This image is of two hummingbirds placed on cottonballs all mushed together. It's completely black and white and the lighting has dark shadows and bright highlights. The objects include two hummingbirds, merged cottonballs, and some kind of fabric as the complete background. Nothing is happening and it is correctly exposed.The image is focused, it is white balanced, and it has good resolution. The rule of thirds is not being used so its uncomfortable o the eye and not particularly pleasing because the mockingbirds look dead and they probably are. The focal point is framed by the dark fabric and the way the fabric bends creates lines that direct your eye. Its symmetrical and the subject doesn't fill the frame very well. The negative space is the fabric and the positive is the bed of cottonballs and the hummingbirds. The only theme i got from it is death and gloom and thats what the artist probably wanted to portray. It doesn't bring up any memory for me and its interesting in a sense. However, I do not like it because it is very bland and i find it boring and uninteresting. I don't believe it was successful because the artist could've done a variety of better options to portray some sort of story or idea.
in this photo, I see two humming birds placed in a cotton ball box. the background seems to be some sort of cow hide, with a black back ground, and whits spots. i am not very sure if these birds are dead, or asleep, but in this photo they look very much still. this photo is using black and white colors, and looks like this was taken at a studio.
because of the white and black colors, the photo is well exposed. the color correct is correct, and the image is in focus. the only thing that is not very well is the pixelation. if you look closely at the humming birds, they look slightly pixelated.
there are some ideas in this photo like death, love, and connection. the two humming birds resemble some sort of relationship, and because they are in a box, that might also remind us of death. since this photo is a resting image, there is not really a story given to us, the image gave me just the ending. with the photo giving us a resting image, it lest us think of a characteristic, or a thought in that exact image.
overall, this photo is a great photo. the set up of the photo was a nice layout, the picture resemblance was interesting, and the only thing that i would change is the pixelation. if this person would have used a nicer camera, this picture would be spot on.
In this photo there are two hummingbirds sitting on cotton balls in a card board box. this photo was taken with a black and white photo filter. in the box the two humming birds are sitting on cotton balls. there are some torn up and some not. the box is sitting on a rustic cow hide.
the cow hide is black or dark brown. it also has white spots on it. the hide looks as if it fills the inside of another box because of how the seams meet. inside the box with the cotton the two humming birds are touching beaks.
the birds are black in the photo but probably ark green in real life. they have white callers and it is also white under there beak. in real life humming birds are usually dark green with pinkish white under there beaks. that leads me to believe this has a black and white filter on it.
this photo was taken by Keith Carter. the box the birds are in is standing. not laying flat. Some of the cotton balls are big and others are smaller. i like this photo because it looks peaceful.
the whole photo is in range and in focus. every detail is visible through the whole picture. the photo was taken with a medium aperture and a fast shutter speed. but not to fast but quicker.
The image features two hummingbirds in a box with cotton in the bottom of a box. the box is resting on a black background with white speckles in the background. The hummingbirds are touching beaks, perhaps to show that they’re interacting with each other or something of that nature. It seems like the box is sitting up, not laying on it’s back. Maybe the background is a pelt of some sort. The image is in black and white, and is placed on a cream colored background.
The image is exposed correctly. There aren’t any shadows which hide anything, nor is there any highlights which lose any information. Everything can be seen in detail, more or less. The image does seem to be in forces on the box with the birds laying in it. However, the image does seem to be extremely pixilated. The resolution seems to be really small, and thus when zooming in on it, the image becomes pixilated. The photographer could have chosen to do this in order to give it a vintage or old vibe possibly.
I wouldn’t say the image is pleasing to look at, but I wouldn’t say that it’s the worst image though. It sparks some sort of interest from me, and makes me wonder what is the purpose of it. The box in the image is placed square in the middle of it; however, it isn’t balanced correctly and sub sequentially has a tilt to it. the photographer took the image on he same plane as the box. They are capturing the image directly at the box itself. The image is partially balanced. the idea of wanting it balanced is there; however, the white tufts in the background aren't all in equal places, nor is the box leveled out.
