Your Photo: Our Critique

Aaron Singer uses his Canon 40D with a 24–105mm f/4L IS lens to capture things most people walk by and never notice. Settings for this image are 1/30sec at f/4, ISO 200. This photo has a wonderful graphic feel. The lines work well together and the stairs drift out of sight nicely. The light hitting the stairs could have been diffused or blocked. Trying a different time of day could also take care of the hot spot but might create other problems. The framing could be improved by not putting the ra

Aaron Singer uses his Canon 40D with a 24–105mm f/4L IS lens to capture things most people walk by and never notice. Settings for this image are 1/30sec at f/4, ISO 200. This photo has a wonderful graphic feel. The lines work well together and the stairs drift out of sight nicely. The light hitting the stairs could have been diffused or blocked. Trying a different time of day could also take care of the hot spot but might create other problems. The framing could be improved by not putting the rail dead center but with so many other lines it does not ruin the photo.
—Melissa Macatee
Contributing Blogger

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This photo gets four 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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