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Old 02-24-2009, 02:06 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by DWHonan View Post
What jumps out at me in the second shot is the obvious trail of footprints leading directly to where the photo was taken -- they're the dominant subject in the bottom third of the composition and detract from the overall effect of the image (namely, freshly-fallen snow coating the world). While you should be able to do some cropping to reduce their impact, this should also be a lesson learned: When shooting in snow, if at all possible start far away from your subject and work closer so that you don't capture disturbed snow in your images.
Or, if you DO screw up the virgin snow with your footprints, clone 'em out.
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