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Escape

By JonoRenton  
Description
I love the minimal feel to this, and yet, in reality there is a lot going on. I used two ND8 filters to get the right exposure on the water crashing over the rocks at high speed. This left a nice white texture with a hint of blue. It was taken in Banff, near the large waterfall in the centre, a bit tourist attraction, which didn't appeal to me so i wandered further up the river to to get some different shots. I really like the rocks in the distance as well, both rocks remind me of mountain peaks in the snow.

Post-Processing
I decided to give it a square crop, removing some highlighted water above and empty space below, i think it works. I edited this in the RAW support for CS3, changed the temperature a little bit and the tint to bring out the original colours that the ND filters removed. Again, i have a lot of similar shots to this, but picked out this one.

Tags: Rocks Water Abstract Long exposure Close-up and macro Waterscape Longexposure Landscape and travel Wildlife and nature

Voters: graeme34, digitalcaptive, photogary and 11 more


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Comments


8 Dec 2007 2:56PM
Water exposure is spot on and love the rocks just coming through

Graeme

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8 Dec 2007 2:58PM
Really effective, I like how the uppermost part of the rocks have stayed pin sharp throughout the exposure, great crop.
alfpics Plus
14 360 England
8 Dec 2007 3:06PM
Lovely effect - nice capture.
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Andy
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12 14.7k 13 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2007 3:15PM
Yup - looks like mountains in the mistr to me. Nicely done.
Chris
Great shot. It absolutely looks like mountain peaks at first viewing.
tigertimb 8 40 66 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2007 3:30PM
Wonderfully emotive shot and I love the close crop that makes it feel like mountains in the clouds.
Tim
Looks good to me, I like the tight crop
Clive
GalleryGirl 8 4 2 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2007 5:23PM
Gorgeous looking image. Good shot.
Marilyn x
8 Dec 2007 8:19PM
Great shot, and yes, I too thought of mountains in the clouds.

Dave
8 Dec 2007 10:56PM
Beautiful simplicity & contrasts.
Mia
27 Dec 2007 11:54PM
meh its okay Tongue

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