Betty Billingham, FDPS, APSA, ARPS, AFIAP  

Ghost Riders by Betty Billingham, FDPS, APSA, ARPS, AFIAP

May 2020 - Ghost Riders

May 2020 - Betty Billingham, FDPS, APSA, ARPS, AFIAP

Original 1

May 2020 - Betty Billingham, FDPS, APSA, ARPS, AFIAP

Original 2

May 2020 - Betty Billingham, FDPS, APSA, ARPS, AFIAP

Original 3

About the Image(s)

Two of the people were badly placed so I fetched another from a
different photo to replace them. Brought in the horses coming down the
Welsh mountain whose top was hidden in clouds. Fetched a photo of a
grey rainy day and superimposed that at reduced opacity to make a fog
over my scene.

5 comments posted

Aavo Koort   Aavo Koort
Good composition and a great story image. Perhaps the front ground and people could have more saturation to separate
them from the riders.

Also the man has little white ghost effect around his head
  Posted: 05/07/2020 16:47:07

Peggy Nugent   Peggy Nugent
I love how your images always invite me to create a story.

The way the horses float above the ground is a very nice touch. I really like how the fog does not envelop the foreground, which adds to that ghostly feeling.

For my taste, I might have cropped a tad off the top, but that's just a nit.

  Posted: 05/08/2020 15:13:43

Brad Becker   Brad Becker
Betty, You and Aavo have a fog theme going this month. I like the concept behind your image. The muted tones are very pleasing. I wonder if you were to move the ghost riders a little up and to the right if it may balance the image a little. I also find the handling of the women's heads a little distracting and not sure if it is intentional.   Posted: 05/10/2020 13:17:13

Kathy Triolo   Kathy Triolo
Love the Fog theme you used to make the riders a bit ghostly.
I agree with the others on their suggestions and have nothing else to offer to a fun photo concept.   Posted: 05/10/2020 13:24:37

Alan Kaplan   Alan Kaplan
The people mesmerized by the ghost riders standing on the edge of a fog bank is certainly an invitation to a story. If, as Brad suggests, you move the ghost riders up and to the right while at the same time moving the woman in the foreground to her left you would create a nice diagonal in your image.   Posted: 05/13/2020 13:17:16


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