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Hi all! Today I finally got the chance to test my Cokin X filters properly at sunset in Pellinge (an islet outside Porvoo in Finland). This fluffy sunset coloured cloud was really breathtaking as it drifted away. Vignetting added to this photo.

The results so far was really impressive, hence the best 300 I have spent on my camera gear.

Hope you like it. Comments and critiques are welcomed.

Paavo

Camera:EOS 20D
Lens:Sigma 12-24mm EX HSM + X120 + X121
Recording media:Sandisk Ultra II 1GB
Title:Drifting Reflections
Username:solkku solkku
Uploaded:21 Apr 2006 - 12:45 PM
Tags:Landscape / travel
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PatrickSmith
21 Apr 2006 - 12:47 PM

The filters are doing their job well. There is some vignetting as you mentioned and a bluish cast, but overall it looks great.
Patrick

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denian
denian  10
21 Apr 2006 - 12:47 PM

This is superb, the clarity , colour and detail are terrific. Nicely composed also.

Ian.

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CP_01
CP_01  9
21 Apr 2006 - 12:47 PM

WOW! This is superb. Colour and detail is amazing. Great work.

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TaKing
TaKing  9
21 Apr 2006 - 12:48 PM

Wow, Stunning in large version.

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pcjackso Junior Member 9
21 Apr 2006 - 12:51 PM

Colours are stunning and a super composition.
Pauline

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thorn
thorn  10124 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Apr 2006 - 12:53 PM

Hi Paavo,this is beautiufully coloured and toned and the glow,texture,reflection and textures are just perfect.The reflection is just like a polished mirror.Top class work.Take care.AnnSmile

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Term
Term e2 Member 885 forum postsTerm vcard England9 Constructive Critique Points
21 Apr 2006 - 12:56 PM

A great image, wonderful colours, and great reflections.

I am looking at investing in some good filters, and this has inspired me. great stuff.

Ben

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dalischone
21 Apr 2006 - 12:57 PM

Beautiful. Fantastic colour, light and composition. Just gorgeous.

Tracy

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bronny  1048 forum posts
21 Apr 2006 - 12:58 PM

Beautiful Paavo!
B

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GazzaS  8
21 Apr 2006 - 1:03 PM

Very nice colours - a great photo.

Gareth

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tepot
tepot  104416 forum posts United Kingdom
21 Apr 2006 - 1:08 PM

stunning.

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skydivemike
21 Apr 2006 - 1:16 PM

Nice one Paavo.Love the colours.

Mike

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mikesavage  12239 forum posts England2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Apr 2006 - 1:17 PM

Beautiful colours. Click!

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sarah kruger
21 Apr 2006 - 1:22 PM

Incredible colors. I will never get tired of landscapes like this - you could just melt right into it.
Sarah

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Taya
Taya  8 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2006 - 1:28 PM

Stunning. Makes me want to go back to Finland and visit Porvoo! You could do any filter justice!

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GillyB e2 Member 9316 forum postsGillyB vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
21 Apr 2006 - 2:35 PM

Beautiful!
gill

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BenF  9 United States
21 Apr 2006 - 2:56 PM

Another beautiful shot.

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JayDC  8
21 Apr 2006 - 3:30 PM

Amazing photo!

Jay

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JOELP  8
21 Apr 2006 - 3:39 PM

excellent shot

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suspectim  10
21 Apr 2006 - 4:03 PM

Love it. exellent work

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Tina_Michelle
21 Apr 2006 - 5:21 PM

wonderful colors and reflections. it's a beauty!

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jkennedy
jkennedy  8 Indonesia1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Apr 2006 - 8:27 PM

Beautiful shot Paavo, wonderful colours and reflections. Nice foreground detail. Well done.
Joe

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pierre  1062 forum posts United Kingdom
21 Apr 2006 - 9:35 PM

What a lovely peacefull image

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jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
21 Apr 2006 - 9:43 PM

Lovely smooth calm water in the foreground makes this super

Peter

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flakeyflower
21 Apr 2006 - 10:52 PM

Stunning shot, looks lovely

lynne

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glenalva e2 Member 8324 forum postsglenalva vcard Scotland
22 Apr 2006 - 12:23 AM

Lovely serene scene.....

Alison

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dave thelens
22 Apr 2006 - 12:29 AM

my type of shot .. love it

Dave

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Jou©o
Jou©o  1056 forum posts Finland
22 Apr 2006 - 2:09 AM

Excellent use of filters, Paavo!
Im thinking of purchasing Lee or Cokin filter system to my new toy...

Jouko

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lloydee  10247 forum posts
22 Apr 2006 - 4:34 AM

love this kind of composition with the stone bolders and the sea. Your sky just adds to the great atmosphere/mood

lloyd

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Consulo  10768 forum posts Scotland10 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2006 - 7:01 AM

Looking like money very well spent. Smile

Michael.

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