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American Hellcat from WW2 taken at Gizo, Solomon Islands ...
American Hellcat from WW2 taken at Gizo, Solomon Islands ... by Shea Pletz
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Posted: Wednesday, October 26, 2011- (10/26/2011 1:57:00 AM)
Category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
location: Solomon Sea Solomon islands
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message this message is important Dear Shea,
Thank for your latest submission to the UWP contest smile

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First impression
###Great subject and good angle of capture###

Technical ( score from 1-6, best is 6 )
Exposure : 5, Colours: 2, Sparpness: 4, DOF ( depht of field ) : 5, Contrast : 5


Suggestions :
###Although subjective I would have preferred some more colour in the image this could be achieved by using strobes, filters, adjusting the white balance. If there isn't enough colour present you can convert to B&W this can produce a more punchy result.###


Composition
###Pity the wing on the right has been cropped out. Otherwise excellent.###


 
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Great effort with a very good result, just think a little more about composition, also consider when it might be better to convert to B&W.

All the best,

Jim Garland - website - Award Winning Wreck Photography.


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