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Swans at Elterwater, removed from the dark background and placed on a totally black one.

Camera:Olympus C-2100 Ultra Zoom
Lens:Approx 35-350 equiv
Recording media:Digital
Title:Serenity
Username:digicammad digicammad
Uploaded:27 Sep 2003 - 2:46 PM
Tags:Digitally manipulated
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Atlas
Atlas e2 Member 11621 forum postsAtlas vcard United Kingdom
27 Sep 2003 - 4:55 PM

Congratulations on your first Editors Choice award Smile very nice picture Ian.

Pete must have had a good night!!

Rob Smile

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pj.morley
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27 Sep 2003 - 5:54 PM

I knew looking at the thumbnail that this must be a contender for Editors Choice and wasn't surprised to see it was when I opened it.. Excellent

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em0231
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27 Sep 2003 - 6:03 PM

Stunning.

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siderath
siderath e2 Member 11322 forum postssiderath vcard England
27 Sep 2003 - 8:23 PM

very nice, 1 point though, u can see some of the old background still, but the presentation of it all is so good that i don't reckon it matters too much! well done on the award.

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vfr400
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27 Sep 2003 - 9:15 PM

1/3rd's what 1/3rd's, Cracking image well done on your editors choice award.

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atlantys
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28 Sep 2003 - 10:38 AM

Beautiful. Puts mine to shame. I'm off to delete it now...

Well done

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digicammad
digicammad e2 Member 1121988 forum postsdigicammad vcard United Kingdom37 Constructive Critique Points
28 Sep 2003 - 11:08 AM

Thanks for the comments, I finally found one that Pete likes :0). Thanks for pointing out the background Simon, I had missed that. I'll get rid of it on my copy.

Ian

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Greyheron
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28 Sep 2003 - 1:06 PM

Great idea,well executed. Congrats on the award...well deserved!

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Greyheron
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28 Sep 2003 - 1:08 PM

Great idea,well executed. Congrats on the award...well deserved!Mike

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flossie
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29 Sep 2003 - 10:29 AM

Beautiful image, well done. The dark background really works well with the white swans. Nice simple border and subtle text - altogether very nice.

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flyking3
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30 Sep 2003 - 9:17 AM

superb, well thought out, well deserved award, great picture.

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bigredtim
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30 Sep 2003 - 12:59 PM

Ian I have left a reply to your remark on my Kangaroo Paw Photo please read.

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jon1169
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30 Sep 2003 - 7:08 PM

Fantastic photo. Congratulations on the award.

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Kelvin
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1 Oct 2003 - 11:41 PM

Nice work Ian,well deserved award!

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Carabosse
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2 Oct 2003 - 10:19 PM

Very good. Only wish the swan on the left wasn't looking so directly at the camera but we can't have everything, I guess!! :o)

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4 Oct 2003 - 8:08 PM

hard to choose a superlative that hasnt been used! well done, lovely picture

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lightloader
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8 Oct 2003 - 12:11 AM

I hardly need add further comment. This is
as clean and simple a visual symbol of 'serenity' as you could find in nature.

Well conceived..

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cal9
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8 Oct 2003 - 9:08 PM

Wow!! nuff said..

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WideAngleVision
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9 Oct 2003 - 6:59 PM

Exellent!! I love it.

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ariel alexandre
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21 Oct 2003 - 6:47 PM

I do not understand how one can react to the comments made by other "readers". I take the opportunity of this magnificent picture to react to your comments concerning a picture of mine: you are perfectly right, and the candle should replace the sun (it is a rising sun) and the mask (which is a sculpture made several thousands years ago -Nefertiti) is also superfluous. Comments, especially well based criticisms, are quite useful. thanks.

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digicammad
digicammad e2 Member 1121988 forum postsdigicammad vcard United Kingdom37 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2003 - 6:55 PM

Hi Ariel

It's easy to reply to other people's comments, you just use the 'add reply' button at the bottom of the comments. Thanks for the compliment on this image. I've added a further comment to yours.

Ian

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elle
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1 Nov 2003 - 1:11 AM

Ian, I was browsing your portfolio and can't believe I missed this. I must have been away : ) It's simply a breath-taking shot. Absolutely beautiful. Congratulations on the award. Certainly well deserved. elle

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LenLamb
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1 Nov 2003 - 8:05 PM


You have "Clocked" this one very well Ian ! ....... Grin

Cogratulations!

