night at dam
I think a little more attention to realism, and composition would go a long way. Iíve done a quick paintover with my laptop to demonstrate.
These are just things Iíve observed in the night. When the moon is among clouds, thereís a faint rainbow that encircles it. The colors tend to be less brilliant than the rainbows of the day, and are more brown in appearance than red. Also, the sky tends to get brighter as it nears the moon, and darker as it gets further away. Sometimes when the moon is directly overhead, thereís a really badass ring of light that makes you feel really small. You should definitely go observe the world at night.
Your current composition has two competing elements: the window and the moon. I simply removed the window in my paintover, cropped the image, and made the moon the important feature. Iíve also added a few details for framing purposes.
Full moonlight, when it's the only or primary light source, is far, far brighter than you think, especially if you are used to urban or suburban environments with lots of street lighting.
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