Where Ancestors Passed...


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Title     Where Ancestors Passed...
Photographer     yamen/Yamen (450) Send mail to this user
Portfolio     Instants
F-stop     f/2.8
Shutter speed     1/125 sec
Categories     Architecture
Travel
Street Photography
Content advisory     G (general audiences)
Submitted     December 14, 2012 3:17:14 PM CST
Views     288
Rating     4 Thumb-up

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Thumb-up    from suchit/Suchit (24,553) Send mail to this user on December 15, 2012 2:51:56 AM CST (1)

Had you been able to hold the exposure on the top of the image it would be very interesting. Right now the blown highlights pulls this image down. A ND-Grad filter or HDR would be your options.

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Thumb-up    from michaelcastellano/Michael (74,809) This user is a Premium Member Send mail to this user on December 14, 2012 8:14:22 PM CST (2) Early critique

Nice catch but needs some work on the background which is rather over exposed in the top center area and along part of the stone street.

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Thumb-up    from lamarnix/Lamar (44,768) This user is a Premium Member Send mail to this user on December 14, 2012 6:18:10 PM CST (1) Early critique

First critique well points out the deficiencies. I believe this would be a candidate for a B&W image with better potential than your color version.

Best wishes, Lamar

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Thumb-up    from ssal/Alex (38,149) This user is a Premium Member Send mail to this user on December 14, 2012 4:16:23 PM CST (2) Early critique

This old alley could be interesting. There is a lot of detail and texture on the wall and the cobble stone path. The vanishing point could be the center of focus. But unfortunately, the blown out hot spot on the top totally destroyed and distract the attention. I would be tempted to bring the top crop just above the door and eliminate the top entirely.

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From lokk74/Lorenzo (71) Send mail to this user on December 15, 2012 12:59:21 AM CST

Nice geometry. Agree to work more on colour.

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