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  textures,shapes, colour ,shadow and Light. A Microcosm of a forest...
textures,shapes, colour ,shadow and Light. A Microcosm of a forest...

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Challenge: Landscape: Show us the Light! (Standard Editing)
Collection: Portfolio
Location: waterere forest levin nz
Date: Jun 17, 2017
Aperture: 8.0
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/160
Date Uploaded: Jun 22, 2017


Place: 45 out of 50
Avg (all users): 4.9245
Avg (commenters): 0.0000
Avg (participants): 4.7778
Avg (non-participants): 5.0000
Views since voting: 150
Views during voting: 108
Votes: 53
Comments: 3
Favorites: 0

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07/20/2017 09:09:04 PM
Greetings from the Critique Club!

Technically this photo has some strong points, in terms of basic things like focus, ok lighting and using the rule of thirds...but, sorry, it's just a very bland photo. The focal point seems to be the second tree trunk, and that's all folks! The title references a microcosm of a forest; here I see a few tree trunks and a lot of grass, which simply doesn't fulfill my idea of a forest. I don't like being harsh, but there is nothing to draw me in and make me want to look more. Even stunning light would have its work cut out for it here. Look at the top ten images, and learn.

Hope this helps.

07/10/2017 01:46:24 AM
I really liked the way you used the light shining at the edge of the forest. I gave an 8 on this one.
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07/01/2017 10:48:23 AM
Taking a wild, semi-educated, guess ... "I also did the land scape, tried to show the lighting and the way it woked bringing up the bark patterns I am rewarded at 4.9487... ".

From the scores thread I'm guessing this is yours Nick? Couple more days and I'll find out for sure. :-)

... although it's slightly possible you could be talking about this ([thumb]1201758[/thumb]) one, but I think that one may be scoring higher than 4.9 (the lighting and focus on it is a little stronger than the one being commented on here).
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