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The Road to Heaven

What do you like about this photo? What do you think could improve it? Thanks for your constructive comments! I'll gladly provide a return critique if you request it. Cheers, Scott

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Kamran Malik , February 06, 2008; 11:34 A.M.

WHITE HEADS

AMEZING SHOT TRUE COMPOSITION BLUE SKY ALSO DREAMY WELDONE BEST REGARDS

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Scott Henderson , February 12, 2008; 11:54 A.M.

Thanks Kamran!

Thomas McKown , March 14, 2008; 05:42 P.M.

Scott,

Wow, what a beautiful scene! The composition works very well. The only suggestions I have are technical and arent necessarily improvements, just personal preferences. First, I felt like there should be a little more emphasis on the shadowy corner on the bottom right. I added a gradient overlay set at 85 degrees with one side white and the other clear. This brightened up the shadows. I also thought it could use a touch more saturation, say about +15. And to finish, I sharpened it with the smart sharpen tool set to 0.5 pixels at 100%. Feel free to remove the attachment if you wish. Once again, great photo, I really love this scene!

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Scott Henderson , March 15, 2008; 05:00 P.M.

Thanks very much, Thomas, for taking the time to do that! I think your work really improves the image. I had actually done a fair bit of lightening in that lower right corner already, to get it to the levels I had it at. I think when I did that work, it seemed like I had lightened it a lot from the original, so I was hesitant to take it as far as you did. Thanks also for providing the details on how you made your improvements! Cheers, Scott.

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