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cjogo
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« on: January 30, 2013, 11:43:51 PM »
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 A actual digital shot -- from a few years ago .. I used a EOS 20d because it offered a B&W parameter.. so the screen could be void of color ...
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« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2013, 07:15:26 AM »
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The B&W comes off better than the color version, but there's no there there.
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« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2013, 07:33:41 AM »
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I think you would need a schooner or some kind of sail boat near the horizon as a focal point to make this an acceptable image. To make the rocks a focal point you would need to have shot closer and low down.
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« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2013, 08:16:28 AM »
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The B&W version is more dramatic but the color version has nice soft colors. In the end, I'd choose the B&W by a very small margin.
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« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2013, 10:10:37 AM »
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I think the B&W holds slightly more appeal for me mainly because the water is more interesting swirling around the rocks
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« Reply #5 on: January 31, 2013, 10:48:01 AM »
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Was that taken from Carmel River Beach looking south towards Point Lobos?
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« Reply #6 on: January 31, 2013, 01:39:39 PM »
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A little further South -- thats Monastery Beach > looking to PT Lobos ..
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« Reply #7 on: January 31, 2013, 01:44:21 PM »
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I think you would need a schooner or some kind of sail boat near the horizon as a focal point to make this an acceptable image. To make the rocks a focal point you would need to have shot closer and low down.

I was taking a student out to shoot >> I really have not shot at this point for probably 10 years or more ...you know you pass it every few days & never see a fresh image  Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: January 31, 2013, 01:57:57 PM »
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A little further South -- thats Monastery Beach > looking to PT Lobos ..

Ah.  That's why it looks so much closer than it would from River Beach.
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« Reply #9 on: January 31, 2013, 01:58:18 PM »
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Was that taken from Carmel River Beach looking south towards Point Lobos?

Here's that famed PT Lobos
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« Reply #10 on: February 03, 2013, 10:51:15 PM »
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I think as composed it suffers from being a bit cliched. A very common, standard view seen many times. However, I noticed in the color image a orange spot. You might recompose the whole thing to make some use of that in a more "unusual" composition.
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« Reply #11 on: February 04, 2013, 10:17:53 AM »
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I think as composed it suffers from being a bit cliched. A very common, standard view seen many times. However, I noticed in the color image a orange spot. You might recompose the whole thing to make some use of that in a more "unusual" composition.
That's why I have not shot there in so many years ..way too common .   I rarely shoot color at all ...
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