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Underwater Photo Contest Entry

Taken by: Mickle Huang

Pink squat lobster
Seraya Bali
Pink squat lobster
Seraya Bali by Mickle Huang
VOTES: 42
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Posted: Wednesday, November 9, 2011- (11/9/2011 6:43:00 AM)
Category: Macro - Super macro
location: Bali Sea Indonesia
message Perfect shot smile
 
Johnny
1000 point member
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message Hi Mickle ! As you know my foreword already, I directly start my review smile
Photo Critique

First impression
don't turn your back on me, baby :-)))

Technical ( score from 1-6, best is 6 )
Exposure : 4, Colours: 4, Sparpness: 4, DOF ( depht of field ) : 4, Contrast : 3


Suggestions :
Somehow, everything is purple in this photo. Please check your white-balance.


Composition
centered.....( again ! ), downward angle

Suggestions :
don't center your subject in the frame. Please learn basics of composition first ;-)
regarding angle : it's a downward shot....but due to the subject's shape I've found this acceptable. However : This shot requires a 3/4 ratio and vertical frame. Just think about is ;-)
 
Rico Besserdich
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message  Subject
Great critter !


Suggestions :
I highly recommend that you not shoot the back. this counts for all marine lifeforms. change position and take your photo from the front of the animal.

Epilogue
You've uploaded a lot already. Nice to see you that diligent. Small advice : As this is a contest and not a community you please send only your very best photos. Don't forget : we are here to win ;-)

All the best,

Rico


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Rico Besserdich
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message Thank you very much for your time and view, Rico.
Got your points.
Hope i reply you and say thanks to you in time this time :))))
 
Mickle
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