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Bynx Nov 15, 2009 9:33 PM

Marshlands
 
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The weather was foggy and overcast but I got out so thats the main thing. Here are a few from today.

Bynx Nov 15, 2009 9:36 PM

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One last one.

SharpShotGal Nov 15, 2009 11:42 PM

Those are some good :) shots BYNX it shows your as tall as any great guy .. to bad the fowl were not out flying around though!?:(

Hards80 Nov 15, 2009 11:49 PM

i like number 3. there is a good balance of foreground and water. wasn't the prettiest of weather conditions unfortunately.

Bynx Nov 16, 2009 7:57 AM

There were lots of ducks and geese but all out of camera range. Yesterday was the first time I ever hand fed blue jays. They actually land in your hand to take the peanuts. Weather was so so. It wasnt cold, but it was foggy and very cloudy. Twenty minutes after I left to go home the sun came out. Go figure.

Walter_S Nov 16, 2009 10:58 AM

I really like #2 best, because it has a primary subject - the tree - and the bare twigs of the tree against that dismal sky just emphasizes (now that's a difficult word to spell if you'r mother tongue is not English...) the sadness of the weather and the season of wet, cold and grey! May-be the whole scene would benefit from a B&W or Sepia-tone?

#3 is very good, but I have a feeling that the marshes water will drain out to the right, as the horizon is not level!

#5 and # 6 would have benefited from a somewhat higher point-of-view (If that would have been possible...) to show more of the water-surface.

Or take a sicle with you, next time and cut down the reeds in the front, Bynx....;)


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Walter_S Nov 16, 2009 11:03 AM

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Originally Posted by Bynx (Post 1019968)
...Go figure.

It's Murphy!
:D

Hards80 Nov 16, 2009 11:25 AM

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Originally Posted by Walter_S (Post 1020018)
It's Murphy!
:D

isn't that the truth, i go out on a sunday to shoot, not a cloud in the sky, or raining. next day on the way back from work, perfect textured clouds and a golden sunset......

Alasdair Nov 16, 2009 12:12 PM

You have chosen nice sceneries for these pictures and under different weather circumstances I'm sure that they would be very good.

Murky weather can also create fantastic conditions and dramatic atmosphere, but I think that you have overdone the HDR in #1, #3 and #5, making them somewhat artificial instead of dramatic.

Torgny Nov 17, 2009 6:42 PM

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Originally Posted by Bynx (Post 1019892)
One last one.

Bynx,

Great photos. Natural saturation, as good as the sun. Seems we share at least one favourite motive. Checked my "Grass, reed and rush" folder - 5.7 GiBi

Very inspiring, thank you (Favourites - well (with a barrel to my head), 3 and 4. Why - they are beautiful and no distractions whatsoever)

Torgny


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