Needs more interest?

Posted by CBoylston on Sun Feb 10, 2019 12:31 pm

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Not sure how I like this image.  I really enjoyed the scene when I shot it; a slightly foggy field lit golden in the morning sun.  Looking at it now, I wish it had something a bit more interesting in it.  Perhaps something in the foreground, like a large rock.  I have a tighter cropped version, but it feels a bit flat.  

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by Cynthia Crawford on Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:52 am
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Hi-a few thoughts. I can see what you liked here- the colors, light and a bit of fog. I think perhaps there is too much out of focus foreground. A crop would improve that. Also your tree is right in the center. Was there something interesting on either side? Composition-wise it usually works better to have the main subject off-center (Rule of thirds). Not always true, but I think it would help here.

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by E.J. Peiker on Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:31 pm
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I like it but wish the DOF extended into the foreground. Maybe go to 5x4 on this one!

by John Labrenz on Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:13 pm
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I like the concept here, but I think the OOF f/g distracts too much.
Perhaps moving in a little closer and shooting the neat tree alone up against the sky

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