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Another Beach

By jaspernina  
Another image of Newgale beach. Haven't been out much so thought I'd play with this one in Photoshop. I like the vivid colours and really enjoy this kind digital manipulation/enhancement (although don't really know where the line is drawn between the two). However there does seem to be a lot of photographers on this site who disapprove of this kind of digital work, but i like it, so awfully sorry to the purists.

Thankyou for your previous remarks regarding my uploads.


Tags: General Digitally manipulated Pembrokeshire Landscape and travel Newgales

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18 Sep 2007 2:14PM
great shot, nice colour and good use of the thirds rule

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18 Sep 2007 2:16PM
Stunning colours and composition

imander Plus
10 388 7 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2007 2:17PM
beautiful scene
wamp Plus
11 276 8 England
18 Sep 2007 2:17PM
Very nice sky, the colour from the sky do look good and the like the light hitting the fg pebbles

mikears Plus
13 89 Canada
18 Sep 2007 2:22PM
Great combination of colours!! - The lines in the sky really gives this a boost as well

First class as usual Stephen, would highlight any brochure, beautiful
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
18 Sep 2007 2:49PM
Sspectacular color here, Jennnn
ChristineL 12 39 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2007 3:02PM
I know it well, though I haven't been down that far for a couple of years. A lovely image,
Briwooly Plus
12 452 5 England
18 Sep 2007 3:15PM
A real stunner Stephen wonderful light

MikeBonsall Plus
12 474 3 Guernsey
18 Sep 2007 3:26PM
a fantastic image. The foreground and way you've caught the water is just great!

I'd maybe have a go at removing the jet trails thought.

18 Sep 2007 3:27PM
Lovely light and colours a fine composition.
AlanBW Plus
12 20 England
18 Sep 2007 3:31PM
Excellent composition and beautiful colours
Fantastic shot. Great colours. Well done
mpnuttall Plus
11 91 6 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2007 3:47PM
Terrific exposure from top to bottom, with good natural looking colours.

Love it.

18 Sep 2007 4:27PM
Stunning image of a beautiful beach.

graceland Plus
13 2.5k 2 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2007 4:36PM
Wow Now this is Good ....

Great in Fact

Done a Mod ,But Not to Better it ,But To Make it a Bit Diff ( :
18 Sep 2007 4:50PM
Another beach superbly captured...........

glyndwr Plus
10 66 10 Wales
18 Sep 2007 5:00PM
Very nice work.

18 Sep 2007 5:02PM
Love the way the moon is shining on the sea.
This is an excellent image with beautiful colours, great light and composition.
Lovely. Annette
cantona43 Plus
12 925 4 England
18 Sep 2007 5:26PM
This is Beautiful Stephen excellent work
nickyv32 Plus
10 135 England
18 Sep 2007 5:39PM
Wow that is great. love it.
18 Sep 2007 5:39PM
Excellant shot. The colours are gorgeous.
Barbaraj Plus
10 450 England
18 Sep 2007 5:43PM
Wonderful colours.
Rende Plus
10 38 4 Netherlands
18 Sep 2007 5:44PM
Beautiful image with great sky and surf.
Glostopcat Plus
11 255 2 England
18 Sep 2007 5:50PM
A beautiful beachscape, love the light on the water and the colours
wbk666 Plus
12 61
18 Sep 2007 6:41PM
just WOW

what did you do to it if you dont mind me asking
GalleryGirl 10 4 2 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2007 6:44PM
Super! Beautiful sky, wave and reflection oh and the light is great too! barmymarny x
jaspernina Plus
10 1.0k Wales
18 Sep 2007 6:59PM

Quote:what did you do to it if you dont mind me asking

Well quite a lot Smile
In Photoshop, using the new layer adjustments, i slowly go through the options, like. curves, colour balance, exposure.

