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    Re: Basics

    A very artsy composition. I like the B/W choice here, as it makes for some dramatic contrast. I'm not finding anything not to like about it, and can't even make up something to be critical of...sorry about that!
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    It's cool GB but I'd prefer a tighter crop so the only the white and black guitars are in the frame, sort of a musical ying and yang thing.
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    Isn't it a cool thing in nature that the colours never seem to clash...

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    Re: Basics

    Thanks fellows. This was a grab shot while walking around at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) last month (not sure what the electronics angle was for the guitars): see an interesting subject/composition, shoot, move on.

    Pete, I agree that the right side guitar seems out of place compared to the others, but I tried a crop, and it just seemed wrong with just the two. The rule of odds does seem to apply here for whatever reason.

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    Re: Basics

    Very Nice

    I may only suggest removing the small wording between the guitars

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    Re: Basics

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    Ken, you are too nice!
    It will be short-lived, I promise
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    " Rule of odds " Pffft, GB I think you've got a great fine art shot here, some nice curves, shapes, and stuff that needs exploring....
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    Ok fellows, on your advice I played with the composition some more .... it's harder than it seems because there's so many little shapes and objects in there.

    Here it is - Armando, I also removed that pesky wording.

    Guitars are so classical...

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    Ah, now I've got something to critique! I really dislike the edit, because losing the bridges hurts the interest of the image a lot, IMO. While the writing you eliminated may be distracting, it seems to be about adjustable voltage tuners, or at least something to do with guitars, so I don't know how out of place it is. Did I say I really like the original post?
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    Re: Basics

    the edit looks good , probably to use as the header of the guitar web page

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    Re: Basics

    I agree with ksbryan0. I like your original composition much better, and can't complain about it. I would prefer it without the text in the background, but that line between the two leftmost guitars is important/helpful to your composition.

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