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Philo

I am still learning so all my images are up for critique, whether I tick the box or not. Modifications most welcome too.
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  • Kittiwake

    Many thanks for the votes and comments Grin
    • 19 Jun 2016 12:27PM
  • Gannet In Fight

    Many thanks everyone.

    Phil
    • 31 Mar 2016 12:25PM
  • Female Chaffinch

    Many thanks for the likes and comments Grin

    Phil
    • 12 Mar 2016 7:00AM
  • Chaffinch

    Many thanks for the votes and comments, everyone, much appreciated. Grin

    Phil
    • 14 Feb 2016 12:10PM
  • Making A Splash

    Many thanks, guys.

    Phil
    • 5 Feb 2016 10:40PM
  • Corn Exchange II

    Thanks for the comments, guys. Special thanks to Mudge for the UA.

    Phil
    • 17 Nov 2015 7:33PM
  • Corn Exchange

    Many thanks, everyone, especially Ian and Trev for the user awards.

    Bren, the basic conversion was done with Silver Efex. I then used dodging and burning to bring out detail and increase contrast where required.

    Trev, I also did the classic shot from the centre at either side but I was determined to do something different. Too late for the mono comp though!

    Phil
    • 24 Oct 2015 4:58PM
  • Renewable Energy

    Thanks, Trev, it was about time I had a good play with the fish eye.

    Phil
    • 22 Oct 2015 1:06PM
  • Fun Run

    Sorry, Willie, I did upload the colour version when I posted the image but it seems to have gone missing. It is there now though.

    With respect to what I am after, I like the background but not sure about the lad's shirt. The image is a potential for a camera club mono competition.

    Phil
    • 1 Oct 2015 9:54PM
  • Chloe

    Willie I think something has gone a bit wrong with the resizing process to create the over sharpened effect. I have uploaded it again as a mod with some of your suggestions taken on board. I have also done a second mod to show the skin texture in detail.

    Try to keep your eyes on her face Wink

    Thanks,

    Phil
    • 24 Sep 2015 10:52PM
  • Testing The Water

    Thanks, John, I will have a play with your ideas.

    Phil
    • 5 Sep 2015 3:24PM
  • Fun Run

    Many thanks, folks. Yes, Nigel, the backlit rain certainly makes the difference but it did ruin a few shots by obscuring faces. And I got wet!

    Phil
    • 25 Jul 2015 7:16AM
  • No. 1

    Thanks guys, votes and comments much appreciated.

    Phil
    • 21 Jul 2015 3:40PM
  • XF

    Many thanks for the great feedback, everyone, I will have a look at the suggested crops.

    Phil
    • 13 Jun 2015 7:17AM
  • High Speed Bridge

    Thanks, everyone, I think I will go with V2.

    Phil
    • 8 Jun 2015 6:14AM
  • Ironbridge

    Great set, Trev, how do you find the fisheye?

    Phil
    • 5 Jun 2015 12:54PM
  • Millennium Bridge

    Many thanks for the feedback, guys.

    John, if I moved back I would be going up the river embankment so unfortunately I wouldn't be able to frame the mill with the bridge. Good point about the verticals, I will try out your idea.

    Geoff, thank for the mods, I like both of them and your comment about the blue cast duly noted.

    Phil
    • 20 May 2015 1:16PM
  • Black Necked Grebe

    Many thanks for the UA, Dave.

    Jack I may try some of them in the open comp but still some way to go to reach John's standards.

    Phil
    • 16 May 2015 7:48PM
  • Fish Supper

    Many thanks for all the votes and kind comments. Special thanks to Willie and Pamela for generously giving their user awards. Grin

    Phil
    • 10 May 2015 3:59PM
  • Lion

    Many thanks for all the votes and comments, especially the user awards.
    Phil
    • 29 Apr 2015 9:40PM
  • County Arcade

    You are right about the floor, Pamela, I was kicking myself when I got home for not leaving a bit of space. Many thanks for the UA, very much appreciated. Grin
    Phil
    • 15 Feb 2015 9:58PM
  • Brimham Rocks 2

    Thanks, guys, I like falling star for this as to me it looks like someone holding an umbrella to protect himself from falling sparks.
    Jack, wheels of fire would be great for the other image I put in the clubman comp.
    Phil
    • 10 Feb 2015 9:57PM
  • Goldfinch

    Many thanks for GEA, John, a very nice surprise Grin
    • 7 Feb 2015 8:52AM
  • Brimham Rocks

    Many thanks everyone, especially Harriet for her user award. Grin

    Phil
    • 5 Feb 2015 6:00PM
  • Victoria Quarter

    Paul, flat definitely not intended so I need to address that as I do like my images punchy.

    Thanks,

    Phil
    • 17 Jan 2015 11:35AM
  • Blackburn Meadows

    Many thanks for all the kind comments, this set of images has gone down really well at work. Thanks as always for the mod, Willie, the white balance adjustment certainly helps.


    Quote:
    Who would think that a waste water treatment works could look so good?



    It's a good job you can't smell the photo thoughWink

    Phil
    • 7 Jan 2015 8:35PM
  • Blue Tit

    many thanks to Julia for the user award, really appreciated as I am quite new to nature photography Grin

    Phil
    • 11 Nov 2014 8:02PM
  • Getting Wet

    Hi Paul, original is full of colour so I have uploaded it as a version for comparison (I should have done that in the first place!).

    John, I did consider cropping the top as there is too much space but as you point out I wanted to retain the top of the water. I have reduced highlights in the background but I will try to darken further as you suggest.

    Thanks,


    Phil
    • 5 Nov 2014 9:03PM
  • Mono Lesley

    Many thanks to Richard, the voters and especially Ian for the UA.

    Phil
    • 4 Nov 2014 10:26PM
  • Window Shopping

    Thanks for the feedback and mods everyone. I think my favourite mod is Moira's so I will have a go at producing something similar.

    In hindsight there is no reason why I couldn't have taken this with a wide angle lens. I could even go back and try again at the same spot.

    I really like Franken's stuff so I will have to be brave and put my long lens away Wink

    Phil
    • 2 Nov 2014 7:12AM