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Clydach colours
Dropped the aperture to F/11 to capture the colour/texture of the water, ND grad filter used,
File information
Filename:Clydach-water1.jpg
Album name:Merlynn / Merlynns Landscapes
Rating (6 votes): (Details)
Keywords:Water Colour Texture
Camera:Canon EOS 300D
Lens:Canon EFs 18-55
Aperture:F/11
Shutter Speed:1/8 sec
Author's Comments:very restricted for room, shot taken whilst holding a cover over the camera to protect it from spray,
Editing Performed:Processed from Raw with adjustments via RSP, resized and sharpened Photoshop
ISO:100
File Size:238 KB
Date added:Nov 07, 2005
Dimensions:900 x 600 pixels
Displayed:139 times
URL:http://www.thestudio-online.co.uk/gallery/displayimage.php?pos=-1393
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Barrie  [Nov 08, 2005 at 05:59 AM]
I think the 1/8 is just a little too fast and has caused the water to be just off focus, rather than soft. The black rocks make this photo for me.
ChrisH  [Nov 08, 2005 at 07:01 AM]
I appreciated your comments on my recent rapid water posting. I like this one - the flowing water looks so natural. I agree with Barrie - the solid dark static rocks make an outstanding contrast to the soft flowing pale water.
digitaldodo  [Nov 08, 2005 at 07:08 AM]
yes very good
photo_bug  [Nov 08, 2005 at 01:07 PM]
Impressive, Merlynn. My eyes keep going to the center of the picture where all the water seems to be. Love the black rocks.
nickb123  [Nov 08, 2005 at 05:51 PM]
Yup- the water appears to converge at the centre - leading in the eye. I’m going to be different and state that I personally prefer this image to your other water upload - the contrast between dark rocks, green vegetation and brown water work well. Ensure you keep both photographs in your Gallery's.
Ricardo  [Nov 08, 2005 at 07:20 PM]
got to be different, the water is the wrong speed here and struggling to find the point of focus, sorry
Merlynn  [Nov 08, 2005 at 08:28 PM]
Thanks for all your comments, as stated I deliberately dropped the aperture to F/11 to capture the flow and direction of the water, after flowing over the rock on the right the water hits a submerged rock on the left at speed, throwing the water back upstream upon itself causing the maelstrom in the centre, spray was being thrown up in all directions, this can plainly be seen in the LARGER image, a slower speed would have simply recorded a mass of cottonwool with no flow or texture,