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Re: Across the water
In reply to tinternaut, Mar 13, 2014

tinternaut wrote:

Took the old E-510 out on Sunday afternoon. Sadly, I suspect it's not long for this world; it developed a dodgy power switch since I last used it :-(. Still, I can't complain about the results. Here's a scene I've taken before. It's local to me, so I can keep taking it again and again. I reckon this is my best attempt yet :-).

Lightbox link: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jason_hindle/13042692873/lightbox/

And for display here:

Across The Water, ©2014 Jason Hindle

More photos from the shoot can be seen here:


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Very well done.  The composition is pleasing and the exposure is nice.  This photo begged to be seen in original size, which I did.  And I wonder which lens did you use?  How was it shot?  On a tripod or handheld?

About the composition.  Like another poster mentioned, the incompleteness of the bridge leaves on wanting.  Which is not necessarily a bad thing, but you have to choose one or another (i.e., complete, or if you wanted it cropped, makes it very cropped, not half-way).

Personally I might crop it, but cropping 1/3 of the bridge only, leaving 2/3 of the bridge in view and let the viewer imagine the rest of the 1/3.  This 2/3:1/3 proportion will echo with 2/3:1/3 proportion of the building:bridge proportion, as I feel this photo could use a little help with rule of thirds.

But I love how you keep the frame balanced between the scene and its reflection.  I like it.  I think the lighting condition is just right.

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