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hermin 14 2 Israel
3 Jan 2005 7:16AM
wow. perfect shutter control. congrats

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Looks superb in b&w. Click
u08mcb 14 5.8k
3 Jan 2005 7:29AM
Everything works well, can't think of anything to add by way of a critique.
sandro 13 3
3 Jan 2005 7:31AM
stevebutler 13 122 England
3 Jan 2005 7:38AM
Love the contrasting tones on this abstract..Great work.

Steve B!
AdrianTurner 14 350 Wales
3 Jan 2005 7:42AM
Thanks to all for commenting.

Hermin, thanks for the modified version, I can see that you have lightened it but would you mind providing the details of what you have done. This would be helpful to me and possibly others.

paul_indigo 14 259 United Kingdom
3 Jan 2005 7:43AM
Beautiful tones in this. I found the larger version a little grainier than I had expected.

Wonderful image.
den2il 14 203 England
3 Jan 2005 7:47AM
The mono tone works very well Adrian. Well spotted and executed.


markthompson 14 13 United Kingdom
3 Jan 2005 8:01AM
Great B&W tones, crop works well.
AdrianTurner 14 350 Wales
3 Jan 2005 8:05AM
Thanks Den

Thanks Mark

Thanks Paul: I agree with your comment about grain, this is not an excuse but an explanation;
you are looking at a crop of about 18% of the original RAW file.

My reasons for making this statement are two fold.

1. To acknowledge your critique, for which I am grateful.
2. As a reference for my own use and anyone else who may take an interest.

kerrang 13 Wales
3 Jan 2005 8:22AM
Love the shot, great take

3 Jan 2005 8:22AM
great shot and diff to se it in b&w crackin stuart
AdrianTurner 14 350 Wales
3 Jan 2005 8:23AM
Cheers Tim & Stuart
icafe 14 19 Canada
3 Jan 2005 8:30AM
I like everything about this beautiful capture and crop, especially the different directions of water and the well defined rocks in its way.
AdrianTurner 14 350 Wales
3 Jan 2005 8:37AM
Thank you Arthur

mark 13
3 Jan 2005 8:49AM
Very good shot, the B/W rock is great.
mr g 13 403 3 United Kingdom
3 Jan 2005 8:58AM
Strong image. Like the dark black of the rocks and the capture of the movement in the water. As Arthur has said, the water moving in different directions helps to make this strong shot
brian1208 Plus
15 11.4k 12 United Kingdom
3 Jan 2005 9:01AM
I'm not a fan of "Smokey Water" but the combination of direction and textural changes work for me in this shot. I like it

AdrianTurner 14 350 Wales
3 Jan 2005 9:07AM
Mark, Rob, Brian. Thanks for the comments.

riprap007 13 1.6k 37 England
3 Jan 2005 9:27AM
stunning capture, excellent B&W
pebbles 14 106
3 Jan 2005 9:49AM
Some photos just ooze quality, and as the thumbnail loaded you could see that this is just one of those quality shots that stand out.

Great crop from the previous photo, its outstanding.

Where was it taken by the way.

AdrianTurner 14 350 Wales
3 Jan 2005 10:03AM
Thank you Nicholas & Alethea.

It was taken on the River Tawe about 200 yds up from the bridge at Glais, Swansea Valley. I'm sure you know where Glais is Alethea, the last part of location is those who do not.

gibbsy 14 403 Wales
3 Jan 2005 10:03AM
AdrianTurner 14 350 Wales
3 Jan 2005 10:12AM
Cheers Gerwyn.

jeanie Plus
14 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
3 Jan 2005 12:57PM
I really like this. Super slow shutter speed and I like the idea of b&w.
StevenHanna 15 296 United Kingdom
3 Jan 2005 1:02PM
Fantastic shot.
AdrianTurner 14 350 Wales
3 Jan 2005 2:20PM
Jeanie, Steven. thank you for your comments, I appreciate you taking time to do so.

AdrianTurner 14 350 Wales
3 Jan 2005 4:25PM
I would like to thank everyone for their comments, modifications and clicks.

There was however an ulterior motive for posting this image, I sincerely hope you dont mind. It was to try and throw some light on the discussions taking place on a forum topic Idea for new EPZ feature you can see my explanation posted about half way down page 4.

3 Jan 2005 5:00PM
Wonderful! Den Smile
stuwhitt 13 1.4k United Kingdom
4 Jan 2005 2:35AM
Hi Adrian

Superb image, what was the aperture & shutter speed needed to get that lovely blur?

Cheers Stu
AdrianTurner 14 350 Wales
4 Jan 2005 3:34AM
Hi Stuart, here's the info:

ISO100, f/14, 1 sec.
Light was very poor and polarizer used to reduce light further.

Thanks for the comment

5 Jan 2005 6:50AM
A very nice example of a flowing water shot the exposure and contrasts you have captured work well in B&W. What makes this shot work for me is the contradiction in water flow direction. I think it could be improved if the middle-right component had not been cropped off before the water flume had met the main body of water, also, maybe darkening the extreme top-left lighter area.
AdrianTurner 14 350 Wales
5 Jan 2005 6:56AM
Thank you , I agree about the right hand crop, I expected this to be picked up earlier and you may have a point about the top left.

aunt sally 14 110 United Kingdom
8 Jan 2005 11:37AM
A brilliant image! (all said!)

jan's 14
9 Jan 2005 10:23AM
Fantastic image,well taken.
AdrianTurner 14 350 Wales
9 Jan 2005 10:29AM
Sharon, Janet. Appreciate you looking in and commenting.

54 luca 14 2 Wales
9 Jan 2005 10:30AM
Excellent shot - really looks good in B\W. Very good water blur with contrasting rocks. Don't think you could do much to make it better. Click

AdrianTurner 14 350 Wales
9 Jan 2005 10:45AM
Cheers Richard, quite happy with it myself.
PatriciaWilson 14 615 58 Greece
9 Jan 2005 11:08AM
lobsterboy Plus
14 14.9k 13 United Kingdom
10 Jan 2005 2:29AM
Love the combination of textures and movement.

proberts 14 218 4 Wales
10 Jan 2005 4:24AM
Excellent shot,fabulous tones and water.Big click
phiggy 16 7 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2005 2:52PM
Perfect love it!

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