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Subject: Re: [Leica] Kip Peterson Week 9 PAW - plus a couple of my own
From: Jeff S <>
Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2003 11:24:33 -0800 (PST)


Gotta love the combination of wet and sunshine; thanks
for sharing! I find the righthand corners a little
barren. I faced a similar situation when photographing
the Denver Performing Arts Center awhile back and
experimented with getting in much closer to my subject
and using the reflected sunlight and markings on the
pavement as  visual elements. Here's the result:

And it looks like your lens was vignetting a bit; I
wonder if you could likewise use that more as part of
your composition? A few years back I was photographing
Comet Hale-Bopp here in Colorado, and though my lens
didn't vignette, the twilit sky was surprisingly
bright and I didn't have the luxury of waiting awhile
as the comet was already setting over Mount Sanitas.
But when I actually got to printing the the negative,
I decided I liked the glow behind the mountains and
ended up emphasizing it with by burning-in the upper
regions of the print:

Comments and critiques of my own photos are welcome of

Jeff S
see my prior photos at:
Date: Mon, 3 Mar 2003 16:40:58 -0800
Subject: [Leica] Kip Peterson Week 9 PAW


My week 9 image is at:

All feedback is welcome--

Kip Peterson
San Diego

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