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Tewet tarn cold morning mono

Here is a shot I have been trying get processed for about 2 weeks I think I have a decent version of it now.


It was pretty dull and the breaks in the cloud just did not line up for me. The only sunlit part of this shot is a small patch of cloud.



Tewet cold morning mono by Alf Branch, on Flickr


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Ps asking to see the colour version to see if you prefer it is not going to get an answer from me
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Re: Tewet tarn cold morning mono

Great sky and reflections. I think that lone tree is what makes the image though.
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Re: Tewet tarn cold morning mono

I like the snowy ground and mountains in the left half of the picture.
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Re: Tewet tarn cold morning mono

Great shot and the lone tree plus the reflections stand out for me.


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Re: Tewet tarn cold morning mono

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What do you think?
Ps asking to see the colour version to see if you prefer it is not going to get an answer from me
I know the colour version would just be rubbish....

B/W works, but only just......
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Re: Tewet tarn cold morning mono

For me it's a nice shot with loads of fine detail that needs to be viewed large Alf. Not sure what your objection to the colour version is but the B&W does work pretty well. I know it's a nice moody misty shot but I would just have liked to see a bit more definition in the hill on the lhs as it disappears into the mist. My eye just seems to get drawn to it somehow.
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Re: Tewet tarn cold morning mono

Thanks all for the comments the scruffy snow/grass area on the left was bugging me and suggestion have led me to this



Tewet tarn cold morning mono 2 by Alf Branch, on Flickr
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Re: Tewet tarn cold morning mono

I think this is a shot that would work well with the composition based on the Fibonacci Spiral/Golden Ratio

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=fi...Bgrmtiw-A8iPM:
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I think this is a shot that would work well with the composition based on the Fibonacci Spiral/Golden Ratio



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Your original is very close to being a "Golden Rectangle" and with a very small crop, could put the tree spot on the origin of the spiral.

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Re: Tewet tarn cold morning mono

I have to say I prefer the cropped version - seems more dramatic

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Re: Tewet tarn cold morning mono

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Your original is very close to being a "Golden Rectangle" and with a very small crop, could put the tree spot on the origin of the spiral.


Thanks Graham

I can see that but I prefer to lose the grass and snow on the left



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Re: Tewet tarn cold morning mono

Only just spotted this comment. Cropped as Graham suggested is nice but it would loose the reeds in the foreground which I think would be a shame. I prefer it with the reeds.
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Only just spotted this comment. Cropped as Graham suggested is nice but it would loose the reeds in the foreground which I think would be a shame. I prefer it with the reeds.

I prefer the reeds too Phil



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