Jen Carrick  

Cyclops by Jen Carrick

October 2019 - Cyclops

About the Image(s)

This is a detail of a 1964 Plymouth, waiting restoration.
The paint work is a shade of green, very uneven and faded.
I wanted an abstract look but not sure if this fits my intention.
I converted the image in PS and Topaz studio.

1/170, 5.6, 15.9 mm Iso 250

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5 comments posted

Jack Florence Jr   Jack Florence Jr
You get points for originality, Jen, I've seen a lot of old car shots, but never one quite like this. I'm not sure it gets there as an abstract though, as the headlamp immediately tells us its a car and sets up the image for us. In the background, I see what you mean, there is that nice curving line and nice textures and tonalities.   Posted: 10/13/2019 17:52:56

Albert Zabin   Albert Zabin
I think this is a great shot, Jen. Iwould crop a bit from the right and the opt. Less may be more and give you a little more abstraction, but possibly not a better photograph.   Posted: 10/14/2019 18:01:07

John Erve   John Erve

This is a nice composition with a lot to like: the variety of curves and shapes as well as the textures in the metal. Nice range of tones that works well for a monochrome. My only comment is that I wish there was a little more room on the left side. You may be able to do this in Lightroom by expanding the canvas and doing a content aware fill. Thanks for sharing!

  Posted: 10/17/2019 17:26:39

Don Crow   Don Crow
I like this shot. It has great lines and textures. I also like the placement of the headlight in the frame. Makes a great B&W shot.
great image.   Posted: 10/18/2019 12:26:08

Adrian Binney   Adrian Binney
I love this Jen! So much texture and very sharp. Am sure it wouldn't have been nearly as striking in colour. I do wonder if a horizontal flip would be better, so the line of the bonnet starts at bottom left. Nice image.   Posted: 10/19/2019 08:14:58