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Old 28th September 2014
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Fisheyeing in the Hart Burn

The water in the local burn's so low now that I could wander around this one with my favourite trainers with a hole on the sole without getting my feet wet. Note the moss & liverworts growing in what should be the middle of a river.

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Re: Fisheyeing in the Hart Burn

Works for me John. I may have to put the fisheye on the camera when we take the dog for a walk.
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Re: Fisheyeing in the Hart Burn

Nice swirls. Is this defished?
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Re: Fisheyeing in the Hart Burn

Cheers all.

Not defished, but cropped a bit on the left to remove the wildly bent trees at the upper left edge of frame, you don't notice it so much with foliage on the other side.
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Re: Fisheyeing in the Hart Burn

great picture as in my opinion you have not made the water all silky but still have given it movement, i don't like it when the water looks like it isn't water, this is just right
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Re: Fisheyeing in the Hart Burn

Thanks Taz, I agree with you - over-slowed water looking like cotton wool doesn't show movement. I usually prefer to see the lone of water flow in my river shots, but don't always achieve it.

The cotton wool effect does suit some shots though.
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Re: Fisheyeing in the Hart Burn

That's very nice.
The blur on the falling water is not overdone which is very much to my taste.

Thanks for sharing.

Edit. Taz beat me to it.
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Re: Fisheyeing in the Hart Burn

Yes, the movement in the water is just right and the low angle and powerful foreground make a very dynamic picture. Great use of a fisheye lens.
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Re: Fisheyeing in the Hart Burn

Very nicely done. The fisheye produces images which make you stop and look and you've used that well here.

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