A&P Critique this b&w shot

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  1. SpiderOnTheFloor

    SpiderOnTheFloor New Member

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    serious critique please...if you don't like it thats fine just tell me why :)
     
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    i like it :cool:
     
  3. mojito

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    Its a good jon on tonal range and B&W conversion. I wouldn't have centered the cat, and would have used either a polarizer or moved to a different angle to avoid the reflections in the window
     
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    the main subject is the flower pot...even if there were no reflections i don't think the cat is as interesting as the surrounding window/flower pot...i think i need to get another polarizer (sold the other one because i got rid of the lens it fit on)
     
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    I think it's a good shot, however, the cat and reflection are the only dislikes from me.

    Without both, it'd be a lot better IMO. But nevertheless, not bad at all!
     
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    Fucker out of the fast lane, bitches

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    4/10.
     
  7. sony

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    WHAT CAN I DO TO MAKE THIS AN 8/10? :eek3:

    edit: whoops i thought I was logged on my ae.. :hsugh:
     
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    Clean the glass so you can see through/reflections more cleanly :mamoru:
     
  9. one66stang

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    good shot
     
  10. SpiderOnTheFloor

    SpiderOnTheFloor New Member

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    ok...why do you think that?
     
  11. vizual

    vizual → 190½ ЯBI ←

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    I'm a fan of reflections, so I like this shot. I don't mind the cat being centered since you have to actually look at the picture a little bit to see it, it's not just like "here a cat in the center of the frame." Not to me anyways, I was drawn to the textures of the pot and the wood. The only thing I might have done differently was maybe level the shot different. It looks like the bottom/ledge the pot is sitting on is level, but the wood seems to be slanting, not sure if it would look better if the wood was a little more straight. :dunno:
     
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    ok good you see it too..i was really wondering if it was just me seeing it as a bit slanted...a crop could fix that right up
     
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    i think its a very interesting photo. I like reflection shots but this one gets to be a little distracting. my first focus was the pot and ledge, then the cat, then the reflections.
     
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    I like it. I also like the reflection. Good contrast between the foreground and background. Well shot. Good job. 6/10
     
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    didnt you post this one over at photoforums as well? Im pretty sure I saw it there.
     
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    WHAT CAN I DO TO MAKE THIS A 9/10? :eek3:
     
  17. Mike4831

    Mike4831 “Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’l

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    That is the only flaw I can find in the picture.
     
  18. Two toys

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    use a polarizing lense .. the cat centered draws away form the flower pot it is way to distracting...
     
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    i dunno, i like it. i'm not much of a photo critique, but i am very into symbolism within paintings and such. so going from that perspective, could say the cat symbolizes birth, youthful curiousity, but it looks out through a tarnished window onto a world full of death and decay.
     

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