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Old 12-30-2012, 04:03 PM   #10109
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Originally Posted by Verdugo View Post
Nice work! I like your 2nd one the best, although I wish the car was pointed more toward the camera like it is in the last two photos. I love how you can see the whole road behind the car and how it gets out of focus as you go back. Overall though, please don't be afraid to post higher resolution photos here on the makes it much easier to critique things such as sharpness and detail. 1024 pixels on the longest side works great.

As far as white balance goes, when it comes to snow photos specifically, you can really go either way. If you keep it on the colder (blue) side, it works since the whole scene is cold anyway. However, if you move it toward the warmer (orange) side, the colors tend to have a little more pop and saturation, which is also important when your scene is mostly white in the first place. It really is a judgement call by you the photographer...I tend to go with a tiny bit more on the warm side overall.
Thanks! I'll work on repositioning the car next time to get more variety. I just changed the link to the photos. For some reason smugmug won't give me the option to share anything bigger than their "large size". Let me know if you see anything else (I know the first few are a big soft due to camera shake).

I think I ended up with a color temp around 6500 or so.
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