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Reflections
09/30/2006 11:13:27 AM
Reflections
by Siggav

Comment:
An good attempt but it doesn't quite work for me. The refections just aren't adding enough interest to be the main focus of the composition. The reflections just look like glare to me.
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slow escape
09/30/2006 11:03:02 AM
slow escape
by saintaugust

Comment:
Nice. I kind of wish you didn't cut off their feet. I also wish the background was a bit more interesting in terms of architecture.
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Sunny side down
09/30/2006 11:02:17 AM
Sunny side down
by jjbeguin

Comment:
Very nice...I like the high contrast. The figures really stand out against the blown out puddle reflections. I like the generous vertical frame. This gives a definite sense of place and mood. I could wish for a bit more detail in the foreground shadow area, at least in the building but in order to keep the figures dark you would have to dodge/burn and that is advanced editing. So no real complaints from me.
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SUDESTADA
09/30/2006 10:59:30 AM
SUDESTADA
by anaperalta

Comment:
I don't care for the very thin crop. There doesn't seem to be much of a composition here. It's too squeezed in without enough interest in terms of texture, form, or color to create a pleasing abstract composition.
Rainy Rainy Afternoon
09/30/2006 10:56:44 AM
Rainy Rainy Afternoon
by stare_at_the_sun

Comment:
Very nice gradiation of tone creates a moody, impressionistic image.
Circular
09/30/2006 10:55:08 AM
Circular
by Everyday Renee

Comment:
I looked through all the photos before voting and commenting. This was the first one like this that I saw. I believe there are about 4 very similar. However, this one grabbed me and it still seems like the one the works the best as a pleasing abstraction. Whether that was random fortune or very careful framing (or cropping) is your secret to keep, as far as I'm concerned.
The contrast could be upped a bit for some darker darks but I wouldn't want the lightest greys to go much lighter.
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through these eyes
09/30/2006 10:52:13 AM
through these eyes
by oneredstar

Comment:
I like the composition and the simplicity of the red and grey color scheme. It is hard to tell if selective desaturation was done in post-processing or done through very careful selection of background and clothing. Either way, it works for me. Ordinarily, I hate selective desaturation, but because this doesn't have the look of that process, it's very successful.
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Light for a Rainy Day
09/30/2006 10:48:54 AM
Light for a Rainy Day
by mickisdaddy

Comment:
A different take on the challenge. Its not quite grabbing me though. The focus is a bit soft on the right candle stick and the composition just isn't interesting enough to draw me in.
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when getting dumped on is a good thing
09/30/2006 10:46:32 AM
when getting dumped on is a good thing
by deepfrog17

Comment:
There doesn't appear to be much to draw me into this photograph. The image quality is lacking---too much rain got on the lens, thus the all the white spots and smears. It's kind of messy looking without being particularly artistic. I feel like if there had been someone standing by the light or passing through, reacting to the rain I could forgive the poor image quality becuase I like the placement of the light in the composition. The light on it's own just isn't interesting enough.
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Rain drops
09/30/2006 10:42:19 AM
Rain drops
by avb

Comment:
Nice simple background and good capture of the rain drops. It doesn't shout out to me though. I've seen this type of shot so many times on DPC. I understand the temptation---I've taken this type of shot too. It's a classic. But something has to be remarkable in terms of composition for me to want to linger. I think my problem with this shot is the monochromatic color scheme. Sometimes this works for me, usually when the color is fairly rich and saturated. In this case, it just seems bland.
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