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Waterscapes - If your feet aren't wet, you are not close enough!

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by MattNQ, Oct 25, 2012.

  1. MattNQ

    MattNQ Mu-43 Regular

    Jul 31, 2012
    Hello, haven't posted in a while. Too much busyness. Did get away camping recently - here are a few from recent camping trips.
    EPL1 with 9-18mm on a Joby.

    E-PL1    ---    9mm    f/20.0    1/10s    ISO 100

    E-PL1    ---    9mm    f/20.0    1/4s    ISO 400

    E-PL1    ---    9mm    f/14.0    1/20s    ISO 100


    E-PL1    ---    9mm    f/9.0    1/2s    ISO 200
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  2. Crdome

    Crdome Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Sep 11, 2011
    West Central Indiana
    Wonderful shots. I appreciate the first two the most. They are dynamic and forceful, with shorter exposures they stop the rapid at a movement in time. Viewed last, I felt 4 + 5 to be static though nicely done and I understand your purpose. They capture the volume over time. This does not imply they are any less worthy. The two groupings showed separately wouldn't have evoked this comparison. In compositional structure 1+2 (and 3 to a degree) are quite powerful showing showing forceful movement along the diagonal. 3 has that wonderful drop off over the precipice.

    Your advice is great: If your feet aren't wet, you are not close enough!

    Great shooting. -Chrome
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  3. MattNQ

    MattNQ Mu-43 Regular

    Jul 31, 2012
    Thanks Chrome. I appreciate the feedback. I am always interested in how an image comes across to others.
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  4. phrenic

    phrenic Mu-43 All-Pro

    Sep 13, 2010
    I like the first and third the best. I prefer a bit more smoothness(longer exposure) on the running water shots, but thats a small nitpit and just imho.

    Sent from my iPad using Mu-43 App
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  5. monchan

    monchan Mu-43 Veteran

    Jul 7, 2012
    Tottori City, Japan
    I like the first two and the last one. #5 the rocks remind me of a japanese saying
    "the imovable mind" or piss off I`ve been here 20,000 years you can go around me.
    I like it.
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  6. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    Cool shots, nicely done. :thumbup:
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