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White Lady


White Lady
Photo Information
Copyright: Nyssa Brown (nyssajb) Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 2 N: 15] (74)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-05-05
Categories: River
Camera: Canon Powershot S3 IS, Kingston 2GB SD, Kood 58mm ND8
Exposure: f/8, 1 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Travelogue: England 2007
Date Submitted: 2007-05-05 19:08
Viewed: 4171
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Went to Lydford Gorge today and saw the waterfalls down in the gorge. White Lady waterfall is one of them, and one of the main attractions alongside the Devil's Cauldron. It's a gorgeous area, right near the village of Lydford, which is between Tavistock and Okehamton in Devon.

There are a couple of walks at Lydford Gorge, and quite steep, slippery and narrow at times but well worth it as you follow the River Lyd.

Useful Info:

* Name: White Lady Waterfall
* Location: Lydford Gorge, Dartmoor, Devon, England

- Camera: Canon PowerShot S3 IS
- Shutter: 1.0 second
- F-Stop: f/8.0
- ISO: 80
- Focal Length: 8.4mm

# 58mm Lens Adapter
# 58mm Lens Hood
# Kenko 58mm UV filter
# Visico 58mm circular polarizer
# Kood 58mm ND8 filter

+ Photoshop CS2
+ Crop on the left
+ Sharpened (Unsharp Mask)
+ Increased saturation using an adjustment layer
+ A tiny bit of dodge and burn
+ Contrast
+ Border, naturally (don't usually use borders but felt it worked nicely here)

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  • mlines Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 556 W: 26 N: 668] (3116)
  • [2007-05-05 19:19]

Hi Nyssa. Welcome to TN. This is a marvellous view of the very tall waterfall. Having the green backdrop makes the water stand out very well. Good presentation. Murray.

Hello Nyssa,
I agree that the border works well with this image. On a landscape photo I find they can often act as a sort of window frame giving the illusion that the scene goes on beyond the frame. (if that makes any sense) Nice job getting the whole falls in one shot. The exposure and sharpness look good and I like the bit of reflection in the foreground pool.

TFS
Evelynn : )

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