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Old 05-31-2008, 04:34 PM
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That first one is out of camera btw. This one is color fixed and sharpened.
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Old 05-31-2008, 06:55 PM
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Re: Composition in photography

crazyfly1, I'm waiting most anxiously for comments on your hoar frost. Macro work is something I'm nuts about. All I really have to say is KISS, which you have done in the second shot. You might want to take out the distracting bit of frost at the bottom left.

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Old 05-31-2008, 08:26 PM
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crazyfly1, I'm waiting most anxiously for comments on your hoar frost. Macro work is something I'm nuts about. All I really have to say is KISS, which you have done in the second shot. You might want to take out the distracting bit of frost at the bottom left.

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That's how you spell that! I never knew there was a term for it untill my sis told me a after I took the shots and sent them to her.
Good suggestion on the lower left.
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Old 06-01-2008, 05:17 AM
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Re: Composition in photography

Lonk thank you for some more great tips, crazyfly i like the frost shot

lots of food for thought, I think i will have to divide my "snapping" into two for a while the usual no thinking ones and the other the thinking ones
(Rome wasn't built in a day )

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Old 06-01-2008, 06:23 AM
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hmm, Palms I divide mine into baffeling and not so baffeling. In fact I have some portrait shots ready to post in the critique area that I want suggestions on. Those I put one 3rd over an eye and call it good. Here I have no eye, what to do? So I too am anxious to see how others would go about figuring how to crop and image like this frost.
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Old 06-01-2008, 11:58 AM
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I never really got interested in macro photography, crazyfly. However, I think your frost photo has a rather strong composition as is. The heavy diagonal is very dynamic and the repetition of the branches provides nice symmetry. The texture is intriguing.

I did take it upon myself to enhance the photo a bit -- a very slight crop, adding a suggestive background to improve the feeling of depth and blending a slight blue tint to emphasize how cold it must have been.
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Old 06-01-2008, 02:37 PM
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Hi Lonk, I like the backgrond and edit into more blue. I'm not at all familiar with the triangle or theory of the heavy diagonal. That is why I really like this thread. I'll have to do some reading on a couple of the links that have been posted so I can learn more. Right now all I know is the rule of thirds.

So every one knows, I'm not sure what qualifies as a macro, these were shot rather close but not with a macro lens.
These were taken after 3 increadible days of blowing mist in temps just below freezing, in colorado springs.
The first picture was shot at 1/60, f/8, iso100.
Here is a pic to bive some scale and show how really increadible it was. Those Ice crystals in the first picture are actually about an inch or so long.
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My try...the road leads my eye...hence the crop.
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Old 06-01-2008, 03:22 PM
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Ziaphra
Nice crop, that was kind of the same idea I had. Here is the origional out of camera with no edits.
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Old 06-01-2008, 03:39 PM
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Here we go...lovely photo.
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