Workshop Note

Note: these lines are repeated on my other WS of the same post.

I was teased by the luisafonso's critique and the discussion that followed it. Luís said that it was preferable that the sky was either completely cropped or it should fill all the top third.

I was about replying that I don't agree when I decided to make an experiment.

Here it goes what I had already written before I went doing this and the other WS:

«In the majority of situations, I would agree that such a tiny piece of sky doesn't look very nice, but actually here it results very well, enabling the lines of the vines to be prolonged to the invisible part of the landscape. Having much more sky also wouldn't work so well because it would lower the graphic impact of the vines.»

I was pretty confident about the rightfulness of my opinion, but it turned out that I changed my opinion after looking at the WS's. This one is clearly less interesting, but it's not bad at all. The other one, with more sky, lacks some of the impact of the original, but I think it is more pleasant to the eye.

Luis also stated that the biker should be on a lower position, but I didn't experiment anything with that because some measurements confirmed me that the bike is very close to one of the 'golden points' of the image.

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Stepan, Clairedelune, riclopes, luisafonso ha puntuado este trabajo como útil.

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