A&P SF Pier (Night Photography)

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  1. cftofu2k

    cftofu2k OT Supporter

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    2 shots from last night. What do you guys think? Taken with 40D.. live view & noise reduction.

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    Very nice.
     
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    Good shit, but I'd crop out that first light along the ground in the first picture. It's way bright and draws a lot of unneeded attention to it.
     
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    agreed, even though I really like it as is.
     
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    First one is absolutely stunning. Do you happen to have a wallpaper size?
     
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    I don't know, wouldn't it take out the brilliance of the image? I tried it and the balance just seemed way off. What do you think?
     
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  9. cftofu2k

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    I thought about that. Though I didn't want the frame too wide, and I also wanted to keep the dark water.
     
  10. Melan

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    1st one is my background now :)
     
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    I disagree, I think its great the way it is
     
  12. limiteD*

    limiteD* 今あいたい すぐあいたい

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    :cool: shots of the city. I need to do some night shots, but need a tripod :hs:
     
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    1st one is great :bowdown:
     
  15. IntheWorks

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    gotta disagree... those lights draw your eyes right thru the picture all the way up to the bridge. The composition is perfect IMO...

    my only suggestion, if you shot RAW, try changing to WB setting to tungsten.
     
  16. ballz

    ballz Two of 'em OT Supporter

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    I really like the first one. The second one is a little dull and similar to the ones we see on here alot, but still good.
     
  17. dano

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    To each their own, but I think it looks better. It would be 100x better if he did it to the original so the dimensions would be a little more proper (more height, if possible).

    When I look at this one I instantly stare at the bridge, not the lights. There's also just enough dark water left to tell where the reflection stops.
     
  18. cftofu2k

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    hmm, it does look like there is more bridge than pier.

    i'll look back at the original, which actually has a little more sky in it.
     
  19. kristin

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    I like it better that way too. I didn't think it looked bad to begin with but it looks much better with less pier.
     
  20. bebe

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    Nice :cool:
     
  21. Dwight Schrute

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    Very nice.
     
  22. KungFool7

    KungFool7 keep driving—it's getting earlier

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    I definitely like it more without cropping
     

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