My daughter photo CC Welcome

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Josef Zyka New Member • Posts: 2
My daughter photo CC Welcome

Paul Jones
Paul Jones Senior Member • Posts: 2,289
Re: My daughter photo CC Welcome

Josef Zyka wrote:

Hi Josef

I can see that this is your very first post on DPReview. 

I think it's a little difficult to ask for critique on photographs of your own children, as no matter what someone says you'll still like the photos.  The photo could be improved with a bit of cropping or shooting from a different angle, but it is what it is and definitely one for the family photo album.

Best regards

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Josef Zyka OP New Member • Posts: 2
Re: My daughter photo CC Welcome

Thanks Paul.

Richard D Jacobs Senior Member • Posts: 1,802
Re: My daughter photo CC Welcome

Your daughter is very cute but I find the background distracting.


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Denton Taylor Regular Member • Posts: 340
Re: My daughter photo CC Welcome

Yes nice photo but imo you need to cut it in half vertically. Then discard the right half. Cornell Capa's rule is evident here... if you don't like your photos, get closer.

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hewhosculpts Contributing Member • Posts: 828
Re: My daughter photo CC Welcome

It's a tad overexposed to my eye. I agree that there are too many competing details so I'd crop off everything to the right of the big pillar. Also, the pillars and posts aren't vertical.

Note everything I mentioned can be fixed in post processing (at least to some degree.)

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