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Kleifarvatn
Kleifarvatn
arngrimur


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Free Study XI (Advanced Editing IV*)
Camera: Canon EOS-20D
Lens: Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
Location: Kleifarvatn, Iceland
Date: Apr 30, 2006
Aperture: 9
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/100
Galleries: Landscape
Date Uploaded: Apr 30, 2006

EXIF
. Model Canon EOS 20D
. Date/time original 30.04.2006 16:09:43
. Shutter speed value 1/40 s
. Aperture value f/9
. ISO speed ratings 100
. Exposure bias value -0.67 EV
. Metering mode Average
. Flash Flash did not fire
. Focal length 10 mm
. White balance Auto white balance

Post processing
. A slight rotation to level the horizon.
. Crop
. Cloned out some rocks in the water on the right.
. Levels on the sky and the distant mountains to increase contrast.
. Color Balance to enhance colors.
. Levels on the whole image to increase contrast further.
. Some dodging and burning in the sky and foreground.
. Resize
. Selective sharpening (USM masked)
. Add border

Statistics
Place: 4 out of 211
Avg (all users): 7.0677
Avg (commenters): 8.4231
Avg (participants): 6.9159
Avg (non-participants): 7.2588
Views since voting: 3007
Views during voting: 348
Votes: 192
Comments: 37
Favorites: 5 (view)


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05/14/2006 01:36:02 AM
Bold and strong with such strong grounding to help sense the confidence in our beings. Congratulations on your 4th placing.
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05/13/2006 01:47:49 AM
Great! Terrific use of muted light! Can you post this to our Landscape Learning thread/ or may I? Congrats on top-5
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05/10/2006 04:39:34 AM
Like the wide angle. Congrats on top 5.
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05/08/2006 12:49:15 PM
Loved this one. Fine balance. Beautifully done.
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05/08/2006 12:22:14 PM
Congrats on your yet another superb image from Kleifarvatn. I like the strong and impressive lines in the ground and the sky with the rock in the water perfectly fit to make an excellent composition. The lightning is lovely. I gave 10.
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05/08/2006 12:02:39 PM
Congratulations on your top five finish. Great shot!
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05/08/2006 09:29:04 AM
Great lines in this image. Congratulations on a well deserved high score.
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05/08/2006 01:10:20 AM
Great job my friend. COngrats on top 5!
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05/08/2006 12:40:24 AM
Natural lines almost spiral into the photo. feast for the eyes nice work.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
05/07/2006 11:31:44 PM
Meh. :P I wish I had something constructive to say but I don't. Gets a 10.
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05/07/2006 01:00:49 PM
Superb (I might have had the rock a bit more to the right and not almost centered) 9
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05/07/2006 11:22:14 AM
Very dramatic lines that pull me to the subject! Lots of rhythm and repetition. Makes be wonder where this is.
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05/05/2006 07:59:37 PM
The natural lines are fantastic. Colors are excellent. This fits the challenge quite well as a serious study. Good job. bumping up.
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05/05/2006 12:20:28 AM
Great wide angle photo. Excellent technicals!!! Looks great.
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05/04/2006 10:30:16 AM
Very nice photograph, very strong leading lines that really pull you into the photograph. I wish it was a little more brightly lit for my tastes, but that doesn't effect the quality of his great photo.
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05/03/2006 11:50:34 PM
I like the DOF
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05/03/2006 10:03:54 PM
Great shot all around...9
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05/03/2006 06:47:50 PM
I really love the shot.

I may have tied to get closer the rock ans leave off a bit of the foreground, but really nice shot none the less.
05/03/2006 02:10:19 PM
Great exposure, terrific lighting, crisp focus and awesome composition. I think that about sums it up.
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05/03/2006 10:29:03 AM
Excellent image.....actually brilliant.....TOPS....
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05/03/2006 09:56:27 AM
Beautiful!! Really dramatic.
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05/02/2006 11:43:46 PM
Very nice image! Great DOF & exposure
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05/02/2006 10:44:44 PM
Hey, I've stood right there fishing! Never caught anything though... Great photo, you captured the drama of the place
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05/02/2006 05:19:12 PM
So beautiful... Great capture.
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05/02/2006 03:41:05 PM
Really a top notch shot this. Think this will score high overall. Esp like the colour, contrast and composition. Top score from me 10
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05/02/2006 03:15:38 PM
A nice radial - but natural - effect.
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05/02/2006 01:35:13 PM
Gorgeous! The ruggedness of it is so striking. Great job.
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05/01/2006 10:18:38 PM
Beautiful shot. Great detail. The blue sky peaking out in the upper corner adds a very nice touch. WEll done.
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05/01/2006 09:03:04 PM
myndin er góð.. bókin er betri..! samt mjög góð mynd, flott hvar kletturinn er staðsettur og góðir litir
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05/01/2006 05:52:31 PM
Nice shot! Like the leading lines of the striata and the decision to give so much of the frame to them. All good, all good.
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05/01/2006 12:57:12 PM
fantastic shot ,light,colors its all going for u here 10
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05/01/2006 10:01:30 AM
Really beautiful shot. Superb use of wide angle lens, and the leading lines from both the clouds and the ground direct your eye to that huge rock. Interesting colors, too. Nicely done! 9
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05/01/2006 08:45:17 AM
I like the way the rocky ground and the clouds make an X around the rock in the water..very nicely done..
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05/01/2006 07:46:03 AM
Stunning. The first 10 I have given this challenge. Good use of the foreground which leads you into the shot.
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05/01/2006 05:53:44 AM
Falleg mynd.
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05/01/2006 02:54:44 AM
Lovely scene.
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05/01/2006 12:14:00 AM
I can't pronounce it and it looks good so it must be Icelandic.
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