It saddens me to forward the news that our good friend and fellow photographer, Matt Quinn, has passed.
As some of you may know, he had been battling cancer for a while and was on his way to recovery.
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Re: Matt's Project 52: A Year in B&W

Post by davechinn » Fri Jun 29, 2018 11:37 am

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Matt's Project 52: A Year in B&W

#52-83: A stolen magnolia bloom

The bride brought this home from her morning walk. Didn't ask; she didn't tell.

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This one lovely processed B&W Matt !!! The lighting is loaded with drama, love it.
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Post by Matt Quinn » Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:35 pm

Thanks Dave. My b&w guru (not a pM member) suggested more detail on the right side of the photo to give the blossom more depth. I'll try that. Matt
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Post by Matt Quinn » Sat Jun 30, 2018 1:17 am

Here's the re-do as a result of some comments and suggestions.
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Post by Psjunkie » Sat Jun 30, 2018 1:21 am

The original for me Matt....

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Post by Matt Quinn » Sat Jun 30, 2018 3:18 am

Psjunkie wrote:
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The original for me Matt....
Thanks Frank. Can you say why? I can learn from you. Matt
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Post by Psjunkie » Sat Jun 30, 2018 3:24 am

Yes probably about what not to do.......


Bringing in more of the back ground takes away from the subject for me...you have also altered the impact of the lighting contrast originally displayed....

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Post by Matt Quinn » Sat Jun 30, 2018 8:05 pm

Well spotted, Frank. I accidentally edited the wrong photo and only noticed that after I had posted it. Should I continue to fiddle, do you think? Matt
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Post by Psjunkie » Sat Jun 30, 2018 8:46 pm

till your heart's content....

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Post by Matt Quinn » Sat Jun 30, 2018 9:17 pm

Frank, How about this? Matt
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Post by Psjunkie » Sat Jun 30, 2018 9:25 pm

on point.....Well done Matt.

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