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Spla-Doosh Revisited

By MrsS    
I've never done this before - so here goes.

When I uploaded the original version of this shot, it rapidly became (and still is) my most popular image on EPZ. See here for original

However, MrS finally succumbed last week and agreed to put some of my images on our wall - and when I looked at this with fresh eyes, I wondered if my processing skills had improved at all.

SO

Here is the re-worked image - better or worse? Honest opinions please - really interested to see how this one compares.

Thanks for your time and your honesty Smile

Cheers!
Fran x

BTW - It's Happisburgh and the sea defences early on morning Grin

Tags: Light Waves Sunrise Splash Happisburgh Sea defences Landscape and travel

Voters: zapar40, Maddie, IgorKo and 134 more

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Comments


zapar40 6 66 5 Wales
30 Jan 2013 5:26PM
the light and colour behind the splashing wave is stunning.
ant.

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jdinne 13 16 England
30 Jan 2013 5:29PM
100% agree with Ant, looks great.

John
kel55 4 8 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2013 5:30PM
This version works best for me , bit more detail in wood
KathyW 12 1.8k 12 Norfolk Island
30 Jan 2013 5:31PM
Prefer this one I think - a bit brighter and slightly less blue in the sea (let's face it, we are looking at the murky North Sea here...Wink ) Oh, and glad to see you've sorted the dust bunny at the bottom of the frame Smile
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
30 Jan 2013 5:34PM
Definitely this one for me, Fran, much prefer the light, fantastic. Wonder if it'll top the 211 record? Carol
LesF 9 182 9
30 Jan 2013 5:45PM
Three years on and it's a yes, may be it will get that badge this time.
Good to see the boss letting have space on the wall too.


LesF
jeanie Plus
12 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2013 5:47PM
Ahhh now I see what you mean! Smile
fazzer Plus
7 54 7 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2013 6:03PM
Excellent,love it
JohnoP 11 2
30 Jan 2013 6:26PM
Love it! John Smile
wow love it. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin
30 Jan 2013 6:29PM
Brilliant photograrphy....Why not put the first image as a version.........Regards .... John
Fefe Plus
4 23 31 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2013 6:31PM
This one! after many flicks to and throGrin
Diane
30 Jan 2013 6:35PM
Much better now - the light and warmth jumps off the screen now
Erica
MrsS 9 4.5k 18 England
30 Jan 2013 6:37PM
Gosh - Thanks all - much appreciate your input - have to say, I much prefer this one Smile

LOL, Kathy - although "eagle-eyes" Sutton has managed to find one on this one too Grin

Cheers Everyone

Fran x
Shane136 13 63 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2013 7:31PM
Top shot..

Shane
richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
30 Jan 2013 7:37PM
Cracking Image!!
30 Jan 2013 8:14PM
Yes this is even better, particularly the light and tones of the exploding wave and with the cyan cast removed from the surf.It's a real stunner.
Alun
MrsS 9 4.5k 18 England
30 Jan 2013 8:15PM
Thanks Gents - - glad you like it Smile

Fran x
30 Jan 2013 8:22PM
Deffo this one Fran, the light gives it even more impact than your original
Mike
Sue_R 10 11 6 Scotland
30 Jan 2013 8:37PM
Better!

Sue Smile
d3looo 7 16 1 Slovakia
30 Jan 2013 8:55PM
Prefer this one Wink Great shot!!!
Pavol
30 Jan 2013 9:07PM
Yes, much better.
Cliff
Niknut Plus
6 1.2k 68 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2013 9:15PM
Yers !!!.....a lot more 'life' in the crashing waves.....though I think I prefer the richer detail in the foam of the bottom LH 1/3rd in the original.....still a rasper though !!!!!!
chris-p Plus
10 65 England
30 Jan 2013 9:48PM
Fine job and better too... a piece of history as they aint there no more Sad
MrsS 9 4.5k 18 England
30 Jan 2013 9:54PM
Appreciate your input, Folks - - Thanks Smile

