Snowie Panos and Trees

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Snowie Panos and Trees

Postby biggerry on Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:11 pm

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Re: Snowie Panos and Trees

Postby zafra52 on Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:11 pm

Lovely photos Biggerry. It must be cold out there! I like the pano with the Opera House best; it's a magic view.
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Re: Snowie Panos and Trees

Postby TonyT on Sat Sep 15, 2018 3:14 pm

Love the last one but not sure about the first, to me it looks to tight. I be interested to know what others think.
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Re: Snowie Panos and Trees

Postby zafra52 on Sun Sep 16, 2018 12:44 pm

I agree with Tony that the framing of the first is too tight, and I am not sure if further cropping and making the trunk more prominent would improve it. Of the trees, I feel the last one is the best though I would have gone for a minimalist approach and just have the tree and cloned out all other vegetation; while the second left me a bit confused, but I guessed the intention was to capture your immediate environment and the need for hot nourishment so I assumed it is a record of the hard conditions endured/enjoyed by the photographer (it takes courage). I like the waterfall picture, but found the red jacket demanding too much attention. So, I reached the conclusion that the Opera House pano is the one I liked it best because it portraits a multi-million views and a moody weather. :up:
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Re: Snowie Panos and Trees

Postby Matt. K on Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:05 pm

The composition of the first image is intriguing....and is difficult to to appreciate at its small, posted size. But when you enlarge the image then it opens up and gains a power and grace that befits a Japenese master work. This image would be breathtaking if printed very large. Beautiful work Gerry......But the last image is my favourite. A master work and worthy of a gallery wall.
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Re: Snowie Panos and Trees

Postby sevencolours on Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:01 pm

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you do capture beautiful images. I am tossing between the first and the last. I think the first, but it seem crowded

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Re: Snowie Panos and Trees

Postby ozimax on Fri Sep 21, 2018 11:06 am

Second, third and fifth are sublime. The bloke in the second adds another point of interest in an otherwise superb waterfall shot.
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Re: Snowie Panos and Trees

Postby biggerry on Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:21 am

Firstly, apologies for my delayed response :)

zafra52 wrote:Lovely photos Biggerry. It must be cold out there! I like the pano with the Opera House best; it's a magic view.

Thanks Zafra, only cold when its windy :)

TonyT wrote:Love the last one but not sure about the first, to me it looks to tight. I be interested to know what others think.


yeah your right i think too, i have a bunch from this tree - i'll post a couple of variations when i get a minute, but that was my though too, this particular frame seems a bit unbalanced and just a little too tight, i think a version slightly wider to get those upper limbs in and keep the lines would be better.

zafra52 wrote:I agree with Tony that the framing of the first is too tight, and I am not sure if further cropping and making the trunk more prominent would improve it. Of the trees, I feel the last one is the best though I would have gone for a minimalist approach and just have the tree and cloned out all other vegetation; while the second left me a bit confused, but I guessed the intention was to capture your immediate environment and the need for hot nourishment so I assumed it is a record of the hard conditions endured/enjoyed by the photographer (it takes courage). I like the waterfall picture, but found the red jacket demanding too much attention. So, I reached the conclusion that the Opera House pano is the one I liked it best because it portraits a multi-million views and a moody weather. :up:


I have a option with a really tight crop on teh trunk, that seems to work ok since there is plenty of colour and lines all moving in the right direction :)
The one with the stove is just a shot i always do, in this case there is actually a beautiful view down into the valley from this point, however the snow never let up so the view was not to be had by the camera :)
Thanks Zafra, always appreciate your views and comments.

Matt. K wrote:The composition of the first image is intriguing....and is difficult to to appreciate at its small, posted size. But when you enlarge the image then it opens up and gains a power and grace that befits a Japenese master work. This image would be breathtaking if printed very large. Beautiful work Gerry......But the last image is my favourite. A master work and worthy of a gallery wall.


That is its saving grace, the detail on the larger res really makes it sing :) Thanks Matt :)

sevencolours wrote:G
you do capture beautiful images. I am tossing between the first and the last. I think the first, but it seem crowded

Philip


Great to hear from you Phil :) thanks mate :)

ozimax wrote:Second, third and fifth are sublime. The bloke in the second adds another point of interest in an otherwise superb waterfall shot.


and what a outstanding member of the human race it is lols :) thanks mate
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