How Can I Improve My Photo ?
Have you ever asked yourself the question “How Can I Improve My Photo?” Are you ready for helpful assistance from you fellow Landscape Photography participants? The curators of Landscape Photography are proud to announce that we are adding critiques to the theme!! If you want a positive based critique, add the hashtag, #ImproveMyPhoto
to the introduction of the photo that you share along with the hashtag, #LandscapePhotography
, and the photo tag+Landscape Photography
and +Landscape Photography ShowCommenters
1) Say something nice about the photo. What is your overall impression? Do you like the color or the composition? What are the good things about the photo? What was done well?
2) Identify one or two things that could be done to improve the photo. Would a different crop be better? Be sure to explain why. Would less saturation be better? Be sure to explain why. Could the composition be improved if the image was made from a different angle? Explain why? Be positive in how you phrase your comment.
3) Finish your comment with a word of encouragement. Perhaps you could offer an online resource that would help the poster.Posters
We insist on positive based critiques. Feel free to delete any comment that you find offensive. This is YOUR post and YOUR photo. We respect you and appreciate your sharing your post with the Landscape Photography theme. If you don't like how someone commented, then delete the comment! Please tell us of any inappropriate behavior.Critiques
When making comments, consider three aspects of the photograph: technical, composition, and impact. Here are some things to consider, but you'll certainly find others! Technical
: How's the exposure? Is the main subject in focus? How's the depth of field? Are any dust blobs evident? :-)Composition
: This isn't always about "following the rules", but for many beginners, that might be a good place to start. Are there leading lines and/or framing to keep your eye in the image? Do the compositional elements lend a dynamic "feel"? Are there extraneous things that distract, especially around the edges? Does the image have clear foreground, mid-ground, and background "layers" to keep it interesting? Impact
: Does the image grab you emotionally? When you see it, does it make you go "wow"? This can be a source of positive comments, even for an image with technical or compositional issues!
offer critiques on any photo that doesn’t have the hashtag #ImproveMyPhoto
. Please post any questions here that you have. Critiques will start December 1, 2012.
Thanks very much!! Your Landscape Photography Curators