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UER Forum > Archived UE Photo Critiques > First Critique Request (Viewed 207 times)
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First Critique Request
< on 11/15/2013 3:31 AM >
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Rip in.



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Re: First Critique Request
<Reply # 1 on 11/15/2013 11:25 AM >
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First of all, it's HDR. It's not that bad, but for me it's on the edge of being eye hurting.

Second, the composition isn't very interesting, there's hardly a subject here. I'd rather see the hallway itself, but I'm not really digging detail shots anyway so that's a matter of taste.

The good point is that you didn't oversaturate it. But in all honesty I would ditch the photo for it's lack of composition. Keep on shooting though!

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Re: First Critique Request
<Reply # 2 on 11/15/2013 4:10 PM >
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Agree more focus on the Hallway would have been better, and I was never a big fan of HDR worked pics. That is just me though, I will say its not utter crap, just not my cup of joe.

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Re: First Critique Request
<Reply # 3 on 11/15/2013 5:05 PM >
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I think to make this photo more interesting, I'd have focused on the hallway and not the suitcase/trunk. I'm also not a fan of HDR but at least it isn't over-the-top HDR.

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Re: First Critique Request
<Reply # 4 on 11/15/2013 5:43 PM >
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Thanks for your honesty everyone. This is a shot that I have personally gone back and forth on loving and hating, and most who have seen it seem to react very strongly in either direction as well.

The leather is actually the door because black leather doors are nice and intimidating in an elementary school.




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Re: First Critique Request
<Reply # 5 on 11/15/2013 10:38 PM >
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I'd have reversed the ratio of door to hallway (1/3 door, 2/3 hallway) and I'd definitely tone down the tone mapping and sharpening.

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Re: First Critique Request
<Reply # 6 on 11/15/2013 11:22 PM >
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Posted by FloodSpectre
I'd have reversed the ratio of door to hallway (1/3 door, 2/3 hallway) and I'd definitely tone down the tone mapping and sharpening.


This.

Was the window blurred in post? It looks like it.

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Re: First Critique Request
<Reply # 7 on 11/17/2013 7:35 PM >
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Posted by FloodSpectre
I'd have reversed the ratio of door to hallway (1/3 door, 2/3 hallway) and I'd definitely tone down the tone mapping and sharpening.


I agree.

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