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Upstream of that postcard.

The entire fall was the subject of another postcard.
 



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Any of the last three could be POTW.   Great use of the B&W mood...
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    Post Options Post Options   Quote aplmike Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 08 December 2018 at 05:47
    From the same day ... below the falls



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    Post Options Post Options   Quote aplmike Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 08 December 2018 at 07:08
    For reference, the entire fall, a year earlier ..



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    Post Options Post Options   Quote bigsi Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 08 December 2018 at 17:52
    I've been reading "Black+White Photographer" magazine recently and in an article written by Tim Clinch he talks about an obsession with lifting the shadow detail in photos and suggests doing the opposite and crushing them a little for more drama. I though I'd have a go-

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    Post Options Post Options   Quote clk230 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 08 December 2018 at 20:51
    Originally posted by bigsi bigsi wrote:

    An ancient Holm Oak
    I think you have achieved your aim Simon. For me the higher contrast makes my eye linger longer on the tree and explore its knarled form and texture.
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    Post Options Post Options   Quote bigsi Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 09 December 2018 at 00:24
    Originally posted by clk230 clk230 wrote:

    Originally posted by bigsi bigsi wrote:

    An ancient Holm Oak
    I think you have achieved your aim Simon. For me the higher contrast makes my eye linger longer on the tree and explore its knarled form and texture.


    Thanks James, it certainly gives strong and punchy contrast. I've tried it with a few other images and I think it only seems to work well with strong light.
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    Post Options Post Options   Quote pegelli Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12 December 2018 at 12:54
    A walk in the park, as a counterpoint to the current UK and Belgian politics


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    Post Options Post Options   Quote bigsi Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12 December 2018 at 17:48
    Originally posted by pegelli pegelli wrote:

    A walk in the park, as a counterpoint to the current UK and Belgian politics




    Its getting even more interesting now.....

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    Post Options Post Options   Quote bigsi Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12 December 2018 at 17:50
    The same treatment as the tree photo above (deepening the shadows)

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    Brentor-

    Thats brillant!
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    Post Options Post Options   Quote clk230 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13 December 2018 at 19:46
    Originally posted by bigsi bigsi wrote:

    Brentor
    Yes, very good indeed Simon, even more drama than the tree above.
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    Post Options Post Options   Quote bigsi Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13 December 2018 at 21:00
    Originally posted by onsplekkie onsplekkie wrote:



    Brentor-

    Thats brillant!


    Originally posted by clk230 clk230 wrote:

    Originally posted by bigsi bigsi wrote:

    Brentor
    Yes, very good indeed Simon, even more drama than the tree above.


    Thanks guys, not been out much recently so mining the hard drive and trying a few new things.
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    Post Options Post Options   Quote onsplekkie Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15 December 2018 at 15:33
    TVBV
    "take life as it is, not as you want it to be"
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