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Stephanie_Millner
07-20-2007, 04:11 PM
Liz has twisted my arm and forced me to enter 4 prints for critique tomorrow, and I'm stumped on a name for this one. Right now it's "Growing Love", but it was taken at a vineyard, so I'd really like something more wine-related. Any ideas? Also, comments on the background?

http://www.stephaniemillner.com/PPA_uploads/Growing-Love.jpg

David_A._Lottes
07-20-2007, 04:13 PM
Love bears all things. :)

Stephanie_Millner
07-20-2007, 04:53 PM
also, do you find the neon white leaf in the bkgd distracting?

D._Craig_Flory
07-20-2007, 04:55 PM
Hi Stephanie;

I am leaning towards "We Will Grow Old Together". I have to say that I can't see the panel "getting" that these are grapes on the vine. Are these still green and before they ripen ? I would lean towards simply the aspect of growing and not about grapes.

I don't care for your matte color. I'd use the purple color from the rings ... just a bit deeper. Then I'd use a sample of the light purple for the accent line. I would also make a horizontal presentation. I would take the saturation down on the hot yellow in the background and use guassian blur on the background.

Here is how I see you entering it.

http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i93/DC47/Growing-LoveEnhanced.jpg

Stephanie_Millner
07-20-2007, 05:22 PM
Craig I like the crop much better on that! I was having trouble with the background, and I think that fixes a lot of it. Not necessarily sold on the mat color, but still thinking. I do like the title!

D._Craig_Flory
07-20-2007, 07:10 PM
Hi Stephanie;

After you sent me a private message asking why I picked that color matte, and after I wrote back an answer, here is my version II which I like even better.

http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i93/DC47/Growing-LoveEnhancedVersionII.jpg