Your Photo: Our Critique

This photo submitted by Chris Cross is wonderful for so many reasons. Technically, exposure and color is dead-on. There are fantastic skintones and the subtle textural details and imperfections in the architecture are evident, without being glaring. This photo feels both completely contrived and completely natural at the same time—and that’s a good thing! The mischievous, yet innocent look in the eyes that refuse to engage the camera add to a sense of intrigue. With a quick glance, you are inves

This photo submitted by Chris Cross is wonderful for so many reasons. Technically, exposure and color is dead-on. There are fantastic skintones and the subtle textural details and imperfections in the architecture are evident, without being glaring. This photo feels both completely contrived and completely natural at the same time—and that’s a good thing!

The mischievous, yet innocent look in the eyes that refuse to engage the camera add to a sense of intrigue. With a quick glance, you are invested in this moment, and want to know what precedes and follows. Just wonderful all around, even the slight skew adds to the feel of this image.
_—Jack Howard
Online Technology Editor
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This photo gets 5 stars on the PopPhoto Flash rating system.

The PopPhoto Flash rating system.
*= This part of the camera is called the lens
**= Don't quit your day job
***= Good, but not yet great
****=So close you can taste it
*****= Yes, a thousand times yes!

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