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Glen Etive 2 (square)

By jeanie    
OK, Sorry to bore you.....

I have taken on board some suggestions with regards my last upload;- I removed some of the bottom of the image but the also removed some sky to balance the picture - ended up as a square crop. Also altered the contrast a bit... and had a bit of a play with the water..

So - the question is - Is it better, or not?

Over to you

Smile


Quote:Jeanie - tell people what kind of a day this was taken on !! - it would really inspire others to go out with their cameras and shoot in the pouring rain !
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yup - it was raining, and when it was not raining it was misty/drizzly, and I spent more time wiping the lens than taking photos : )


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Tags: Scotland Glencoe Water Waterfall Tree Mist Glen etive Landscape and travel

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Comments


20 Mar 2006 10:32PM
Good capture...Great atmosphere, composition and superbly executed. Beautiful

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cdm36 16 391 7 England
20 Mar 2006 10:33PM
They both work Jeanie, but this is the best of the two imo, Smile.

Chris.
keithh 16 25.7k 33 Wallis And Futuna
20 Mar 2006 10:36PM
maybe one of the best I've seen from here
davidcollins 14 108 1 Scotland
20 Mar 2006 10:39PM
yup i think this shot is better in the other the eye is drawn to the black water at the bottom of the shot .it is still a good shot this one is more fluid.
Jasbe 15 116 England
20 Mar 2006 10:39PM
Brilliant shot, excellent composition, stunning water movement. Well done.
Jason
daviewat 16 4.1k Scotland
20 Mar 2006 10:39PM
Yip 100% better I think Smile) brings out the sheer raw drama of the scene without the distraction of a large water FG Smile)


Dave
Miles Herbert 17 1.9k 4 United Kingdom
20 Mar 2006 10:40PM
It's certainly more striking like this, so yes, I guess that for me it works better.
mark494 17 3 England
20 Mar 2006 10:41PM
Works well in square format.

Mark
Westers 15 3.9k 1 Burkina Faso
20 Mar 2006 10:50PM
Yep, this is by far the better of the two.
DouglasLatham 14 454 England
20 Mar 2006 10:52PM
Thats better Jeanie i love the square crop .

Dougie
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Chant57 Plus
14 395 3 United Kingdom
20 Mar 2006 10:58PM
Both are stunning images, this brings out the drama of the scene more than the portrait version, because of the crop to the water.
C
beaniebabe 14 2.3k England
20 Mar 2006 11:06PM
jeanie it's lovely and I think this is a nose in front of the other one Smile

Angie x
Boyd 16 11.2k 11 Wales
20 Mar 2006 11:07PM
This is a cracker.
firzhugh 15 13 New Zealand
20 Mar 2006 11:09PM
great composition and exposure
DolphinLady 14 54 1 Wales
20 Mar 2006 11:12PM
Wow !This is absolutely fantastic
shane 16 7 United Kingdom
20 Mar 2006 11:14PM
Stunning, really very beautiful indeed. Just looked at the last one and this is better by a clear mile

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shane
sut68 16 2.0k 76 England
20 Mar 2006 11:15PM
Better, much better!!!

The crop takes away some of the 'open-ness' of the original and makes for a much tighter composition. Fabulous stuff Jeanie.

Paul
Alison_S 14 339 United Kingdom
20 Mar 2006 11:17PM
I really like them both, but this one certainly does have more impact......love what you've done here.

Alison
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
20 Mar 2006 11:18PM
Thank you ever so much, each and all - I am so pleased I uploaded at the risk of being boring now.... Yesterdays advice paid off.

Jeanie
StevenHanna 17 296 United Kingdom
20 Mar 2006 11:18PM
Like both versions but think I prefer this one. Cracker of an image.

Steven
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gwyn h 16 432
20 Mar 2006 11:20PM
Yes!

Gwyn :o)
MarkT 15 119 2 England
20 Mar 2006 11:21PM
Superb shot.

Mark.
Blenkinsopp 14 320 4 England
20 Mar 2006 11:22PM
think this creates a stronger atmosphere than the previous one and the mist has more impact on the scene
- great image
sunshot 15 24 United Kingdom
20 Mar 2006 11:25PM
superb water motion, excellent capture, well taken
John_Duckett 16 386 2 Norfolk Island
20 Mar 2006 11:28PM
I recon an RC could just be the 1st reward Jeanie. Simply stunning

John
jeza 14 England
20 Mar 2006 11:29PM
Clicked on this picture as it is your most recent,just so i could comment on your brilliant P/F.Only just come across your work,i have to say it is very very good.
Jerry.
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
20 Mar 2006 11:32PM
Thank you Jerry, and thank you for all your lovely comments.....

