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The photo was taken some time ago, I didn't know what to do with it, so I left it until I saw it again at this moment. I quite like the sparkling water, but the light contrast was too strong. I remembered that I tried to brightened up the fish, even HDR it, but it didn't look right. So before I uploading I dodged it a little. All comments and advices are welcome. Thanks.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:EF-S18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:16 Oct 2011 - 1:50 PM
Focal Length:50mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.8
Aperture:f/9.5
Shutter Speed:1/180sec
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Partial
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Fauntain
Username:xwang xwang
Uploaded:20 Mar 2013 - 5:55 PM
Tags:Fish, Genera, General, L fauntain, Landscape / travel, Leaves, Sun light, Water
Votes:14
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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43651 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 6:25 PM

I had a little play with a few settings primarily the exposure and the shadows, then cropped the image to cut out the unwanted clutter.

I hope you approve, a rather tricky one to do...

Nathan GrinGrinGrin

Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
20 Mar 2013 - 6:28 PM

A good bold capture with strong shapes and patterns, Jasmine.

P.

Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom30 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 6:48 PM

Hi JasmineGrin I have done a mod for you, I firstly played with highlights/shadows to bring out detail in the dark area in the bg, I played with the curves and gave it a crop. Nice capture.
Diane

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 6:59 PM

The back lighting works so well here making the water jets sparkle.
Ronnie.

johnke
johnke  154 forum posts South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 7:08 PM

Now it looks good and colorful

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41101 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 8:27 PM

Tighter crop, and a low contrast, vignette in mono applied. The sparkly streams of water lit against the dark background are the most important features for me, Jasmine.

Dave

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