Critique Style Requested: Standard

The photographer is looking for generalized feedback about the aesthetic and technical qualities of their image.


Waiting for dawn to break was greeted with an ever changing colourful scene

Technical Details

Have cropped this image quite a bit to remove most of the land portion so as to emphasize the clouds / sky

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I like the crop, nicely cradling the sky. I could wonder about just a hair more on the bottom, and some color saturation on the sky – perhaps selective. There is so much to play with in a subtle image like this, and its always artist’s choice.