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Originally Posted by Goobers View Post
good stuff wheeltowheel I was thinking what I would have done compositionally in the same situation, and depending on the foot traffic, I would have tried a street style shoot from about 10-20 feet back from the guy, set the shutter between 1/2-1/10 on a pod, and got a shot with blurred people walking in front of the sleeping dude, but it looks like an airport waiting lounge so that might not have been an option.

other than that, comp is good, dof is great, subject is interesting, picture tells a story, kinda looks like hes holding onto a teddy, and if he was, that would have been gold.


Spontaneous by Steve Tyson, on Flickr
Thanks for the props. It's was actually taken at a build-a-bear charity event and yes, he is holding onto a bear I couldn't really shoot from 20 feet back with a tripod because the only equipment I had was a 28mm prime
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8/10
I like the fish-eye approach. Be careful about your lighting. The background where the window is is a little blown out and the lighting on the cat's face is uneven. I love the whiskers acting as leading lines in the lower right corner. I might have used a narrower aperture to get the whole cat's face in focus. I know how hard it is to get good animal shots.

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post #3503 of 10508
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Is that an actual photo or post processed? amazing if untouched!

If you'd shot further back would the flame have been reflected as well?
processing includes a crop and adding a watermark, and spot removal of something that reflected in the left of frame off the back wall, that is all, and yes the flame was partially reflected, but it looked wrong so I had to ditch it.
    
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post #3504 of 10508
cool; what did you use as a flame source out of curiosity?

Here's an HDR I took a few years ago (point'n'shoot)

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Nice HDR, I haven't seen a lot of good HDR's and yours is great. 9/10



Here's mine.
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Nice HDR, I haven't seen a lot of good HDR's and yours is great. 9/10

Here's mine.
That film?

I was going to post a picture of a disappointed softball coach, but I took an almost identical picture today.

8/10


Yes I meant for the focus to fall where it did, no I didn't want it quite like that.






Edited by theCanadian - 2/12/11 at 9:20pm
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8/10


Another flora image. HDR-

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Interesting. 9/10.

I had only a half second to capture this. Caught the ball on the way down. Sorry it's a bit large..... lazy.

Disappointment:
http://www.overclock.net/attachment....1&d=1297571988
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post #3509 of 10508
^^6/10 Its a workable image... Straighten it out, desaturate it a hair, lighten up the shadows, bump up the clarity and it doesn't look half bad



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8/10 good focus

    
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