Red rocks, water

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  1. Fox Paw

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    Critiques and criticism are always welcome.

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    I like this, but it's a bit dark. Where was the sun when you took it? You might consider brightening it up a bit.

    Sedona?
     
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    Thanks, Ian. This was in the bottom of a canyon and the sun was nowhere around. I've vacillated about brightening it but you're probably right.

    PS: West fork of Oak Creek Canyon, north of Sedona.

    PPS: Here's a lighter version. I think I prefer the darker one.

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    What I would suggest rather than simply brightening the image is to work with the levels/curves to improve the exposure a little bit as well as boosting the saturation. Additionally, it needs levelling - badly. The water's running out of the picture onto my keyboard! ;)
     
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    Thanks, tirediron.
     
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    I concur!
     
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    I agree, but think a bit of saturation might help. Maybe some fidgeting with the curves would do it.

    .... hands tirediron a roll of paper towels ... :)
     
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    Sorry about the wet keyboards. :)
     
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    I live in the desert -- things dry fast :lol:

    Actually, the angle didn't bother me at all.
     
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    Actually, the camera was level. I'm not quite sure what creates the impression that it wasn't but I can see how people are seeing it that way.
     
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    great shot.....a little satuaration would be great.
     

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