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Scaleber Force

By pfheyes  
I fancied a break from the mountain cloud shots, so here's one of a certain much-togged waterfall. ;o)

This is a slightly different composition from the the first Scaleber upload. No filters were used on this shot. The lighting was quite gloomy and I didn't really need to use filters to get a long exposure for the water movement.

I exposed right to get as much shadow detail as possible without blowing the highlights. I then took multiple 'exposures' in the RAW conversion and blended in Photoshop to hold back the highlights in the final version.

Critique away. Thanks for looking.


Tags: Landscape and travel

Voters: martin.w, proberts, mark494 and 39 more

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proberts Plus
13 218 4 Wales
12 Feb 2006 4:49AM
Stunning shot Pete.Fabulous comp and water.

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martin.w Plus
15 503 22 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2006 4:50AM
Way above me how you got it, but the result is superb!.
12 Feb 2006 4:53AM
Nice shot. Click

sunshot Plus
13 24 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2006 4:54AM
excellent detail throughout this shot!! great water movement, it's a cracker, well taken.

proberts Plus
13 218 4 Wales
12 Feb 2006 4:59AM
Did you try this in B&W after Pete?
12 Feb 2006 5:01AM
Great shot!
12 Feb 2006 5:58AM
Nice Pop of Green in this shot Pete. Good catch on the shutter too..
martinproe Plus
12 293 5 England
12 Feb 2006 6:21AM
I love the exposure timing on this and the mossy background. Lovely result.
DP_Imagery Plus
13 24 6 Wales
12 Feb 2006 6:24AM
A1 stuff - would love to offer critique, but can't find anything to be 'critique-al' about Wink All the best. Bruce.
JouŠo Plus
13 56 Finland
12 Feb 2006 6:27AM
Another wondeful shot, Pete!
Wish I had my own waterfall shot : (

chase Plus
12 1.1k 246 England
12 Feb 2006 6:34AM
Very well worked,a good composition,lovely timing.
PhotoSnapper 12 5 1 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2006 6:56AM
Very nice detail in the shadows. An all round great shot !

pfheyes Plus
13 254 1 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2006 7:22AM
Thanks all!

Hi Andrew - I haven't tried a mono on this yet. I will have a go sometime though! Smile

lobsterboy Plus
14 14.9k 13 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2006 8:10AM
Such a familiar place..and I've never been there Smile This looks good to me, I can't find fault. Though I like the idea of B&W as the colours are so subtle it should work.
12 Feb 2006 8:11AM
Hello Pete, this is the type of settings to head for on a dull day...your exposure on the water is perfect and capturing the greenery of the mosses balances your shot beautifully.
Alison_S Plus
12 339 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2006 8:15AM
Great shot, the waterfalls look beautiful and I love the mossy green tree-roots and rocks.

martinl Plus
14 269 2 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2006 8:44AM
Super shot Pete.
Whatever work you did was worth it.
pfheyes Plus
13 254 1 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2006 10:11AM
Thanks everyone.

gwyn h Plus
13 432
12 Feb 2006 10:40AM
Have an RC on me Mr H...just pop a cheque for the usual amount in the post!

Your choice of shutter speed spot on, with so much detail available in the shadows...glad to see that your close scrunity of my waterfall images has paid off for you ;o)

MalcolmM Plus
12 838 5 Scotland
12 Feb 2006 10:42AM
Fine detail & water effect. Tree & mosses add colour & interest.
kinfatric Plus
13 550 9 Scotland
12 Feb 2006 10:42AM
I know of no area close to me that would present such an opportunity for a shot such as this so to me its majestic Smile
pfheyes Plus
13 254 1 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2006 8:44PM
LOL @ Gwyn. Smile

Thanks all.

jaktis Plus
14 84 Sweden
12 Feb 2006 11:51PM
Another beauty

13 Feb 2006 3:45AM
Best viewed large :o)
Exposure & composition spot on.

Paulbee Plus
13 41 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2006 4:48AM
Wonderful shot, real feel of a gloomy day.
pfheyes Plus
13 254 1 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2006 4:54AM
Thanks chaps.

MarkT Plus
13 119 2 England
13 Feb 2006 10:27AM
Superb exposure and comp.

pfheyes Plus
13 254 1 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2006 11:13PM
Thanks Mark.

20 Feb 2006 7:52AM
Beautifully serene Smile
pfheyes Plus
13 254 1 United Kingdom
20 Feb 2006 10:33PM
Thank you Smile


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