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grahammul
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3 Nov 2003 - 4:25 PM

I think this must be one of the best of many swan shots I've seen Ian. The dark background is a great idea.

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digicammad
digicammad e2 Member 1121988 forum postsdigicammad vcard United Kingdom37 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2003 - 4:48 PM

Thanks Graham. It's a rare event for one of my shots to really come off the way I want it, so all the positive comments are much appreciated.

Ian

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nutmeg
nutmeg e2 Member 11nutmeg vcard United Kingdom
3 Nov 2003 - 7:10 PM

Great photo,Well deserved, love your work.
Must give digital manipulation a go!! dread to think what I will come up with ,so far the best I've done is a bit of cloning.

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monaro
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14 Nov 2003 - 5:00 PM

Certainly deserves some kind of award! Very, very well done Ian!

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vanyx
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17 Dec 2003 - 11:45 PM

Congartulations! Beautiful photo.

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oui
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22 Dec 2003 - 12:47 PM

I'm agree, well done!

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kingseany
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23 Dec 2003 - 2:26 PM

Well deserved award, one beautiful image.

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Firebaby
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26 Dec 2003 - 12:58 PM

A very attactive, classy image. Well deserving of the award!

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justyna
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7 Jan 2004 - 2:16 PM

Exellent!! I love it too

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Franticsmurf
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11 Jan 2004 - 3:19 PM

A great image. Well seen and taken, and the post camera work is faultless. Also, more importantly, the post camera work enhances the image.
Dave

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digicammad
digicammad e2 Member 1121988 forum postsdigicammad vcard United Kingdom37 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2004 - 6:56 PM

I'm overwhelmed by the number of comments I keep getting on this. It's not often the image matches what I see in my head, but this has done and I'm really glad everybody else also likes it. Thanks again for all the feedback.

Ian

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alben
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16 Jan 2004 - 7:45 AM

I dont know how i missed this one it`s beautiful and well done on the EC award.Alan

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itinerario
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16 Jan 2004 - 3:48 PM

A really serene and beautiful picture.

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manxmaid
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20 Jan 2004 - 8:15 PM

An eye-catching image, both in terms of the original capture and your treatment in post-processing. Well done.

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speeedyblue2
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26 Jan 2004 - 2:09 PM

I've looked at this image so many times and never commented, shame on me! It's simply absolutely perfect Ian.

Mary

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Paddy
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28 Jan 2004 - 1:12 PM

so beautiful .. graceful .. nice shapes, I love this .. SmileP

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aworan
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6 Feb 2004 - 1:46 PM

No matter how many times i see this picture, Ian, it just adds a new meaning to the word 'Serenity'.
Smile

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digicammad
digicammad e2 Member 1121988 forum postsdigicammad vcard United Kingdom37 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2004 - 2:35 PM

again, many thanks to all of you for your positive comments. If I never get another EC this one will continue to give me pleasure, increased by the knowledge that so many of you also like it.

Ian

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ruzzi
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12 Feb 2004 - 2:26 PM

Beautiful,congratulation!

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geo
geo e2 Member 1146 forum postsgeo vcard France
18 Feb 2004 - 1:15 PM

Oops, I am afraid I missed this shot, where have I been?
Stunning image Ian.
Love the strong black and the reflection on the water.
George

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davidbailie
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19 Feb 2004 - 1:39 PM

retrospective -looked at your portfolio and saw this - very nice indeed

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vince
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19 Feb 2004 - 2:22 PM

Great photo! and nice work on the image. Looks so calm.

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sas101
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3 Mar 2004 - 2:00 PM

Wonderful shot and such an apt title!

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emazevedo
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3 Mar 2004 - 4:58 PM

Wonderful! A piece of art! I love it. A very well deserved reward. Congratulations!

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n.towndrow
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10 Mar 2004 - 2:24 PM

Beautiful shot! Great idea to replace the original background with black.

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jan 1
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18 Mar 2004 - 11:26 AM

Lovely Image.I have to do something with my Swans, some day.

