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14 Jun 2008 10:46PM
Lovely shot, really captures the serenity of the scene

Debs

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14 Jun 2008 10:50PM
Beautiful capture....the light is superb
BeiK 10 7 Scotland
14 Jun 2008 11:01PM
good...but you need to straighten up your horizon!
Bitte
wyatturp 10 2 England
14 Jun 2008 11:14PM
As said straighten up your horizon! well done

DougSmile
starliz 11 1.6k 3 England
14 Jun 2008 11:45PM
nicely composed shot Ryan won`t mention the horizon Smile lovely warm reflected light on the water from the sun.
The swan is a good FG interest as is the water ripples,well taken.
Andrew_Hurley 9 71 73 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2008 12:16AM
Hi Quinny,

Great image and dramatic lighting but as it's been said the horizon is not straight.

(I usually Select All - Select - Transform Selection, right click on image - skew and just pull up the lowest side from the corner and click on the tick. There are probably some other ways of straightening horizons but this method works for me. Also if you press CTRL + , you get a grid to make sure that it is straight. If you know all this already, my humblest of apologies.)
Ray42 7 3 England
15 Jun 2008 7:28AM
Goo shot with nice lighting and the swan in right place. But as Andrew says the horizon lets it down. I usually use the ruler along the horizon, go to rotate canvas and select arbitary and say OK
15 Jun 2008 8:28PM
thanks for all your comments ad advice i need to get use to the photoshop programme but all advice needed
thanks
Paddy 13 254 8 England
26 Jun 2008 2:38PM
Lovely light & colour ... the swan bathed in light

you know I knew nothing about PS until I started here, I used to get stuck so many times but with the help of others & just playing with PS on an image to see what each thing did you get used to it ...
a simple way to straighten your horizon is just click
Image
select rotate canvas
then select arbitrary
you then tilt it either to the right or left in .25 --- .05 ... 1,2, 3 & so on till you get it level not hard just need to practice
I'm about always happy to help, just send me a message, I'll help if I can ... thanks Paddy
I like this shot, the light around swan sets it off....Click
iskier 8 Poland
18 Aug 2008 10:38PM
Well, the light and the composition is just great. And now you know everything about the horizon, too...

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