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Amalfi Coast
05/30/2005 06:54:11 AM
Amalfi Coast
by Chiqui

Comment:
This place seems oddly familiar... I get the impression I've been there already... ;o) Great shot, love the colours, and there's so much interest - I just can't help looking at all the houses, wondering what it'd be like to live in them.
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Windows to the soul
04/25/2005 07:46:44 AM
Windows to the soul
by arpita

Comment:
I thought this one might do well ;o) Congrats on your top-10 finish!
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Symbols of Power
01/26/2005 05:39:07 AM
Symbols of Power
by Toby-Dog

Comment:
Nicely done, and good contrast between the two buildings. And if I'm not mistaken, this looks very much like Swansea...
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Pride of London
12/13/2004 05:07:21 AM
Pride of London1st Place
by Imagineer

Comment:
I shoulda know that your shot would do this well, you lucky lucky git :o) Seriously, congrats on a great shot.
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Pride of London
12/08/2004 06:05:05 PM
Pride of London1st Place
by Imagineer

Comment:
Woah, as the photographer of 'Saint Pauls', I think I recognise this location ;) Interesting choice of colours, esp the B&W cathedral, and the long(ish) exposure helps soften that water nicely. Good to see such good photos of London in this challenge :)

ROFL, thanks for the comment ;)
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Old Panes
04/02/2004 03:50:01 PM
Old Panes
by Kavey

Comment:
I think I've seen this one somewhere before... :o) The mood of the shot and the patterns of light are great - makes it looks like a sunny day as viewed from a dark room. Wonder if you can spot my entry ;o)
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Parallel Bars
03/20/2004 10:13:25 AM
Parallel Bars
by DanBennett

Comment:
Lots of parallel lines in this shot, no doubt about that! Just a few suggestions - given that this shot is very yellow due to the lighting, it might have helped to make this one b&w, to bring out the textures. Also, some levels adjustment (bit more highlight, bit less midrange) would also help contrast the bars against a darker cell. Hope this helps!
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03/18/2004 05:23:38 AM
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by Kavey

Comment:
This one looks familiar.. The foreground bars definitely give this shot impact, and the DoF is nice. Pity the clouds above the observatory come out as flat, but we couldn't control the weather ;o) Why call it '.' though?
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Into The Blue
03/17/2004 12:21:59 PM
Into The Blue
by ganders

Comment:
I remember you taking this shot, and Kavey shouting about the bird :o) Coincidentally, this is the same building as the one in my entry! Good shot overall, but might have benefitted from a bit more postprocessing, esp focus and levels (the bird is a bit blurred, and the colours could be a tad richer).
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Misty Mountain
01/26/2003 09:40:42 AM
Misty Mountain
by Swashbuckler

Comment:
Critique Club comment :o)

Composition:

There are two main lines of trees to this shot - the darker ones slightly to the foreground, and the misty slightly lighter ones in the background. However, since the shot is so gloomy, its very hard to tell them apart, so the depth that the mist should have given is mostly lost.

The trees and mist fill the frame well, but there's no focal point or points in the image, so the eye tends to just wander around, rather than going to any particular point. The lines of the shot are good, but I feel that the shot could do with a bit less of the bottom of the frame, and a bit more sky, which would at the same time put the tree lines on the RoT lines.

Background:

The background is an integral part of this landscape, so I can't say much more than I did in the above.

Camera Work:

The focus and DoF seem reasonable on this shot, considering that its a foggy / misty scene, but without specific camera details (Aperture, ISO, Shutter) I can't really say much more.

Post Processing:

Since you've not provided any details, I can only guess as to the post processing you've done, if any. One important thing to mention is that this shot is only 108Kb, out of a maximum 150Kb, therefore you may have lost a bit of detail by compressing the image down to that size - I always recommend that you try to get as close to the 150Kb line as possible, so that as little detail as possible is lost.

Since this shot is so gloomy (due to the mist), it may have been worth adjusting the levels to get a bit more contrast between the foreground trees and the background trees, which would add more depth to the shot. Also, given that this photo is nearly monochrome, perhaps making it a b&w shot would have helped make it feel more misty.

For an example of what I mean, I took the liberty of downloading and post processing this image myself - you can see the finished result here (I appreciate that this is your copyrighted material, so please PM me if you want me to remove this image from my website).

My Opinion:

I personally think that this shot meets the "landscape" challenge, but it definitely doesn't do anything more than that. The general gloom and lack of any real focal point means that there's nothing in the shot to get interested in, which makes this a below average to average shot.

If you have any questions about this critique, please feel free to contact me via the PM system.
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