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First Photo Post

Discussion in 'Landscapes, Architecture, and Cityscapes' started by Mike126, Aug 29, 2008.

  1. Mike126


    Aug 14, 2008
    Herndon, Va
    This is my frst post of a photo here on Nikoncafe. I took this while on vacation a couple of weeks ago in the Outer Banks, NC. It was taken at the Corolla Lighthouse Park.

    Thanks for you comments!

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    Last edited by a moderator: Aug 29, 2008
  2. the_traveler


    Mar 22, 2007
    Manhattan, NY
    Lewis Lorton
    Pretty difficult to see much at this size.
    Why not post a bigger image?
    But even without the big image, it seems that there is much more going on in the water than the sky and it might have profited from a lower viewpoint.
  3. tblazi


    Jul 9, 2008
    Nice colors Mike. You should show us more :)  ( and slightly larger size )
  4. JusPlainCrayzee

    JusPlainCrayzee Administrator Administrator

    Agree with the slightly larger size - but a really pretty photo!
  5. Mike126


    Aug 14, 2008
    Herndon, Va
    I reposted the larger image. Thanks for the feedback!
  6. the_traveler


    Mar 22, 2007
    Manhattan, NY
    Lewis Lorton
    Thanks for larger size.

    I would trade less sky for more water.
  7. ghursh


    Jul 3, 2007
    Gilbert, AZ
    more water bun still a nice shot
  8. Mike126


    Aug 14, 2008
    Herndon, Va
    Its funny you guys are saying more water. Before I took this I was reading an article on landscape/sunset photos. The author said take 90% sky and 10% land/water. I think it was John Shaw who wrote the article. So I tried his advice.

    I was intrigued by the colors of the sky turning into a nice cool blue overhead. Nothing a little cropping can't fix....

    I really appreaciate the feedback!
  9. bradNYC


    Mar 28, 2008
    Nice pic, but I suggest you look up the rule of thirds. There is too much nothing in the sky.
  10. Depends on where the interesting content and action is. In this particular case, 1/3 water, 1/3 clouds, 1/3 clear sky works pretty well, but there may be other interpretations as well.
  11. Really nice colors in this one. The only thing I would do different is add
    something in the foreground, dock etc. The photo seems to top heavy.


    Take care Dwayne Oakes
  12. lr0868


    May 25, 2008
    henderson, nv
    colors are nice, but as others have said i think a bit of sky cropped out would make it pop
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