There are an awful lot of TOGS who disagree with this kind of thing but i enjoy it, and love learning more in PhotoShop so make know apologies Smile

Give it ago, it is great fun, also search the net for video tutorials, that's how i'm learning.
GillyB Plus
12 317 8 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2007 7:01PM
Lovely layers of colour and textures Smile

18 Sep 2007 7:12PM
Love the waves breaking onto the pebbles & lovely lighting
MrsS Plus
11 4.5k 18 England
18 Sep 2007 7:20PM
Nice light - - love the jet trails too Smile

Fran x
18 Sep 2007 7:43PM
Very Nice!
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2007 9:11PM
Great shot, nice "quiet" tones, beautiful sunset (I supose, as it is Newgale - westcoast).
Like the quality of the rolling wave - well done,
jaktis Plus
14 84 Sweden
18 Sep 2007 9:27PM
Superb sky and great details on the beachpebbles

Hop-A-Long Plus
11 52 1 England
18 Sep 2007 9:49PM
This is wonderful. Great exposure. lovely shot.
18 Sep 2007 9:58PM
Lovely seascape, fabulous sky.
18 Sep 2007 10:31PM
Very lovely shot, colours are gorgeous
18 Sep 2007 11:25PM
A beautiful capture, lovely composition.

19 Sep 2007 12:13AM
Stunning light particularly on the wave.

TyChee Plus
13 275 1 United States
19 Sep 2007 1:58AM
Beautiful image!
chrissd Plus
12 304 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2007 6:12AM
gorgeous colour, great image
gerrymac Plus
10 10 1 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2007 4:53PM
I think it's beautiful,if it pleases the eye,it is good
SandraKay Plus
10 233 4 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2007 5:09PM
Guess there's room for both types of images. Nice to see an untouched one now and again - but manipulation is fun (although I'm not very good at it yet) - and this image is just stunning.
JennB Plus
10 60 1 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2007 5:58PM
Great shot, great response!
Jenn x
stevenj Plus
14 2.0k England
20 Sep 2007 12:05AM
It's modded well Stephen. Ignore the purists Wink

Boyd Plus
14 11.2k 11 Wales
20 Sep 2007 12:08AM

There are an awful lot of TOGS who disagree with this kind of thing

Name five.
jaspernina Plus
10 1.0k Wales
20 Sep 2007 2:12PM

Quote:Name five

Just read the repeated to death threads in the Forums about modded images, you'll find dozens who would say that my kind of manipulation goes past enhancement. Smile
ChiliMan Plus
11 135 17 Singapore
21 Sep 2007 7:26PM
Super light and colours and where the wave crashes just kills me.

By the way, I'm half purist in that I LOVE when pics turn out great with hardly anything needing to be done to them.

But, I LOVE what the digital age has to offer too.

As for manipulation/enhancement critics, the digital age should not be picked on. Film users have been doing serious manips/enhancements in the traditional darkroom and on prints for ages.

So the only difference now is that it costs a helluva lot less.

Just my two cents Smile

JudeC Plus
10 6 3 England
22 Sep 2007 10:40AM
Love your beach shots - stunning - JudeC
redstag Plus
12 100 15 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2007 7:35PM
Beautiful image, super colour, quite varied and subtle.
24 Sep 2007 11:29AM
Superb colour and detail, Super sky, Jeff
KevinMW Plus
11 14 Wales
27 Sep 2007 10:08PM
Super shot Stephen. Love the detail.

sparklep Plus
10 146 1
6 Oct 2007 11:24PM
Really lovely capture.
9 Oct 2007 7:57PM
cracking shot, when is the next to appear in the gallery?
Diana Plus
11 2.0k 19 Netherlands
31 Oct 2007 1:25AM
wow... stunning the mod too

moglen Plus
11 14 1
9 Nov 2007 8:59PM
WOW again, absolutely brilliant shot. glen x
Looks fantastic.
14 Feb 2008 9:52PM
stunning shot
28 Apr 2008 4:16PM
Superb shot - great colours.

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