Your Photo: Our Critique

Jared Kotil submitted this image taken with a Nikon D80, 1/250 sec. at f/11 ISO, 100. Jared says he is relatively new to photography, and he has created a beautiful photograph with great color, by using f/11 he has made the sun a creative aspect of the photo instead of a blob of light. There is a little lens flare on the edge of the mirror but is not terribly distracting. The vibrant colors make this image. The nice little yellow triangle in the corner anchors the mirror. The blue has a nice tra

Jared Kotil submitted this image taken with a Nikon D80, 1/250 sec. at f/11 ISO, 100. Jared says he is relatively new to photography, and he has created a beautiful photograph with great color, by using f/11 he has made the sun a creative aspect of the photo instead of a blob of light. There is a little lens flare on the edge of the mirror but is not terribly distracting. The vibrant colors make this image. The nice little yellow triangle in the corner anchors the mirror. The blue has a nice transition, darkening as you move to the top right hand corner keeping your view in the frame. I am sure there was post processing but it wasn't overdone and really paid off for this image.
—Melissa Macatee
Contributing Blogger

__This photo gets four and a half 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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