sunset in zhengzhou

© lisa anderson

sunset in zhengzhou

Uploaded: June 10, 2012


Exif: F Number: 22, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/400 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 42.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi


Michael Kelly level-deluxe June 10, 2012

Wonderful shot Lisa. This is almost a graphic arts piece. The limited tones and of course the silhouettes along with the great curve of the water and reflections running into the shot make this a winner.

The only thing I see that is in the least distracting is the tall building on the left crowding the top edge. I like where you cut the sun so I would just shrink the building slightly with either a careful clone or a cut and paste. It does not need much and I do think the shot works as is if you want to leave it. #1468322

Sue C. Cole June 10, 2012

The is beautiful lisa. This is a great fine arts piece. The only suggestion I would make is maybe clean up a few of the black spots in the water (only for fine arts purposes). A beauty of an image. #10175134

Anthony L. Mancuso June 10, 2012

Great shot Lisa! I think Mike described the positive qualities to a tee, and I also agree with the suggestions that have been made... #10175332

Jeff E Jensen June 10, 2012

Yeah, this is pretty fantastic. Mike hit the suggestion I had in mind and now that Sue mentioned the spots, they could go as well. #10175590

Teresa H. Hunt June 10, 2012

Really Beautiful!! I'm going to agree with the suggestions already made. :) #10175626

Rita K. Connell level-classic June 11, 2012

this is beautiful and I can't wait to see the edit one #10176054

lisa anderson June 11, 2012

Thanks, I'm really happy you like it as I sometimes feel a little intimidated around here :). I have some other shots from the same time, do you think the first one is best? #10176977

Anthony L. Mancuso June 12, 2012

I would have to say I do prefer the original post, although I like the different look of the last one with the reflections of the buildings and sun, the increased detail in the buildings and the foreground interest of the waterfall. #10177324

Beth Spencer June 12, 2012

These are all beautiful! I like the first one the best, I think the lines and the tones really work well in this one. #10177957

Aimee C. Eisaman June 13, 2012

I think the first post makes the strongest statement due to the balance of light and dark in it. Like the others have said it is very artistic! :~) Got some great adjustment ideas on it too. Great job! #10178474

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