There indefinitely has to be a story told in this image. The photographer didn’t just set up this scene to make something look appealing or interesting. These hummingbirds are obviously deceased, and thus he could be telling of their ascent to heaven or something. Or perhaps he could be making a scene of two birds flying in the sky together, as birds do. To my knowledge though, I don’t think hummingbirds can fly that high in the sky. So perhaps he’s telling a story about two birds dreaming of flying that high or something to that effect. Regardless, the image does seem to be fairly noteworthy. I feel like I’ve seen it before, but I could just be making that up. It has some really interesting qualities to it nonetheless.
Overall I think the image is pretty interesting. It really makes me ponder about what its message is. I think the image is pretty successful, because of the fact that it really makes the viewer question the images purpose. The viewer probably will have to stop and look at it for a long while.
The image displayed above is of a two birds. The birds look like they’re fighting with each other. The background consists of cloudiness and cowhides at least I think. The background intrigues me the most because it moves a lot like its a moving background type thing. The main colors are brown and white.
The lighting in this image is dark but not too dark which makes me think its set up light or it was shot in a darker exposure. The objects included in this picture consist of humming birds, cloudy shapes, spots, and brown stuff. But there are no people in this picture just objects. I think this picture was darkly exposed because of the way there are no shadows or light areas. I also think the colors are not correct because the white looks more grey-ish
The image is on focus on the two hummingbirds. The picture, is not that pleasing to look at, and not in a way where its bad just that I’m not sure what Im staring at. The point of view of this picture is to tell a story, but I’m just not too sure what this story is about yet. The angle this photo was taken at was straight ahead. The subject fills the frame but I feel like theres more to it.
The themes/ideas of this picture are, to be honest Im not sure I even know whats going on all I know are there are two hummingbirds. The artist probably made this image to get people to think and ponder about whats going on in the image an d to not just look straight up and know the story of it. The image reminds me of when I used to have one of those hummingbird feeders at my aunts house and I would watch the hummingbirds drink the red juice. I don’t really like this picture because theres not much going on and to me it looks super fake and tampered with. I don’t think the photograph is that successful because much more could have made the picture alive!
The image shows two dead hummingbirds, lying in a bed of cotton. To me it represents a hummingbird funeral. This image is portrayed in black and white. This image seems a little underexposed. I don't observe any dark shadow points. The image focuses on the hummingbirds.
The image is in focus. It has good lighting. The color to me, looks to be properly portrayed. I don't see any pixelation. I personally don't think it is pleasing to look at. Ian not a big fan of this photo.
The image looks to be shot from a birds eye view, or from above. The material behind the birds looks to be directing my attention toward the dead birds. The image looks to be framed. With good resolution and looks to be a balanced image.
This image to me does say a story. A story of a child who once lost his hummingbird. As he grew older he grew more and more weird. So he decided to dig up his childhood pet. And created a fashion show to honor his long lost friends. I do not like this photo due to the weirdness of the image. It is not a interesting photo.
This image is of two humming birds on top of cotton balls. It is in black and white. It is a very dark photo. The only objects inside of this picture are humming birds and cotton balls and a fabric of some sort as the background. There is not much going on in the image except that the two humming bird’s beaks are crossed.
This picture is blurry and gray. The bed of cotton balls that the birds are laying on is in the center of the page and automatically catches your eye.This picture was taken right above the humming birds. There does seem to be a frame around the picture.Bu the resolution and colors this picture looks as though it was taken on a very old camera. There is nothing going on outside of the cotton ball bed except for the background which has little white dots.
This is a very odd picture and I do not see any themes. The background does seem to be a hide of an animal but I am not sure which one. I do not see a story being told in this picture. This picture also doesn't reming me of anything. I do not even see this picture as noteworthy. This seems to me as a very boring picture.
I do not like this picture because it doesn't have much going on. I can not see if it is trying to tell a story or stand for something. I would also say that this picture is not successful. Photographs should tell a story or remind us of something but this one doesn’t. This picture does not tell us a story but gives us objects to look at.
