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    Hi all, one of my first attempts at soft focusing. Picture was taken almost when there was no more light in the evening and with an AI-S 50mm f/1.4 lens. How do you think this technique worked in giving the image a surreal look? Any other ways to compose this picture that would have made it even more effective?

    Thanks in advance
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    i feel the flower is too small and too insignificant in the picture. though being the only subject in the frame, the empty space became the large distraction that i am looking at nothing.

    perhaps the colours can be livened abit to give it a too-real-to be true colour. but of course there are different ways to interprete surreality.

    as for the soft focusing i think its alright, more attention to the flower mainly yupyup

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    You have cropped it or composed it way to close to the corner for my liking. Also mentioned, your main subject is too small to draw viewers attention
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    think the subject is too small in proportion to the image. unless you plan to use it as a background with text or image on the left half?

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    Yeah, subject is too small, too difficult to draw attention.

    Surreal... depends on what surreal youre looking for.
    Personally, I think make the photo livelier, more colourful would do it, but thats just me.

    Hmm soft-focusing was good, I suppose. Heh.
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