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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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Two images

Two images, one upright, one landscape.
Which do you prefer?




Both with EM1 Mk2 12-40mm lens.
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Re: Two images

Prefer the first. on the second the top seems too busy and does not contribute to the overall image. Just my view of course
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Re: Two images

They both work. Think I prefer No.1 it gives a feeling of depth.
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Re: Two images

First one for me as well
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Re: Two images

First one for me too. But its hard for me to see the 2nd in portrait as pooter screen is t'other way round......
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Re: Two images

First one for me as well - The colours seem richer! and less washed out!

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Re: Two images

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First one for me too. But its hard for me to see the 2nd in portrait as pooter screen is t'other way round......
Turn it round then
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Re: Two images

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Re: Two images

First one for me too.

Too much messy branches in the top of the second one. Very distracting.
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Re: Two images

I would take the second one and crop it about 1:1 this giving just a little bit more of the branches and that beautiful light shining thru.
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Re: Two images

I agree with Angelica but prefer the rendering of the fence and path in the first one. It looks a bit over exposed in the second.
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Re: Two images

To me it has to be the first. mainly because the second is a tad overexposed to me. This is the result of having a longer exposure in the second picture (1/250th vs 1/320th in the first)

I can see that you had -1ev in both. to get them exposed the same you may have had to make more adjustment

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Re: Two images

I like no.2 better although I would lose a lot of the top as I feel the 'overgrowth' is 'bearing down' on the rest of the picture.
Like Angelica I would go 1:1. I do edit quite a few to square these days and like the result (a bit tighter).
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Re: Two images

#1 for me, better processing and that bit extra on the left side works better. Too much fuss at the top of #2 and it just doesn't have the feel of a landscape picture.
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Re: Two images

I'm out of sync here but I think composition-wise the second (portrait) mode is more appropriate

Some tweaking could be done but it's definitely portrait for me.

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