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I was really fascinated by the red rocks in the bed of the river Coupall. A view of Sron na Creise and another munro I can't pronounce.

Been on my hard drive since last April but thought it could do with an airing.

Thanks for looking.

3D tone mapped from one RAW file saved as 3 TIFFs 0.5EV apart then minced through Photomatix.

Camera:Nikon Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Red River Rocks
Username:JohnParminter JohnParminter
Uploaded:25 Nov 2008 - 11:50 AM
Tags:Landscape / travel, River coupall., Scotland
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conrad
conrad  1010877 forum posts116 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2008 - 11:54 AM

Great view, interesting foreground (I share your love of those rocks), and a good sky to go with it all - has to be a winner!

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Borzos
Borzos  6
25 Nov 2008 - 11:57 AM

Breathtaking!
Edina

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MandyD
MandyD e2 Member 516777215 forum postsMandyD vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2008 - 11:57 AM

Fabulous image.

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BillyGoatGruff
BillyGoatGruff e2 Member 7191 forum postsBillyGoatGruff vcard England199 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2008 - 11:59 AM

Fabulous capture, John!
Cheers
Bill

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tg
tg  1086 forum posts Scotland
25 Nov 2008 - 12:05 PM

It rocks indeed! Great shot.
Thomas

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2008 - 12:53 PM

Like the foreground details and the tones in this - well captured.
Regards Richard.

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Term
Term e2 Member 885 forum postsTerm vcard England9 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2008 - 12:54 PMConstructive Critique!This comment was flagged as constructive critique! 

truly impressive image, nicely composed, love the crispness of colour, crystal clear water with hints of reflections and the light hitting the side of the mountain. Only slight critism would be that the clouds at the top of the image appear a little dark and almost flat compared to the rest of the image. Well worth an upload tho, and will serve as inspiration for myself if I ever manage to venture out with my camera again Smile

Ben

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JohnParminter
25 Nov 2008 - 12:59 PM

Thanks for your honest opinion of the clouds Ben, I kind of felt the same way as well and even cropped and lightened a wee bit but decided to keep them in at the top to provide a frame as it were.
John

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ripleysalien
25 Nov 2008 - 1:02 PM

I like it, very crisp

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SteveH63
SteveH63  6 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2008 - 1:04 PM

Fantastic image - great foreground detail and clarity
Steve

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Briwooly
Briwooly  8452 forum posts England5 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2008 - 1:08 PM

Great image John like the fg detail and and what clarity can see what you say about the clouds but never picked up on it until I read your comment

Brian..................................

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dawnmichelle
dawnmichelle e2 Member 7dawnmichelle vcard United States
25 Nov 2008 - 1:11 PM

i love the shot. the thumbnail drew me in and glad it did too

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martinl
martinl e2 Member 11250 forum postsmartinl vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2008 - 1:14 PM

Works well for me as it is John.
Good stuff.
Smile

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bazhutton
bazhutton  725 forum posts England
25 Nov 2008 - 1:17 PM

Eyecatching shot, John.

Baz

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allanC
allanC  9 Scotland
25 Nov 2008 - 1:42 PM

Cracking image John, well done.

Allan

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2008 - 2:41 PM

Super image, John, lovely warm colours and just the right amount of white fluffy clouds.
TrevB Smile

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JouŠo
JouŠo  1056 forum posts Finland
25 Nov 2008 - 2:48 PM

love your work, John...

Jouko

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davidsaenzchan
25 Nov 2008 - 3:07 PM

Beautiful shot!!!!!!!!!!!! Please view large great detail!!!!!!!!!!

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SKavanagh
SKavanagh  7312 forum posts England5 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2008 - 3:43 PM

Stunning shot excellent comp
Steve

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Phil_Restan
25 Nov 2008 - 3:59 PM

A real cracker, one of the sharpest images I've seen on here for some time.
Regds
Phil

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Silverzone
25 Nov 2008 - 4:07 PM

Superb image. Sylvia

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
25 Nov 2008 - 4:10 PM

Excellent!!!!! JNC

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fraser
fraser  10631 forum posts Scotland14 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2008 - 5:23 PM

Love it and good HDR work.

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Bodiewil
Bodiewil e2 Member 746 forum postsBodiewil vcard Wales
25 Nov 2008 - 6:00 PM

Brilliant work

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JohnParminter
25 Nov 2008 - 6:05 PM


Quote: Love it and good HDR work.

Cheers Fraser, not strictly HDR in the true sense but just used the Photomatix program to emphasise textures, contrast and colours. Something I can't do in PS.
Smile
John

Last Modified By JohnParminter at 25 Nov 2008 - 6:06 PM

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dathersmith
25 Nov 2008 - 7:11 PM

Great image John, love those foreground rocks.

Darren.

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MikeH
MikeH  9217 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2008 - 7:24 PM

Another fantastic image John and one of the sharpest seen on here consistently, your 3 d intrigues me,

MikE

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mikesmith
mikesmith e2 Member 1045 forum postsmikesmith vcard United Kingdom35 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2008 - 8:01 PM

Possibly the best of many shots from this viewpoint. The compsition and clarity of the water in the f/ground lends itself to pure class. 12/10
Mike

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jdenman
jdenman  6 Spain5 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2008 - 10:55 AM

Congratulations on the HC, an excellent shot.
John

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JohnParminter
26 Nov 2008 - 10:58 AM

Thanks all and Pete for the HC, all appreciated.
John

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MarkT
MarkT  9119 forum posts England2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2008 - 1:08 PM

Superb John.

Mark.

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Scott_Scot
28 Nov 2008 - 8:17 PM

Might yet go triple figures!

Hope it does, it's a beauty!!! Smile


Scotty

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cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
3 Dec 2008 - 8:48 PM

beautiful.lesley

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GreyMoonRising
11 Dec 2008 - 2:22 PM

#100 but it deserves it!
Peter

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HPalin
HPalin  626 forum posts Finland
13 Dec 2008 - 3:38 PM

Nice, but modifications are too obvious.

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JohnParminter
8 Jan 2009 - 12:06 PM

If you could expand on your comment Harry I would appreciate it as I welcome critique and always striving to improve.
John

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