VW6 – Shallow DOF Critique


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Welcome to Visual Wilderness Episode #6. In this episode, we critique the March 2014 Assignment: Shallow DOF – and we talk about general guidelines for critique.

To see all the entries and find out more about this assignment visit: March’ 2014 Assignment: Shallow DOF

Check out these great critiques by some of our members!

Critique by Derek Tempongko: This is an excellent critique. You don’t have to agree with everything Derek said (in fact, I love this shot, and wouldn’t change a thing about it!) but the critique itself is exactly what every photographer should strive towards. Positive comments… suggestions for improvement… a clear explanation of why he made the comments he did… the critique is well-thought-out, and a really great example for the rest of us. Thanks Derek!

Critique by Colin Butterworth: Again – Colin’s critique offers positive comments alongside suggestions for improvements with explanation. You can get a solid idea of how to critique by paying attention to critiques like these. Thanks Colin!

Great job guys! This is exactly the kind of great critiquing that we want to encourage in the community! You’ll be amazed at how much you can learn from critiquing other people’s work! Don’t be nervous about jumping in and sharing your thoughts! This is how you learn!

About Author Jay Patel

I could startoff like this – “Seeds of Jay Patel’s appreciation for beautiful places were planted early in his childhood….” but it would get boring really fast. I will just sum it up and say that I am a Landscape and Wilderness Photographer who loves to capture dramatic light. My photographs have been published in various magazines, calendars and advertising materials throughout the world.
Patience is a virtue...unless you are chasing your dreams