River Etive Cascade...

By Scottishlandscapes  
...taken back in July 2010 & never shown.

***20 second exposure Lee 10 stopper + nd grad.

I'm interested in any pointers as I've only used this filter a few times.

Tags: Scotland Buachaille etive mor Glencoe Highlands Rannoch moor Landscape and travel

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Comments


rontear Plus
12 8 7 England
2 Feb 2011 7:11AM
Calm beauty Dougie, superb landscape of this most challenging location ( for a different rendition !) Ron.

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Alan_Coles 10 177 11 Wales
2 Feb 2011 7:16AM
Stunning image Dougie, the light is superb and the view is so deep and wide. I assume there was not a lot of movement in the clouds on this day as normally the 10 stopper takes all the fluffyness out of them - great capture.
SUE118 Plus
7 8 1 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2011 7:22AM
This is beautiful well done.
oll1e Plus
8 57 2 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2011 7:48AM
some magical light there Dougie ,wait till you have the clouds moving towards or away from you ,then you can get some fantastic radiating skysWink
Richsr Plus
8 90 219 England
2 Feb 2011 7:56AM
A fine capture of that iconic location Dougie, Looks like a good still day as there is little movement in the clouds, but a nice smoothing of the running water.
Only tip I have learn,t is cover the eye piece as durin the long exposure as light can get in that way.
Regards Richard.
Phil_Restan Plus
10 280 9 Scotland
2 Feb 2011 8:51AM
Good exposure Dougie, it can be a bit hit and miss to get the exposure just as you want with the 10 stop. but you've caught the water before the white gets overexposed.I like the effect .

Regards
Phil
mrswoolybill Plus
9 840 1372 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2011 8:58AM
No experience of anything like this but I love the effect that the long exposure has given - this shows the smooth swell of the water, there's a sense both of movement and of substance, weight.
Moira
Beautiful image Dougie, it's not easy getting such shots, but you've done a fine job here !

Chris
Thanks Richard, the 1Ds has a shutter on the eyepiece, which I try to remember to use.
Trev_B Plus
9 146 68 England
2 Feb 2011 9:35AM
A beautiful image Dougie, the Lee has given a nice milky texture to the water.

Trev
danbrann Plus
11 567 16
2 Feb 2011 9:46AM
A good one to keep back Dougie. I would have had that one up long ago.
woolybill1 Plus
9 19 66 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2011 9:50AM
Beautifully composed with rich tones overall.
That filter isn't in my armoury . . .
Regards
Bill
It has a limited use in my estimation Bill.
2 Feb 2011 10:16AM
wonderful image Dougie, the light is truly beautiful and the water just right...top marks
RobboB Plus
9 107 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2011 10:28AM
Really like this Dougie. The water and the tones are superb
2 Feb 2011 2:47PM
Beautiful image Dougie. Looks so inviting, makes me want to go there........Sandy
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2011 4:00PM
had to be yours Dougie I dont know of anybody else that finds such great landscape shots apart from Andy of course
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
2 Feb 2011 4:23PM
Voted earlier but had to give up as it was taking up to a minute for a thumbnail to appear full scree, Lovely shot, Dougie: I don't recall if I have seen a shot of your's previously with this big stopper thingie. A very pleasing result though, I have to say
Ronnie.
Niknut Plus
5 1.1k 68 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2011 4:39PM
Beautiful, Dougie.....just beautiful !!!!!

Which way would you like me to point ?
2 Feb 2011 4:51PM
I like the effect Dougie. The lee filter gives a strong blue cast so I either use the shade white balance or put a warming filter in photoshop and sometimes both!
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
2 Feb 2011 7:32PM
As good as it gets, simply perfect

Peter
3 Feb 2011 11:17AM
Mmmmh... Mmmmh... What a beauty!!! Fantastic detail all over the image, very, very beautiful!
Johanna
4 Feb 2011 5:32PM
Wow, I love this effect Dougie.
Bee76 Plus
5 17 England
8 Feb 2011 7:59PM
This is a fantastic image and I love it!

Regards,
Barney
Tandberg 12 1.2k 2 England
13 Feb 2011 8:03PM
Oh B-e-a-u-t-i-f-u-l

Love this douglas has all the elements and the exposure and the water just tops this for me
A real quality image
Love it
Dave
Many Thanks Dave, i'm touched my friend.:Grin

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