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Charley Adrisano submitted this image taken with a Canon 40D, with an exposure of 1/80sec at f/11, ISO 100. The opportunity was there for a great photograph, unfortunately the flags are not as vibrant on both sides and they appear to be washed out and somewhat overexposed on the side that was photographed. Placing the building behind the flags was a good idea but it almost gets lost. Consider cropping this image one of two ways, either crop some off across the bottom of the frame or crop out the

Charley Adrisano submitted this image taken with a Canon 40D, with an exposure of 1/80sec at f/11, ISO 100. The opportunity was there for a great photograph, unfortunately the flags are not as vibrant on both sides and they appear to be washed out and somewhat overexposed on the side that was photographed. Placing the building behind the flags was a good idea but it almost gets lost. Consider cropping this image one of two ways, either crop some off across the bottom of the frame or crop out the top flag. Despite its brighter colors, cropping out the top flag tightens up the photo.

—Melissa Macatee
Contributing Blogger

__This photo gets three 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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