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Norfolk sunrise

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Re: Norfolk sunrise

Certainly worth getting out of bed for!

I love the starburst sun in No1 and the drama of the crashing wave in No2. The spray near the top of the frame seems to have darkened along with the sky in pp (or did you use an on-lens grad filter?) but not sure what you could do about that.
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Re: Norfolk sunrise

Good shots, Dave.
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Re: Norfolk sunrise

Thanks guys.
Yes, i did use an ND grad John, need to lighten it in LR.
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Re: Norfolk sunrise

I would be interested to see No. 2 lightened a bit as personally I prefer to see individual water droplets from the crashing waves but nice images all of them Thanks for Sharing Dave
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Re: Norfolk sunrise

Personally I prefer milky or semi-milky (semi-skimmed......?) water in these type of shots as is gives a greater sense of calm and tranquility. Obviously no good if you are trying to convey the power of mother nature.
Did you try any milky ones Dave?
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Re: Norfolk sunrise

No2 is a great shot I love the way you caught the wave! I also like No3. For me No1. lacks a little umph.
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Re: Norfolk sunrise

They do not need to cliche milky.

I like splash but they really need is not lightened but some contrast. I geuss they have had the shadows lifted a lot which they do not need IMO.

You needed to clean your front element/filter more often too the first has a lot of droplets showing.


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Re: Norfolk sunrise

#3 appears to be sharper than the other two but looses out in drama to them. I'm going for #1 but would sharpen it. I simply wacked the sharpness up to 6 in OV3 and it much improved it in my opinion.

Wish I could get out of bed and be taking photos this early in the morning.
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