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October 3, 2012
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Canon
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Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
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1/500 second
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Oct 3, 2012, 12:44:12 PM
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Solitary by shadowfoxcreative Solitary by shadowfoxcreative
Clarks junction Otago NZ
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This landscape has been given a brooding atmosphere which is very effective and arresting. I can't tell how much this is due to the actual scene on the day, & how much is due to what I imagine is fairly heavy HDR processing, which also has the effect of homogenising the elements of the scene. However, this is simply a personal bias of mine.

I like the placement of the rock as focal point with the gentle diagonal of the skyline leading the eye up to it - I'm glad you resisted making it central. The lighter area behind the rock also draws the eye, but this is somewhat minimised by the almost blown out lighter area to the right, & the similar patch on the left is distracting. A little more contrast in the clouds might have increased the impact.

A great shot, demonstrating how often less is definitely more.
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s-kmp Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012
This lovely piece has been featured here :bulletred: WE'RE BACK AND WAITING FOR YOUR SUBMISSIONS :bulletred: in the journal over at :iconraw-nature:
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shadowfoxcreative Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Professional Photographer
Thank you very much
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s-kmp Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012
My pleasure :)
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saza11 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2012
This is magical and amazing :hug:
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shadowfoxcreative Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2012  Professional Photographer
Thank you again :hug:
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saza11 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2012
it is a pleasure dear :hug:
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ByteStudio Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2012  Professional Photographer
Great mood in this one!
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shadowfoxcreative Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2012  Professional Photographer
Thanks, Amazing place really need to go back on my own was a bit rushed this time round
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