Jeanie
CanonMan 18 586 4 England
20 Mar 2006 11:34PM
Wow. Great shot. Love the water and the misty background. Excellent composition. Spot on. Missed your previous one, but the square shot definitely works better for me.
riprap007 15 1.6k 37 England
20 Mar 2006 11:35PM
cracking capture!
lucinka 14 Kuwait
20 Mar 2006 11:39PM
Jeanie, your great collection encourage me to go out and shoot even in bad weather as the result is simply fantastic. Lucie
Ajay 15 149
20 Mar 2006 11:43PM
Also missed your previous upload, just had a look, like it, but prefer the square format. Very impressive.

Alan
iansamuel 16 271 United Kingdom
20 Mar 2006 11:49PM
A square crop can work really well if you fill it well, like this, which is excellent. I love the mist and the way it is kind of mirrored in the milky water.

ian
ChristineL 15 39 United Kingdom
20 Mar 2006 11:55PM
I think this has more impact and I love square format, but the other works beautifully too,
Chris.
MikeBonsall 14 474 3 Guernsey
20 Mar 2006 11:57PM
a much stronger composition Jeanie. I'm getting more and more drawn to the square format...so if anyone's got an old Hasselblad they don't know what to do with Wink
Jaye 14 3
21 Mar 2006 12:05AM
I like this look for landscapes but both are beautiful...Judith
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 12:06AM
Thank you, I really appreciate all this feedback.

Jeanie
vaughar 16 242 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 12:50AM
Much prefer this one to the other, plenty of atmosphere and detail. Didn't like the empty spaces on the other, even though they balanced each other.
PeterBee 14 35 5 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 1:36AM
Superb - The square format siuts this really well!
TelStar 15 116 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 1:52AM
Yes, this one Jeanie; beautiful.
Pete Plus
19 18.8k 97 England
21 Mar 2006 1:59AM
The square crop on this really works well. I'd be tempted to wrm the shot up a touch, but still fantastic Smile
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 2:08AM
Good Heavens, Thank you Pete!!!!
(just rang Trev at work all excited and he just didn't understand why I was excited!
sut68 16 2.0k 76 England
21 Mar 2006 2:08AM
... and congrats now on the EC too - Angie will be jealous.

Paul
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 2:09AM
ps; meant to warm it up and forgot - did not want make a mess like yesterday : )
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 2:10AM
Thanks Rob, Pete, Terry and Paul (lol - I won't tell her if you dont)..

Jeanie
DouglasLatham 14 454 England
21 Mar 2006 2:22AM
Well done on the EC Jeanie

Dougie
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 2:24AM
Cheers Dougie!
John_Horner 14 12 2 England
21 Mar 2006 2:45AM
Wow! Jeanette.
Truly a wonderful and creative photograph. You have just ticked all the boxes with this superb image.
Well done sounds patronising but isnt meant as such.
John
click! click! click!
P.s. Congratulations on the so well desreved EC and RC. APPLAUSE.
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 2:47AM
Not patronising at all John - thanks for your thoughts : )

Jeanie
csurry 18 9.2k 92
21 Mar 2006 2:56AM
Oh my god! What is the world coming to? Jeanie has an EC...











and very well deserved it is too!
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 3:00AM
LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!
I am just as stunned (and thrilled)..
21 Mar 2006 3:08AM
The flow of the water has been captured beautifully.
Cracking image.
John
Ade_Osman 17 4.5k 36 England
21 Mar 2006 3:13AM
Well done Jeanie!......Very deserving!

Ade
mattmatic 16 598
21 Mar 2006 3:18AM
Perfect in square Wink
Matt
daviewat 16 4.1k Scotland
21 Mar 2006 3:28AM
We will have to tie the woman down now Smile))
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 3:32AM
: )


Thanks John, Ade, Matt and Davie
KathyW 16 1.8k 12 Norfolk Island
21 Mar 2006 3:34AM
Well done!!!!!!!!

Kathy Smile))
21 Mar 2006 3:34AM
Guaranteed your face will ache reallllyyy badly by tonight from smiling so much Smile Well done me dear, richly deserved. K.
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 3:37AM
LOL Thanks K and Kathy
(how can you see from down there K????) hee hee
martinl 16 269 2 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 3:39AM
Both excellent images, but this one pips it for the way the crop tightens everything up.

Well done on the EC

Martin
Glynn Plus
14 1.2k 1 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 3:41AM
Looks great in any format. Superb shot.

Glynn.
21 Mar 2006 3:46AM
LOL! Watch this one top 100 by the end of the day or I owe you a glass of wine, or two Wink
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 3:48AM
Thanks you Martin and Glyn.

K - yer on Missy! (get that corkscrew ready)
pacman 16 29 Ireland
21 Mar 2006 4:51AM
top class, excellent shot
JouŠo 16 56 Finland
21 Mar 2006 4:55AM
Boooooooooooooooooooooring...
















