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Old 08-18-2008, 12:09 PM   #21
Christy Talbott Christy Talbott is offline
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I'm no expert on composition, but my knee jerk reaction is the same as Marvin's. I feel the background isn't working well. It is distracting me from the mother and daughter. I've seen your work and it's very beautiful, so I've no doubt you'll work it all out!!
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Old 08-18-2008, 01:03 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by Amanda Grosjean
I had no idea sailing was such a violent sport.
Not sailing, per se, but pirates. Armed with X-acto blades.
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Old 08-18-2008, 01:36 PM   #23
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Thanks Christy!
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Old 08-21-2008, 01:31 AM   #24
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One other thought to add to Steven's, you might try to grey down and reduce the overall contrast to the background. I feel as if the tableround is crowding the stars.

Also, be sure to straighten that lamp.
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Que sort-il de la bouche est plus important que ce qu'entre dans lui.
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