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Gravir

By juldon
This is Gravir which is the village before Lemreway. Its a very long village running along the left and right hand side of the bay.

As you can see the weather was very grey and dull. I had a go at an HDR image to try make the best of the bad day.

Thanks for looking hope you like it Smile

It does look better large if you have time.

Tags: Isle of lewis Landscape and travel Nikon d70 and s Gravir

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Comments


3 Dec 2007 4:21PM
I like it.. very atmospheric, great composition, lead the eye right to the back of the picture

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Melanie_M 11 168 9 United Kingdom
3 Dec 2007 4:58PM
This is a good viewpoint and the mood is typical of the area. Though I hate to do it myself, I would try clone out the posts and wires.
AngieLatham 12 790 2 United Kingdom
3 Dec 2007 5:01PM
Really like this Julie, subtle HDR effect really works and brings out some nice texture. You really get a feeling of the weather,nicely done Smile

Thanks for the mail info on HDR etc Smile Smile
ardclinis 8 5 Ireland
3 Dec 2007 5:18PM
I am a sucker for these scenes "any otters"
juldon 13 78 England
3 Dec 2007 5:23PM
Thanks very much for the nice comments Smile

Melanie I did clone some out but got fed up Wink
No problem Angie anytime and sorry but never seen an Otter in 30 years of going to Lewis.
Have been told I dont look hard enough....

Julie
Rodmac 10 17 Scotland
3 Dec 2007 9:56PM
Very nicely composed and good Hdr work but maybe a darker sky would add more punch.

Rod

ps Plenty of otters in Cromore specially at the wee bridge between the sea and loch.
Blenkinsopp 10 320 4 England
4 Dec 2007 6:16AM
love the depth and the way the colour fades into the distance.
- great detail in the foreground too
AngieLatham 12 790 2 United Kingdom
4 Dec 2007 11:01AM
Julie, Roy showed me howto use the Patch tool at Rowardennan and now I don't use the clone tool at all on skies! You can find it with the clone tool option.....just draw a patch of sky nearby and select it,then move it over the bit you want to clone and it does its magic! Blens in much better than cloning and looks more natural. Right click and select 'deselect' to remove the patch once your done. Smile
juldon 13 78 England
4 Dec 2007 1:58PM
Thaks Rod, went over the other side of the village this holiday where my brother in law was putting fence up. Just after we left an Otter came out of the Loch just my look eh!!!
Thanks Sandra Smile Angie there are that many things on photoshop you forget there there lol....thanks for the reminder I will have a go..
BobbyHB 10 2 England
8 Dec 2007 9:08PM
Like this one Julie. Can almost feel the drizzle!
Bob.
PS> Have you been on TMP lately?
rhion 12 35 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2007 12:19PM
Very typical of the east coast isn't it? Like others, the perspective effect of the "fjord" disappearing into the distance works well Julie. Good stuff.
RIchard
juldon 13 78 England
14 Dec 2007 8:48AM
Thanks Bob and Richard, no Bob I have not been on this week so busy putting a new kitchen in.

Thanks Richard for the mod nice one Grin
ade_mcfade 12 15.2k 216 England
2 Jan 2008 12:44PM
lovely fog and mist Smile

just like xmas 2007 really !
SheilaP 10
4 Jan 2008 5:36PM
Lovely Photo Gives a touch of mystery
Sheila
kinfatric 11 550 9 Scotland
9 Jan 2008 7:18PM
its great and as you say lovely large
StevenPrice 11 30 2 England
13 Jan 2008 7:41PM
nicely composed well done.

Steve.
juldon 13 78 England
17 Jan 2008 9:38AM
Thanks to all of you for your kind comments and clicks Smile

Julie

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