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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.

Stephen

Tags: General Digitally manipulated Pembrokeshire Landscape and travel Newgales

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Comments


adrian2208 12 251 United Kingdom
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

Graeme
imander 9 388 7 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2007 2:17PM
beautiful scene
ian
wamp 10 276 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

Sean
mikears 12 89 Canada
18 Sep 2007 2:22PM
Great combination of colours!! - The lines in the sky really gives this a boost as well

Mike
First class as usual Stephen, would highlight any brochure, beautiful
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
18 Sep 2007 2:49PM
Sspectacular color here, Jennnn
ChristineL 11 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,
Chris.
Briwooly 10 452 5 England
18 Sep 2007 3:15PM
A real stunner Stephen wonderful light

Brian..............................
MikeBonsall 10 474 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.

Mike
18 Sep 2007 3:27PM
Lovely light and colours a fine composition.
AlanBW 10 20 England
18 Sep 2007 3:31PM
Excellent composition and beautiful colours
Fantastic shot. Great colours. Well done
mpnuttall 9 91 6 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2007 3:47PM
Terrific exposure from top to bottom, with good natural looking colours.

Love it.

Mark
AnthonyR 10 5 Wales
18 Sep 2007 4:27PM
Stunning image of a beautiful beach.

Anthony.
graceland 11 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 ( :
norton 12 6 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2007 4:50PM
Another beach superbly captured...........

Tony.
glyndwr 9 66 9 Wales
18 Sep 2007 5:00PM
Very nice work.

Robert
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
11 924 4 England
18 Sep 2007 5:26PM
This is Beautiful Stephen excellent work
Neil
nickyv32 9 135 England
18 Sep 2007 5:39PM
Wow that is great. love it.
Nicky
RuthyJ 10 England
18 Sep 2007 5:39PM
Excellant shot. The colours are gorgeous.
Barbaraj 9 450 England
18 Sep 2007 5:43PM
Wonderful colours.
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
18 Sep 2007 5:44PM
Beautiful image with great sky and surf.
Rende
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
18 Sep 2007 5:50PM
A beautiful beachscape, love the light on the water and the colours
wbk666 11 61
18 Sep 2007 6:41PM
just WOW

what did you do to it if you dont mind me asking
GalleryGirl 9 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 9 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.
Stephen
GillyB Plus
11 317 8 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2007 7:01PM
Lovely layers of colour and textures Smile

gill
18 Sep 2007 7:12PM
Love the waves breaking onto the pebbles & lovely lighting
Glynnis
MrsS 10 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!
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,
Johanna
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
18 Sep 2007 9:27PM
Superb sky and great details on the beachpebbles

Peter
Hop-A-Long 9 52 England
18 Sep 2007 9:49PM
This is wonderful. Great exposure. lovely shot.
Andy
Dotrob 10 Wales
18 Sep 2007 9:58PM
Lovely seascape, fabulous sky.
Dot
MandsH 9 England
18 Sep 2007 10:31PM
Very lovely shot, colours are gorgeous
mandy
trissie 10 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2007 11:25PM
A beautiful capture, lovely composition.

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

Simon
TyChee Plus
11 275 1 United States
19 Sep 2007 1:58AM
Beautiful image!
Ty
chrissd Plus
10 304 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2007 6:12AM
gorgeous colour, great image
chris
gerrymac 9 10 1 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2007 4:53PM
I think it's beautiful,if it pleases the eye,it is good
Gerry
SandraKay Plus
9 233 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.
Sandra
JennB 9 60 1 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2007 5:58PM
Great shot, great response!
Jenn x
stevenj 13 2.0k England
20 Sep 2007 12:05AM
It's modded well Stephen. Ignore the purists Wink

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

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



Name five.
jaspernina 9 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
10 135 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

Andrew
JudeC 9 6 3 England
22 Sep 2007 10:40AM
Love your beach shots - stunning - JudeC
redstag 10 100 15 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2007 7:35PM
Beautiful image, super colour, quite varied and subtle.
Jon
JYBluesman 9 97
24 Sep 2007 11:29AM
Superb colour and detail, Super sky, Jeff
KevinMW 10 14 Wales
27 Sep 2007 10:08PM
Super shot Stephen. Love the detail.

Kevin
sparklep 9 146 1
6 Oct 2007 11:24PM
Really lovely capture.
pmaclll 10 5 Scotland
9 Oct 2007 7:57PM
cracking shot, when is the next to appear in the gallery?
Diana 9 2.0k 19 Netherlands
31 Oct 2007 1:25AM
wow... stunning ...love the mod too

Dianna
moglen Plus
9 14 1
9 Nov 2007 8:59PM
WOW again, absolutely brilliant shot. glen x
10 Nov 2007 10:59PM
Looks fantastic.
Mac
14 Feb 2008 9:52PM
stunning shot
m3lem 10 England
28 Apr 2008 4:16PM
Superb shot - great colours.
Andrea

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