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Autumn over Coniston Water

By Hemmers
A rare sunny day in Autumn, tried to make the most of it.

Tags: Landscape and travel

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Emu72 7 7 1 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2010 8:05PM
Horizon first and foremost appears to be leaning to the left, I have not checked it but would say it is out by 1 degree.

Otherwise a lovely capture, I would have liked to see more of the shadow of the trees in the f/g also, but otherwise an excellent shot.


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Jestertheclown 8 7.4k 249 England
2 Dec 2010 10:45PM
Landscapes aren't really my thing but I do rather like this.
To cope with the brightness of the sky in the background the camera has exposed it in such a way that the foreground shadows are very dark. I've uploaded a mod. in which I've simply tweaked it using the shadows/highlights tool.
I placed the ruler across the horizon and I'm not sure that it needs adjusting. If it does, it's by the tiniest margin. I've a feeling that the crooked trees, particularly the one on the right might be causing an optical ilusion.
I also applied autotone, although again, I'm not sure it's an improvement and I've sharpened it just a tiny bit.
All done in CS5.
Hope it's OK.

paulbroad 9 116 1064 United Kingdom
3 Dec 2010 4:33PM
I get the feeling of a slight lean, but this is very simple and very nice. A very good image.


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