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    interesting pictures

    focus in the second shot is on the stone in the background..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bobster View Post
    sorry all i have is wedding photos atm
    Not digging this as a wedding photo at all fella. I'm all for the funky angles but the chin on the bride and the way the chap looks as if he's about to keel to the side is disagreeing with me.

    I would have maybe been standing more to the left inorder to improve the background on the bride eliminating half the door and sign on it or tried creating focus on the bride a little more in this particular shot within ps; which could have been done in a myriad of ways. Or I'd have scrapped it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rhyth View Post
    I would have maybe been standing more to the left inorder to improve the background on the bride eliminating half the door and sign on it or tried creating focus on the bride a little more in this particular shot within ps; which could have been done in a myriad of ways. Or I'd have scrapped it.
    yeah i should have moved the band members away so i could get all the shots i wanted

    had u been @ the wedding, you'd know why i couldn't throw this away.. and why everyone thats seen it that was @ the wedding loves it

    tbh, i'd not seen the sign on the door, until u pointed it out

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bobster View Post
    yeah i should have moved the band members away so i could get all the shots i wanted

    had u been @ the wedding, you'd know why i couldn't throw this away.. and why everyone thats seen it that was @ the wedding loves it

    tbh, i'd not seen the sign on the door, until u pointed it out

    Ah, the sign has left the building, nice spot of cloning there
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    Re: Photo-a-day

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by Rhyth View Post
    I'm all for the funky angles
    Maybe I'm just old-fashioned, but I find 'funky angles' overly contrived. It seems to be a growing fashion to try to spice things up by rotating the pic. While this can work for some subjects, like architecture, which are inherently abstract, using it on people just detracts from the inherent dynamics of the scene and looks overly artificial.

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by charleski View Post
    While this can work for some subjects, like architecture, which are inherently abstract, using it on people just detracts from the inherent dynamics of the scene and looks overly artificial.
    each to their own, i feel it adds energy to the photo..


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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by Bobster View Post
    each to their own, i feel it adds energy to the photo..
    In the interests of being constructive, how about this instead?

    There's already a lot of dynamics in the scene, especially considering the off-camera PoV. Since the human visual system spends a lot of its time working out what horizontal and vertical are, this works with it by making the bride's torso almost vertical. Since she's the central and most energetic figure this frees the eye from deciding on a global metric and allows more time to think about the interpersonal dynamics represented by the scene.

    The thing I have about fancy image rotations is that the human brain spends a lot of energy working out what's vertical and what's horizontal. If you try to confuse it with arbitrarily rotated images that are contained in a contrary frame then the viewer spends too much time just trying to decode the contradictions, and not enough thinking about the people in the photograph.

    Anyway, this is just a thought.

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    its a full camera crop, not done on the computer..

    the bride and groom love it! so as long as their happy, who am i to argue?

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by Bobster View Post
    the bride and groom love it! so as long as their happy, who am i to argue?
    Pfft, peasants, what do they know about Art!

    Hehe

    That was just an idea about getting them to love it more, take it as you will. The great images are the ones with which you interact.

    I know how annoying even constructive criticism can be, sorry.

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    hey its all good who knows, prehaps the next couple i take pictures of will be older and prefer straight pics

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    Groom looks about 12 in that pic.

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Grooms 21, bride is 24

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