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Minneopa Creek Falls
06-AUG-2005 dave v

Minneopa Creek Falls

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ctfchallenge31-Aug-2005 20:15
Great job!. I like it.

ctfchallenge29-Aug-2005 21:14
Best I could do. dave
ctfchallenge29-Aug-2005 03:37
Honestly Dave, no worries about it. I really like this photo, the composition and capture of the water flow is really good. Since you didn't put a * in the titles I was hesitant to comment but seeing the rest of the folks talked about it, about the 1/3
top. How about just cropping most of it out and let just the water fall be the star?
You can also clone out that log in the left side.

-Techo :)
ctfchallenge29-Aug-2005 00:57
For the the 1st time I ended up in the pending gallery. Sorry about that.
ctfchallenge20-Aug-2005 18:51
That's why I was suggesting adding additional sharpening to the bottom 3/4. It will balance the image and make it look more like a pencil drawing and then the whole thing looks intentional. I like it! :) ~ Lonnit
ctfchallenge19-Aug-2005 22:14
Relax folks. I appreciate your comments on the pic. I have heard before about the
upper 3rd being less than good. I have tried a few different ways to fix it, but, to no
avail. For now, it will stay in, I do hope to do better though. dave
ctfchallenge19-Aug-2005 05:18
Don' t you dare get rid of this! It's a wonderful picture!!!! ~ Lonnit
aam1234 19-Aug-2005 00:20
No Dave, don't!!

You can post 3 photos in "Eligible" and *another* 3 in "Exhibition". So please keep this one and add another two if you like.
Dave V18-Aug-2005 23:47
Well, I tried a few things to help the upper 3rd, I can't come up with anything that
will make it look better other than a re-crop. So it looks like this will be deleted as
I find a better pic to post. dave
aam1234 18-Aug-2005 22:29
In my not so experienced opinion, something has to be done to the upper part of the photo. Something dramatic. Either blow a fuse there (over exposure) or the opposite, almost totally dark.

What do you think Dave.
Defining Imagery Photography18-Aug-2005 22:07
Yes, it's oversharpened, but it's in an artistic way that enhances the image. You might want to push the sharpening even a tad more, so looks intentionally oversharpened. Right now it could be interpreted as accidentally oversharpened. If you do add sharpening, only do it to the bottom 3/4 of the shot. The top 1/4 has plenty. I really like this and the more I look at it the more it grows on me. Great job! ~ Lonnit