Joined on Feb 26, 2011

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  • Replied in City Hall
    I really like this, to my eye the composition is excellent. The building is the star, but I appreciate how you've preserved the flow of elements in the foreground, particularly the curved lines on ...
  • It depends, both are capable of excellent IQ. What are your criteria? Mine were, I wanted compactness, for wilderness trips, and preferred the wider 28mm lens to 35. I don't care about touch ...
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  • Replied in The Jail
    Hi ravini, I can assure you that I have no delusions about being an expert (but you already know that.) I have to confess that several years ago I posted some very mundane snapshots on another ...
  • Replied in The Jail
    ravinj, Have you taken a photography course, read a chapter in a photography book about composition, or browsed some of those internet sites returned by "guidelines for composition"? If you have, ...
  • Replied in The Jail
    In a systems sense, yes. All systems - control systems, social systems, economic systems - work better with feedback. Closed loop control systems with feedback work better than open loop systems, ...
  • Replied in The Jail
    Just some comments on the first photo. What I like about it: the choice of subject, and the title. What I think can be improved: the composition. If you crop out the building on the left side, to ...
  • Replied in The Jail
    Do you really think so? I find the windmill to be a distracting element. I would suggest the opposite, that it would be better to shoot at an angle that avoided the clutter on the left. Also, and I ...
  • Well, I thought it was a little harsh :-) But I recall many years ago getting lost in Tel Aviv, and I approached a man and asked him if he could tell me the way to a certain street. He glared at ...
  • Feedback is not about saying you don't like the photographs, though. It's about looking at what the photographer is trying to achieve, and making some suggestions to better realize that goal, with ...
  • Replied in Urban Forest
    OK, I'll give it a shot. To my eye JD's photos tend to have too many elements in them, which distract from any theme. I think that's true of this photo, I find the pole on the left distracting. I ...
  • Replied in Urban Forest
    "...that no one else will provide" I think that's an example of sarcasm :-) My post was a plea for civility. Best wishes, Daniel
  • Replied in Urban Forest
    Good feedback, except "actually" could have been omitted :-) Unhelpful feedback. Yes, JD could benefit greatly from feedback on his compositions. The problem is that the typical forum feedback is ...
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