Re: River shots - yes, with blurred water time exposure.

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by RichA, Aug 12, 2012.

  1. RichA

    RichA Guest

    On Aug 12, 10:13 am, Alan Browne <>
    wrote:

    > But in the end I can't help but feel that photographing moving water can
    > benefit from 'frozen', to slight movement to veils.  In the end it's
    > impact of the image that count, not "what" or "how" it is done and not
    > whether some people deem it over done or too cliché.
    >


    Demon: "Hmmm, intriguing...no, wait; BORING! Tear off his
    kneecaps!!"

    -Buffy the Vampire Slayer
    RichA, Aug 12, 2012
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  2. RichA

    PeterN Guest

    On 8/12/2012 5:15 PM, Dudley Hanks wrote:
    > "RichA" <> wrote in message
    > news:...
    > On Aug 12, 10:13 am, Alan Browne <>
    > wrote:
    >
    >> But in the end I can't help but feel that photographing moving water can
    >> benefit from 'frozen', to slight movement to veils. In the end it's
    >> impact of the image that count, not "what" or "how" it is done and not
    >> whether some people deem it over done or too cliché.
    >>

    >
    > Demon: "Hmmm, intriguing...no, wait; BORING! Tear off his
    > kneecaps!!"
    >
    > -Buffy the Vampire Slayer
    >
    >
    > If blurred water is too cliché, what about all those close-ups with blurred
    > backgrounds? If you want to make an argument for overdone, that would be
    > easier.
    >
    > Or, then there's the portrait with the hint of a shadow extending up, but
    > not touching, the eye. Millions shot every year.
    >
    > Or, there's the ever-popular landscape with subject highlighted by shaft of
    > light. Ask any landscape photographer worth his or her salt if their
    > portfolio would be complete without such a shot, and I'm pretty confident I
    > know what they'll say.
    >
    > The reason these "clichéic" shots are so prevalent is that they sell. So,
    > like it or not, if you view the work of others, lighten up a bit and try to
    > enjoy what you see.
    >
    > Take Care,
    > Dudley
    >
    >



    Music by Beethoven and Tchaikovsky can also be cliche, but millions of
    people listen and enjoy it every year.
    I guess some here are abot that.


    --

    PeterN
    PeterN, Aug 12, 2012
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