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scotpics
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23 Mar 2004 - 2:29 PM

Everyone has probably said it already but this is a beautiful photograph

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funnewhobby
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2 Apr 2004 - 2:06 PM

Stunning photo! Congratulations on your first EC!

Brandon

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rubarb
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11 May 2004 - 12:30 PM

Flawless! 'Click!'

Roob.

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m_meyboom
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13 May 2004 - 3:09 PM

Works really well against the black! Well done on the EC!

Mike.

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digitisa
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16 May 2004 - 4:14 PM

Great picture.

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ovi
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18 May 2004 - 4:53 PM

That's fantastic,Ian and the EC award fully deserved.I love it.Congrats.Thank you for comments.
ovi(click).

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debbiehardy
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26 May 2004 - 12:21 PM

Just seen this fantastic shot, well done!

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mwatkins9801
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5 Jun 2004 - 3:40 AM

the result justifies the means. great shot/ processing. fine art at it's best.

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proberts
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7 Jun 2004 - 12:02 AM

cracking shot Ian,just been looking through my portfolio, and your my first comment.Thanks.Excellent shot and fabulous reflections,a well deserved EC.*click*
andrew.

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18 Jun 2004 - 12:50 PM

can't believe i never clicked on this. came across it a few times this spring. with all the swan shots emerging this season, this one's still my favourite. there's such an elegant flow in this picture.

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digicammad
digicammad e2 Member 1121988 forum postsdigicammad vcard United Kingdom37 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jun 2004 - 1:03 PM

Thanks once again everybody for all the comments.

Dave, I'm honoured that mine was the first photo on which you chose to comment.

Lucie, it's my favourite too. :0) In fact (and nothing to do with the EC) it is one of my favourites of all the photos I have taken over the years.

Ian

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12 Jul 2004 - 10:33 PM

Great picture. A well deserved EC!

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bpa
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15 Jul 2004 - 11:43 AM

Well deserved EC, a quality portfolio. click

Stephen

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squelcher
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15 Jul 2004 - 8:33 PM

Well done,great pic

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makar
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17 Jul 2004 - 7:33 PM

Ian, thanks for your comments on my photo, Sunset and Lighthouse,I have only had my digital camera a week and still experimenting with settings etc. I value your comments as I can see you are an expert photographer, I love every one of your photos, brilliant composition and colours etc.this one of two swans is just stunning! Mac.

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digicammad
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17 Jul 2004 - 11:17 PM

Thanks for the feedback. Makar I would never call myself an expert, there are loads of people on here far better than myself. I just try to explain what I see in a photo in the hope it helps people get more enjoyment out of their hobby.

Ian

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susana
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26 Jul 2004 - 12:39 PM

You are a pro! Thank you for sharing your beautiful pics! This one is just beautiful.
And thank you for your comments on mine! Very helpful!
All the best!
Susana

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deltafour
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29 Jul 2004 - 11:58 AM

this is stunning,missed it the other day.excellent Ian.click
Stewart

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shitzkit
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10 Aug 2004 - 7:24 PM

hi ian. thanks for the feed back on my photos but the thing is i dont have a scanner as yet so any photos i have done i cant show and yes i do have alot of photos i have changed with photoshop but i guess i just injoy the fun in changing them but dont worry i start college in 2 weeks so i will be showing more of my pro shots i have done. i do wish i could show my other photos but at this time i cant so check back soon sometime and i should have more uploaded and not tampered with.
Anthony

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13 Aug 2004 - 4:09 PM

Great effect.

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Terryd1
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17 Aug 2004 - 3:47 PM

Editor's Choice award and deservingly so. Great shot!

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heidilee
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20 Aug 2004 - 8:55 PM

Ian, wow, this is amazing. The contrast in colours, the composition, fantastic. Well worth an EC. Inspiring stuff!

Heidi

YAY! My 100th comment! Its about time!!!

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photomanic
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26 Aug 2004 - 1:26 PM

This is superb work

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leadingshield
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27 Aug 2004 - 12:35 PM

Outstanding shot Ian, congrats on the EC, well deserved.
Bill.

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deviant
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5 Sep 2004 - 5:47 PM

Nice. Not at all cliche which is hard with a swan picture.

