Your Photo: Our Critique

The line between viewer and photographer is blurred here. You don’t look at this photo—you are in this photo! Careful framing to include the handlebars makes you a participant, rather than a passive observer, of this scene along a beach path. The deep depth of field with layers of information further adds to the illusion that you are there—on that bike—not simply viewing this shot on a computer monitor. Careful, thoughtful framing makes what would otherwise be just a passive snapshot something m

The line between viewer and photographer is blurred here. You don’t look at this photo—you are in this photo! Careful framing to include the handlebars makes you a participant, rather than a passive observer, of this scene along a beach path. The deep depth of field with layers of information further adds to the illusion that you are there—on that bike—not simply viewing this shot on a computer monitor. Careful, thoughtful framing makes what would otherwise be just a passive snapshot something much more!

Well done—though it would be even cooler with a wider angle lens. (Photo submitted by Steve Flormann)
_—Jack Howard
Online Technology Editor
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This photo gets five 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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