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Golden Moment

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kel55 4 8 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2013 8:46PM
Amazing shot v1works best for me

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11 Nov 2013 8:52PM
Wonderful light. I think out of the two I prefer the warmer V2. Also I think the sky looks a bit more natural on V2 (on my screen anyway).
Cliff
11 Nov 2013 9:05PM
Thanks Cliff. The sky was changing by the second and was murder to process as it contained both hot and cold. As I recall I was freezing and wet Grin
Alun
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
11 Nov 2013 9:22PM
As usual I'd have to sit on the fence, Alun. The sky in v2 does look more natural but I much prefer the greens and the greater contrast of v1. The light probably is quite realistic in v2 but the colours are a bit too red for my taste. v1 has the impact, v2 is softer and closer to reality.

Dave

(does there need to be a comparison, keep both as versions, I'm sure there'll be a bit of a split vote)
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
11 Nov 2013 9:23PM
Hard to comment on something one has never seen-- both image work for different reasons!
Richsr 9 91 223 England
11 Nov 2013 9:25PM
V2 for Alun - the depth is better IMHO.
R.
11 Nov 2013 9:28PM
V2

Dave
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2013 9:30PM
V2 for me as I must be a light person

Brings out the distant mountains a tad more

Adrian
This for me is stunning...
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
11 Nov 2013 9:42PM
I too must sit on the fence over preference for this duo, Alun: I always prefer natural colouring and I am not sure which the bill the better.
Always nice to see images from this geologically very active part of Skye.
R.
11 Nov 2013 9:52PM
Thanks guys. That dawn played havoc with colour. The raws themselves combine oranges and cyans in a way I've never seen in any other landscape I've taken.
saeidNL 7 3 Netherlands
11 Nov 2013 10:37PM
Wonderful captures,v2 is my favoriet ,
Saeid
marktc Plus
6 86 14 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2013 10:50PM
I
Not sitting on the fence. Two great images but for me v1 is the clear winner Alun stunningly good
Irishkate Plus
6 38 102 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2013 11:20PM
Much as I love warm everthing, I prefer V1 for more natural looking scene
although I daresay V2 was just as real.
Awesome image and scenery.
KateGrinGrinGrin
12 Nov 2013 3:49AM
Amazing warm light, fantastic image!
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2013 7:20AM
v2 for me alun but both are stunning captures Wink
andy
Mollycat Plus
3 11 2 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2013 7:42AM
Beautiful landscapes lovely warmth in two. Peter.
IanBurton 7 80 7 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2013 8:01AM
Both processed very well, but V1 for me. I think the sky is more dramatic and colouring on the landscape is more natural.
Ian
12 Nov 2013 8:18AM
Two wonderful landscape images. I pefer V1, as I think the light and shadows are more dramatic. But both outstanding.

Phil.
geffers7 Plus
6 45 1 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2013 8:47AM
Both are great Alun but I'm edging towards V2 as I prefer the skySmile
Geoff
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
12 Nov 2013 10:55AM
Fantastic Light Alun..well done
Tom.
Bee76 6 17 England
12 Nov 2013 12:37PM
A very good capture Alun irrespective of any comparison.

It is a good exercise though so if I were to be picky I'd opt for elements from each.... Sky - I'd keep the more natural looking sky from V2 but combine it with the portion of warm light on the left hand side of V1. Land - I'd keep everthing in the fore and mid ground from V1 as it has much more impact and natural looking contrast plus the haze from V2 on the left hand side is distracting. I particularly love the light and detail on the facing slope of the hill/mountain (whatever you call it) just beyond the 2nd lake/loch or whatever you call it - I'm from East Anglia and we don't have those strange things here Blush

Either way, a cracking shot!

Cheers,
Barney
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
12 Nov 2013 2:48PM
I prefer v2 it looks sortof more natural.
they are both very stunning,thought!
Gerryrys 4 1 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2013 4:00PM
V1 for me. Very nice.

Gerry
almiles 7 38 102 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2013 4:22PM
V1 has the drama, contrast and colour impact so I can see why you led with it. The colour on the land looks more natural to my eyes which I also prefer. A strikingly beautiful image thanks to the dramatic light.
Niknut Plus
6 1.3k 69 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2013 4:37PM
Gorgeous shot !!......lovely light & colors.....but prefer V1 as per Dave (Whiterose) !!Smile
12 Nov 2013 5:51PM
Thanks. Your comments and reasoning are very welcome. Being somewhat of a purist I can honestly say I've never replaced a sky in my life but as these were taken only a few frames away from each other perhaps I'll have a go at combining the two as per Barney's suggestion. Very grateful to Tom for his UA - cheers, m8
Alun
martin.w 14 448 22 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2013 7:25PM
Difficult, but for me V2 shades it Wink
jeanie Plus
12 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2013 7:29PM
Wowser!!! Wanna boot it!!! But will have to wait till tomorrow!!!

Smile
zapar40 6 66 5 Wales
12 Nov 2013 9:53PM
stunning views and beautiful colours, both done extremely well, nice one Alun.
ant.
Kenfromsot 8 57 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2013 11:32PM
V2 for me Alun. A more natural sky, warmer land and a better depth through the scene.

Ken
13 Nov 2013 10:37AM
Sometimes in the early morning the colours are nearer to V2 but whatever you did has opened the shadows and the walls have lost the wonderful shadows and that excellent definition.

Hands down for V1 every time.

Dougie
robway 11 318 Wales
13 Nov 2013 12:04PM
Both shots are superb and the light glorious but I tend to lean towards v1 as I like the darker colder light.
John
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2013 7:39PM
stunning light and v1.
regards
Yung
derekhansen Plus
8 210 24 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2013 7:58PM
Fantastic shot Alun. I prefer the color of v1. It just seems a little more varied and balanced.
Derek
jeanie Plus
12 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2013 8:12PM
Just came back to boot this... and this was what I got;

Quote:This photo was uploaded at 11 Nov 2013 - 8:41 PM you can only give your award to photos uploaded on or after 12/11/2013.


I thought I could boot something from yesterday - ah well consider it virtually booted Grin
13 Nov 2013 8:25PM
Why thanks, Jeanie. I consider myself well and truly bootyfied Smile
Alan_Coles 10 177 11 Wales
16 Nov 2013 11:11AM
To have that light in that location....dreams are made of this...superb Smile
J_Tom 6 2 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2013 11:23PM
Such beautiful light I wish to be there really great shot Wink

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