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Mechanical Clock
Mechanical Clock
ladpupmoe


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Get Mechanical (Standard Editing)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Panasonic DMC-FZ20
Location: NJ
Date: Jan 7, 2017
Aperture: 7.3
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/8
Date Uploaded: Jan 7, 2017

macro of clock works
cropped
clone out some spots.
resized
adjusted levels

Statistics
Place: 23 out of 49
Avg (all users): 5.6964
Avg (commenters): 5.5000
Avg (participants): 5.7931
Avg (non-participants): 5.5926
Views since voting: 68
Views during voting: 90
Votes: 56
Comments: 3
Favorites: 0


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01/24/2017 07:05:15 PM
Greetings from the Critique Club!

This is a very nicely done that meets the challenge, a pleasing shot of the innards of a mechanical clock with all the inner cogs and wheels exposed. Love the complementary colours, the play of light off of the machinery in foreground and mid ground especially. The background bits just don't show up quite so well, though, and the loss of detail means that the eye is looking for something more - and then it goes to the odd back-right area of the shot where there is an unexplained light wash on the blue, whereas on the other side of the pic everything is dark. It just throws the viewer off a bit.

Something else that isn't quite working in your favour is the portrait orientation. Generally it's best to go with a square crop or horizontal orientation, because if voters have to scroll down to see the whole image, the impact tends to get lost.

Hope this critique has been of help, feel free to pm me with any questions.

Susan

 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/10/2017 11:13:33 PM
shows the detail well should be a winner
  Photographer found comment helpful.
01/09/2017 01:37:47 PM
I like the back lighting here and the use of complimentary colors.
  Photographer found comment helpful.


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