Sunsets and stars

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  1. n000b

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    A couple of sunset photos that I took, plus one of a clear night sky.

    I'm not sure whether I like the tighter crop or the wide angle of the opera house, I like the clean silouette in the tight crop. The star photo needs some work, it was my first time shooting that sort of thing so I was shooting blind more or less.

    C/C please :)

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    Sunset - Sydney Opera House by Andrew Kilham, on Flickr

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    Sunset - Sydney Opera House by Andrew Kilham, on Flickr

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    Sunset through the grass by Andrew Kilham, on Flickr

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    Stars by Andrew Kilham, on Flickr
     
  2. DJ_Hippster

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    Sunset through the grass :thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:
     
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    Yep, #3 easily for me; the others don't do anything. I think theyre' all far too zoomed/cropped. Sort of a grey area between too-zoomed-in and abstract.
     
  4. Speaker4TheDead

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    Sunset through the grass is nice..
    rest not so much...
    1,2 overdone subject and setup with odd/stale framing.

    stars are good but nothing to grab you.

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  5. deepspring

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    I like the second and third one. :D :thumbup: :thumbup:
     
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    n000b

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    Thanks guys :) I'm really happy with #3 especially as I didn't do any PP, that's straight off the camera.

    Yeah it's kind of hard to get a unique angle on the opera house/bridge :p
     
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    I like number 2, because whilst the silhouette looks like one structure, if I showed that to an overseas relative, they would be able to identify each of them. You've cropped just to allow enough of each.
     
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    3rd and 4th photos are really nice :)
     
  9. matt-chops

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    Nailed that sunset... beautiful unique take on the subject. :thumbup:
     
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    #2 is good but #3 is awesome.
     
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    I got two new shots, posting them here because they are the same theme :p

    Pity about the lens flare on the sunrise. I would have liked to have taken more star photos to make the trails longer but I ran out of battery :(

    C/C please! :)

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    Sunrise over the bay by Andrew Kilham, on Flickr

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    Star trails by Andrew Kilham, on Flickr
     
  12. deepspring

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    Number one is beautiful.

    Number two is a good try, maybe do some light painting of the trees while doing the long exposure.
     

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