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Dec 13, 2009, 14:21 #1
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After many days of gray sky I enjoyed our blue sky today... I wanted to have so reflections and I found and interesting reflection of the sunset... I worked different compositions...

Hope you find it interesting... Smile

#1
[Image: IMG_2935-Edit.jpg]


#2
[Image: IMG_2937-Edit.jpg]


#3
[Image: 22_IMG_2948-Edit.jpg]


Thanks for looking... Smile


Dec 13, 2009, 14:30 #2
EnglishBob AKA Craig *****
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Great series, #1 is my pick of the three.

Dec 13, 2009, 18:10 #3
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I like the stylised fish in no 2. Smile

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Dec 13, 2009, 18:57 #4
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These are very interesting, Irma - you have stood the conventional sunset photo on it s head by not including the sky or sun - only their reflections. Great outside of the box thinking. I think you achieve what you are going for in all of them.

A couple of details really catch my eye:

The reeds in the top left of $1
The fish in #2 - brilliant. Also the pinkish clouds.
The reflections of the tree tops in #3 - particularly the tree tops on the far left and about a third in from the right.

Well done. I like to see artists experiment.

Dec 13, 2009, 23:58 #5
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Thanks so much all for your comments... Smile

#2 made me think about that video where birds are diving to get some fish.. I thought about flying fish and I loved the idea... Smile

It was my second time I use the G9 for reflections and I am very happy with the result so far... It has a wider DOF and this gives me a very sharp reflection with f4.8!!

#3 I don't normally sharpen my pictures, but this time, I sharpened this image, by copying the blue channel, sharpen it and blend the layer to soft light and reduce it to 30% opacity... it was amazing the result... very fine sharpening...

Dec 16, 2009, 09:47 #6
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Lovely work Irma and the fish reeds in number 2 are classic.


Dec 16, 2009, 11:44 #7
Irma Posting Freak *****
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Thanks Chris... Smile

Dec 22, 2009, 14:19 #8
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Hi Irma, sunset and sunrise always fascinate me, but in photography much more; and you did a great set for this, my favurite one is number 1, well captured, so artistic. I loved it Irma,

Thank you,
with my love,
nia






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