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    Default Gloomy sky

    Critiques welcome & appreciated.


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    Default Re: Gloomy sky

    IMO--if the sky is your main subject, should give more space for the sky..
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    Default Re: Gloomy sky

    I took the liberty to make some adjustments to your image, my apologies. See if you prefer this version instead?

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    thks, I like the edited version. Still very new to photography & of course post processing.

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    Hi Jacq,

    I love gloomy skies!!! dunno why....always have.

    for this pic, i would suggest lowering the gamma say to about 0.4 to really bring out the darkness of the clouds. bumping up saturation to the max (255) would also give some colour to the clouds and help to maintain the greens of the leaves.

    e.g.



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    Default Re: Gloomy sky

    it is very hard to make pleasing picture with chaotic background and chaotic subject.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NMSS_2
    it is very hard to make pleasing picture with chaotic background and chaotic subject.
    Care to explain?

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    it is very hard to find order within chaos.


    don't ask me, i don't know how to explain either

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jacq
    Care to explain?
    i think what he means is that the tree and the sky are both fighting for space and attention in this photo. it may be better to isolate the tree, but let it be surrounded by lots of negative space in the dramatic sky. that way the pic will look less cluttered and will have more impact.


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