2912n From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 2013 posts, RR: 7
Reply 1, posted (11 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 2825 times:
Randy...heres my critical 2 cents...
Cutting off the front of the police car really hurts the shot. I know you want the center of the photo to be Concorde, but the eye is drawn to the half car. The photo is out of balance and does not merit an appeal. Perhaps cropping it vertically and cutting out the car?
Airplanepics From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2003, 2742 posts, RR: 38
Reply 3, posted (11 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 2816 times:
when I first looked at the picture, I could say the same. I also think that Concorde maybe too far out, to be the main focal point of the actual picture. As Tony said, have a go at re-cropping, and then look at the outcome.
Mia777 From United States of America, joined Sep 2002, 1165 posts, RR: 5
Reply 4, posted (11 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 2806 times:
The vehicle obviously hurts the picture. I don't think any cropping could really do anything (compromising too much quality). If you would have zoomed in more, it could have been a better picture as no one wants a police car sitting in the foreground. I'd say just forget it.
Photopilot From Canada, joined Jul 2002, 2957 posts, RR: 17
Reply 5, posted (11 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 2771 times:
Now if you'd had the cop sitting there with a speed radar gun, pointed at Concorde, that would have been a great humerous shot.
As portrayed however I have to agree, that cutting off half of the car simply ruins the shot. Did you shoot a sequence? If so, perhaps later frames might be better. Do you have one with the Concorde directly over the cop car?
Rsmith6621a From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 194 posts, RR: 3
Reply 7, posted (11 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 2683 times:
Thanks all for you honest opinions.
I had another image in the same sequence that has the the whole cop SUV in it and acts I think to balance the image as well as give it a interesting potential storyline. The CCord is also closer in the frame.
I uploaded it for consideration we will see what comes of it.