Your Photo: Our Critique

This image was submitted by Maria, taken with a Canon 400D, ISO 100, f/8. 1/320 sec. Maria is working on her skills with this shot of a friend. The light is nice and even bringing out the highlights of her hair and keeping her skin even, good exposure. The placement in the frame works despite being dead center because of the negative space to the right of the subject. The background adds to the image with the muted colors and lines. If anything I might crop less tightly, include the very top of

This image was submitted by Maria, taken with a Canon 400D, ISO 100, f/8. 1/320 sec.  Maria is working on her skills with this shot of a friend. The light is nice and even bringing out the highlights of her hair and keeping her skin even, good exposure. The placement in the frame works despite being dead center because of the negative space to the right of the subject. The background adds to the image with the muted colors and lines. If anything I might crop less tightly, include the very top of her head and more negative space to her right. The sweater actually creates some leading lines that lead the viewer to her face. Good job.

—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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