A New Year in the Beacons

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  1. yummifruitbat

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    Happy New Year everyone!

    The weather of the first few days of 2006 hasn't been up to much here in Wales, but there was a bit of daylight on the 2nd so Tasha and I took a brief trip into the Brecon Beacons for some photos. She's just got her first 'proper' camera, a Panasonic Lumix FZ20, and I'm jealous! :p

    I've used my new laptop for the usual PS adjustments and I'm not really used to a TFT screen, so apologies if the contrast is a bit off.

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    I tried some new techniques for these so as always, I'd appreciate any feedback/comments/criticism. Please be honest! :D
     
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    scoob I have seen the writing on the wall

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    great shots man!!! love them :thumbup:
     
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    Both are nice.
    I like the soft light on the hill in #1.
    I like the use of the rock in #2. It adds to the composition.
     
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    Nice shots, but the first is my favourite of the two,
     
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    Thanks guys ;)

    I used for the first time on these shots a gradual tobacco filter which I picked up in the Dixons sale. Does that work? Any opinions on the exposure in the 2nd image?
     
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    Great captures. I'm also a fan of the first image.

    Eric
     
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    JonK I want MORE!!

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    Fantastic! The first one roks. Great use of space. Love the geometric shapes making up the land portion of the shot. and the light is stunning.

    Second is compositionally very good; just maybe a bit dark in the FG but you've controllled the hilights well as far as I can tell. Nice work :thumbsup:
     
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    Very good. The first blows me away! Nicely done! : )
     
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    i love these!
    #1 really makes me wanna drive away in the wild.
     
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    I love both of them but the 1st is my favourite. It makes me want to jump in my car and drive through the mountains too. I love the light
     

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