- December 31, 2017 at 12:30 am #318149
- December 31, 2017 at 1:38 am #318155
This looks pretty flat, the rocks not he left are a bit too dark to pick out much detail and the sea is a grey and fairly life less. The action of the wave was no doubt impressive at the scene but in your photo it is fairly insignificant. I am certainly no expert but if it was mine I would consider cropping it tighter, leaving out the first section of rock in the foreground, down to the “fluffy” clouds in the back ground and leaving out a lot of the bland sea. I would try it in B&W or brighten it up. It would make the wave crash more of a focal point and hopefully bring out some the detail of the rock.
That's just my opinion as an enthusiast. Enjoy your photography
- December 31, 2017 at 12:33 pm #318198
No offense taken, and in fact you illustrated my purpose in choosing this photo perfectly. It truly was a cold, grey, unlit day, with a lifeless looking sea. And even that looks warm when it's five degrees below f outside.
- December 31, 2017 at 1:40 am #318157
Excuse my foolishness, I thought this was in the shark tank I hope there is no offence taken here
- December 31, 2017 at 1:46 pm #318222
Also Thought I would mention that is a good Critique , never really considered doing much with this photo, was more of a memento from My Wife and I's first vacation together. I don't have a raw version of the original photo, and the original really wasn't of any quality anyway but your suggestion would have definitely brought some more pop to it and yielded something kinda like this, again, good Critique.
- January 1, 2018 at 4:01 am #318273
Thanks and what you have produced is what I imagined, I have surprised myself:)
- January 4, 2018 at 1:00 pm #320666
Wow I have not been to Bodega Bay since the early 60's. Northern California is such a natural treasure.
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