Fran x
dpenman 4 1 United States
31 Jan 2013 4:20AM
Sweet. Sweet Capture.
geffers7 Plus
6 44 1 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 8:29AM
This new one is much better all round Fran - the tones and colour are better. Funny, I've been doing the same with some of my old ones - processing skills do improve but so does the software.
Geoff
wolfy 12 36 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 9:30AM
Yep, much better Wink I was thinking of doing this will my older stuff too, or revisiting every location again lol Tongue
derekhansen Plus
7 210 24 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 10:34AM
Definitely prefer this version Fran. The contrast between the wave and the defences works better and overall the image looks brighter and cleaner. The only downside is that some of the lightest foreground surf has blown out (perhaps its my rubbish work monitor)
Derek
martinl 12 265 2 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 10:59AM
Think this one is better overall Fran. I would agree, though that this version has lost some of the detail in the bottom R/H side foam area, so may be a combination of the two would be the ideal.
Smile
AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 11:33AM
Definitely better - very well worked.
Ann
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
31 Jan 2013 12:17PM
By the looks of the awards, this has gone down very well.
It is certainly much more "alive" than the previous, and the light makes it very, very beautiful.
IanFlindt 11 740 21 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 12:53PM
This version has terrific punch and impact, Fran - a distinct improvement on what was in any case a fine image.
vickyf Plus
10 8 8 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 2:55PM
Agree with all the above comments. This version really has the wow factor and packs a punch.
marktc Plus
5 85 14 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 5:10PM
Yup much prefer this version Fran
CathyI 11 344 3 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 5:34PM
The water in the foreground works in both versions, but the waves are much brighter and better in this one, so I definitely prefer this one!
MrsS 9 4.5k 18 England
31 Jan 2013 7:04PM
WOW!!! Look what happens when you go to work!!! Grin

Loads of Thank-Yous - so here goes - - -

Ta, MrB & Val for the HC and GEA, Thanks also to Zoran, Wolfy & Tim for your UAs - - completely blown away by them all! Smile

Thanks also to everyone for their votes and comments - - appreciated, as always Smile

Cheers!
Fran x
iancatch 9 4 45 England
31 Jan 2013 7:15PM
Yup this one is better definately

Ian
Eviscera 10 1.1k 149 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 10:19PM
Thats a super flow of light and energy Fran !

Yep , take down one of the bosses erratics and hang this right in its place Smile

x
Irishkate Plus
5 38 98 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 11:48PM
What a difference three years has made.
The light is so much more vibrant.
KateGrinGrinGrin
MrsS 9 4.5k 18 England
1 Feb 2013 6:00AM
Thanks you three - glad you like it Smile

Cheers!
Fran x
pmorgan 9 217 13 England
1 Feb 2013 6:07PM
Yep, this is the one! Smile
MrsS 9 4.5k 18 England
2 Feb 2013 8:56AM
Thanks Paul Smile

HUGE thanks to BREN too for your UA - great way to end the week Grin

Cheers!
Fran x
Fantastically dramatic shot!
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
11 Feb 2013 7:31PM
Tidal power Fran !!
Ron.
shutter speed 11 369 United Kingdom
20 Feb 2013 5:19PM
Its so much cleaner looking and with that has a lot more impact.
MrsS 9 4.5k 18 England
21 Feb 2013 10:26AM
Thanks Guys Smile
ringyneck 9 315 18 United Kingdom
18 May 2013 4:05PM

Quote:The light and colour behind the splashing wave is stunning.
ant.


Yep and I thought the original was awesome....

Keith
BIGRY1 Plus
4 3 7 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2013 3:19PM
This has so much impact I just hope you weren't too wet afterwards!TongueTongueTongueTongueTongue
Now I'm going to have a look for the other oneWink
Ryan
adrian2208 12 251 United Kingdom
6 Nov 2013 10:21PM
wow top notch stuff Mrs S you should do some classesGrin
MrsS 9 4.5k 18 England
7 Nov 2013 7:07PM
Cheers! Appreciated Folks Smile

Still learning myself, Adrian! Grin

Fran x

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