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DaveU Plus
10 1.3k 123 England
29 Mar 2007 11:04AM
A very subtle BW conversion. Not too contrasty and in keeping with the softness of the mist rolling between the hills. A very pleasing layered effect too.

What's that bright object to the right of the tree bottom centre?

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Chant57 Plus
10 395 3 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2007 11:09AM
Very subtle, very beautiful, love the layered effect.
chesh 12 45 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2007 11:20AM
Thanks Chant. Dave - Having checked the original it looks as though it's a stack of those oh so beautiful bright greeeeeeeen round bales! I'll do a clean up job on the original as it's obviously distracting.
Thanks for commenting.
Westers 11 3.9k 1 Burkina Faso
29 Mar 2007 11:59AM
Just dodge and burn the bales a bit - no need to remove them.

Lovely shot though.
Neil_Higgins 10 35 3 England
29 Mar 2007 12:12PM
Very nice, love that mist.
Tandberg 13 1.2k 2 England
29 Mar 2007 12:12PM
Lovely and atmostpheric too

Works well as it is.
But could work great really dodged and burned as well
Love to see colour too
freybird 10 1 England
29 Mar 2007 12:15PM
Superb shot, nicely balanced. Geoff
ian.daisley 12 96 6 England
29 Mar 2007 12:37PM
This is excellent - really caught my eye.

Cheers, Ian.
chesh 12 45 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2007 12:56PM
Thanks guys.
Westers - I've done a clone, heal, dodge, burn and headscratch job on it and it looks ok.
Dave - The colour version is a tad on the bland side and will probably need more time than I've got at the mo' to get sommat reasonable out of it. A job for an evening after a couple of ales, perhaps.
samsalt1 9 34 4
29 Mar 2007 1:22PM
Very nice ! As stated previously its good that you didn't go mad with contrast on this. It conveys the misty feel just right.
29 Mar 2007 1:27PM
Lovely misty image, should get plenty of clicks !
StevenHanna 13 296 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2007 1:31PM
Lovely layers going on in this image.

NeilM 10 England
29 Mar 2007 1:47PM
works well Dave, nice one.

29 Mar 2007 1:52PM
Excellent capture producing an excellent image, reminds me of the village i live in.
bigbed 12 21 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2007 2:00PM
I love this one. However, the tree in the foreground has a very dark base, and I found my eye being constantly drawn to it. Is there a way to lighten the base of the tree slightly? I apologise if this was the intention and I've got it wrong! Smile
It's a beaut anyway
chesh 12 45 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2007 2:17PM
Thanks very much people.
Tim - There is something distracting about that tree. I may try and get rid of the b*gger all togetherWink
rusmi 12 35 1 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2007 2:34PM
wonderful shot, amazing DOF, click
fraserd 10 2 Scotland
29 Mar 2007 2:44PM
cracking shot, quite stunning, agree about the tree though.
Falconer 11 16
29 Mar 2007 3:59PM
I love the atmosphere and poition of the church
29 Mar 2007 4:04PM
excellent image, will we be seeing the colour version?
Sland 9 225 Scotland
29 Mar 2007 5:03PM
Great image, absolutely love the way you have captured the mist between each successive line of trees.
Grim1 9 49 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2007 6:30PM
David, this is a lovely image. It looks perfect to me as it is and conveys the message that I believe you wanted it to. Please don't sacrifice it to the gross over-photoshopping that seems to be trendy at the moment.
PS Thank you for adding the background information - very interesting!
sut68 Plus
13 2.0k 76 England
29 Mar 2007 6:36PM
Lovely Dave, well converted and some great depth to it.

chesh 12 45 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2007 7:38PM
Well, thank you very much for your kind words!

Jane - I'm in two minds about the colour version (niether of them completely stable).

I think the individual trees punctuating the layering have a big part to play.
In reality, all I had to do was turn up at the right time and press the shutter button. Mother did the hard work.
ericfaragh 13 132 3 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2007 11:01PM
Beautiful mist shot.
chesh 12 45 United Kingdom
30 Mar 2007 8:11AM
Not actualy my mother, nature's mother.

Thanks Eric

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