The image is showng two dead hummingbirds lying on cotton balls. The background is composed of a type of animal hide with white spots. the photo is black and white, probably to give a feeling of soberness to the viewer. The image looks like a studio setup with an even light source, which; helps create contrast with the birds and the cotton balls. The only objects in the image are the two hummingbirds and the the cotton balls in which they lay.
The image appears to be properly exposed with a shallow field of view. The hummingbirds are the main focus of the image and are centralized. The black and whites appear to be the correct color but the background appears to be smeared like so either the camera was slightly moving or it was edited in post.
The image isn't really that pleasing to look at due to its black and white features and the focus on two dead birds. The rule of thirds is not being applied here since the focus is dead center. The image is framed by what looks like a metal picture frame, the frame gives it the looks of a real painting not a photo.the dots in the background somewhat draw the eyes toward the birds in the middle and make the image appear to be pushing out at the viewer. The image is pretty symmetrical with a bird and dots on each side which gives the view of symmetry. Most of the image is negative space with the positive in the center.
I think the theme of the photo is that beauty doesn't last because hummingbirds are awesome and by showing their death could mean that beauty doesn't last forever. I don't see any story in this photo and the author probably made it because thought it looked interesting . this photo reminds me of the time my dog ate a humming bird and dragged it around the house until i threw it away.the image is interesting but i don't personally like it because it looks rather sad for a photo with hummingbirds.
Overall i like the photo but i would never say i enjoy it. The author wasn't that successful with portraying a deep meaning in the photo.
This image shows two hummingbirds laying motionlessly onto what it looks like a piece of cotton. Under that cotton looks to be like a cow hide or some type of animal skin. The colors in this scene are black and white probably to give the viewer a sad look upon these birds. The lighting is pretty dark and has dark shadows but this looks studio setup. The objects in this image are 2 hummingbirds, cotton, and what looks to be a cow hide.
This image seems to be properly exposed with a small shallow field of view. The image seems to have some sort of glazing to the color to make it seem faded. The image shows a adequate resolution.
The image in some ways are pleasing to look at but since it's black and white things differ. The rule of thirds in this image is not being used because the two hummingbirds are dead center in the middle. The photographer took this photo from directly above it seems and the focal point appears to be the two birds in the middle. The spots in the hide direct your eyes to the middle and the image seems balanced appropriately. The subject doesn’t fill the frame but everything around it directs your eyes to it and the cowhide is still on the edges.
Honestly I like the photo besides the fact that it’s black and white. I wonder if it would look the same at all with some color. I feel like this photograph is successful because of the way it could have turned out.
This image shows two humming birds, with beaks crossed, on some sort of cotton ball covered board that is being propped up. The board is sitting in front of a backdrop of some sort of fur or animal hide that is mostly black with small white dots scattered throughout the surface. It is either an older photograph or a new one that was made to look old due to the filter over the photo and the frame or border around it. The photo seems to be in black and white.
This photo seems a bit tricky to figure out. Because of the black and white filter over the image, I am not sure exactly if it is necessarily over-exposed or under-exposed. Just by looking at the photo itself, it is safe to say that the image is most likely properly exposed. Another note about the photo is the there are little to no shadows in the foreground or background. The image seems to be on the blurrier side which is why i thought that it may be an older photograph.
The hummingbirds on the cotton ball covered board are centered in the image. The colors go from dark in the front, to white in the middle, to mostly black with some white in the back. The rule of thirds is not being used as the main object(s) are clearly centered in the photograph. The photographer most likely set up the image on his or her own and used a tripod or some sort of stand to take a picture of the scene. There are only three noticeable lines in the photo worth noting. These are the lines of the folds in the backdrop. There is one centered and vertical, and there are two going from both bottom corners diagonally to the back of the board with hummingbirds on it. These lines direct your attention to the direct center of the photograph so that the first thing you notice is the pair of hummingbirds.
If there is one thing I pick-up from this image, it is the theme of some sort of sadness or a darker tone of that sort. The mockingbirds are clearly not alive and portray a type of dark symbolism. However, although they may symbolize something, it is not clear as to what exactly that is. The photographer could have been trying to get at many different things with this image but I cannot figure it out for once. The images simplicity provides no evidence to support anybody's idea of what the photographer may be trying to say or portray through the image.
