November 28, 2015 at 7:25 pm #14707FarmboyParticipantDecember 1, 2015 at 12:02 pm #14727PeanutParticipant
I like the one where the horse is farther away, you really captured the colors of the rainbow in that one. In my experience with rainbows it is hard to get the colors to come out. The only thing I would say is that In both pic I would of tried to get the rainbow a little more centered and not worried about getting the horse in the picture. I am assuming the horse belongs to you and you can get pictures of it anytime, whereas a rainbow like that is not seen very often. I am not very experienced with photography, so others may see things that I would not.December 3, 2015 at 9:24 am #14752James StaddonKeymaster
What a phenomenal shot! I just love how the sun is shining directly on the foreground elements with the sky full of clouds behind!
Great comment, @peanut. I agree, it is better to have the horse as a secondary subject to the rainbow. The rainbow here takes the cake. The picture wouldn’t be the same without the horse and pasture, but having them smaller elements and including more of the rainbow makes it a beautiful landscape image. I probably would have zoomed out even further!
I don’t know what it was like in actuality, but I think a darker sky would make the picture pop better. Also, I like the amount of space behind and under the horse in DSC_4262-1280×757.jpg.
Way to be at the right place at the right time! Wish I had a shot like this in my portfolio!December 4, 2015 at 9:04 pm #14780FarmboyParticipant
It’s great to have comments from others, I thought the pictures were lacking of a subject. That’s why I cropped the pictures more on the horse. Thanks Peanut and James you are both improving my composition skill.December 7, 2015 at 7:58 am #14795James StaddonKeymaster
Composition is one of those things that is very difficult to explain and thus requires time to develop. Some even argue that composition can’t be taught, and must simply be developed through personal observation and practice! I don’t go to that extreme, but it certainly is a fun challenge to try to express in words what factors of a composition do or do not work.
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