Waterfall shots

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  1. Verbal

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    I'm not a photoshop expert I'm afraid. Its difficult to tell because it is so small, but I think I prefer the composition of the first one. The only thing I would do to it is a small crop to remove the rock on the bottom left.

    I wouldn't write off comments on composition, exposure etc because they may be no use for these pictures, but will (hopefully) come in use next time. FWIW, they could benefit from a slightly slower shutterspeed to smooth the water. Also, I would have tried standing to the right slightly so as to remove the aforementioned rock in the bottom left.

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    Sam
     
  3. Cuervo79

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    well you can make the smoother water with photoshop, just select the water and then do a gaussian blur, that would help with the "angel hair" effect of the watter.

    another thing I find is that its too contrasty, you could play with the shadow/highlight or with the curves to bring more midtones to the picture..

    I also concur (sp?) to make the pics biger so we can see some detail
     
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    Thanks for the tips, and if you want bigger pictures, just follow the links at the bottom, they are fullsize. Unfortunately DA has hotlinking issues.
     
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    I tried your links earlier, but it says forbidden!
     
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    That's odd, does it still say that? They work for me, but I may just be the only one. =\
     
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    I just tried again and had exactly the same problem. Dang computers! :confused:
     
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    yeah me too,"fobidden",i like #1but i think on taking the shot, if possible i would pehaps moved slightly more to the right(without falling in) and included a bit more of the actual falling water, and cut out the rocks at the bottom,hey just an opinion,would like to have seen the bigger picture.
     

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