Your Photo: Our Critique

Robert Lalancette submitted this image taken with a Nikon D60, at 1/2000 sec., f/5.6, ISO 200. The colors in this photo wonderful. Placing the sun behind the decorative piece on the left was a good idea but you could have used a smaller aperture and the sun would have had more of a sunburst look. The shutter speed is really fast so a smaller aperture would have worked. Going for the symmetrical look is a good idea but go ahead and crop leaving the same distance to edge of frame from the structur

Robert Lalancette submitted this image taken with a Nikon D60, at 1/2000 sec., f/5.6, ISO 200. The colors in this photo wonderful. Placing the sun behind the decorative piece on the left was a good idea but you could have used a smaller aperture and the sun would have had more of a sunburst look. The shutter speed is really fast so a smaller aperture would have worked. Going for the symmetrical look is a good idea but go ahead and crop leaving the same distance to edge of frame from the structure on both sides. Including the people gives this image a great sense of scale.
—Melissa Macatee
Contributing Blogger

__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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