A&P Does this work or is it too much PP'ing?

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  1. Jcolman

    Jcolman OT Supporter

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    I have a corporate client that has me shoot their properties from time to time. This evening I went out to shoot some early evening shots and got there just as the sun was going behind the clouds. I had maybe 5 minutes before the sun was totally gone but I grabbed these shots.

    Is the PP too much on these??


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  2. adamlewis88

    adamlewis88 New Member

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    I love the second one. If you could just crop out the little bit of the fence thats in the bottom, itd be awesome. Whats this for?
     
  3. Jcolman

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    thanks. It's for their website and printed materials for investors.
     
  4. mikeskillz

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    the halo effect above the roof is a bit distracting on the 2nd two.

    the first one is overdone. crop the fents out of the 2nd two.

    good shots though.
     
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    The yellows on the building seem a little fakey on my monitor.
     
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    Cool shots, but I'm not sure how much it represents the property though.

    But for your answer, I don't the it's too much PP. It could use a little bump in contrast though.
     
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    Not if it's for a church, yes for anything else.
     
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    I think they look great but not sure about for helping sell real estate. I am more drawn to wanting to see more sky and that property is in my way. I almost want the building cropped out. Skies look great tho to me
     
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    too much HDRish, houses barely have any contrast to them and don't stand out. they should be what's pp'd and bold / saturated not the sky
     
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    Looks like Jesus is on his way back!
     
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    FAIL

    Just get regular pictures of the property, you don't have to proof the clients/corporates that you can capture awesome skies.
     
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    distracting, the property seems secondary here.
     
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    your photo says skies > properties
     
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    :werd: you're aiming to please the wrong person!
     
  16. Bowzyr

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    second one is good rest are over cooked.
     
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    Adding that heaven-looking sky is like giving a pedicure to a bum.
    Just real looking photos with nice blue skies will be nice.
     
  18. Jcolman

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    Thanks guys. Just to be clear, this isn't the only photo that the client gets. I have a lot of other "normal" shots of the property including sunny skies, interiors, etc. This was more a question of does the PP work or not. I also added bit more contrast and PS'ed out the fence and parking signs. I didn't want to crop it and lose the bottom.

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    the tops of the roofs look charred black from the pp. id say use the lasso tool to select only the sky and then work on it to avoid that.

    but i do agree the sky seems primary and the properties secondary. the sky is more than half the frame!
     
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    I also dont like the yellow in the bottom left of the skies. desaturate that to make it white but keep the detail
     
  21. Bowzyr

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    Too much glow on top of the places, would look cool without that.
     
  22. Keiphus

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    I think you need more blacks in the property, it's a little washed out looking. All the values are really similar. Also, your composition is really showing more sky than anything so that doesn't really help.

    Right now you can really tell it's been PS'd, if that's what you're asking.
     
  23. Venthor

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    i'd replace the sky with something more calm looking. right now my eye focuses on the lightrays first, then wanders down to the buildings
     

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