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Michael Lerner submitted this image taken with a Panosonic DMC LX3, with an exposure of 1/64sec at f/3.2, ISO 200. This photo has some great elements, the diagonal ramp, the bright boats, the curved rope holding the boats to the main dock and the reflection in the water. It is a little on the dark side but the important parts of the photo are fine. The darker background plays a supporting role to the foreground elements. I would suggest cropping off a little across the bottom and the left side o

Michael Lerner submitted this image taken with a Panosonic DMC LX3, with an exposure of 1/64sec at f/3.2, ISO 200. This photo has some great elements, the diagonal ramp, the bright boats, the curved rope holding the boats to the main dock and the reflection in the water. It is a little on the dark side but the important parts of the photo are fine. The darker background plays a supporting role to the foreground elements. I would suggest cropping off a little across the bottom and the left side of the frame moving the boats and their reflection down a bit. This photo has a great mood to it and the bright boats add tension to the scene. Well done.

—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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