM
I love this, Svetlana, and even if you had photographed the cloud on its own, I would have been impressed, but when you combine it with the sheep sign it becomes quite special, well seen and captured.
It appears to be leaping from one building to the other.

dudler Plus
19 2.0k 1967 England
19 Jan 2015 11:08PM
As Pablos said, altering the format is often good: turning hte camera on end is one first step, and cropping in processing is the next part of hte path.

You need to choose the aspect ratio for each subject, and not let the shape of the sensor dictate the shape of the print/upload.

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