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    Re: Photo-a-day

    What about the pp? Any good? I know most don't like my others so I toned it down a bit

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by TheAnimus View Post
    I meant to say I like it, but was just too drawn in.

    I don't know why it just reminds me of when someone you know is in that kind of relationship where one loves the other immensely, but that person kind of wants to break up, but is a bit chicken. Entirely my own interpretation, it just looks as if the guy is so sure of his love for her he embraces her so effortlessly, closely and intimate whilst focusing on a map, meanwhile she is staring into mid-distance, not remotely interested in what's happening, no apparently caring if they are lost, no excitement for getting to the destination, just pure non-plus.

    Street photography so seldom has such moments, normally people focus on extremes of emotion, scenes of exuberance, not ones of complexity and absence
    It's an interesting interpretation, to me it looks like there's just one thing going through her mind and that's, "still waiting!".

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Waiting for what? BTW I love the new tapatalk app!

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quick Photo shoot of my mate at Lunch time today

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    527A4558.jpg by jonneymendoza, on Flickr

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    527A4565.jpg by jonneymendoza, on Flickr

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    527A4849.jpg by jonneymendoza, on Flickr

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    527A4835.jpg by jonneymendoza, on Flickr

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    527A4834.jpg by jonneymendoza, on Flickr

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    so now experimenting with crushing the blacks?

    one from Sat

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    I'm not crushing anything. Last two are straight from camera and just removed the colour.

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by j.o.s.h.1408 View Post
    I'm not crushing anything. Last two are straight from camera and just removed the colour.
    so not straight from anything..

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by Bobster View Post
    so not straight from anything..
    They are. one click on LR to turn it into Black and white. done.

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    I think what Bob's trademark sledgehammer diplomacy is trying to helpfully point out is that a 'straight' B&W conversion still requires finesse and tweaking so as not to lose valuable detail. They're good shots they just need a smidge of thought.

    If I can give you a tip; I'm not sure about your process but I never publish a shot until I've slept on it and seen it with fresh eyes. I always look again in the morning and quite often I'll have to slap myself for some gash awful filter I've applied thinking it looked 'edgy' at the time, then dial it back and look at it honestly.

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by rox0r View Post
    I think what Bob's trademark sledgehammer diplomacy is trying to helpfully point out is that a 'straight' B&W conversion still requires finesse and tweaking so as not to lose valuable detail. They're good shots they just need a smidge of thought.

    If I can give you a tip; I'm not sure about your process but I never publish a shot until I've slept on it and seen it with fresh eyes. I always look again in the morning and quite often I'll have to slap myself for some gash awful filter I've applied thinking it looked 'edgy' at the time, then dial it back and look at it honestly.
    It seems that he crushes and slates all of my images here. If he does not want me to post any pics anymore then so be it.

    I like your critic because you are not harsh.

    I am looking at the pics now and maybe it needs a slight tweak but other then that not much in my eyes. Its the look I wanted from the pic so don't want to change it too much.

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    I think the latter two in particular are just too dark. There's a lot of shadow area and it's largely just flat black with no detail (i.e. crushed). Having the whole thing a bit brighter with some texture in the shadows would improve the images I think.

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    That first image just now is so much better than the original (also there is so much more detail in the second), as for not posting pics because Bobster doesn't want you to, well don't be stupid, everyone has an opinion, like it or not, it is what it is.

    I do like some of your shots, however I do find some of you PP a bit too harsh at times, mainly saturation, but again, others will enjoy it, if you like it then stick with it.

    If every photographer took the same type of photos and used the same PP, photography would be pretty boring.

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    527A4826.jpg by jonneymendoza, on Flickr


    527A4810.jpg by jonneymendoza, on Flickr

    what PP could i do to improve these then or are they ok?

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