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hushnel
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May 10th, 2017 02:31 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Took this a few years ago.

Mallory Square Sunset, Key West

Chris Greene
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Hey, how 'bout a fandango?
May 10th, 2017 03:01 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Nice image, hush. It would be interesting to see it with the flags cropped out. I think it would be stronger.

Leftee
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May 10th, 2017 03:40 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

That is a great image!

hushnel
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May 10th, 2017 03:42 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Maybe, I could play around with it. I try to compose through the lens and was incorperating the three thing applied to some art.

Chris Greene
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Hey, how 'bout a fandango?
May 10th, 2017 03:58 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

My thought was that the two thing would be a stronger image.

Leftee
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May 10th, 2017 04:18 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I agree with Chris. I'd give it a try.

Sometimes I agonize over crops.

hushnel
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May 10th, 2017 05:41 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

OK.

Easy enough

(This message was last edited by hushnel at 07:45 PM, May 10th, 2017)

Chris Greene
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Hey, how 'bout a fandango?
May 10th, 2017 05:48 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I think I like it better, more focused. But more importantly, what do you think?

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May 10th, 2017 07:52 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I agree it kind of works to frame the sunset better. Less distraction., more focus on the primary context. This was cropped from the down loaded photobucket file. I'll dig up the original jpeg taken on the Pentax and crop the full file.

This image looks a little grainy, but it's a much smaller file posted to photobucket then uploaded to my FDP User Profile.

Thank for the recomendation.

Chris Greene
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Hey, how 'bout a fandango?
May 10th, 2017 09:10 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

And if you consider, you still have tree things - the performer, the cloud column in the center, and the lamp. There's a guy in the middle who's barely lit. If you can, try to silhouette him like the rest of the audience and see what you think. Sometimes, I'll accept some noise for what I feel is a better image. The sunset with the silhouetted bird in the tree I posted earlier is a good example. That was about a third of the full frame.

hushnel
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May 10th, 2017 10:37 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Nice contrast in that picture too.

Leftee
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May 31st, 2017 10:10 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

It's amazing what a difference a few minutes can make.

Last night at 20:27

Leftee
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May 31st, 2017 10:11 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

... 6 minutes later

Last night at 20:33

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May 31st, 2017 11:49 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Here's a cell phone picture taken a year ago Boxing Day.

Not much going on in sunset land this time of year.

sunset

Leftee
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May 31st, 2017 12:24 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

You live in some beautiful country!

Leftee
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Jun 2nd, 2017 08:15 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I know this is cliche/boring for many.

Got two last night.

20:35

Leftee
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Jun 2nd, 2017 08:16 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

... and

20:45

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Jun 2nd, 2017 10:42 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Ok..I'll take a stab at this...

on the plus side...we got to see the sun set into the water...very cool!!

on the down side...I was almost fully zoomed without a tripod...so the picture is not as clear as I hoped....plus I think I'd been drinking that day...yeah that's right, I was pretty hammered....;-0

I'm getting used to a new camera and the learning curve has been challenging to say the least.

Sunset at Sanibel

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Jun 2nd, 2017 10:54 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Same sunset but taken maybe 30 seconds before

Another

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Jun 2nd, 2017 01:50 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

That's a great flaming ball on the horizon!

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