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Another Fairy

By digicammad  
Taken on the recent Skye meet, during a grey day at the Fairy Pools.

Thanks for looking, all feedback (also cheques and cash) welcome.


Tags: Skye Landscape and travel Fairy pools

Voters: conrad, bagman, HarveySquires and 14 more

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conrad 13 10.9k 116
24 Oct 2011 7:27PM
Good exposure, Ian - it's not just milky, but there's also movement - well done.

Quote: (also cheques and cash) welcome

Gosh. You did say on Facebook that you had a bad Monday, but I had no idea it was that bad! Wink

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24 Oct 2011 7:33PM
Great composition, very well captured (:
Buffalo_Tom 11 2.3k 9 Wales
24 Oct 2011 7:40PM
Excellent exposure.
Goggz 11 2.3k 72 Wales
24 Oct 2011 8:30PM
Same sort of weather as mine... cloudy & dull. Nice comp tho.
Cheers, Goggz
Tooth 13 5.8k 227 Ireland
24 Oct 2011 10:13PM
Nice one Ian - grey sky maybe but I feel it adds to the atmosphere as you can see there's rolling mist in it

digicammad 15 22.0k 39 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2011 10:36PM
Thanks folks.

I'm glad you spotted that Conrad, I was trying for an impression of power.

Cheques and cash have little to do with my day actually, I'm just always happy to receive them!
Paintman Plus
11 1.2k 177 United Kingdom
25 Oct 2011 7:51PM
I think the composition works well as does the subject.

In the mod I tried to bring out the colour and contrasts throughout the image. I used some dodge and burn methods to introduce some drama and impact to the water and sky. This helped the detail in the waterfall. Some sharpening also helped, imo, to show how much detail there is in this photo.

digicammad 15 22.0k 39 United Kingdom
25 Oct 2011 9:54PM
Thanks for the mod Alan. I wish I could use dodge and burn like that, you have certainly lifted the colours and contrast.

The only thing is your version looks nothing like how it was on the day. My intention was to portray the weather and the power of the water.

You're probably right about the sharpening though, I don't think I have quite got to grips with sharpening in Lightroom yet.


PatriciaWilson 14 615 58 Greece
30 Dec 2011 4:35PM
lovely desolate scene, mist and great water capture!
digicammad 15 22.0k 39 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2011 2:43PM

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