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09/10/2005 01:46:01 PM · #1
I took a pic of a coworkers motorcycle and fixed it up as a poster...
Would like some constructive critique.
Anything to make it look better or is it good to go the way it is?
Appreciate all comments...
Jeff
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09/10/2005 02:00:33 PM · #2
Excellent picture. Adding a border will help since it's too light on the right hand side.

Why not create another version by adding a picture of your friend with gear (taken with holding helmet in hand etc.) to the right of the picture for his personal album.

Love the composition and the effects.
09/10/2005 02:09:38 PM · #3
I don't think there are many ways to improve what is already there. I like the border idea, but other than that, you've got a great poster here. I would just like to know where you come up with the creative ideas for stuff like this.
09/10/2005 02:15:14 PM · #4
I really like it a lot. (Getting my bmw bike soon too).
I think it's fine as is, and would do well as a poster.
If youre looking at different options, try angling the gradient to the same angle as the X (about 45 degrees?), and lessen the dark-light difference in the gradient. Maybe try the slogan at the bottom too.
Really nice work.

Message edited by author 2005-09-10 14:36:25.
09/10/2005 02:27:52 PM · #5
That's an amazingly sharp and visually appealing shot. Great job! I tend to agree about the border - it would help the right side. Other than that, I think there's very little to be done to improve on this image. Great job!
09/10/2005 02:28:23 PM · #6
Looks pretty good from here. I'd comment that the the "G" in GSR is blending into the BG a little too much. It may look better at full size though, or be monitor-dependent. The printout would be the determining factor. Just keep an eye on it.

Nice work. I like the truncated "R" a lot. Bordering would be a real plus.

Robt.
09/10/2005 09:41:13 PM · #7
Thanks all,
glad you like it, can't wait til monday to show my friend...

I'm going to have it printed as a 20in x 30in poster.

As for the border, when it is framed that will take care of the border problem, if I was going to use it one the web then I would go ahead and put a border on it.

I appreciate the replies,
Jeff
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