The image shows two smaller birds with long beaks on a bed of cotton in a box. The box looks like it is set on an animal print rug. The image uses the colors white and a very dark brown/black. I think they do this for the contrast for what would otherwise be just two, not very colorful, dead birds.The image is very well lit (the whites are are bright) but it doesn’t show up too much on the dark colors (because they absorb the light). This means that it is a studio setup. These two colors and these objects make up the entire picture. It is kind of bland and dark. It look like they are holding a funeral for the birds.
The image is correctly exposed (as would be expected from a professional photographer), though the darker colors just in general make the image feel like it is in shadow. The image is in focus. Also, the birds, cotton, and rug are all in focus which means the would have needed an f Stop (i think) of above 7 to get it all in focus. It is a shallower image though, so it wouldn’t have taken much. The color is correct a the white spots and the cotton look very white. The image has adequate resolution though it is a JPEG so it can’t really be blown up.
The image is pleasing to look at, though the darkness of the rug kind of strains your eyes. just this eye straining is enough to to make it a little less pleasing to look at. The rule o thirds is not being used as the centerpiece (the box and its contents), are right smack in the middle. The photographer took this image looking down onto the birds, though it is hard to tell as there are no other reference marks. The focal point is the birds, and they have a smaller frame made of the box and cotton. There are also three lines in the image created by folds in the rug, all pointing to the box. The image is symmetrical, with the birds being in similar positions and nothing else to throw it off. The subject leaves tons of extra space, meaning just outside the center there is lots of negative space. The rug takes up all of the negative space including the edge.
I think the theme of the image is that everything that is beautiful must come to an end. If there is a story to the image, it is probably the lives of the small birds. I think the artist made this image to point this out.The image odes not remind me of much, as I don’t have a lot of memories of small birds. the image does not rally challenge anything but it is beautiful with ll of the matching colors.
This image is of two humming birds laying on cotton balls in a box. behind the box is a black with white dotted fur of some animal.i think this is a studio set-up. The lighting seams to be fine but a little dark.
The image is a little underexposed. the image is not in focus but its not out of focus. the whites look white with a tan/brown tint. there is pixelation, sorta a lot.
Its not the most pleasing image to look at but because of that it makes me want to look at it more. There arnt lines to direct my eye but there are dots and the dots angle toward the box. this image reminds me of reading the Lemony Snicket series, which i loved. looking at this picture i have turned to love it.
I love this picture. it makes me wasn’t to go back and read the Lemony Snicker series again. this picture is successful. i did like it when i fort saw it but now i love it.
The image portrays two hummingbirds lying on a piece of white, fluffy stuffing. The two hummingbirds are black with their beaks crossing over one another. Surrounding them is a room or a background that is completely black except for some white spots covering it. There also appears to some white eggs that are tucked away in the stuffing. Behind the stuffing appears to be a black piece of wood supporting the birds and stuffing so everything is not completely flat.
The image is very blurry and provides no colors other than black and white. Nothing seems to be in focus or prominent in the image. The image is exposed properly exposed from the looks of it, but can not be truly determined as their is no color besides white. The resolution is low as the image is very blurry and details are hard to notice. The image still properly balances by using symmetry on both sides of the nesta and having the nest in the middle.
The use of lines on the sides and middle of the background the barely make out what appears to be a room and the meeting of lines forming a corner. These line slead your eyes to the focal point of the image in the birds. The rule of thirds is used by having the birds and the stuffing be in the center and having their width only take up about ⅓ of the image. The subject only filling about ⅓ of the frame and leaves a lot of background possibly to reinforce the size of the stuffing and birds. The image cuts of as the room just fades off and does not seemingly have an end to it.
The image is presenting two birds in nest with their eggs in a dark room. This could be presenting a theme of isolation from everything, but the family and their unity as they stay together. But, besides this their is not enough information alone in the image to portray enough to the viewer. This I find makes the image lackluster and not noteworthy. By presenting not enough the image leaves to many questions without enough basis to answer these questions. Too many questions led me to disliking the image and not appreciating it much.
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