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Old Dec 16, 2007, 5:01 AM   #1
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Sunset from the Eildon Hills, Scottish Borders, taken with an Olympus E-510. Please let me know what you think.
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Old Dec 17, 2007, 4:50 AM   #2
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I like this. The only problem I have I think the foregroung should be a silohette and more to the left hand side to see more of the background. Apart from that the lighting on the background is excellent.

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Old Dec 17, 2007, 11:38 AM   #3
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Like the lighting of the shot, just think moving the subject a little of center would add to the composition.
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Old Dec 18, 2007, 10:59 AM   #4
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Technically it's pretty good. Comp. wise, the hill in the background interferes with the pile of rocks?, grave?, trailmarker?. A tiny bit of fill flash might let us know what we're looking at. The sky looks real nice. IMO If you're gonna do a sillouette then make it the most important thing in the pic. :-)
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the pile of rocks is a "cairn", it noramly marks the summit and is built by people who climbed the hill adding a stone to the pile

the main problem with the shot is it makes you squint, the idea is good but i think if the cairn and sun where further to the left it would make it less harsh maybe? but this cant be done with cropping as u need more of whats to the right hand side

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Old Dec 28, 2007, 10:13 AM   #6
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Well done, Calmac! I think your picture could benefit if you would try to put camera closer to the ground so sun would be almost hidden by pile of rocks. This would make silhouette of rocks more distinct and make color of the sky more deeper.
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