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shane
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9 Sep 2004 - 11:01 PM

Stunning.

CLICK

Thanks for your comments on my Coffee cup. You are right about it being a over exposed on one side and I will try again

Thanks
Shane

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shane
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9 Sep 2004 - 11:01 PM

Stunning.

CLICK

Thanks for your comments on my Coffee cup. You are right about it being a over exposed on one side and I will try again

Thanks
Shane

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JordanGP
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7 Oct 2004 - 12:21 PM

Beautiful pic Ian. The reflection in the black makes it for me. Fantastic effect

*click*
Steve

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digicammad
digicammad e2 Member 1121988 forum postsdigicammad vcard United Kingdom37 Constructive Critique Points
7 Oct 2004 - 12:27 PM

Steve, you're my 50th click, thanks very much. :0)

Thanks for all the comments again folks, glad one of my favourite shots is so popular in general.

Ian

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lightsculpter
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2 Nov 2004 - 1:23 PM

Elegant, perfect!

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daviewat
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4 Nov 2004 - 12:50 PM

Only just seen this, It is fantastic I have tried to capture the regalness of swans for a long time and this just inspires me to go and get it.

Dave

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4 Nov 2004 - 4:52 PM

Stunning!

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Kris_Dutson
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12 Nov 2004 - 1:39 AM

Excellent stuff.

I swear I clicked and commented on this b4 but obviously not.

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digicammad
digicammad e2 Member 1121988 forum postsdigicammad vcard United Kingdom37 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2004 - 1:49 AM

Thanks folks.

Davie, nice to know one of my photos is an inspiration to somebody.

Ex - click again by all means. :0)

Ian

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eleanor gibbins
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15 Nov 2004 - 4:04 AM

WOW! Unbelievable photo - belated congratulations, but only just seen it.

Eleanor

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phowtow
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1 Dec 2004 - 7:13 AM

great photo, being a 'swan fan' myself i can really appreciate this image, top marks, go to the head of the class!

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magda_indigo
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17 Dec 2004 - 5:17 PM

now you have 60, well done, click (*:*)

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daringdaphne
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20 Dec 2004 - 6:07 AM

oh crums! What a portfolio! This is beautiful
Thaks for looking in Ian. D.

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21 Dec 2004 - 3:39 PM

Outstanding in every way, Max

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digicammad
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22 Dec 2004 - 12:58 AM

Again, thanks for the comments. Ta for my 60th Magad. :0)

Ian

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StevenPrice
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29 Dec 2004 - 10:39 AM

Beautiful image really well done great work.


Steve

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omeleko
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29 Dec 2004 - 9:01 PM

Wow, this is really beautiful. I love the reflection.

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vineeth_abraham
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5 Jan 2005 - 10:53 PM

hello ..u r the person who welcomed me to the ephotozine site 6 months ago ..Thanks ..
Saw this pic only now ..I dont hav anything more to say ..all said already by others ..Continue the good work ..

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digicammad
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24 Jan 2005 - 3:36 AM

Thanks once more.

Vineeth, if you are still here I'm glad I welcomed you. :0)

Ian

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6 Feb 2005 - 4:48 AM

what can i say
its all been said
great portfolio
FRANKM

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digicammad
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6 Feb 2005 - 5:10 AM

Thanks very much Frank.

Ian

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10 Feb 2005 - 12:24 PM

excellent well worked shot click

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2 Mar 2005 - 10:22 AM

Still trying to work out how this one passed me by without me noticing it.....ah well I've commented now, better late than never....lol

Ade

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michaelmullally
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9 Mar 2005 - 1:05 AM

Wow! Fantastic shot/work!

Thanks for your visit...
My photo was taken at the opening ceremonies of the European Capital of Culture (which is Cork this year).
I used two "photocopy" filter layers, and "darken" blending mode to get the layers to blend with a "cutout" filter layer.
Also pushed up the saturation.

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9 Mar 2005 - 1:08 AM

Thanks for the comments everybody.

Ian

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12 May 2005 - 5:05 AM

Hi Ian,I am not surprised this was selected,I would have been more surprised if it hadn't been.Superb work.Love the reflection and detail.Take care.AnnSmile

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12 May 2005 - 5:30 AM

Thanks Ann

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chrisfroud
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18 May 2005 - 4:12 AM

Awesome photo - congratulations on the EC! Excellent use of digital manipulation to improve an already excellent shot.

