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    Playground @ night.

    Hi Guys here is my first photograph that i was very happy with

    Feel free to C & C.

    Im starting off in photography and would like to correct my mistakes and not them habbits. :P


    Playground @ night.
    Last edited by ReaperVR; 24th January 2012 at 07:29 PM. Reason: Image posted inline

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    Re: Playground @ night.

    I like it- details please on the settings and equipment?

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    Re: Playground @ night.

    Quote Originally Posted by Fit View Post
    I like it
    I do as well.

    You will see that I've posted your image into the thread, rather than leave it sitting as an attached thumbnail.

    You have just missed out the final step in the process for posting images. If you return to the help thread on how to post images available via the 'HELP/Rules' tab on the menu bar above, it will give you the detailed step-by-step guidance required.

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    Re: Playground @ night.

    Quote Originally Posted by Fit View Post
    I like it- details please on the settings and equipment?
    Thanks for the comment, i appreciate it.

    Camera model: NIKON D3100
    Lens: Nikon 18-55mm
    Aperture: f/11.0
    Exposure bias: 1
    Metering Mode: spot
    Exposure Mode: Manual
    Flash used: No
    Exposure time: 8.000 s
    ISO equiv.: 800
    Whitebalance: Auto
    Exposure: Manual

    Quote Originally Posted by Donald View Post
    I do as well.

    You will see that I've posted your image into the thread, rather than leave it sitting as an attached thumbnail.

    You have just missed out the final step in the process for posting images. If you return to the help thread on how to post images available via the 'HELP/Rules' tab on the menu bar above, it will give you the detailed step-by-step guidance required.
    Thanks for the comment.

    I had a look at the "HELP/Rules" and corrected the mistake, thanks for notifying me.
    Last edited by ReaperVR; 25th January 2012 at 06:50 AM. Reason: Lens added

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    Re: Playground @ night.

    i like it too bit I'm not so sure the tree and buildings on the right add anything to the playground. I'd be inclined to go for a tighter crop.

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    Re: Playground @ night.

    Quote Originally Posted by Goldcoastgolfer View Post
    i like it too bit I'm not so sure the tree and buildings on the right add anything to the playground. I'd be inclined to go for a tighter crop.
    Thanks for the comment and advice Malcolm

    The photo has no PP... so I will play around with the cropping a bit and post the outcomes once I'm done.

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    Re: Playground @ night.

    Yes I would lose the building on the right as it is distracting from the main scene.

    But, removing a similar amount from the top may be too much, so it may require a different aspect ratio.

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    Re: Playground @ night.

    I just started out too and take I take similar types of pictures as you. I really like the long shadows on the grass and its interesting to see a tree illuminated from the bottom.

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    Re: Playground @ night.

    Hi jp,

    Welcome to the CiC forums from me.

    I think the shadows on the grass are the main point of interest and to bring these to greater prominence, there is definitely something to be gained by quite a severe crop, loosing both the building on far right and the top of the tree, maintaining (almost) the current aspect ratio. In fact, with what I had in mind, by not sticking to any preset aspect ratio, it would end up being more panoramic in this process.

    Cheers,

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    Re: Playground @ night.

    I like it as well, and as others have said, a good crop would add to it...(Less is MORE..ha ha ha)..it really has a nice moody feel to it. Love the shadows. I would also try it in B&W
    Last edited by Nat; 25th January 2012 at 02:13 AM.

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    Re: Playground @ night.

    Really like the way the shadow leads the eye into the scene. And the lighting is lovely... gives a nice atmosphere to the photo!

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    Re: Playground @ night.

    Very nice

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    Re: Playground @ night.

    Thank you all for the comments,

    I do really appreciate all your C & C.

    I will try all the PP on the image as soon as i have some time available and then repost all the efforts.

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    Re: Playground @ night.

    I love night scenes like this. The orange lights bring a nice mood to the scene.

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    Re: Playground @ night.

    @ mrme: thanks for the comment.

    I have done some PP on the photo and will post it a bit later.

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