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Re: Engrossed

Postby Psjunkie » Mon Sep 18, 2017 1:06 pm

Thank you Chuck...I appreciate hearing from you and tend to agree here...

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Re: Engrossed

Postby St3v3M » Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:10 pm

Charles Haacker wrote:I like the original fine. I like the crop as well but not as much. I like the incoming waves at the horizon line in the nicely fuzzy distance. If I had made it I'd probably just clone out the figures. To me the crop begins to make the frame claustrophobic, a little too tight. The light on these kids is amazing, and I know tremendously difficult, but a candid must be shot as is. If you try to reposition your subjects for "better" light you ruin the moment. Play it as it lies! :thumbup:

Looking at them again I have to agree. The crop works, although a little tight, but could be shot anywhere, where yours gives it context! S-
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Re: Engrossed

Postby St3v3M » Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:10 pm

Psjunkie wrote:I think it's fine, I looked at this crop originally and totally understand your desire for it...for me it looses any context of place, for now I'm leaning in Matt's direction....Of course maybe it doesn't need any sense of place....

How funny, I just said the same thing! Well said, and well learned! S-
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