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McWay Falls

Photo By Buck Forester
Pro Critique
Coastlines offer up hidden jewels like this cerulean cove in the Big Sur region of California. The photographer has created a delicate balance between the foreground flowers, the distant falls and the beautiful color in the cove. Showing more flowers would have distracted from the rest of the scene. When you’re going to use a dominant foreground subject like this it can easily overpower the photograph. To make this photograph even better, a little more attention to the keeping the edges of the frame cleaner (notice the cropped flowers on the left) would help.


Lightroom 2 Tip
Gain Perspective With Before/After View
When applying adjustments to your images using the various controls in the Develop module, it’s easy to lose sight of how far you've taken the image. To get a better perspective on the adjustments you've applied and make a more informed decision about what adjustments you might want to change or add to achieve the final result, use the Before/After view. In the Develop module, click the downward-pointing triangle next to the Before/After view button below the preview image. You can choose from options to have the before and after versions displayed to the left and right or top and bottom, and also choose whether you want to see the full version of both images or to see a single image split between the before and after versions. You also can use the three Before/After buttons to apply the adjustments from the before version to the after version, or vice versa, or to swap the two versions.

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  1. Another beautiful Buck Forester image! Thanks Brian!

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