Pampas Grass


GivingTree

Link Posted 22/08/2009 - 17:30
Taken this summer at the Alabama coast.

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hefty1

Link Posted 22/08/2009 - 18:28
I love the first one! I know it's considered "bad form" by some to have an area of a picture blown out but it doesn't bother me, I think the Sun's rays really make the picture.

Not so keen on the second one - the overhead leaves clash too much with the grass and make it a bit too busy to find the point of focus imo.

That first one really is lovely though!
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Aiki

Link Posted 22/08/2009 - 19:15
agree hefty1
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selectcase

Link Posted 22/08/2009 - 22:48
I like the first one and agree that the blow out looks nice in the overall composition - perhaps the second would be improved with a shallower depth of field to help isolate the main subject?

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Snootchies

Link Posted 22/08/2009 - 22:52
The first one wets my whistle.

I agree with selectcase, there is too much going on in the second shot, a greater depth of field is just what it needs.
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GivingTree

Link Posted 23/08/2009 - 00:59
Thanks for the comments everyone! Hope you're having a great weekend.
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darlene

Link Posted 23/08/2009 - 21:09
#1 like the wheat..sun comming through....
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