"Look from above" by Peter Reinman - Excio Photo Review


"Taken on a visit to the Botanic Gradens, Wellington." by Peter Reinman

The Good Things About This Photo

The content of the picture looks like it’s from a fairytale, it is truly amazing. I like the perspective this shot was taken from, it captures the most elements in one shot.

The colours are perfect, not too saturated and not too bland, the right balance. The focus is also spot on and the aperture used also seems to be the right choice so good job.

Improvements That Could Be Made

I think this picture could’ve been made even better if you had chosen a different composition. Personally, I would have tried to capture a little bit more of the background above the lake rather than the one in front of it. But for all I know, there could’ve been a road above it or something else unsightly! If there isn’t anything distracting, shoot a little bit more of the landscape behind the subject rather than in front of it - In this case 'the subject' being the towered gazebo.


An example of a composition I would go for.

​In terms of exposure, this image is... Read more



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