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The Sentinel
The Sentinel
JimiRose


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Challenge: Free Study 2009-07 (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Nikon D90
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX 18-105 f/3.5-5.6 ED VR
Location: The New Forest National Park, UK
Date: Jul 31, 2009
Aperture: F/3.5
ISO: ISO-400
Shutter: 1/1613
Galleries: Landscape
Date Uploaded: Jul 31, 2009

PP - Tonemapped in Photomatix, neat image, colour adjustments, some dodging/ burning on the clouds, resize, USM and border.

Statistics
Place: 60 out of 419
Avg (all users): 6.2803
Avg (commenters): 7.0000
Avg (participants): 6.2437
Avg (non-participants): 6.3947
Views since voting: 778
Views during voting: 253
Votes: 157
Comments: 3
Favorites: 2 (view)


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08/09/2009 08:47:13 AM
HI from the CC Club,

Stunning shot!!

You have a great focal point in the horse on the left, with the leading lines going down to the rest of the herd. The clouds are dramatic to say the least.

You have two strong leading lines going on here, one is the path the other is the clouds, then the three focal points are the horse, the tree and then the herd. The cloud line leads to the tree, the path to the herd. It is difficult to keep your eye in one spot I am searching all over the shot. A tiny closer crop on the horse on the left, would have made him more of the focal point i believe.

The left horse's body is fairly bright compared to her face, maybe bringing in a little more of that brightness into the face would help as well. Your horizon is a little tilted too.

Your shot, is sharp, clean and clarity is stunning. I have enjoyed looking at this

Message edited by author 2009-08-09 08:54:08.
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08/08/2009 09:28:24 PM
Even at 6.2+, this shot is underrated. Should have been front page.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
08/06/2009 10:07:21 AM
Great composition. Something about the curious expressions of horses!! Nice shot.
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