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Chapelle Notre-Dame
Chapelle Notre-Dame
Jas


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Architecture III (Advanced Editing IV)
Camera: Canon EOS-20D
Lens: Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
Location: Old Port of Montreal
Date: May 28, 2006
Aperture: 13
ISO: 100
Shutter: 5sec
Galleries: Cityscape, Architecture
Date Uploaded: May 28, 2006

Me and Labuda walked around the city for a whole day with our new sigma 10 to 20!

post-processing:
Curves
saturation down
cloning out blemishes i had on my lens

Statistics
Place: 199 out of 281
Avg (all users): 5.2887
Avg (commenters): 5.6364
Avg (participants): 5.1481
Avg (non-participants): 5.4651
Views since voting: 607
Views during voting: 256
Votes: 194
Comments: 13
Favorites: 0


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AuthorThread
06/06/2006 01:40:10 PM
::: Greetings from Critique Club :::

Hi, as requested, here is an indepth critique of your submission.

First Impression - the most important one:
Love the wide lens look on this one. :-)

Composition:
I'm not real fond of "falling" buildings. I think you could have minimized this with perspective and distort in photoshop and gotten a higher score for it.

Subject:
Subject is clear stands out well from the background.

Technical (Color, focus, and light):
Color - It has a nice nightshot look.
Focus looks sharp.
Light- I have issues with the blown highlights on the left tower, but overall it is good. If you shot in RAW, you might have been able to deal with that tower a bit more.

To grow its vote?:
I'm thinking the leaning buildings were frowned upon in this challenge. They do tend to make people feel a bit uneasy at a psychological level.

Summary:
Nice work overall, I do like this shot. I bet you are loving that lens. :-)

Hope to see more from you soon,
Leroy
 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/04/2006 10:38:51 PM
Could use a touch more contrast, as it looks a little washed out. Good capture though.
06/04/2006 06:55:32 AM
The building seems to be falling backwards.
06/03/2006 09:09:36 PM
too much keystoning going on here....
06/03/2006 07:56:07 PM
Good night exposure. It would be nice to have a little more going on and to eliminate the street sign if possible by moving the angle.
06/01/2006 10:35:13 PM
Using a new formula....
Meets the Challenge = 2
Technical Merit = 2
Holds Interest = 1
Creativity = 1
The "wow factor" = 0
Final score: 6
  Photographer found comment helpful.
05/31/2006 10:06:54 PM
Great Shot!
05/31/2006 08:27:05 PM
Nicely controlled exposure except for the left tower. I'd prefer a bit more sharpening. 7
  Photographer found comment helpful.
05/31/2006 01:01:27 AM
Very nice night shot. Interesting perspective.
05/30/2006 04:41:39 PM
I like the night photo idea.
05/29/2006 12:58:49 PM
Lighting on building a little blown out but good color else where
  Photographer found comment helpful.
05/29/2006 06:02:17 AM
sort of makes me feel drunk looking at this
05/29/2006 05:33:59 AM
This is a night of churches....6


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