I have a much higher resolution one, and untweaked of cos. maybe i over did it abit. but the effect i wanted to achieve was one of very high contrast and surreal kind of feeling. It was heavy editing. the original pic didnt have the effect i wanted. ill post it later. cos if i did. well. the effect that i wanted to achieve with this picture will be taken away because of the comparision with the original.Originally posted by Jed
It's a pity about the JPG compression artifacts... it's a nice shot! Would love to see the original, I have this feeling you might've tweaked the contrast, I find it just a tad too contrasty? Possibly also to have this in B&W too.
thank you! i think ur really darn funnyOriginally posted by rostov
Bloody good piece of work, IMHO!
1) Magic number achieved : 3, 4, 7. You got the 4.
2) It tells a story -- if any of them face away from the circle, that's it
3) Position of the circle of 4 is nearly perfect.
?!?! Er.... Thanks, but honestly *blur* I still don't know where my humor lies...Originally posted by quackaroo
thank you! i think ur really darn funny
He goes on the illustrate with pictures comparing those with 1,2,3,4,7 subjects, in combination with an example similar to your picture -- a pic of 3 kids (one look away) and a pic with 3 kids with a general direction (stronger composition).It is strange how sacred numbers can affect a composition. Their force field is obvious enough. They are magical. I don't think anyone knows how they came to be regarded as sacred, but they do exist, and they are very old.
The most magical numbers are 3, 4 and 7. Used properly they can raise the picture content from the trivial to the superlative. The numbers alone are not sufficient, but they can be of great help in composing a picture.