I think I like this for all the otherwise flaws, to me it looks more like and ink drawing than a photo, which appeals. The grainy, impressionistic result of hard light and timed exposure, the dark bits and the explosive style of the sun’s light.
infrared digital shot at 2 seconds ISO 400 f/5.6 using a HOYA (R720 infrared filter on a vintage G.Zuiko 1:1.4/50mm lens on a Olympus e410 body.
To all collectors and art aficionados, this photo; as well including any of my artwork you find on RB can be purchased as an “8×10” unmounted print, signed and numbered by me for USD$15 shipped anywhere in the world, from New Zealand. Send me a bubblemail for details, thank you.