~ Milky waters ~


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Title     ~ Milky waters ~
Photographer     jammer79/Radim (11,297) Send mail to this user
Portfolio     Landscapes
F-stop     f/11
Shutter speed     30 sec
Categories     Landscape
Black and White
Filter     B+W ND 3.0 10stop
Lens     Tokina 12-24
Camera     EOS 40D
Content advisory     G (general audiences)
Submitted     December 14, 2012 1:38:00 AM CST
Views     299
Rating     7 Thumb-up

This shot was taken in Botany Bay National Park in Sydney. I couldn't wait to visit this place after long three years I spent in Europe. I ll be definitely coming back there more often in couple of days... ;-) Cheers, R.

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Thumb-up Thumb-up    from blacksky/Peter (2,834) Send mail to this user on December 14, 2012 1:17:47 PM CST (2)

Great landscape. Good use of exposuretime to give the water a silklike look. Great conversion to b+w.

I´d like to have a bit more details in the sky-but allready very good.

Best regards

Peter

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Thumb-up Thumb-up    from berrinhos/Augusto (2,127) Send mail to this user on December 14, 2012 3:41:04 AM CST (3) Early critique

Hello Radim. Very good photo. Great composition, the B&W works really well in this picture, very pleasing effect in the water. I Agree with the others, there are some areas too bright and others too dark. Congratulations.

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From jammer79/Radim (11,297) Send mail to this user on December 14, 2012 3:43:20 AM CST

Thanks Augusto, I think the contrast thing is due to my wifes laptop which I am using while on holiday. But I just couldn't wait when I get back to Europe and work this one up on my personal PC... ;-) So I quess I will have to rework it again. Cheers, R.

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Thumb-up    from edwin/Edwin K.W. (234,717) Send mail to this user on December 14, 2012 2:14:01 AM CST (4) Early critique

Sorry for the single thumb Radim, but the first thing I aware on the photo is the contrast that is adjusted to a very high level, the white water is too bright in contrast to the dark rocks and that is dominating. I would also like to see some detail on the white splashes by shooting at a higher shutter speed, just a personal taste of mine.

Cheers...........Edwin

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From jammer79/Radim (11,297) Send mail to this user on December 14, 2012 3:41:36 AM CST

Hi Edwin, not a problem at all... you do not have to apologize mate.. ;-) Sometimes when the ocean is wild and the shutter speed over 30sec its hard to keep the detail in those white areas... Also the contrast its just a matter of taste. But I appreciate your good critique and I will be more careful next time. Cheers, R.

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Thumb-up Thumb-up    from michal235/Michal (129,356) Send mail to this user on December 14, 2012 1:41:55 AM CST (4) Early critique

This seascape scene is showed here in an interesting way, Radim. It is a matter of an individual taste however I would prefer to try with reduce intensivity of brightness from some a little bit too bright (in my opinion) areas of surface of water. Also, eventually I would like to suggest you to try with add a little bit more brightness for these dark areas on the left side of photo using Dodge Tool or Shadow/Lighting option in Photoshop. Regards, Michal.

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From jammer79/Radim (11,297) Send mail to this user on December 14, 2012 1:46:14 AM CST

Thanks Michal for your good suggestions. I wanted this one to have bit more contrast, but I think it could use a little bit more dodging and shadowing... ;-) Greetings, R.

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