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NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 12:36PM
I think you are right about the over sharpening in version two Ann. For me the original needs very little help to retain its appeal and charm...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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tonyng Plus
6 8 2 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 12:41PM
V1 for me. Nice work.
20 Jan 2013 12:42PM
Lovely colours & reflections. V1 for me.
lonely_oryx 8 61 54 England
20 Jan 2013 12:45PM
Beautiful reflection
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
20 Jan 2013 12:55PM
Definitely over-sharpened, Ann, V.1 is the definite winner, and a superb reflection. Carol
mrswoolybill Plus
9 948 1479 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 12:56PM
Gorgeous reflections. My first thought on opening V2, before I read your narrative, was 'Oversharpened'. I really think it is overplayed currently - a friend lent me a magazine that we don't get, with an article on sharpening, and I reckoned the 'improved' version of the picture was anything but!
Moira
Herge88 Plus
9 40 4 England
20 Jan 2013 12:58PM
Great reflections, and a welcome respite from the snow.

Best Matt
Tibetan 4 3 England
20 Jan 2013 1:05PM
V1. Ann is very good; I personally think it is a lovely photo, great reflections, nice colours as well, it has a natural softness to it, good light it's got all you need. I find you can sharpen to the extent the photo becomes hard and harsh there by loosing it's appeal, So V1. it is, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin good luck tomorrow.Wink
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
20 Jan 2013 1:06PM
A beautiful sylvan setting and as you say that reflection was just begging your attention, Ann.
I feel V 2 is a tad over sharpened, but V 1 is just fine to my eye.
Ronnie.
20 Jan 2013 1:28PM
Beautiful scene Ann, love the reflection,
Fred.
taggart Plus
12 46 13 United States
20 Jan 2013 1:29PM
A superb reflection --delightful greens!
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
20 Jan 2013 1:44PM
A super capture, Ann, and what a wonderful bridge, beautifully reflected in the water Smile Agree with all said above, and V1's just fine as it is Wink
Trev Smile
20 Jan 2013 1:49PM
Very impressive capture. Nice reflections
Effrossini
Meheecho 3 275 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 2:35PM
superb reflections V1 for me
Steve
Gypsyman 5 662 England
20 Jan 2013 2:54PM
Great Capture Ann. V1 for me.
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
20 Jan 2013 3:59PM
V1 Ann no sharpening required, just like a great big smile.

Regards

Trev.
Lillian Plus
7 21 17 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 4:35PM
A lovely shot, and the reflection has made this Ann
Lillian
Hop-A-Long 9 52 England
20 Jan 2013 5:27PM
Beautiful reflection, it looks a lovely peaceful place.

Did you download the DNG Converter from the Adobe site. It's free by the way.
My friend uses a new Canon and that's what I recommended he uses for his RAW files, he has no problems now.

Andy
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 5:48PM
I agree about V2, over saturated too, but V1 is a winner.
20 Jan 2013 5:51PM
This is a beautiful shot with that lovely bridge and figure walking across, and that amazing reflection on the water, a superb composition Ann.

Gary
tomcat 10 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 6:08PM
Whichever one is chosen, that reflection of the arch is a winner

Adrian
AnnJ Plus
4 5 Scotland
20 Jan 2013 6:38PM
V2 for me. Just such a lovely image so very well captured. Ann.
canonfan 6 7 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 7:06PM
A cracking reflection Ann. I like them both with V1 slightly better
Jim
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
20 Jan 2013 9:07PM
Beautifully composed, Ann. I like them both. The over-sharpening gives a very effective and stylized look to v2.

Dave
20 Jan 2013 11:54PM
This vivid green is a wonderful sight in this white and barren world just now.
Johanna
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
21 Jan 2013 11:29AM
Glorious reflections Ann, and V1 is my favourite.
Rende
21 Jan 2013 11:32AM
Has to be V1 Ann

GrahamGrinGrinGrin
danbrann Plus
11 620 17
21 Jan 2013 3:16PM
How green is my valley....Super scene.
Trev_B 9 148 68 England
21 Jan 2013 7:04PM
V1 is the better of the two Ann... well done.

Trev
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
21 Jan 2013 7:14PM
An idyllic scene Ann, the reflections are splendid and you've conveyed the sense of tranquility so well. V1 is better as the colours look more natural, they look a tad over saturated in v2
21 Jan 2013 7:55PM
very pretty images
Billyray 8 70 3 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2013 7:58PM
V1 is excellent Ann, especially the reflections. A lovely tranquil scene. Top marks for a first class shot.
Ray
MossyOak 4 22 15 England
21 Jan 2013 8:07PM
A superb reflection Ann and made special with the inclusion of the ladies. Only point I would make is to tone down the greens as they overpower the image or slightly desaturated it as the saturation is too strong and steals the detail that is there
Richard
BIGRY1 Plus
4 3 7 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2013 8:50PM
I've noticed that there is a lot of people on this site putting up old pictures from the summer. I think I am right in saying everyone is sick of the winter weather?SadTongue
Anyway this is a superb picture, I'm not keen on V2, but V1 has done the wonderful relection justiceGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan
27 Jan 2013 8:28PM
Gorgeous Ann. Love the greens.... makes me long for the better weather.....

Dilys

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