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post #1471 of 10508
Second one's very nice, first one's more of a mieh thing, not very interesting.

6/10, 8/10.

I think there's a reason why people don't like HDR that much. Plus the fact that I shot this using a 30" shutter time on one of the shots.
    
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5/10 almost seems like you took the picture normally then opened it in GIMP and used the "Posterize" function. Interesting color, but I don't really like the style.

Our Lady of the Genesee Monastary in Geneseeo, NY. Only thing I don't like is the fleck on the lens in the top left of frame.

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post #1473 of 10508
Great color, the greens really pop though I'd like to see some more interesting clouds. 9/10

post #1474 of 10508
It's interesting to me how many people post pictures of single subjects in vast expanses. Not dissing it, but it seems a little overdone lately imo.

I'd give a 7/10 for it though, it may just be the hosting service, but the blue sky seems too pixelated, and the tree appears to be just out of focus (could just be the low res though). Overall not a bad picture.

My last one for a while, taken from a cell phone. A bit of an action shot for you. And before I get rated; no, this has not been edited at all - I just wish it wasn't so grainy.

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post #1475 of 10508
Gotta give it a 5/10
Really doesn't seem to capture much. Feels like a typical facebook pic from someone's night at a concert taken with their cellphone. Which, is what it is. It's a fairly average pic given the circumstances. I give you points for the levelness (which is impressive), and not having half the shot taken up by the crowd.
But I gotta take away for the lack of "the moment": The singer looks like he's turned to his band, rather than facing the crowd. Like you just missed the moment where he was sharing with the crowd, feeding off their energy.
As well, the movement blur really detracts from everything. It's not enough to be "artistic" but it's not clear enough to be a "moment of time". It's at that indistinct border where it just becomes...meh.

Next time, take your DSLR, throw on the fast 50, and capture "the moment"!

In other news....I love my bike?


Edit: Oh, and rule of 1/3's be damned!
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post #1476 of 10508
9/10 love the shot...

This Osprey was keeping a close eye on me while they were building a nest out on the James River in Newport News, Va.
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post #1477 of 10508
8/10 nice clean shot.
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post #1478 of 10508
So I lied, I like these threads too much.

I'd say 7.5/10 for it. The bright areas are over exposed. Next time take the picture at a few settings and take them all home to find the one you like the best. Shady tree shots are always hard to get just right, but this was very close. I like the path meandering off, the lone bench, the lone lamp post, the lone tree - it is overall a very peaceful but interesting picture - just over exposed in a few spots.

Another 2-for-1 deal. Took these at the zoo (Dallas, I believe) back in '06. And pay close attention to the second picture - people always miss the true subject for a few seconds when they look at it.




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But I gotta take away for the lack of "the moment"

Edit: Oh, and rule of 1/3's be damned!
That was "the moment" where his feet are 3 feet off the ground (note his legs at a 90 degree angle to his torso) just after he jumped off the riser the drum set is on, as he turns back to the crowd during the drop to start a verse in "Autumn Leaves Revisited" which is a very dramatic song. I just wish I had my nikon back then so it would have been a higher ISO shot and not come out so grainy. And even though it was a cellphone, that particular model was pretty much a low-res p&s with a phone attached.

And the rule of 1/3's is more of a guideline. The best pictures are rarely divided evenly.
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post #1479 of 10508
Not bad. I've always had problems with indoor glass shots.

8.5/10 on the first. 9/10 on the second.

Some goodies from summer 2008 at field camp.

    
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Not bad. I've always had problems with indoor glass shots.

8.5/10 on the first. 9/10 on the second.

Some goodies from summer 2008 at field camp.


8/10 on the first. The road on the side is distracting me for some reason

9.5/10 for the second.

 
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