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John R
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« on: May 13, 2009, 12:51:36 PM »
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A couple of shots taken at Kortright centre, north of Toronto. The second is of wildflowers whose name I am still researching. I have added a third to show where I took the photo. I went onto the deck and shot across to the left. Very nice place and good light, bright, slightly overcast.

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« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2009, 01:23:53 PM »
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John, I don't think much of the wildflowers, but the forest is really excellent. The only problem is that it's subtle enough that it really requires a well-made print to bring out the subtleties. A 72 ppi screen display just doesn't get the job done.
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« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2009, 02:32:12 PM »
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John, I don't think much of the wildflowers, but the forest is really excellent. The only problem is that it's subtle enough that it really requires a well-made print to bring out the subtleties. A 72 ppi screen display just doesn't get the job done.
Oh well, one out of two isn't bad.

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« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2009, 02:36:50 PM »
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Dang right it's not.
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« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2009, 12:30:20 AM »
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A couple of shots taken at Kortright centre, north of Toronto. The second is of wildflowers whose name I am still researching. I have added a third to show where I took the photo. I went onto the deck and shot across to the left. Very nice place and good light, bright, slightly overcast.

JMR

As Russ said, the first one carries great detail throughout.  I like the subdued contrast.  I think a print on Hahnemuhle Photo Rag or Bamboo would really look great.  Nice job.  The wildflower doesn't work for me either, but it's more than made up for by the first.
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« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2009, 12:57:37 AM »
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I'll vote with the others... I like #1 and 3...

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« Reply #6 on: May 14, 2009, 11:47:27 AM »
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I also like 1 & 3, the restrained contrast and subtle (but still full) tonal scale is really nice. I'm with Russ, these would probably make lovely prints on rag paper. With the wildflower shot, I think you need more contrast; I don't really like the way the leaves blend in with the background.
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