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Oct 28, 2017 13:05 as a reply to post 18483199 |  #2716

I like it.

I'm hesitant to mention this because you are an excellent photographer and your images are so much better than mine, but it seems like the upper left side is just leaning a bit to the left due to perspective. I usually use the PS warp function and/or liquify for situations like this to selectively warp because, for instance, the reflections look straight but the trees and shoreline look a little slanted.

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Oct 28, 2017 19:45 |  #2717

ejenner wrote in post #18483231 (external link)
I like it.

I'm hesitant to mention this because you are an excellent photographer and your images are so much better than mine, but it seems like the upper left side is just leaning a bit to the left due to perspective. I usually use the PS warp function and/or liquify for situations like this to selectively warp because, for instance, the reflections look straight but the trees and shoreline look a little slanted.

Ed.

Ed, thank you for your comments. I too notice things like that observing photo's and often point them out to others. I appreciate both your taking the time and respectful communication method. I agree with you that the trees are leaning on the left side of the photo, though how much is due to the photo vs the trees themselves is questionable. You can see the trees near the structure are leaning where the structure isn't and I have many shots of the area from numerous angles and confirmed a few of the trees are leaning a bit as you point out. They are trees after all and subject to environmental conditions. Whether they should be modified is another question and matter of preference, which I will consider. Thank you again.


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Oct 29, 2017 00:25 |  #2718

J-Blake wrote in post #18483475 (external link)
structure are leaning where the structure isn't ............They are trees after all and subject to environmental conditions. Whether they should be modified is another question and matter of preference,

I agree 100%.


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Oct 29, 2017 03:05 |  #2719

ejenner wrote in post #18483632 (external link)
I agree 100%.

This dialogue has interested and impressed me ...
firstly I suppose because my eye is not discerning enough to notice the trees
secondly because of the respectful way it was addressed
thirdly because of how it was acknowledged.

When I first joined some on line photography groups I was shocked at some of the attitudes, so this is wonderful to see!

I do come to a number of POTN groups, and see this pretty much invariably,


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Oct 29, 2017 15:23 as a reply to roseyposey's post |  #2720

Personally I don't comment on shots that I think are rubbish. So then if the shots are already good to start with (and of course I mean 'properly good'), it is always going to come down to a matter of opinion - or even just thoughts and ideas. I've had situations where I made a suggestion, than afterwards downloaded the image and try it myself, and it just doesn't work anyway.

Then, yes on average maybe only 1 in 10 comments (or less) will make you think - hmmm, that might be an idea. But when you are already experienced and tried quite a number of things, it is hard to get good/constructive ideas.

So, I just treat people the way I would like to be treated - I'd rather someone said something because I can always ignore it (or just agree, but maybe it was something I had no control over), but just occasionally you will get a gem, and those are more valuable than I can get from anywhere else. So that is the main reason I will make a comment rather than just do the easier thing and be quiet.

Plus, for instance I might move a rock or use liquify to bend a tree or change a color or something else that other people may not do for their own ethical reasons.


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Oct 29, 2017 19:07 |  #2721

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Very nice, I like a lot. But I do see the leaning as well, although it still looks fantastic, and far better than I can produce.


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Oct 30, 2017 04:06 |  #2722

Photomatix 3 shots 1 stop. Havelock North Village.

Clock and information centre.

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Oct 30, 2017 04:45 |  #2723

Hey roseyposey, is that tree leaning or did you use a fish-eye lens? (only joking) :)




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Oct 30, 2017 04:51 |  #2724

Pippan wrote in post #18484466 (external link)
Hey roseyposey, is that tree leaning or did you use a fish-eye lens? (only joking) :)

Haha - unfortunately it was quite windy. Canon M5 with EF-M 22 f/2 at f/8 actually :-)


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Oct 30, 2017 18:20 |  #2725

In Finland. Suomenlinna

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Oct 31, 2017 17:29 |  #2726

Low level view across the lake


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Nov 01, 2017 04:47 |  #2727

woollyback wrote in post #18485728 (external link)
Low level view across the lake


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I thought you probably had weather like that!

That little splash of orage does wopnders for this shot.


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Nov 01, 2017 15:52 |  #2728

Another one for Martin - a local view point looking the other way


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Nov 01, 2017 16:09 |  #2729

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Another one for Martin - a local view point looking the other way

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LOL. I know that viewpoint very well indeed :-)

Did you get any sunshine when you were away?


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Nov 01, 2017 16:36 |  #2730

Stiga wrote in post #18486418 (external link)
LOL. I know that viewpoint very well indeed :-)

Did you get any sunshine when you were away?


Martin,

Thought you might recognixe this one

Your looking at it :):) about 10 mins and then a bit at the end of the following day

The view the normal way was dull and grey even with HDR




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