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May 23, 2010, 5:12:34 PM

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The Street by RezzanATAKOL The Street by RezzanATAKOL
Here is the rezzan.deviantart.com/gallery/… which shows istanbul streets with my eyes.




Thank u so much for visiting, leaving ur lovely comments and faving my works:))
Much appreciated all of them:heart:

The Street by RezzanATAKOL
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This image has a dynamic balance that sets it above the run-of-the-mill street work, and into the space of decisive instants that capture more than quirkiness, but freezes a balanced moment that is descriptive and beautiful at the same time.

It has such a nice clear 'hook' in the cyclist, contrasted well with those clouds. Good work on the dynamic range there! No processing artefacts - was it generally dark enough to balance naturally, or did you have to help it along? Either way, good stuff.

But what lifts the image is the context - the lines of cars, buildings, and, as the closing element, the lights. It's almost like a textbook set of lines of thirds (not quite, but strongly suggestive of). For me, these lines, along with its focus, give the image its compositional decisiveness. No cyclist, and you have an interesting, but really ho-hum picture of a city hill. Zoom in on the cyclist, and you have an interesting frozen moment, good, but not really exceptional. Taken all together, with the strong technical foundation - sharp focus, good tone work - make for an image that stands out above the rest.

There is also a school of thought that says good street can only happen with normal and wide angle lenses. Your stretchy 157mm compresses those car lines, 'making' those critical compositional lines. For many reasons, this image could never be taken with a 50mm.

Well done on 'seeing', being there to capture it, and getting the whole together.

Grant H
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eswendel Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
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RezzanATAKOL Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014
:worship:
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elminino Featured By Owner May 30, 2013   General Artist
great b/w picture, love the way the clouds lean over the biker
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RezzanATAKOL Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2013
Many thanks:heart:
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Art-Lines Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow,excellent streetlife!Fantastic clouds,very great photo.
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RezzanATAKOL Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2013
Thank you very much:heart:
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LUCILALEYLA Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Amazing composition :love: :bow:
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:iconrezzanatakol:
RezzanATAKOL Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2013
Many thanks dear:huggle:
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LUCILALEYLA Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
My pleasure my dearest :huggle:
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art-devi Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
beautiful work :clap:
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