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Stob Dearg
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5*VOTING: number of votes 222
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Is this a digital blend?
Great image - gave it a 5
ChrisJD - 29/Mar/05
Nope - it's a true shot taken using a Fuji S2 Pro with a 2 stop ND Grad, a circular polarisor and a Warm Up filter. I set the f stop to f32 and that gave a shutter of around 1 sec which is what bkurred the water. Then I stood there and waited for the right light, and waited, and waited some more.
The only Photoshop work is a little curves, 5% saturation and sharpening. The image is shot in RAW which gives a very dull and uninspiring image. A few tweaks are needed to bring it to what the scene was actually like.
Many thanks for the comment.
Rich
Lawman - 30/Mar/05
I was wondering which Stob Dearg but then I realised it's the Buachallie. The foreground interest makes for a great shot.
Sean Kelly - 02/Apr/05
Congratulations! This photo was chosen as Photo of the Week, based on votes by registered users over the past 7 days.
Charles Arthur - UKC - 03/Apr/05
This is the photo of the year so far and it'll take some beating in my book - Artistry.
Mick Dewsbury - 03/Apr/05
Wow, thanks everyone for the comments and the votes. I was pleased with the shot but this is beyond my expectations.
Rich
Lawman - 03/Apr/05
Magical Shot. Shows that thought, technical competence and patience pay dividednds.
Chris Fryer - 04/Apr/05
Congratulations! This photo was chosen as Photo of the Week, based on votes by registered users over the past 7 days.
Charles Arthur - UKC - 10/Apr/05
Super shot Rich, well worth PoW.
George White - 13/Apr/05
That photo is just amazing!
Would you mind if I used it as my screen wallpaper?
2pints - 05/May/05
With pleasure.
Rich
Lawman - 05/May/05
what a fantastic photo
fraz j - 04/Jan/06
Breath Taking.
What time of year was this?
balmybaldwin - 14/Jan/06
March 2005.
Lawman - 15/Jan/06
Pretty f***ing awesome. Especially since it's a 'genuine' shot.
Andy S - 24/Jan/06
The water is lovely. This very rarely works for me. Well done.
AndyBryce - 01/Mar/06
A cracking interpretation of a classic photo - like the low angle. Waiting is always the hardest part though... Beauty of digital - can tell straight away if you've got what you wanted!
JamieForman - 30/Mar/06
Well my goog fellow you left me spechlees one of the kind tell you greates ever
etrusco - 06/Oct/06
nice photo ! would give it 6* if I could !
mr mills - 29/Aug/08
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