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Photo Criticism

A place to receive constructive criticism on photos. Upload a photo to this group if you want to find out what you did wrong or what you could do better.

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This group is for negative feedback on photos or things that could be improved only. People tend to only comment on photos when they have something nice to say, but this group is designed to go against that trend so you as a photographer can find out what is wrong with your technique. So please don't be afraid to contribute a negative comment in this group on someone else's work.

If you would like to get constructive criticism on one of your photos here is what you do.

1. Click the Link that says "Start a Discussion"
2. Upload your photo to the "Post" section on the "Start a Discussion" screen. To do this click on the little photo icon next to the text formatting icons.
3. After your photo is uploaded you might add some text under it if you wish describing what you are concerned about or what you would like to hear opinions about.
4. Please do not use the attach section because then users will have to click on a link to your photo to see it. By using the "Post" section, users can study your photo more effectively.

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Editing Eyes

Started by Christine Schonher. Last reply by Christine Schonher on Wednesday. 4 Replies

Hey guys so this was my first try editing eye.  Here is the before and after.  I am only looking at the eyes here I know the other aspects of the picture aren't the best but I was only looking to…Continue

Puppy portrait

Started by Karl Gustafsson. Last reply by Bobby Hamby Oct 13. 6 Replies

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Please give reviews on this flower image.

Started by Gaurav Kumar. Last reply by Gaurav Kumar Oct 9. 4 Replies

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Pretty Orchid

Started by Charlton Larca. Last reply by Charlton Larca Oct 6. 4 Replies

I was shopping with the wife and came upon some Orchids in the market and had to stop to photograph some  I always carry one of my dslr's with me.I just happen to have my Sigma 105mm 2.8 Macro Lense…Continue

First attempt shooting RAW

Started by Christine Schonher. Last reply by Ron Oct 4. 7 Replies

This was my first attempting using RAW and was not sure what to expect. I didn't realize just how much editing I would need to get those vibrant colors I had originally seen. Please let me know how…Continue

Hazy Sunset

Started by Charlton Larca. Last reply by Charlton Larca Oct 4. 4 Replies

Hello, everyone  :-)hobbycam here, I am new to the group.I hope that I may be welcomed as i need a lot of learning.I took this photo recently.  We had a fire here around Mariposa, Central Cal. Near…Continue

Thoughts re The Chapel #2

Started by Wayne Crichlow. Last reply by Wayne Crichlow Oct 2. 9 Replies

Hi All,this is a slightly different POV to "The Chapel" that can be seen in my gallery. In both images I tried to work with the available light. Let me know what you think.…Continue

P-town Lighthouse

Started by Christina. Last reply by Ron Oct 2. 8 Replies

Looking for feedback on the composition as well as editing techniques. Just starting out learning how to compost pictures and edit them. thank you in advance for any good feedback on how ot make this…Continue

How do I look?

Started by HanMcKay Somcai Sep 30. 0 Replies

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Early Morning River

Started by John Wright. Last reply by Bobby Hamby Sep 25. 8 Replies

I took this photo a while back and thought it was fairly good. Would like some feedback on how I could improve it. Continue

Snowy Egret fishing

Started by Edward McEwen. Last reply by Terry Waggoner Sep 20. 3 Replies

I wanted to tell the story about how the snow egrets drag their feet in the water to stir it up then s…Continue

Fisherman

Started by Edward McEwen. Last reply by Terry Waggoner Sep 19. 1 Reply

I was wondering what you all thought of this picture with the fishing pole sharp and the fisherman out of focus. Maybe I should have kept it all sharp? Used 100-400mm lens at 100mm and 5.6Continue

Tags: Fl, bch, Melbourne, ocean, fishing

Watching the world pass by

Started by Wayne Crichlow. Last reply by Wayne Crichlow Sep 18. 23 Replies

Hi All,I was in London's China Town when this caught my eye. Let me know what you think.…Continue

Need help in selecting this...

Started by Gaurav Kumar. Last reply by Gaurav Kumar Sep 18. 10 Replies

I have this image. I want to change its background. But I am having problem using Quick Selection Tool and Polygonal Lasso Tool in selecting this Moth. Is there any other way to get this done? Please…Continue

Kill me

Started by David Ekoh. Last reply by David Ekoh Sep 13. 4 Replies

Hi,My name is David Ekoh and i'm trying to be good at what i am doing(photography) and would really love if you all could help me know what am i doing wrong as my theological knowledge is…Continue

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Comments please

Started by Martyn Seddon. Last reply by Martyn Seddon Sep 6. 3 Replies

Was wondering what / how I could better this pic ?Continue

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Comment by Aamir Shahzad on February 24, 2012 at 4:15am

hello, just posted a new picture. feedback, both positive and negative welcome

Comment by Raghuram S on February 20, 2012 at 6:23am

Sunrise at Kanyakumari, India.. Please let me know your comments

Comment by Seth Hobbie on February 19, 2012 at 7:37pm

Comment by Seth Hobbie on February 19, 2012 at 7:36pm

Comment by David Dickson on February 11, 2012 at 3:27pm

Thanks for solving the mystery Nathan :)

Comment by nathan mccreery on February 11, 2012 at 1:42pm

It isn't a watermark.  It's "static" of some type.  probably from overprocessing a small file.  upper left corner about 1/4 - 1/3 of the way down.

Comment by Tex on February 11, 2012 at 1:11pm

David, sorry but I do not see it on my screen. It could be from Picasa. I downloaded it to enlarge it but still I could not find it. What does the watermark say? 

Comment by David Dickson on February 11, 2012 at 12:31pm

Tex, no it's almost like a lettering  or watermark across the top half visible on my screen It isn't in Nancys adjustments of Amys photo either. Perhaps something from Picasa?

Comment by Nancy Dean on February 11, 2012 at 12:23pm

Amy, this is the way I changed your Photo around, I tried to make it look more like and HDR, put a vignetting on it, I don't think there is a right or wrong way to fix a photo, Every one looks at them with different eyes, hope you like the changes. O think it shows up more of the details in this one

Comment by Tex on February 11, 2012 at 10:47am

David, do you mean the sky, clouds and their reflection on the water? They were there before, just got "sharpened".

 

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