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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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Re: Should I crop?

Looks pretty good to me. I do like a bit more of the dark water than in the crop I did.
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Re: Should I crop?

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Looks pretty good to me. I do like a bit more of the dark water than in the crop I did.
Maybe should have done selective exposure correction.

What if I HDR it Since I shot with the HiRes, and it's in RAW
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Re: Should I crop?

I think you'll spoil it but worth a try just to prove me wrong
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Maybe should have done selective exposure correction.

What if I HDR it Since I shot with the HiRes, and it's in RAW

Be careful, if you try this. It's important that the reflection is darker than the sky otherwise it will look un-natural. Also, I think the dark base helps the composition.


I often make selective adjustments, by using the dodge and burn tools in the Photoshop tools palette. Use very small values of adjustment (around 5%) and work gently on parts of the image that you feel should be brightened or suppressed.
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