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Caswell again

By willf1
Yet another one, I know. I am a bit subjective about them all and think they are all great when they are not.

My first attempt at using Velia vision. To be honest I really like the shot. What do you think?

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Tags: Landscape and travel

Voters: andytvcams, jules41, Pete_g and 22 more

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andytvcams 15 10.4k 1 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2005 3:27AM
Loverly,have you got the version without the velvia?,Ive got the program but it has never worked for me.


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jules41 13 197 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2005 3:32AM
Excellent Tony,just love these shots,it really shows another side of Caswell that we otherwise would'nt see,superb colour and detail
deavilin 13 344 1 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2005 3:43AM
excellent shot really like it toSmile

Potto 13 19 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2005 3:45AM
Very nice shot
snowman 13 391 England
10 Feb 2005 3:45AM
Very nice indeed, really captures the feeling of movement in the water.
willf1 13 51
10 Feb 2005 4:07AM
Thanks everybody for your helpful comments.

Andy: To be honest, its quite a poor pic without the velvia action. I kept all the settings on their lowest point except warmth which I increased to level 3. I'm still not convinced about the program yet but, on this pic I liked the end result. I'm only trying to replicate Velvia because IMHO you can't beat it and I havn't been able to come close to its results with digital. I loved the warmth to your "shadows" shot and the colours in "second light". Any advice would be appreciated.

jond 13 34
10 Feb 2005 4:12AM
I like this one. I think the foreground rocks really make it.


P.S. I've found the best way to get Velvia-like results - is to use Velvia!
claret 13 49 England
10 Feb 2005 4:22AM
Think I must have a purple thing going at the moment 'cos I think this is the weakest of your last few uploads, Tony. Think I must like bolder colours or something. Nothing wrong with the composition here - just personal preference I guess.
willf1 13 51
10 Feb 2005 4:38AM
Thanks, Jon. LOL!

Iain, I'll see if I can find something with a bit more oomph.

Your comments are really appreciated.

pendevour 16 1 Wales
10 Feb 2005 5:19AM
Only just discovered your portfolio and it's very impressive indeed. I really like the way you use the long exposures. Can you please tell me more about Velvia vision.
willf1 13 51
10 Feb 2005 6:06AM
Arfon: Its a action plug-in to replicate velvia digitally. It is only available from

This is my first attempt using it and I'm happy - so far. I think its like everything, you can't rescue a bad picture with it but, it can improve a good 'un.

gwyn h 13 432
10 Feb 2005 6:15AM
Have to agree with Iain (claret). Not as strong as the first couple in the series Tony, but it is still a very nice shot indeed.

jimyoung 13 8
10 Feb 2005 6:54AM
I can almost feel the back flow tugging at my ankles - well it was yesterday when I had my swim in Langland - great series
turtle1 13 41 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2005 7:18AM
This is good - like the formation of rocks in front - leading to the sunset at the back
andytvcams 15 10.4k 1 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2005 7:22AM
Hi Wilf,Re shadows that was shot with a warm up filter and an ND Grad,

As for Second Light,i changed the white balance in the raw file to cloudy which warmed it up more than my camera filter,

Hope that helps.
willf1 13 51
10 Feb 2005 7:53AM
Great, Andy - thanks.

lyne 13 15
10 Feb 2005 8:10AM
Absolutely beautiful love hte warm light and tone lynex
helen&peter 13 98
10 Feb 2005 8:37AM
Superb image - love the sea you have captured it pefectly. Click
10 Feb 2005 9:11AM
I agree with Helen. I really like the way you have captured the sea. Click
ericfaragh 14 144 4 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2005 9:37AM
Nice shot, well done.
proberts 13 218 4 Wales
10 Feb 2005 10:25AM
Lovely shot again Tony.
katieb 13 255 4 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2005 11:08AM
Yes it's another great image, love the movement of the water and the gorgeous colouring.
10 Feb 2005 12:19PM
A lovely shot, well done.
stevewlb 13 6 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2005 2:00PM
You're right to love it- a classic,
pebbles 13 106
10 Feb 2005 2:25PM
I like this very much Tony, the action on the water is superb, very busy, as if you can almost feel it moving.


lobsterboy 14 14.9k 13 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2005 5:33AM
I would have been happy with this but it lacks some punch compared to your other pics. But lovely work anyway.

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