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'Grand Tetons'

Postby davechinn » Thu Nov 02, 2017 1:46 pm

I don't do much in regards to landscapes, but had the opportunity to capture quiet a few lately, so maybe I'll get back into that genre. This one was taken in the Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. I'm posting a color and B&W because I'm torn between the two. I like both for different reasons, if that makes any sense. Your opinion does matter and I do understand that it's all about taste.
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Postby Psjunkie » Thu Nov 02, 2017 2:03 pm

The color seems just too drab for my taste Mr. Chinn and for me with the busy foreground and background, neither image seems to be about the Tetons....so one tasty opinion stated.

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Postby davechinn » Thu Nov 02, 2017 2:08 pm

Psjunkie wrote:The color seems just too drab for my taste Mr. Chinn and for me with the busy foreground and background, neither image seems to be about the Tetons....so one tasty opinion stated.


Thanks Frank, understood and thats okay !!! You are correct the image isn't about the Tetons, just the location of the image.
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Postby LindaShorey » Thu Nov 02, 2017 5:56 pm

Oh, I miss my ultra-wide angle lens! Color for me: the composition seems evenly balanced and is "about" the entire scene - being in wild, wide open spaces on a summer day. I can feel the warm sun while keeping my eye on those potentially rain-filled clouds.

The b&w is too busy for my taste and the clouds overpower the scene. The colorful flowers have disappeared within similar tones, making the foreground just clutter. Cropping a couple of inches from the bottom makes the b&w about the clouds IMO, and that I do like :)
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Postby davechinn » Thu Nov 02, 2017 6:30 pm

LindaShorey wrote:Oh, I miss my ultra-wide angle lens! Color for me: the composition seems evenly balanced and is "about" the entire scene - being in wild, wide open spaces on a summer day. I can feel the warm sun while keeping my eye on those potentially rain-filled clouds.

The b&w is too busy for my taste and the clouds overpower the scene. The colorful flowers have disappeared within similar tones, making the foreground just clutter. Cropping a couple of inches from the bottom makes the b&w about the clouds IMO, and that I do like :)



Oh yes, the wide angle was so effective and I'm so glad of purchasing one. Your comments have helped me with a decision and by that, I now am 100% in the color world with this one. Which maybe, I was leaning in that direction previously, just wouldn't admit it, but now will. Thanks for the little nudge !!!
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Postby LindaShorey » Thu Nov 02, 2017 8:55 pm

davechinn wrote:... I now am 100% in the color world with this one. Which maybe, I was leaning in that direction previously, just wouldn't admit it, but now will. Thanks for the little nudge !!!
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Postby St3v3M » Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:46 pm

I saved the color image and pushed the Saturation a bit, Orange, Yellow, and Green to 100, Blue to 50, and Purple to 100.

I sent a PM with the differences and hope you enjoy it! S-
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Re: 'Grand Tetons'

Postby St3v3M » Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:03 pm

St3v3M wrote:I saved the color image and pushed the Saturation a bit, Orange, Yellow, and Green to 100, Blue to 50, and Purple to 100.

I sent a PM with the differences and hope you enjoy it! S-

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Re: 'Grand Tetons'

Postby davechinn » Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:20 pm

Thanks Steve !!! Your edit gives the clouds more pop, which was one of the main reasons I took it. The colors seem to be more richer enhanced for a much better flattering appeal, IMO.
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Re: 'Grand Tetons'

Postby St3v3M » Tue Nov 14, 2017 3:39 pm

davechinn wrote:Thanks Steve !!! Your edit gives the clouds more pop, which was one of the main reasons I took it. The colors seem to be more richer enhanced for a much better flattering appeal, IMO.
Dave

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