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kilchurn castle

By Bellai
kilchurn castle again! I guess I should have cropped some more of the foreground - this image was taken just over a year ago - appreciate any comments - Isabella

Tags: Landscape Winter scene Landscape and travel Architecture etc

Voters: Jodyw17, saeidNL, Sezz and 16 more

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12 Mar 2011 11:28PM
Lovely capture

lighting is perfect


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saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
12 Mar 2011 11:40PM
Great composition, wonderful light and tones, very well taken and presented.
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
12 Mar 2011 11:54PM
Today.s version of Kilchurn Castle carries a lot more impact than the last, Isabella, with the low warm sunlight picking out the Castle nicely and adding a band of warmth across an otherwise cool winter snowscene. I think the composition is fine, and I would not recommend cropping any of the f/g.......I feel you need the grassy tussocks peeping up through the snow to give f/g interest and to provide a good base for the rest of the scene. However, that's just my opinion and it might be interesting to see what others have to say.
Chinga Plus
5 3 1 United Kingdom
13 Mar 2011 12:04AM
This is great! Love the light and the blue tones in your image. IB
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
13 Mar 2011 8:39AM
The scenery and light in this is delightful and the clarity is great but I don't think the composition is as engaging as it could be. The castle is placed too centrallyfor my tastes. I wish you had enabled modifications then I could have posted some to see what you think.
13 Mar 2011 9:06AM
Oh yes, the castle stands apart from the trees now and side lighting sculpts the shapes much better than in yesterday's take, that's exactly what I had in mind. Properly exposed, exquisite play of colour, very graphic - a pleasure to the eye. I think doing away with about 1/4 of the frame on the right could be advantageous, not only because of the "by-the-book" non-centrality in composition. Also because the snow-capped slope on the far right draws the eye away from the castle, outwards.
13 Mar 2011 9:39PM
Agree with above comments, this is stronger, but I still liked yesterdays upload too Wink
Bellai 8 Scotland
13 Mar 2011 9:55PM
Many thanks for all your responses, I will post some mod's as you suggested - Regards Isabella

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