On Wed, 5 Sep 2018 05:40:06 -0700
Jack Davis <jdavi...@comcast.net> wrote:

> Also, the suggested slight crop at the
> top should essentially return the image to it's initial aspic ratio.

that's what i finally did. and also cloned out the black blob. thank
you for the feedback...

> > On Sep 5, 2018, at 4:56 AM, ann sanfedele <ann...@nyc.rr.com> wrote:
> > 
> > We are going to drive you crazy, Subash.. :-)
> > 
> > What Larry just said about trimming just a bit on the left will
> > balance the photo a bit better for those of us who don't like
> > centering  .. my main objection was the blurry black blobwhich drew
> > my eye right to it.
> > 
> > ann
> >   
> >> On 9/5/2018 1:37 AM, Larry Colen wrote:
> >> 
> >> 
> >> Jack Davis wrote on 9/4/18 7:53 PM:  
> >>> No Subash! Centering disturbs the
> >>> balance. Best to allow more space
> >>> in front of the featured subject.
> >>> Trust!  
> >> 
> >> I like the "more bird less water" of the tighter crop. I also
> >> empathize with Jack's comment about centering. I think that you
> >> could crop a bit more off of the left (between the two big broken
> >> shells?) and if you want to preserve the aspect ratio a bit off
> >> the top.
> >> 
> >> The yellow clam is merely good, while the bird is great. If I were
> >> to follow my rule of get rid of everything that is merely good,
> >> leaving only the great stuff, I'd crop to the left where I
> >> mentioned above, crop the bottom just below the feet, and leave
> >> stuff on the right to maintain aspect ratio and give some space in
> >> front of the bird. 
> >>> 
> >>> J
> >>> 
> >>> Sent from my iPhone
> >>>   
> >>>> On Sep 4, 2018, at 7:30 PM, Subash Jeyan <pdml.l...@gmail.com>
> >>>> wrote:
> >>>> 
> >>>> On Tue, 4 Sep 2018 21:59:37 -0400
> >>>> ann sanfedele <ann...@nyc.rr.com> wrote:
> >>>>   
> >>>>> Suibash - I' not crazy about square crops but I kinda agree with
> >>>>> Larry on this one.. though probably would not crop as much as
> >>>>> he is indicating... and only then because ofthe little black
> >>>>> bloch that is outoof in the water..  hmm maybe photshopnoise
> >>>>> reduction to blur the water entirely would work too..
> >>>>> 
> >>>>> That little guy is one I've encountered in NOrth America  -
> >>>>> guess he really gets around :-)  
> >>>> 
> >>>> 
> >>>> Larry, Ann: i've cropped the picture differently. hope it looks
> >>>> better now...
> >>>> 
> >>>>   
> >>>>>> On 9/4/2018 9:45 PM, Subash Jeyan wrote:
> >>>>>> On Tue, 04 Sep 2018 18:39:19 -0700
> >>>>>> l...@red4est.com wrote:
> >>>>>>   
> >>>>>>> Great shot, but could be cropped square from the left side.
> >>>>>>> Nothing to the right of the yellow clam adds anything to the
> >>>>>>> photo.  
> >>>>>> you are right Larry. i also forgot to add PESO to the subject.
> >>>>>> my senior moment...
> >>>>>> 
> >>>>>>   

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