...just kidding ; )

This IS amazing, Jeanie!

CONGRATS ON WELL DESERVED EC!

K&H ; )

Jouko
IanA 16 3.0k 12 England
21 Mar 2006 5:07AM
Think you have the answer!

Wink)
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 5:21AM
Thank you Paul, Jouko (k&h!) and Ian...
Certainly did get my answer didn't I : )

Jeanie
TeresaH 15 1.1k United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 6:23AM
Well done Jeanie, very well deserved.

Teresa
ThomasGorman 16 87 Scotland
21 Mar 2006 6:26AM
Lovely shot, great composition and atmosphere captured. Congrats on the award!
Tg.
Kris_Dutson 17 8.2k 1 England
21 Mar 2006 6:28AM
very well done Jeanie - pleased as punch for you. Smile

Getting rid of the glacier in the foreground worked then. Wink

Kris.
helendixon 16 30 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 6:32AM
Absolutely spot on, the square format has lifted the shot to new heights. Congratulations and well deserved.

Helen.
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 6:35AM
LOL @ Kris,
Thank you Teresa, TG, Kris and Helen...

Jeanie
edrhodes 15 548 13 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 7:01AM
Congratulations Jeanie, fully deserved.

Ed..
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 7:07AM
Thanks Ed,
And thanks Brian for the mod. Another good one.. happy to relieve the boredom : )

Jeanie
Dotrob 14 Wales
21 Mar 2006 7:12AM
I missed the first upload,but this square image is fantastic.Well done.
Dot
dalischone 15 295 Scotland
21 Mar 2006 7:31AM
Another cracker Jeanie, always was wonderful no matter which way you look at it.

Many congrats on your EC, well done missus!

Tracy
GillyB Plus
15 317 8 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 8:01AM
Excellent composition and congrats on a very well deserved EC!
gill
Sixlegs 14
21 Mar 2006 8:09AM
Great composition. Nicely taken. Well done.
stevie 16 1.2k 2 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 8:15AM
Just about perfect, I love it!
martin.w Plus
18 598 23 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 8:21AM
A wonderfully atmospheric landscape, well done on a fully deserved EC.
cdm36 16 391 7 England
21 Mar 2006 8:25AM
Now there'll be no livin with you, lol.

Congrats Jeanie.

Chris.
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 8:35AM
Thanks indeed Dot, Tracy, Gill, Sixlegs, Stevie, Martin and Chris (lol!).

Jeanie
Pete_g 15 327 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 8:48AM
Outstanding Jeanie...very well deserved.
ghibby 14 101 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 9:17AM
Different league! I was very impressed with yesterdays upload but this blows it away. The water is lovely and really captures the feeling of movement as well as retaining more detail.

A seriously well deserved EC, you must be chuffed!

Ben
DouglasLatham 14 454 England
21 Mar 2006 9:28AM
woo Jeanie almost at 100 super

Dougie
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 9:30AM
LOL!!!!! K has to get the wine in if it doesn't!
(her decision not mine)
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 9:31AM
Thank you Pete and Ben. I cannot believe how this has done and I only put it up as a comparision....
BerthaDBluze 15 19
21 Mar 2006 9:38AM
Wow! I thought I liked it before. This is a huge improvement over an already great shot! Congrats on the EC too! Smile
silburkp 15 3 England
21 Mar 2006 9:39AM
Stunning composition, great light and colours.
21 Mar 2006 10:10AM
6....... Wink
PatrickSmith 15 1.2k 2 United States
21 Mar 2006 10:13AM
A comparison?? Well, I think we know which one wins! And the other one was super I thought. Congrats and well deserved!
Patrick
21 Mar 2006 10:18AM
5..... Wink)
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 10:18AM
Thank you very much Bertha, Kelvin and Patrick..

LOL @ K - 5!
DouglasLatham 14 454 England
21 Mar 2006 10:24AM
Just 5 to go Jeanie

Dougie
sooty 36 16 14 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 10:25AM
Cracking shot. Well deserved EC/RC
Chris
21 Mar 2006 10:25AM
4 Smile)) lol
21 Mar 2006 10:28AM
Excellent in all ways Jeanie, Hearty congratulations on the EC, you deserve all the acolades thrown at you.

All the very best
Dougie
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 10:30AM
LOL. so long as I dont get bruised Dougie : )

Thanks Chris...

3 K Smile
Bexphoto 15 106 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 10:34AM
Wow, what else can I add?

Just CONGRATULATIONS, I know you are chuffed to bits!

Bex
x
Bexphoto 15 106 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 10:35AM
Oooh 2 to go! ;o)
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 10:36AM
LOL Yup... and K is closer to having all that wine to herself, arent you K!!

