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Old Apr 9, 2006, 6:37 PM   #1
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I was out wallking in the lake district a couple of weeks ago and I saw the sun shining behind the clouds just as I was passing between these 2 trees. I have not adjusted at all, it is straight out of the camera. Is it too dark? I was going for a haunted look.


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Old Apr 10, 2006, 2:19 AM   #2
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I think you've captured that haunted look. Just feel if there was something like a gravestione in the foreground it would work even better.

That dark, grey, troublesome weather was horrible. Lets hope its blown well away now.

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Old Apr 10, 2006, 3:02 AM   #3
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Great shot,

My only comment is that the sky in places seems a little blown out, it may have been better to expose slightly more for the clouds by one or two stops, thus bringing out a litele more detail...only a thought though. Still pretty spooky!
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Old Apr 10, 2006, 7:21 AM   #4
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I think it might look a bit more haunting in black and white. Hope you don't mind.
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Old Apr 10, 2006, 5:23 PM   #5
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Thanks for the comments.

Longside, I think I did underexpose a bit to get more of the sky as it was actually mid afternoon

Frenchy, I also tried the black and white but thought the blue gave it a colder feel.

the only other thing I tried but thought that maybe it was too much was the clarify function in Paint shop pro. What do you think?
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And Syd, no gravestones sadly, just sheep. It wasnt all darkness though. I did get this shot on the same weekend.
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Old Apr 10, 2006, 6:36 PM   #7
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Great capture, shame about that horrible white stuff.
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I couldn't tell B&W or coloured. But you got my balot on both. Regards.Jaki
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Old Apr 11, 2006, 11:51 AM   #9
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the only other thing I tried but thought that maybe it was too much was the clarify function in Paint shop pro. What do you think?
What is the clarify function - is it some sort of sharpening tool? I like it but I think your first post was better.
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Old Apr 11, 2006, 11:56 AM   #10
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Hmm, I missed this somehow, the original gets my vote. I think it captured your haunted feel that you were going for better.

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