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    Girl Reading Sitting on Large Stone Blocks

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    Girl Reading Sitting on Large Stone Blocks

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    Re: Girl Reading Sitting on Large Stone Blocks

    Great eye, Karm! It's the little things that I like in this one: The block that is behind her frames her nicely because it's a different color than all of the other blocks. Her feet are dangling in the perfect position to make a connection with the bicycle though without the two elements colliding in a messy sort of way. The color of the bicycle complements her shirt.

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    Re: Girl Reading Sitting on Large Stone Blocks

    Karm, very nice capture.

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    Re: Girl Reading Sitting on Large Stone Blocks

    I like this image a lot Karm. Everything about it just seems to work so well.

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    Class, Karm, pure class. I doff my hat.

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    Re: Girl Reading Sitting on Large Stone Blocks

    Hi Karm,

    I like it too, I doubt you could have arranged the composition better if you tried - you didn't, did you?

    If mine, I'd try this; there are three things I'd clone out;
    the dark patch on next block along
    the closest weed above her head
    the dark bit right on lower edge of frame about 15% across from our left

    I might also lighten the shadow of the saddle, pedals and crank wheel just a tad (they all seem to land in same place due to sun angle).

    Hope that helps,

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    Re: Girl Reading Sitting on Large Stone Blocks

    I'd add my compliments to those already posted. That's a beauty. Wonderful composition. The crop is ideal for the subject. You've placed the lady in just the right place within the frame.

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    Re: Girl Reading Sitting on Large Stone Blocks

    I echo all the positive comments, well done Karm. Beautiful composition.

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    Re: Girl Reading Sitting on Large Stone Blocks

    Thanks Mike. The second I saw her and the scene's set up I literally began to shake. I needed to take the picture without her looking up at me or becoming conscious of my presence. Fortunately, the camera Gods were on my side on this this day.

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    Re: Girl Reading Sitting on Large Stone Blocks

    Thanks Donald. Appreciate your comments.

    karm

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    Re: Girl Reading Sitting on Large Stone Blocks

    Bruce, thanks for looking and commenting.

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    Re: Girl Reading Sitting on Large Stone Blocks

    Thanks Dave. You have given me a new category to strive for in my images: pure class.

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    Re: Girl Reading Sitting on Large Stone Blocks

    Thank you Joe.

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    Re: Girl Reading Sitting on Large Stone Blocks

    Very nice.

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    Re: Girl Reading Sitting on Large Stone Blocks

    Thanks John.

    karm

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    Re: Girl Reading Sitting on Large Stone Blocks

    Quote Originally Posted by Karm Redland View Post
    The second I saw her and the scene's set up I literally began to shake.
    Yes, I know that feeling, it doesn't help getting a sharp picture with a telephoto though
    (I shoot birds)

    Well done - at 35mm, you weren't far away, so the risk of 'spooking' her was real enough,

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    Re: Girl Reading Sitting on Large Stone Blocks

    Thanks Dave. I actually took this picture with the camera at waist level.

    karm

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