Thank you Bex

Jeanie
DouglasLatham 14 454 England
21 Mar 2006 10:36AM
Just not to much wine tonight Jeanie .

Dougie
21 Mar 2006 10:37AM
oops I've missed a few lol! I've opened the bottle Wink
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 10:37AM
Not going to get any if K wins her prediction....


: (
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 10:37AM
but then again... I may find some lurking in the house..... : )
DouglasLatham 14 454 England
21 Mar 2006 10:39AM
i'm sure you will .
Atlas 17 621 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 10:43AM
A dream of a scene ☼☼☼☼☼

Rob
DouglasLatham 14 454 England
21 Mar 2006 10:44AM
woo Jeanie only 1 to go .... Smile
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 10:46AM
ooh I am having kittens... I could never play bingo!!!!!!!!!!
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 10:46AM
Rob - thank you : )))
IanFlindt 15 740 21 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 10:53AM
I am so chuffed to be able to be the 100th to click on this extraordinary image. Well done, Jeanie, on your EC - richly, richly deserved. This is one hugely impressive, magnificent, awe-inspiring image. I'm stunned.
DouglasLatham 14 454 England
21 Mar 2006 10:54AM
well done Jeanie Smile the big 100

Dougie

x
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 10:56AM
**** Just climbing off the ceiling ****
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 10:58AM
Corr - K!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 10:59AM
Doug - thanks for all that support..
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 11:00AM
Ian, Thank you very much for being 100! I am stunned that I did that in 1 day...
how do I follow that???....
21 Mar 2006 11:02AM
Smile))))))))))))))))))))
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 11:03AM
LOL !!!!!!!!!!!!! It aint empty now K - Cheers hic!

Jeanie
x
MalcolmM Plus
14 1.5k 5 Scotland
21 Mar 2006 11:12AM
One of the best I've seen on this site.
chase Plus
14 1.7k 412 England
21 Mar 2006 11:12AM
Well done in all departments.
Janet
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 11:18AM
Thank you Malcolm and Janet...

Jeanie
(with a very big grin)
beaniebabe 14 2.3k England
21 Mar 2006 11:38AM
Me is not JEALOUS said with gritted teeth Wink

Congratulations and did you really think I wouldn't find it??? ...lol...

Angie x
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 11:40AM
tried to hide it from you...........

LOL !!
Thanks Angie

Jeanie
liparig 16 233 United States
21 Mar 2006 11:40AM
simply stunning shot
joe
gwyn h 16 432
21 Mar 2006 11:48AM
WOW, many congratulations on the EC Jeanie, visited earlier before Pete, I liked it then, I like it even more now!!! Well done indeed.

Gwyn
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 11:52AM
Thank you Joe and Thank you Gwyn....

Jeanie
: )
21 Mar 2006 12:05PM
Excellent image.
Congrats on EC.

Simon
Kris_Dutson 17 8.2k 1 England
21 Mar 2006 12:11PM
i knew I should have charged you more for that tripod....

Wink

Kris.
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 12:12PM
LOL - I will never sell it, now matter how much I fall out with the ruddy octapus!!! : )
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 12:14PM
Thank you Simon : )

Jeanie
kinfatric 15 550 9 Scotland
21 Mar 2006 12:33PM
beautiful Jeanie, well done
Paul_Barr 15 544 Scotland
21 Mar 2006 12:41PM
Just in from work and seen this. An EC and 110 clicks.

That nice Scottish weather in Glen Etive paid off for you after all.

Well done.

Paul
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 12:43PM
Thanks Kin.
Thanks Paul - lucky I have self timer though - cos the seconds counting down were used to wipe the lens from all the rain spots!!!!!!!!

Jeanie
Maddie 15 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 12:49PM
well done jeanie well deserved
Daisy_intheMill 16 145 1 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 12:52PM
Beautiful, beautiful - weellll done!!
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 12:59PM
Thank you Maddie and Jude.

: )
bliba Plus
14 2 Austria
21 Mar 2006 1:15PM
awesome !!!
DouglasLatham 14 454 England
21 Mar 2006 1:35PM
Woo Jeanie just came on to check how it was doing and it's at 116 if i see you before november i'll bring you a bottle of wine . lol

Dougie
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 1:37PM
LOL I am not modelling: )
DouglasLatham 14 454 England
21 Mar 2006 1:41PM
didn't ask .... lol
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 1:43PM
: )

Ok
DouglasLatham 14 454 England
21 Mar 2006 1:57PM
just don't share it with Bex or well never get her away from the Cameras .... Sorry Bex .. lol
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 2:00PM
LOL - I am more than happy to share - she is ace (and while she is modelling I am happy to sit back and relax)
Big Bri 19 16.6k United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 2:01PM
looks a bit soft to me.




Wink
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2006 2:03PM
you're the one who's soft xx
Ceciliat 15 6 Philippines