Discussion in 'Appraisal Gallery' started by KymS4800, Jul 16, 2017.
As per Mike's request, tips gratefully received for this one
You did well with flare there! I'd straighten it up, clone out the flare spot, and maybe experiment a bit with the contrast.
I find the light reflections on the left distracting. Is that some kind of structure reflecting the light?
Yes Tony it's the sidewall of the causeway. I could do something with that
There is a bit too much burnout around the sun, it badly needed a ND grad, that would be my main point. This is quite late in the sunrise to be shooting without one. By that stage, I'd probably be looking to frame without the sun. It is a better light source than photo subject and you have plenty of nice content without it.
It's a nice composition (apart from the fact it's a bit tilted).
It's way too late to shoot into the Sun - harsh contrast. I would recommend arriving at this location a good 45minutes before sunrise and waiting for the right moment - I like 15 to 10 minutes before sunrise. Once the Sun rises into a clear(ish) sky then it's time to look the other way.
It looks very soft to me. Either out of focus or camera shake. A tripod is recommended and practice hyperfocal distances for maximum depth of field where you have prominent foregrounds, such as here.
Thanks for the advice everyone
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