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Irises

Postby zafra52 on Sun Sep 17, 2017 11:21 am

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Re: Irises

Postby Matt. K on Mon Sep 18, 2017 2:20 pm

Hi Zaf!
I'm going to start off by saying the colours are spot on, as is the exposure....it's the composition that worries me? Light colors tend to attract the eye first and demand attention. In your image the large, featureless white space on the right competes for attention with your subject...the iris. It seems as if the white space is trying to push your flowers out of the image space. Not something I've seen illustrated so well before. I'm not sure why you didn't center the iris and get closer so that it smacked us in the eye?
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Re: Irises

Postby ozimax on Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:32 pm

Nice colours Zaffs.
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Re: Irises

Postby zafra52 on Thu Sep 21, 2017 12:04 pm

Thank for your comments. Matt, the white space was intentional. I wanted a tension between the subject and the white space while keeping the subject in focus and keeping the rule of thirds. I guess it didn't work.
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Re: Irises

Postby Matt. K on Thu Sep 21, 2017 10:20 pm

For a CD or magazine cover it would be perfect as the text could be put in the white space.
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Re: Irises

Postby zafra52 on Sun Sep 24, 2017 12:15 pm

Thank you Matt! What a terrific idea! I'll use it as birthday or compliment card.
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