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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: To edit or not to edit! that's the question?

It desperately needs a focal point IMHO.Otherwise what are we looking at?


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Re: To edit or not to edit! that's the question?

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It desperately needs a focal point IMHO.Otherwise what are we looking at?
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Is the sun a focal point? The watery surface attracts the eye as well?

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Re: To edit or not to edit! that's the question?

Sorry, not convinced, Its just a rather uninteresting view of nothing in particular!
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Re: To edit or not to edit! that's the question?

I agree with you to a point Peter and that's why i included the pylon in an attempt to contrast the natural scene with the man made pylon. I sort of hoped the cables would tie the scene together a bit so to speak. For me it did add a bit of interest but i accept it's not the most interesting of images. Good discussion though so thanks for adding your thoughts.
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Re: To edit or not to edit! that's the question?

They're both very warm autumnal scenes and I don't think there's anything wrong with either of them but as you asked...


In the first shot I wouldn't clone out the pylon.
I might be tempted to try and balance the gap to the edge between the pylon and the sun as they're already at almost the same height. I'd also consider cropping the bottom grass a bit.



In the second shot I would consider cloning out the wires if you're skills are up to it as there is nothing visible tying them into the scene so they look a bit odd. I'm more concerned with the sheep in the middle that seems to have fallen down a hole!
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Re: To edit or not to edit! that's the question?

My thoughts



If you do not want the pylons move to avoid them.

If you wanted them but later do not like the effect bin it.


I wouldnt bother with that much editing myself.
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Re: To edit or not to edit! that's the question?

Don't worry no sheep were harmed in the shooting of these images
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