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Old Feb 5, 2011, 12:01 PM   #1
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Old Feb 5, 2011, 12:26 PM   #2
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That first one is quite stunning, really like it. I'm not as crazy about the second one - I find Photomatix tends to render greens too saturated for my taste, and I think the bright green in the second one a bit of a distraction compared to the incredible colors of the sunset (though I suspect I might be in the minority on this). If it were mine I'd probably have lowered the green saturation in LR (which allows you to change specific colors) - the rest of the colors are fine. I like the last two - the next to last looks beautifully natural and the greens aren't over-cooked. The last one has somewhat over-cooked greens but I think it looks good in this picture for some reason, and I really like the composition. Just my taste.

In all, a very nice series, in my opinion.
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Old Feb 5, 2011, 3:25 PM   #3
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#1 is perfect. the colors are great, pleasingly composed.
really like the lines in the last one as well.

on some of the others they are just overdone a bit. you have lost the natural colors particularly in the shadows. and you have some major halo problems going on. as well as having some unnatural color gradients in the sky. getting the balance between detail and consistant colors is the hard part in hdr and just takes some time and playing with the different sliders. keep it up, some real potential here
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Old Feb 5, 2011, 4:58 PM   #4
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Wow...the first one is just stunning, but for me my favorite is the 5th one. The perfect way you framed the sunset and its reflection on the water. Perfect! Very nice photos!
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Old Feb 5, 2011, 6:48 PM   #5
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I like the framing on #5 with the tree and branches. I also like #6 as the walkway draws you into the picture.
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Old Feb 6, 2011, 1:52 AM   #6
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I like the framing on #5 with the tree and branches. I also like #6 as the walkway draws you into the picture.
i too love the framing on 5 but all in all a very nice set welldone mate
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Old Feb 7, 2011, 7:43 AM   #7
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I like em all as well with 4 & 5
being my favourites.
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