The rich autumnal colours give a warmth to this photo that is clearly not warranted. The two people are wearing coats that suggest that the evening is cool. At first glance it appears as a wilderness scene, but upon closer inspection it is possible to see that they may have been on a romantic date at the park that contains the ferris wheel.
It is easy to understand why interior decorators use soft reds and blues together. It is as if nature deemed them compatible. My criticism is of the resolution. There are compression artifacts around the couple that are unsightly. If we were able to download at higher resolution this problem would be alleviated.
Technicality / Composition / Content / X factor / originality = 8/10 zoom lenses
This hillside of kokia seems like an enthralled assembly of spiky haired individuals being addressed by the couple. The Ferris wheel peeking over the curved horizon is significant, like it is a symbol representing the kokia ideology or theology.
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