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    Default How sweet what area is critique to be sought?

    Composition and creativity.
    Feedback & comments deeply appreciated!

    2.what one hopes to achieve with the piece of work?

    I tried my best to make it look like the black lamp is comforting the blue lamp. The two desk lamps were sitting together. I noticed them and thought that maybe with enough manipulation of the situation I could make some sort of lovey-dovey photograph that would make people go "awwww". I don't know whether I succeeded or not.

    3.under what circumstance is the picture taken?

    I took this picture in normal room lighting, but the open windows caused some unnecessary glare on the lamp heads. I added a slight vignette in PS.

    4.what the critique seeker personally thinks of the picture

    I feel that it's kind of imaginative. Composition and other elements probably not very good, though. I myself would rate this a 7.5/10. Just wondering what you guys think of it.

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    Default Re: How sweet

    there is nothing wrong with the photo. perhaps you can make the image pop up a bit by using multiply and erasing the image part. balance it using the opacity and darken the edges... leading the viewers eye to the couple lamp.

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    Default Re: How sweet

    My humble opinions...

    1. u r attaching too much emotion to your pic.. w/o your description, i would not understand what you are trying to potray..
    2. if u want to take picture of an object, item... you have clean it!!! unless the dust on the lamp helps u tell the story.

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    Default Re: How sweet

    When I first saw the picture, it looks ordinary. Only after reading the description, then I see the link.

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    Default Re: How sweet

    Actually I kind of guessed the story from the title and seeing the picture. Interesting concept.

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    Default Re: How sweet

    i went hmmmmm instead of awwwwwww.

    doesn't do it for me but keep trying and let the creative juice flow.

  7. #7
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    Jul 2009

    Default Re: How sweet

    the title works for me manage to see the link without reading the description. for the creativity

    some pointers to note:
    1. as mention, clean up the dust unless they are there for a purpose ( i doubt so)
    2. Background kind of messy, the lamp would stand out more again a plain light colour background
    3. a portrait shot might work better, the "legs" of the lamps look awkwardly crop off.


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