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Challenge: f/8 (Advanced Editing VII*)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Nikon D3100
Location: Stourhead, Wiltshire
Date: Sep 6, 2015
Aperture: f/8
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/50
Date Uploaded: Sep 6, 2015

Beautlful location. Sky burnt out: bright day - should I have dropped to ISO 100? Tried to centralise both horizontally and vertically. Had to garb a moment to avoid tourists...

Place: 58 out of 67
Avg (all users): 5.0938
Avg (commenters): 0.0000
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Votes: 64
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09/22/2015 03:52:40 PM
*Hello from Sid and the Critique club*

An appealing image that meets the challenge

As you say, a beautiful location. The lighting is very harsh and difficult to control but I think -1EC would have given you a better result it would have saturated the colours more and lessened the effect you have identified of the blown sky. You have done the right thing to reduce the amount of sky in your composition but I think you could have gone further and eliminated it completely in favour of the water. I do like the one calm patch of water that reflects perfectly the folly this really adds impact to the end result. Personally, I would have preferred to see some human interaction here, it would also given it a sense of scale.

Sorry you didn't get any comments during the challenge, I hope this makes up for it. Thanks for your submission, Sid
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