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    A little bit of water

    Good evening all

    here's another one from my little walk the other day, any C+C would be good as usual


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    How does that look Daisy!

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    well here they are cropped and one with the pool taken out?
    i think i have to agree with Geoff though #1 makes it for me, but thanks for your thoughts on it


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    Re: A little bit of water

    Hi James...What a lovely place.

    For me I would crop the sky to make the waterfall and pool the focus..the sky is such a similar shade of blue that my eye drifts off up and out of the shot and the water loses impact .

    Did you use a circular Polarizer? They are really good in bright sun when dealing with reflective surfaces like water. ...in fact mine's rarely off the camera no matter what I am shooting.they are a little piece of magic.

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    Re: A little bit of water

    Hi Daisy
    no i dont have a polarizer, however i did have a grey grad filter on,
    will crop the image and repost, thanks for your comments

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    Re: A little bit of water

    Hi Daisy
    no i dont have a polarizer, however i did have a grey grad filter on,
    will crop the image and repost, thanks for your comments

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    Re: A little bit of water

    I think that's much improved James...and that you could even crop a little tighter on all sides still if you wanted.

    Only my personal opinion for what that is worth

    Really draws the eye in to the waterfall now.,,Nice one!

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    Re: A little bit of water

    The sky and trees looks great and so does the waterfall and the pool.

    Every waterfall pic always shows a pool, how about taking it out so that water appears to be going into infinity? Then both the sky and water will not fight each other for attention. Or go long on the crop.

    Just a crazy suggestion mind you - Daisy's comment would be the proper and normal way.

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    Re: A little bit of water

    I'm not normally a difficult person, James.

    But I prefer the original as those trees against the sky give an impression of height to the waterfall. The second image could be merely a 2 ft high fall.

    And I do like seeing water that looks like water, as with this excellent shot. I'm not a fan of those extra slow shutter speeds which turns the water 'milky' and lifeless.

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    Re: A little bit of water

    Quote Originally Posted by Geoff F View Post

    And I do like seeing water that looks like water, as with this excellent shot. I'm not a fan of those extra slow shutter speeds which turns the water 'milky' and lifeless.
    Totally agree with that Geoff..the beauty of water for me is in it's movement not that frozen 'milky' aspect that ( with respect) is so favoured at the minute as to be done to death. Bring back flowing water I say!!

    I still like the crops better in this case..

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