What's the 1 thing that's missing in this Paddock Bay photo?

Review by Samuel Ogunlaja, photo by Jacqui Scott


"Paddock Bay" by Jacqui Scott. "Arrived early at Paddock Bay, with gum boots on I walked into the lake and waited for the sun to rise above the mountain no clouds or wind but I like the light on the trees. Paddock Bay, Lake Wanaka." Olympus E-M5 Mark II

Initial Thoughts

This is a very attractive piece of art! One thing that’s very glaring (in a good way!) is the crisp outlook. The elements in the picture are easily differentiated (in terms of sharpness, colour, exposure) while still being complementary.


The photo is artistically sound; how the water body was perfectly able to reflect the details of the elements above it is tremendous; creating an awesome balance. Also, the rhythms formed by the mountains; the flow of lines which shows the similar shapes and the even spaces add to the aesthetics of the picture.

The rhythm and line flow of the mountain

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