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Thread: Return from Talisker bay

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    People's Socialist Republic of Leith

    Return from Talisker bay

    This is a picture from my March trip to Skye. Talisker bay itself was behind us as we walked back to the road. There had been a heavy shower for about five or ten minutes which had headed off in this direction. I'd appreciate your thoughts on this image as I have some mixed feelings. Shot as a b&w jpg so not a conversion. It has been mildly split toned, otherwise just selective levels work and a quick burn in on the sky.
    Return from Talisker bay by Zou san, on Flickr

    Thanks for any/all feedback.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Somewhere under the raincloud

    Re: Return from Talisker bay

    It looks a bit heavy to the right hand side. It might look better if this was rendered in a lighter tone. I tried masking it off a bit, but am unsure if it helped.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    UK, up North

    Re: Return from Talisker bay

    Sorry, but I don't rate this as of your better works Zou.

    I would agree with Nimbus that it's too heavy on the right hand side. The image lacks balance.There is something interesting at the end of the road, but it's too far away as things stand.

    A further apology, I really can't see an easy way to improve matters.....but I'd love to know what is going around to the right of the mountain

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Aug 2000
    Everywhere and nowhere, baby

    Re: Return from Talisker bay

    Quote Originally Posted by Zou View Post
    Shot as a b&w jpg
    Whoops! Think that was the wrong choice.

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  5. #5
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Tadworth, Surrey

    Re: Return from Talisker bay

    Love the puddles and lighting in the background, but I'm with the others on the RHS and particularly blocking just above the road.

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