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Good morning....
Thank you to all who voted and commented and especially to Kate (IrishKate) for her UA, so chuffed.
Today's image is another scene from our Marina and the bigger picture of yesterdays gold and black reflections...
Have a nice day, I hopefully get my car back today....Grin

Have decided to upload V2...its a shot captured with my I phone yesterday morning around 7.40am while walking to an appointment...a cruise ship appeared through the orange sunrise fog

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D5300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 G VR
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:21 Apr 2014 - 5:53 PM
Focal Length:18mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.5
Aperture:f/16.0
Shutter Speed:1/8sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Tranquil reflections
Username:ColleenA ColleenA
Uploaded:8 May 2014 - 6:31 AM
Tags:Cape town, Granger bay yacht club, Landscape / travel
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gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2014 - 6:51 AM

Two great shots. I love the tranquil reflections of V1 and the golden atmosphere of V2 is wonderful.
-=\Walter

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2014 - 7:14 AM

2 super shots, love the reflections on V1 and V2 is my fav. SmileSmile

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 234 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2014 - 7:25 AM

Good quality here, Colleen.
That early morning shot is inspired.

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2014 - 7:51 AM

the more dramatic and colourful v2 for me today colleen a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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Skeet1Away
Skeet1Away e2 Member 342 forum postsSkeet1Away vcard Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2014 - 7:54 AM

Colleen, clarity, detail and tone all the way.........lovely work.

Paul.

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43282 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2014 - 7:55 AM

Two completely different images each with their own merits, however it is number two that really caught my eye. Beautifully composed and exposed...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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kuvailija
kuvailija e2 Member 2kuvailija vcard Finland
8 May 2014 - 8:00 AM

An excellent image with great reflections and composition , Colleen! GrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.

Last Modified By kuvailija at 8 May 2014 - 8:00 AM

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Nigeve1
Nigeve1 e2 Member 1780 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom88 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2014 - 8:02 AM

Two well executed and composed images, V2 being my favourite, just goes to show that it is the photographer that is the most important factor, not the equipment.
Nigel

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2196 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2014 - 8:12 AM

I was going to upload V2 on it's own but thought it wasn't good enough as it was snapped with my cell phone...just goes to show...you all love it...

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 6102 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2014 - 8:14 AM

Wow, 2 brilliant shots Colleen, the volours in V2 are gorgeous.

Andy

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2014 - 8:14 AM

The sunlit masts and their reflections contrast well with the shadowed other parts: beautiful image.
And what a fine shot from your 'phone.
R.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2014 - 8:27 AM

good luck with the car ...
and dont you just hate those monstrous cruiseships

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fotobee
fotobee  1 South Africa2 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2014 - 8:48 AM

Hi Colleen, I prefer v2, mainly because you got yesterday`s photo from v1, or am I wrong? (heh heh) Regards Martin

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2014 - 8:53 AM

V1 for me ColleenSmile

Cliff

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marshfam19
marshfam19 e2 Member 5marshfam19 vcard United Kingdom
8 May 2014 - 9:05 AM

Both shots are great for different reasons Colleen, well spotted with the cruise ship.

Mary Grin

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
8 May 2014 - 9:11 AM

Two wonderful shots Colleen, love V2
Brian

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2014 - 9:23 AM

Good title Colleen - the colours are indeed tranquil
I particularly like the reflections that you have captured in v1
Helen

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pentaxpatty
pentaxpatty e2 Member 1pentaxpatty vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2014 - 9:27 AM

Love them both Colleen, V1 for me but the colours in V2 are gorgeous. Hope you get the car back today too. GrinGrinGrin
Patty

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2014 - 9:40 AM

Stunning images glad you uploaded V2 that's a brilliant capture Colleen, hope you get your car back SmileSmileSmileSmile

Ali

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ColleenA e2 Member 2196 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2014 - 10:02 AM


Quote: Hi Colleen, I prefer v2, mainly because you got yesterday`s photo from v1, or am I wrong? (heh heh) Regards Martin

You are wrong. Yesterday's was a totally different image where I had concentrated on zooming in with the camera. Yesterday's one was zoomed into 140 mm today's focal length is 18 mm. The times are 10 mins apart as well. Yesterday's was a full frame image not cropped at all.

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2014 - 10:03 AM

You're getting good at these - both lovely low light images.
V1 is subtle elegance and V2 has a feeling of being at one with the elements - beautiful colour.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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WesternRed
WesternRed e2 Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
8 May 2014 - 10:18 AM

Two lovely captures V1 is magic with lovely reflections and great boats. V2 is a wonderful with lovely light and boarder. Well done Colleen.
WesternRed.