Chris

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18 May 2005 - 4:25 AM

Thanks Chris

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Ruggieru
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9 Aug 2005 - 4:19 AM

Very elegant. I really like it. Well done!

Chris

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9 Aug 2005 - 4:21 AM

Cheers Chris

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foxybrown
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12 Sep 2005 - 5:02 PM

top shot! the black bg does this shot justice! excellent reflections too

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digicammad
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13 Sep 2005 - 12:42 AM

Cheers Fox

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tripodted
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9 Oct 2005 - 1:35 PM

Beautifully done!
Ted

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digicammad
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10 Oct 2005 - 1:48 AM

Thanks again Ted

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Ethan_photo
11 Dec 2005 - 3:17 PM

I felt this image was a little on the fake side.
Does the natural beauty of swans on water need this type of manipulation?
The swans look lost in a big pool of sticky photoshop oil rather then fresh water.
Ethan

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digicammad
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12 Dec 2005 - 12:44 AM

Each to their own Ethan. Thanks for the comment.

Ian

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Lourens
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5 Jan 2006 - 11:45 PM

Your work is breathtaking!!! thanks alot for the comment on my question about the color and quality, I love your work!! Having alook at that article now.!! Think it will help allot. thanks.

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5 Jan 2006 - 11:46 PM

No problem Lourens and thanks for the comment.

Ian

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Fiebie
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29 Jan 2006 - 11:45 PM

Beautiful photo. Excellent work, Well done.

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digicammad
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29 Jan 2006 - 11:46 PM

Thanks Sulette

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tim g
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2 Mar 2006 - 6:18 AM

Wonderful photo, happy 90th click!


ps i just use nuts from the local garden centre to attract the woodpecker.


Tim

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2 Mar 2006 - 7:18 AM

Cheers Tim

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kit-monster
kit-monster e2 Member 113685 forum postskit-monster vcard Singapore2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2006 - 10:34 AM

Just realised, I've seen this a hundred times but never commented! Still pretty good considering you took this in your youth!

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digicammad
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6 Oct 2006 - 10:48 AM

lol, thanks Ed. Good to heard from you again, hope things are going well.

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SamGillespie
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5 Jan 2007 - 4:47 PM

Love this shot. The swans' postures are great.
Was this using the flood filter?
Sam

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digicammad
digicammad e2 Member 1121988 forum postsdigicammad vcard United Kingdom37 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2007 - 4:51 PM

Hi Sam, thanks for the comment. No filter anywhere near this, the reflections are totally natural. :0)

The only manipulation is what I put in the description.

Ian

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Katie_S
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14 Mar 2007 - 10:41 AM

wow, just gorgeous
katie

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14 Mar 2007 - 10:55 AM

Thanks Katie

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adrbranco
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19 Apr 2007 - 3:12 PM

this photo is perfect... I'm really lost for words...
take care
Adriano

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digicammad e2 Member 1121988 forum postsdigicammad vcard United Kingdom37 Constructive Critique Points
19 Apr 2007 - 3:14 PM

Thanks a lot Adriano

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2himanshu
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22 Sep 2008 - 11:52 AM

Breathtaking image, I'll add a 100th vote Wink

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digicammad
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22 Sep 2008 - 12:01 PM

Thanks, nice to hit the 100 mark. Smile

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ronsmith1
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3 Dec 2008 - 9:55 PM

omg what a shot .....now thats spot on .
realy good .

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4 Dec 2008 - 8:50 AM

Cheers Ron

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sparrowhawk
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15 Dec 2008 - 11:43 AM

how gorgeous

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digicammad
digicammad e2 Member 1121988 forum postsdigicammad vcard United Kingdom37 Constructive Critique Points
15 Dec 2008 - 11:44 AM

Thanks Steve

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Phil1958
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19 Mar 2009 - 11:19 PM

Lovely shot - Thank you for the Cc on the lake shot- I must admit I did overdo it a bit but it was before I used Photoshop and was using a programme called Photofiltre

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20 Mar 2009 - 7:03 PM

No problem Phil and thanks

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