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Looking for improvement This is the e-group critique board. If you post a picture here it will be assumed that you are looking for comprehensive technical feedback - both good and bad, but always respectful. Only post pictures here if you can deal with potentially negative constructive criticism. Anyone is qualified to comment and post feedback, and everyone is encouraged to do so. NB: "Looking for Improvement" is the place to post any pictures you would like advice on improving, no matter how bad you might think they are.

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Old 23rd January 2010
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A B&W Tree

A B&W conversion all finished off with a platinium wash...but could it be improved?

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Re: A B&W Tree

This is a thousand % better than the earlier colour one.
The mono suits the weater much better

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Re: A B&W Tree

Neil

I very much like this image. I wonder whether you could 'remove' the horizon altogether so that the image would look as though the tree had been photographed against an infinity sweep - the tree and your treatment of it already look quite desolate and this would perhaps add to that sense.

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Old 23rd January 2010
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Re: A B&W Tree

This is a great image, but I agree with David - the horizon and trees in the background are a distraction. I'd also have offset the tree to the left to give the picture more overall impact.
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Re: A B&W Tree

LfP is very difficult - as we all see what we would have shot, or liked to have shot, in retrospect. Personally I've included more sky, it seems cramped at the top.

A very fine image, nothing really to criticise.

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Old 24th January 2010
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Re: A B&W Tree

Thanks all for your observations, I have to admit I was worried about the tree in the background being a distraction, that has been confirmed, not sure if I'm able to do away with the horizon though

I agree that the B&W suits better than the colour version.

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Is this the tree that was once painted red, on the northern side of the Reigate junction of the M25? Allways tied to get there to photograph it. By the time I did most of the red had gone!
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Is this the tree that was once painted red, on the northern side of the Reigate junction of the M25? Allways tied to get there to photograph it. By the time I did most of the red had gone!
Sorry, no, this paticular tree is located nr Bolney on the A23.
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Re: A B&W Tree

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LfP is very difficult
Sorry if this is is a silly question, what does LfP stand for?

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Sorry if this is is a silly question, what does LfP stand for?

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