Posted by rhighercat on Sun Jan 06, 2019 9:05 pm

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Canon 7DII + 180/3.5
f/3.5, 1/125, ISO 640
Taken during summer at a local park in Madison, WI
Canon DPP4, PSCC, Nik Tonal contrast

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by Matthew Pugh on Mon Jan 07, 2019 11:39 am
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I think the composition is sturdy enough and holds up to the eye's inspection, and I like it that you are exploring a more off beat image approach with an open aperture and a nicely placed main focal point. But being an image of broad form and colour, the lighting plays an even more important role in crafting an image that holds one's attention and that's the area I think where a more creative approach could have paid larger dividends. So overall not a bad image, but not one I would hang on a wall either.

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by Tom Whelan on Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:53 pm
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Nice one. I like the high key look and the selective focus approach.

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