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mbrager
04-29-2014, 01:38 AM
But the Reservoir is still frozen.

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https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7299/14065039353_096699e18c_b.jpg

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https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7180/14021917946_1d8ed2a167_b.jpg

Marko
04-29-2014, 07:52 AM
Shot 1 for me please.
I might also consider a version (panoramic style) with a drastic cropping of the clouds to the lower clouds. That would make the repeating boats (which makes the shot for me) more prominent.

Hillbillygirl
04-30-2014, 09:16 AM
Shot 1 for me please.
I might also consider a version (panoramic style) with a drastic cropping of the clouds to the lower clouds. That would make the repeating boats (which makes the shot for me) more prominent.

Exactly. Love the shot but just trim a little off the top would make it that much better.

Mad Aussie
05-16-2014, 09:07 PM
I think I like shot 2 myself. Less Chromatic Aberration, and the dramatic cloud adds a nice feel. The water horizons need sorting on both though.

mbrager
05-17-2014, 08:39 PM
Thanks Marko, HBG and MA for taking a look at these shots. I have reedited to 16:9 crops so I could reduce the dark cloud, and also straightened the water horizons. MA, can you explain what you mean by "Less Chromatic Aberration". Also added a third similar photo. Comments much appreciated.

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https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2922/14021856250_cf4392c232_b.jpg

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https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2896/14021922437_d2ec0cc7a2_b.jpg

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https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2916/14208504425_a9e710970b_b.jpg

Mad Aussie
05-18-2014, 01:18 AM
MA, can you explain what you mean by "Less Chromatic Aberration". Also added a third similar photo. Comments much appreciated.

Sure. In both photography and film, and even our own vision to a lesser point, there's a visual issue between where a very bright item meets a very dark item, Chromatic Aberration (CA). Lightning, for instance, is a classic example. You will often see a stroke of lightning against a dark sky have a coloured fringing down the side of it. Usually this is either red/magenta or an aqua/blue but can also be yellow or purple as well. This occurs basically because the lens is unable to handle the speeds of the different colours through the lens and we end up with this misalignment as a colour fringe making the image look unfocused or oddly coloured.

Now look closely at the 'Gertrude 33' in your first shot and you see both of those colours present around the lettering where it should be clear and sharp. Some editing software such as Photoshop have controls for reducing or even eliminating CA from the image.

The higher end lenses will often reduce the effects of CA dramatically when compared to lesser quality lenses.

mbrager
05-20-2014, 12:47 AM
Wow. I had no idea. Simple fix in Lightroom by clicking a box that I usually do click but somehow neglected this time. Thanks for the lesson.