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Snaky Stream

By TrevBatWCC    
Continuing my travels around Keukenhof Gardens I crossed a small bridge going over this narrow stream. I liked the way it snaked its way through the trees and plants, which were reflected in the water. Can't decide which of these two images I prefer - the lead has more of the reflections, but the version shows off better the way the stream snakes its way through the scene.
Another year older today! Sad Shall be going out with friends this evening for a birthday meal TongueTongue

Many thanks to Colleen for her User Award on my previous upload Reflections of Keukenhof... plus Kate (Irishkate) on that same upload, most appreciated Smile

Raw images processed in Adobe Camera Raw, tweaked in Nik Collection's Viveza 2 and Photoshop Elements 14.

Thanks again to everyone for your votes & comments on my previous uploads, it really is appreciated and encouraging Smile

Trev Smile

Tags: Netherlands Reflections Gardens Keukenhof Stream Landscape and travel

Voters: cats_123, Ericsamson, Mollycat and 33 more

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cats_123 Plus
16 5.0k 30 Northern Ireland
26 Apr 2018 11:03AM
Happy birthday Trevor...another milestone achieved 😊 🎂 🎂 🎂 🎂

Two great shots...50/50 😁
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2018 11:07AM
Two excellent compositions Trev. Happy birthday and enjoy your Thursday curry.
Peter GrinGrin
26 Apr 2018 11:12AM
I like both equally and largely for the reasons you suggest. The lead image just edges it for me precisely because of those reflections and for the way the stream occupies more of the foreground before drawing the eye upwards into the frame. Then again, V1 is so rewarding because of the way it appears to accentuate an imaginary vertical line between the trees which is 'picked up' by the white post supporting the railings. Lovely portfolio by the way! Oh, and happy birthday!! Smile
bliba Plus
14 2 Austria
26 Apr 2018 11:35AM
both are very good ...

happy birthday

ollieWink
mrswoolybill Plus
13 2.3k 2267 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2018 1:25PM
The main image all the way! Much more space for the reflections.
26 Apr 2018 1:27PM
Excellent images, have a great Birthday
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 18 Canada
26 Apr 2018 2:20PM
Both very nice Trev. Have a wonderful Birthday dinner.
dales Plus
4 11 Australia
26 Apr 2018 2:30PM
Wonderful images that lead the eye , Hope you are having a wonderful birthday Trev , Cheers !!!
Ian
26 Apr 2018 3:06PM
both uploads are just fine (the lead is a slight fav) ... have a good time with your friends and Happy Birthday!
Fefe Plus
8 50 34 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2018 3:20PM
I think the version just wins for me Trev.
Have a very Happy Birthday!GrinGrinGrin
Diane
pamelajean Plus
14 1.4k 2157 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2018 3:29PM
The version is my favourite, too, I like the extra bit of snakinessSmile.
Many Happy Returns, Trev.
Maiwand 13 3 73 England
26 Apr 2018 4:02PM
V2 for me please Trev.
Ron
Best wishes on your birthday Trev, hope you have enjoyed your day. Great DOF captured in these images.
Carol
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2018 11:20PM
Very lovely image Trev, love those curves...
Wishing you a very Happy Birthday!!!
Isabel GrinGrin
LynneJoyce Plus
12 22 101 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2018 11:24PM
Easy, love them both equally.
Irishkate Plus
10 42 118 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2018 1:30AM
I like both but lead image even without the tree would be a winner.
Kate Grin
28 Apr 2018 11:40PM
Excellent images, Trev - a wonderful location.

RichardSmile

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