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Old September 13th, 2012, 02:56 PM
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Re: Black/White or Color??? and Is something missing?

I think what's a little off are two things. First, your DOF is really shallow, only a few strands of weed are in focus, but the majority of the shot is out of focus. Personally I think that a slightly wider DOF would've worked better here. Second, these type shots usually try to portray the "never ending" field of <grass, weed, flowers - fill in the blank>. However in the background here there is a (very out of focus) dark structure, which is simply distracting to my eyes. It should either be in focus (or at least recognizable) to provide context, otherwise it should be omitted altogether. On a positive tone - the colours in the first pic are great, and I'm sure that the weed with just a blue sky in the back would look spectacular

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