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Fisher Creek in Color

Post by Ceropegia » Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:03 am

Posted first in black and white and now here in response to comments under black and white.
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Post by LindaShorey » Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:04 pm

For me, the color allows my brain to sort out the various trees and bushes more easily. You mentioned primeval in your other response. This does have a feel of wilderness where few, if any, humans have seen. I like the contrast between lush and cool drawing us further into the scene via the little stream against the rougher side of nature with the downed tree. There is a feeling of comfort and peace, along with a little unease as to what wild creatures might be lurking :)
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Post by minniev » Wed Sep 27, 2017 1:12 am

Ceropegia wrote:Posted first in black and white and now here in response to comments under black and white.

Oh, I like this version a lot. The soft rich greens of late summer, the clear water, the tree that has succumbed to the recycling demands of nature - all convey a peaceful, pleasant scene. If you wanted to do more with processing, you have plenty to work with.

I might crop some from the top, since the bright sky seems fairly featureless, and its brightness draws my eye from the interesting details of the middle of the frame.
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Post by Psjunkie » Wed Sep 27, 2017 2:11 am

I'll agree with cropping down...maybe to the bottom of the left bit of sky,,,,..

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Post by St3v3M » Thu Oct 05, 2017 4:23 am

Ceropegia wrote:Posted first in black and white and now here in response to comments under black and white.

I like this one better than the first but am still having a hard time finding a subject to focus on. S-
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Post by Matt Quinn » Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:56 am

I agree with Steve, Martha; I prefer the softness of this image but can't focus. Matt
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