Gray Beach Day

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This is my response to Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: Signs. Which version do you prefer?

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17 thoughts on “Gray Beach Day

    1. I agree, the composition in the first photo is better. The second cropping was an afterthought. I thought since the challenge was signs, that perhaps it would be nice if the sign in the photo was readable 🙂

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        1. I guess it all depends on the purpose of the photo. I think the first is aesthetically more pleasing while perhaps the second better satisfies the given theme.
          I think your inner artist holds sway with your opinion 🙂

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  1. You’re welcome! Dogs are permitted on the main beaches only when it is not tourist season. Maybe it’s because the beach in Cape May is not all that big (it’s narrow) and tourism is the ONLY thing that drives their economy. There is a smaller beach area further south where they are permitted all year long. This is not a tourist beach. It has no amenities like restrooms or a board walk. Its only amenity is dogs 🙂

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  2. I read the sign, too, and I usually look at the pictures and forget the title. I prefer #1, I find it more balanced. And who says that for a theme signs the sign has to be the focus?

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