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Post by Gordon Armstrong » Mon Mar 07, 2016 9:58 pm

Cranes at sunset in harbour. This is a bit off my usual pictures and I would be grateful for comments.

I have adjusted the levels to try and get a very dark silhouette and rely on the detail in the metal work. I think there is some fringing around the fine detail but I am not sure how to lessen it - when I tried it soften the outlines.

The composition is off the third line but I like the balance between the two cranes and the bird.
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Post by Paul Jones » Sat May 07, 2016 12:44 am

It's not the most exciting of images, but you've certainly achieved what you set out to do. The position of the bird is a nice touch and lifts the image up a notch. As you say, it adds balance.

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Post by John » Sat May 07, 2016 7:46 am

It needs the bird, it shows how the smallest of details can lift an image. A more dramatic sunset would clinch this one for me, but the choices made with the silhouette seem spot on.
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Post by Gordon Armstrong » Sat May 07, 2016 9:21 pm

90 views and 2 months to the first comment - is that a record!!!! :lol:

I appreciate your critique, thanks.
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