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Puppy Dog Photo Contest Finalist
Puppy Dog
Puppy Dog
My Brother's English Mastiff. Shot @ night. Exp. not recorded.
© Andrew L. Indelicato
Nikon N80/F80 SLR ...
Susana Matos
BetterPhoto Member Since: 5/27/2003
    Congratulations Andrew,
cheers from Portugal, Su

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8/17/2003 1:29:01 PM

Jim Miotke
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Yes, congratulations on making it to the finalists. I really enjoy this photo, Andrew. The strengths are in: a) that you used the Rule of Thirds to place your subject in an interesting unique spot in the composition; b) you used the shadow lines to lead the eye to the subject; and c) the expression is humorous - you caught just the right moment.

If I had any suggestions, it might be to experiment more with you point of view. Shoot from a low vantage point instead of a typical human height.

Really, really fun photo. I know you mentioned that no exposure settings were recorded but can you share anything else about it with us - were you consciously trying to use the Rule of Thirds and line to your advantage?

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8/17/2003 11:03:46 PM

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