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    The Leh-Ladakh Series.

    Hi. Last week I was in Ladakh, my dream destination. It is a cold desert in Himalayas, India. It is situated at an altitude of 13,500 ft. The air is rarefied and the oxygen level is pretty low.
    Here are a few pics from the trip. Few of the pics have been uploaded & resized on tinypic, so the quality would be deteriorated.

    Flying over Himalayas.

    The Leh-Ladakh Series.

    The Leh-Ladakh Series.

    The Leh-Ladakh Series.

    The Leh-Ladakh Series.

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    Re: The Leh-Ladakh Series.

    Hi Sahil,

    I thought it had been quiet here

    Quote Originally Posted by Sahil View Post
    Few of the pics have been uploaded & resized on tinypic, so the quality would be deteriorated.
    TinyPic doesn't re-size, but CiC does; for the posts here, it makes anything bigger than 700 px = 700 px on the longest side.
    However, if you (and anyone else viewing) hits Ctrl+0, then F11 on their keyboard, then clicks on an image, it should show them full size and full quality (as they are landscape orientation and 1023 x 685 px), you can also step through them in the Lytebox.

    The default 700 px really does not do them justice, but is a necessary restriction, easily overcome as said.

    By way of critique, a couple appear to show significant WB errors; when publishing a series like this with something that we know should be white; e.g. snow and/or clouds, why not use that as a WB reference point (on all 4) to ensure consistent colours across all shots?

    Hindsight is a wonderful thing of course

    Cheers,

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    Great shots! Hope you had a great trip!

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    Dave,
    I uploaded a 1280 X something pic on tinypic and chose the option to resize as I had to post it to a forum, which accepts pic of maximum length 1024.
    Well I am always open for critics, but these were just to share a breath taking view with you all. I have taken care of WB and other things in my other images.
    Here are a couple of them:-

    The Leh-Ladakh Series.

    The Leh-Ladakh Series.

    Yea Steve, I had the best time of my life

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    Great shots Sahil.

    I regularly visit central Australia and have been to the Namib and Kalahari Deserts. You have just given me another destination to aspire to.

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    Peter,

    I can vouch for this place. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. The beauty of this place & its history made me even more proud of India.

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    Re: The Leh-Ladakh Series.

    Quote Originally Posted by Sahil View Post

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    Sahil, I especially like this one. It has such a textural quality. And the expanse of sky lifts the whole image, with those looming, dark clouds.

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    Pangong-Tso, Ladakh, India

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    Re: The Leh-Ladakh Series.

    Sahil

    It is a great joy to see these images. They are very impressive.

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    Re: The Leh-Ladakh Series.

    Thanks, Donald.

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    Thiksey Monastery, Leh, India.

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    Sahil

    This is really very good. The light and colours are superb.

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    Re: The Leh-Ladakh Series.

    Quote Originally Posted by Sahil View Post
    Dave,
    I uploaded a 1280 X something pic on tinypic and chose the option to resize as I had to post it to a forum, which accepts pic of maximum length 1024.
    Well I am always open for critics, but these were just to share a breath taking view with you all. I have taken care of WB and other things in my other images.
    Here are a couple of them:-
    Hi Sahil,

    These are all good, but these two in particular seem to have a bit of a white line along the sky/mountain edge (when viewed fullsize), I'd suggest a smaller radius and/or lesser amount in sharpening to avoid this, so nearly perfect apart from this though - you have progressed well over the last few months.

    ... and the last shot with the light over the monastry is good.

    Cheers,

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    Re: The Leh-Ladakh Series.

    Point taken, Dave.

    Thanks, Rob & Dave

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    Re: The Leh-Ladakh Series.

    Pangoda, again!

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