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Frosty Buchaille

By rowarrior
Continuing last Sunday's adventures, a little later on we headed round to the Buchaille.

The frost rather washed the landscape out, so I converted it to b&w. Thanks especially goes to the person who's spent several hours talking me through that on MSN!

C&Cs welcome Smile

Tags: Black and white Landscape and travel

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20 Dec 2009 3:39PM
Lovely image indeed - well taken


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andy_AHG 8 106 6 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2009 3:43PM
Love the starkness of this image.

Bravdo 9 17 2 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2009 3:49PM
Great shot and well presented. B/W certainly works for me.

clicknimagine 7 221 88
20 Dec 2009 4:12PM
lovely tones here...
Iain_Proudfoot 11 40 2 Ireland
20 Dec 2009 5:08PM
A great photograph.

Regards, Iain.
tigertimb 10 40 66 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2009 7:08PM
A beautiful shot Katie and the mono conversion works well; is there any chance of recoverring just a little more detail in the highlights which would be the icing on the cake for me?
Dominic5749 8 38 1 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2009 8:02PM
Sorry but for me its way overexposed Im being honest. But could be recovered with some good work in PP. be intersting to see the colour version
rowarrior 9 4.4k 9 Scotland
20 Dec 2009 11:47PM
Thanks guys, there's detail in the water on my monitor in the full res version, compression seems ot have removed it,

And dominic if you can expose a black mountain and a white frosty foreground perfectly, feel free to demonstrate
alansnap 13 577 26 United Kingdom
21 Dec 2009 5:50PM
It's very nice, but I wonder if your monitor is a little dark. I have uploaded a mod with two layers added. In the first I took down the brightness of the image a little and increased contrast. In the second I darkened the water and masked the rest.


22 Dec 2009 12:15AM
StrayCat Plus
13 18.9k 3 Canada
22 Dec 2009 9:23PM
In this image, the overexposure on the foam contributes to the overall composition. It is a case of getting an image, or not. The dynamic range is a bit too much for the camera. I like the image the way it is, and give it an A for effort. We pass up too many shots because we think the conditions aren't perfect.

PS: Katie, I had you mixed up with someone else on here. That's why I thought you changed your PF pic.

maryg 9 66 18 Scotland
22 Dec 2009 11:25PM
Popped in to have a look before signing off for Christmas Katie, Like this mono version , very tricky exposure here.
very happy now I have my own Sigma 10 -20 ( got it last week, might get up to Glencoe on Thursday .
Best wishes for Christmas and 2010

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