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January 1st, 2008 #1
Here goes nothing..
So I guess you usually start off these threads by introducing yourself ah well;
My name is Nadim, I recently turned 16, I live in Sweden and I've been doing this for about.. 6 months? Well I've been taking photos for as long as I can remember, but I haven't really seen the art behind it untill recently. Ah well, enough yapping more posting pictures..
Oh right, my "gear" I use a Canon Powershot A640.. It's a pretty decent camera, not an SLR, but it gets the job done
The pictures aren't in any special order.
8. This one is a crop of #7
16. This was my entry for the "substructure challenge".
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well hello there Nadim
i'm happy you posted cuz you got some prety decent photo's imo
you got some tallent for a 16 year old boy
my fav's are 12 and 14. also 4 is quite interesting. i see it's glass but how did you managed to ''glue'' those pieces like that ??
i hope to see more from you.
My guarding angel is a double agent !!
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January 3rd, 2008 #5
seems like you've got a good grip on post-processing, which is important to make an photo presentable. There's usually two things I tell people who are starting to get serious about photography. 1) avoid macros 2) avoid those selective-color cutouts (like #15). Lets see some more. The more you shoot, the better.
January 3rd, 2008 #6
purplerose: Thank you I'll try to work on the compositions!
eazym: I'll keep that in mind, thanks for the crit
Honestly ,guys thanks for taking the time and writing, I appreciate all the crits I get.
Haven't gotten any time to take new pictures but I found some old ones that I never uploaded.
18. This picture was shot in Syria, Damascus.
19. I shot this one through the airplanewindow on the way to Damascus
20. Sister #1
21. Sister #2
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January 4th, 2008 #7
January 4th, 2008 #8
I love your photo of the rose at the end, its simply beautiful and the colors are bright and full. Good job
January 5th, 2008 #9
of the latest batch #20 is the strongest for me, simply because it shows something, it communicates with the viewer. I think the Damascus picture has a much more interesting setting, however it stops short of the kind of communication with the viewer. Lack of a strong focal point may be to blame. The interesting parts of that picture are: 1. the minaret 2. the interplay between the satellite dishes and their shadows. But theres nothing really definite there.
#20 is stronger I think. It is visually exiting with depth provided by the layers of extreme foreground and foreground, the mid ground and a background, all contributing to a more harmonious image. Plus there's some real personality coming through. #21 is weaker because frankly it looks like a well rendered family snapshot. I mean the quality of the image is much higher than most family snaps, and the composition is a bit more interesting, but that's not enough to really make it shine for me.
Cheers and keep shooting