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Should you impose your style, or honestly reflect differences?

Discussion in 'Talking Pictures' started by RovingMike, Nov 18, 2013.

  1. Andrew Flannigan

    Andrew Flannigan Well-Known Member

    He does seem to throw it all at the wall to see what sticks. In some cases I like the results and in others I wonder why he didn't edit harder.
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  2. RovingMike

    RovingMike Crucifixion's a doddle...

    If you mean get rid of distractions, simplify etc, I think he is way beyond "rules" (or common sense?) like that.

    There was a school of thought, that I must admit I signed onto about 16-18 years ago that said urban scenes are not self-sealed, but are part of a wider continuum, therefore extraneous half faces and things that are from outside the frame are all part of the story. I think there are limits to it and you wouldn't put it in front of a club judge, but it is why I would personally rate this https://flic.kr/p/V8KnEo well ahead of this https://flic.kr/p/Vp8Y1g and this https://flic.kr/p/VKqpXu ahead of this https://flic.kr/p/VqGcDt. And I'm not sure I could be persuaded to lop the right side off this https://flic.kr/p/T33QWs. But only if the context is documentary / travel genre to describe the place and tell a story.

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