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Old 02-16-2012, 03:51 AM   #61
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The white background really shows how vibrant of a white the orchids are. Really lovely!

Here is a picture of a Brazilian town. I was trying out my new telephoto lens:

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Old 02-16-2012, 04:06 AM   #62
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I love how this shot cuts the picture in half on the diagonal. Really cool perspective. If I had to say anything negative, I'd like to see the colors a little more vibrant just because there is so many great colors in the shot.Just a tad though as it would be easy to over power the overall shot.

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Old 02-16-2012, 04:36 AM   #63
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Seriously creepy photo! I really like how you can still see the hair in the spider. I also like how you can kind of see the bug that the spider is eating.

Another Brazilian town:

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Old 02-16-2012, 05:11 AM   #64
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I love how this shot cuts the picture in half on the diagonal. Really cool perspective. If I had to say anything negative, I'd like to see the colors a little more vibrant just because there is so many great colors in the shot.Just a tad though as it would be easy to over power the overall shot.

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Old 02-16-2012, 05:44 AM   #65
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Very cool town! I love the clay roofs. However I don't really like that big tower right in the middle of the picture. Other than that, its really good!



Little washed out, I was still trying to figure out manual mode.
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Old 02-16-2012, 05:58 AM   #66
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The photo seems to be focused on the barn. It looks like it was a slightly overcast day which probably makes it more washed out. I would love to see this photo from a sunny day!

Beautiful cat:

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Old 02-16-2012, 07:12 AM   #67
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The photo seems to be focused on the barn. It looks like it was a slightly overcast day which probably makes it more washed out. I would love to see this photo from a sunny day!

Beautiful cat:
I like the lighting, seems to add drama...

And now for something completely different! Shot a roller hockey game...horrible lighting though so it was shot at 3200 ISO and through the plexiglass so quality isn't as good as it could be...


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Old 02-16-2012, 08:24 AM   #68
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I think the picture turned out very nice. I like how the colors really stand out.

My other cat:

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Old 02-16-2012, 08:33 AM   #69
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The photo is beautiful (you have beautiful cats) but I feel something is off.
I feel as though there is a light that is missing. The black are competing with the whites, making both disappear,
And despite the great contrast on the nose and under the eye, the rest doesnt seem to have enough. I feel as though it all disappears in a sea of grey.
The main focal point is the eyes and I can see why.
I feel that theres and inner glow that is missing. I have no idea how to capture that or even what to look for. But theres and intensity and life to good photos of eyes. And I feel its almost there.. but not quite.
The composition seems a little off for me.
I think next time a more interesting angle is something too look for. Go in closer. If you really want to focus on the eyes go for the eyes. Right now they feel like an afterthought almost.
I'm not exactly sure how to word what I feel when I look at it.
It lacks oomph...
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The kitten is Kenai...
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Cat pic is good, but I think the eye is a little too washed out.

The bloom shot is good, but I am drawn to the branch on the left side, but its out of focus, maybe its just me though.



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Old 02-17-2012, 01:14 AM   #71
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Ligthing...it works and it doesn't. I think the way the lamb is illuminated kinda isolates it as the focal point but at the same time the shadows are kinda distracting. But I also understand this is more of a shot of opportunity and not so much something that you can setup proper lighting.

Here is my cat shot to go along with the ones above...

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Old 02-17-2012, 01:22 AM   #72
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Awesome cat picture! Did you shoot it black and white?
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Old 02-17-2012, 01:25 AM   #73
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No, but the color version is almost exactly the same.

Original color version



B&W conversion

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Old 02-17-2012, 01:44 AM   #74
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Personally I like the color photo better, the hint of pink is a nice contrast to the gray fur.

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Old 02-17-2012, 04:46 AM   #75
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I love the butterfly. I feel like the focus is more on the leaves of the plant rather than the beautiful butterfly.

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