Classic Edward Durell Stone II -- Done Within the Rules (I hope)
by TomMMDComment by kari1: ::: Critique Club :::
Hi, my name is Kari and from the critique club.
First Impression - the most important one:
You have answered an age old question .. how can you improve the score of a picture ... make it a retake of one that has previously been DQed :) Well done .. and good on you for meeting the rules.
This definately meets the challenge ... and does so with gusto.
The flag is on vertical thirds .. with the top of the pole being on horizontal thirds ... the interest or leading lines may have worked better if mirrored and you then would look up the pole then right along the flag .. a more natural movement than the eyes going left on an image... I also like that you can see more of the flag itself ...
Technical (Colour and light):
Well the sky is a definate improvement on the prevoious .. but don't you guys have blue skies by dnow .. cos ours are really grey and misrable. I love the natural light and that you have taken the time to remove the stains ..
To grow its vote?:
I think trying a mirror on the image ... also .. really get a natural blue sky .. I think that would increse the score huge.
Great work ... well done .. you are certainly improving.
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