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Another shot of Bodiams fairytale castle.
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Derek

Camera:Canon eos 450d
Lens:Sigma 10 - 20mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:The Enchanted Castle
Username:derekhansen derekhansen
Uploaded:23 Dec 2010 - 9:54 AM
Tags:Black & white, Bodiam, Castle, East sussex, General, Landscape / travel
Votes:35

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PhilT2
PhilT2 e2 Member 4104 forum postsPhilT2 vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
23 Dec 2010 - 9:56 AM

Very photogenic is Bodiam. I like the composition and treatment of this one

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Martin54
Martin54 e2 Member 8502 forum postsMartin54 vcard United Kingdom
23 Dec 2010 - 10:09 AM

Great composition & mono conversion
Martin

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Imagephotographics

Lovely image Derek, nice tones & great presentation

Chris

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cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
23 Dec 2010 - 10:50 AM

very nice.lesley

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DiegoDesigns
23 Dec 2010 - 11:02 AM

Nicely held in place by the natural framing Derek, the castle and immediate foreground below it appear a little bright for my taste... Dave

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derekhansen
derekhansen e2 Member 6185 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom24 Constructive Critique Points
23 Dec 2010 - 11:09 AM


Quote: Nicely held in place by the natural framing Derek, the castle and immediate foreground below it appear a little bright for my taste... Dave

Its an infrared conversion in Photoshop with a touch of Gaussian blur and a little burning in of the shadows.

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wolfy
wolfy  1036 forum posts United Kingdom
23 Dec 2010 - 12:44 PM

Superb shot Derek, really like this one, the conversion is spot on giving the image a really unique tone and the details especially in the foreground reeds are stunning, love it!!

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Sezz
Sezz e2 Member 9617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
23 Dec 2010 - 1:05 PM

Enchanting indeed, nicely framed - it is a fairytale castle for sure! Like the toning Derek.

Sarah *

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cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
23 Dec 2010 - 1:22 PM

agree its got a fairy tale feel, interesting to hear how youve achieved it.lesley

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England210 Constructive Critique Points
23 Dec 2010 - 6:51 PM

Like your framing and the good details and tones in this Derek.
Well converted.
Regards Richard

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andy_AHG
andy_AHG  5106 forum posts United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
23 Dec 2010 - 8:44 PM

Beautifully framed by the foliage. Excellent comp Derek.

Andy

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davidhu
davidhu  9 United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2010 - 7:13 PM

Good use of the natural framing, nicely processed .
Dave

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Tynnwrlluniau
Tynnwrlluniau e2 Member 440 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales36 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2010 - 8:46 PM

Love the composition and the infrared treatment has worked well.
Alun

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backbeat
backbeat e2 Member 8134 forum postsbackbeat vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2010 - 9:17 PM

a fine composition Derek...excellent

Phil

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Mynett
Mynett e2 Member 6137 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2010 - 10:11 AM

beautiful work love the presentation

Linda

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lianna
lianna  4 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2011 - 1:30 PM

That's gorgeous!!! I love the framing x x x

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ianrobinson
ianrobinson e2 Member 41108 forum postsianrobinson vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2011 - 9:32 AM

a great comp and a great image over all.

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