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Heybridge again

Discussion in 'Appraisal Gallery' started by Dan S, Jan 12, 2021.

  1. Dan S

    Dan S Well-Known Member

    I gave this a warm darker treatment, what do you think?

    [​IMG]basin by Dan, on Flickr
     
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  2. PeteRob

    PeteRob Well-Known Member

    Very nice. I'd reduce the vignetting on the bottom two corners. It might be "real" because of the way the light falls, but it looks false.

    I was just about to hit "post reply" when I wondered if you had put a radial filter in the middle and tapered the sides off . I wondered this because the vignette goes a bit higher in the frame than I'd expect. If this is the case, ease off the darkening a bit. I can almost convince myself that I can see a circular radial filter mask entered at where the sun reflection starts, just to the right of the tip of the trawler mast reflection.
     
  3. Dan S

    Dan S Well-Known Member

    Yes, I see it, thanks. I actually used a brush to darken but I think I added a vignette too.
     
  4. AndyTake2

    AndyTake2 Well-Known Member

    I like that.
    I'd lose the bit of the boat on the far right of the image though, as it tends to make my eyes wander to it.
     
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  5. Petrochemist

    Petrochemist Well-Known Member

    Very nice.
    Reminds me of distant nights spent on my Dads old boat.
    It would be better with a more appropriate foreground, all the clutter on my desk somewhat ruins the effect :(
     
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  6. Dan S

    Dan S Well-Known Member

    I did wonder that. I think I can probably crop it a little to cut it out.
     
  7. Learning

    Learning Ethelred the Ill-Named

    The warm treatment works. Quite Turneresque As photographers we take things as they are. I would prefer another Thames barge instead of the plastic yacht but realise that that is a bit too much to ask,
    A very nice atmospheric shot.
     
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