Buttermere Pines

By ColouredImages    
This is an image you haven't seen before and I was about to bin until I duplicated it twice, ran it through photomatix and then finished it off in lightroom and neat image.

I've only had lightroom for a couple of days and still getting used to it, but love it to bits....any other tips would be greatly appreciated to help me find my way round it quicker.

Tags: Digitally manipulated Landscape and travel

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Comments


Beautiful Scene Mike,,Not coming up sharp on my screen mate.....Regards John

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AnnChown Plus
6 197 1 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2011 6:09PM
Fabulous! I taught myself with the Scott Kelby book. Not a quick fix I know but it taught me a lot
Ann
13 Oct 2011 6:18PM
Thanks John...looks OK on mine ???
Mike
13 Oct 2011 6:33PM
Done to death but still worth another shot. Well done.
Glyn1 Plus
6 4 1 England
13 Oct 2011 6:41PM
Looks a cracking image to me Wink

Glyn
13 Oct 2011 6:50PM
Excellent view
Looks great to me! Wish I was there.
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.5k 148 England
13 Oct 2011 7:18PM
Nicely done. Like the sunlit top of Haystacks reflected in the lake.

Dave
13 Oct 2011 7:26PM
Whatever you have done it has produced a stunning result
Seems sharp enough on my screen
A great shot of one of the most popular views in the Lakes
But Oh so different
13 Oct 2011 7:32PM
strangely enough i did thet just recently ''on the clyde'' with an image copied it twice then run it through the same program and bingo liked the result not quite as stunnign as your Mike nice one

Graham GrinGrinGrin
ketch Plus
8 770 50 Turks And Caicos Islands
13 Oct 2011 7:36PM
Lots of tough competition for this image - but this has to be right up there with the very very best.
13 Oct 2011 7:38PM
Great image.
Sylvia
13 Oct 2011 7:43PM
Thanks for the positive response ladies and gents, much appreciatedSmile
Mike
zanzibarwinds 12 205 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2011 8:14PM
Super shot Mike, like the mirrored symmetry
13 Oct 2011 8:35PM
Lovely shot, Mike.

I really enjoy these lakeside images of yours.

I think in this case the image would benefit from a little more contrast/bite, if you don't mind me saying.

Try duplicating the layer and set the blend mode to:
Multiply; opacity 25 - 35%
or
Overlay; opacity 35 - 55%
or
Soft Light; opacity 45 - 75%

See what you think! Wink

You may or may not agree. Personally, I think all of these would give your image that little something extra Smile

Got to admit, I never get tired of these - wish I lived close enough to try some of my own!

Cheers

Bill
Trev_B Plus
9 146 68 England
13 Oct 2011 8:37PM
Well done Mike looks pin sharp on my macbook, great colours nicely engineered.

Trev
13 Oct 2011 8:52PM
Thanks for that Bill. Unfortunately I am without PS at the moment. Just working with lightroom otherwise I would give your suggestion a go. I have been working on it again tonight and the result is a very slightly more punchy result but I can only upload so many of these. Once back up and running with PS, will give your suggestion a whirl

Mike
13 Oct 2011 9:12PM
Stunning shot
mike
14 Oct 2011 3:05AM
I agree absolutely, stunning shot.
KingBee Plus
9 442 2 Scotland
14 Oct 2011 10:51AM
Utterly captivating - like a wonderfully executed watercolour.
14 Oct 2011 10:56AM
Cheers Bob, that's what I was trying to achieve
Mike
h4rsx Plus
6 17 5 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2011 11:14AM
Glad you didn't bin it, great reflections and lovely light just clipping the top of the mountain.
14 Oct 2011 2:44PM
awesome
bunSmile
Lillian Plus
6 21 16 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2011 3:06PM
Beautiful
Lillian
ianrobinson Plus
6 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2011 1:49AM
wow what a woderful superb shot love it, both images are fantastic Wink
24 Jan 2012 1:42PM
Eye catcher. Stupefying!! Wink

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