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Tish1
Tish1 e2 Member 1Tish1 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2014 - 10:34 AM

You've got some nice light going on there.


Tish

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williamsloan
williamsloan e2 Member 3williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2014 - 11:26 AM

a lovely nautical shot




billy

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2014 - 11:42 AM

Two beauties here Colleen, but think I rather like V2 as my fave - love the warms tones and that mistiness in the distance SmileSmile
Trev Smile

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sparrowhawk
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8 May 2014 - 11:48 AM

has to be v2 for me today wonderful shots though !!

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digital_boi
8 May 2014 - 12:09 PM

like both with V2 being a nose in front good result from the phone camera

G

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2014 - 12:24 PM

Love them both but V2 has an extra touch of magic.

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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2014 - 1:09 PM

Two totally different pictures Colleen which I like very much. V2 has a certain South Sea Islands look about it.
Peter GrinGrinGrin

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mikbee
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8 May 2014 - 1:44 PM

Love the colours in V2 Colleen !!
Good shots.
Mick.

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
8 May 2014 - 1:57 PM

Both very striking images... Grin
Beautiful compositions and exquisite colours...
Can't choose, I like both.
IB

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GeorgePlatis
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8 May 2014 - 2:49 PM

Fabulous captures, Colleen!
George

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kfrances
8 May 2014 - 3:01 PM

V1 for me, I love reflections, fabulous job Colleen....Kathleen

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ukgubbi
ukgubbi e2 Member 2ukgubbi vcard India
8 May 2014 - 3:10 PM

Great reflections and fantastic dof in v1. V2 is stunning.

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TyChee
TyChee e2 Member 9187 forum postsTyChee vcard United States1 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2014 - 3:24 PM

Two very nice shots. I love the color in V2.
Ty

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2014 - 3:54 PM

Two very nice shots ColleenGrin

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Drighlynne
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8 May 2014 - 5:19 PM

Brilliant shot on V2, love it.
Lynne

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2014 - 5:20 PM

Lovely Light on both images Collen, smashing shots.

John Smile

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8 May 2014 - 5:31 PM

Two good shots, v2 is an eye catcher.Smile

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
8 May 2014 - 6:06 PM

Particular like the scene/mood captured in V2, Colleen.

P.

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mistere
mistere e2 Member 1mistere vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2014 - 6:37 PM

2 super images Colleen, Love v2, that ship appearing through the golden haze. Very nice.
V1, a beautiful image but i got a little side tracked by the boats, either of the first two would do,
Would keep me amused for hours SmileSmileSmile

Dave.

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cheesey
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8 May 2014 - 7:50 PM

Great shots, very nicely captured and presented.
Cheesey.

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kathrynlouise e2 Member 2367 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2014 - 8:00 PM

Two wonderful shots Colleen. Love them both but has to be V1 for me, gorgeous GrinGrin

Kathryn

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Fred263 e2 Member 2Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
8 May 2014 - 8:06 PM

Two stunning images, Colleen. v2 is my fave.

Fred

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AlexAppleby
8 May 2014 - 8:43 PM

Two great shots, and nice to see where the reflection shots are coming from! I think V2 is my favourite - you really can't tell it is taken on a phone!!!

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2014 - 8:58 PM

bit of money floating there Colleen
two good images...car still not going?
Lillian

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Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
8 May 2014 - 9:21 PM

Two super shots Colleen. No favourite here for me today. Cathy

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Jenny-D
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8 May 2014 - 9:57 PM

Two fab images Colleen.

Jenny Smile

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ChristineD
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8 May 2014 - 10:40 PM

Two fabulous captures

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BIGRY1
BIGRY1 e2 Member 2BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
10 May 2014 - 11:43 AM

Two great images but I am a little disappointed you haven't uploaded V2 on its own, it definitely has the wow factor IMOGrin
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11 May 2014 - 6:29 PM

V2 is one of the best images I've ever seen taken with a smart phone and surely deserves an upload in its own right sometime

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fotobee  1 South Africa2 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2014 - 10:47 AM

My humble apologies, Colleen. Just shows you how wrong a person can be! Please accept my full marks for the two totally distinct photos. They are both wonderful imagesl! Regards Martin BlushBlushBlushBlush

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Danny1970
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22 May 2014 - 9:45 AM

V1 is superb Colleen, love the reflections in V1 as wellSmile

Danny

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