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Whitby Abbey (657 AD)
Whitby Abbey (657 AD)
sjturner


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Silhouettes III (Basic Editing III)
Camera: Olympus E-500 EVOLT
Lens: Olympus 40-150mm f/3.5-4.5 Zuiko Digital
Location: Whitby, North Yorkshire, England
Date: Aug 26, 2006
Aperture: f/5.6
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/400
Galleries: Landscape, History
Date Uploaded: Aug 28, 2006

Was a little early so the sun set wasn't quite right so I made the following adjustments on the RAW image:-
White Balance = Cloudy
Shadows +65
Saturation + 50
Red Hue & Saturation + 10

Into PSP, slight USM to pick out the birds, resize, save for web.

Statistics
Place: 55 out of 352
Avg (all users): 6.0840
Avg (commenters): 6.6667
Avg (participants): 5.7500
Avg (non-participants): 6.2654
Views since voting: 811
Views during voting: 320
Votes: 250
Comments: 10
Favorites: 0


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
09/05/2006 08:22:23 AM
Been there many times. Like the way you included the flock of birds
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09/04/2006 02:20:28 PM
beautiful! that blue/orange tint works well against the black foreground
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09/03/2006 08:20:02 PM
Very nice. I suggest makes the horizon more straight, but that might now have been possible with the landscape, I'm not sure! This has a ver nice feel to it. Neat subject.
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08/31/2006 08:52:05 PM
This is a lovely solution to the Challenge. But I wonder how it would look if you had cropped to just above the towers, including that flight of birds. While the sky is quite nice, it doesn't (IMO, of course) add much to the image or composition. And you have a great story with the building and the birds. 6
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08/31/2006 10:34:36 AM
Very nice composition and the remains of the abbey lend themselves very well as a silhouette. Lots of other smaller details I like that add nicely without getting to busy with the flock of birds, detail on the hill in the background and the light on the upper clouds. Well done!
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08/31/2006 09:23:33 AM
5
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08/30/2006 10:42:36 AM
I like the flock of birds, adds something to it.
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08/30/2006 10:17:39 AM
This has a very eerie feel to it I like it ^_^
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08/30/2006 01:13:03 AM
THOSE BIRDS REALLY ADD TO THE PICTURE.
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08/30/2006 01:04:43 AM
love it nice colours and I love the flock of birds too
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