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Rainforest Stream II


Rainforest Stream II
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Copyright: Steve Reekie (LordPotty) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1381 W: 144 N: 3872] (12503)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-06-07
Categories: Rain Forest
Camera: Canon Powershot SX10IS
Exposure: f/8, 1/1.25 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-06-07 3:00
Viewed: 4066
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Today I returned to Langdons Creek,the small forest stream that I visited yesterday.
This stream flows down from the Paparoa Ranges,through mixed Nothofagus,(beech),native broadleaf and podocarp forest,to flow into the Grey River just a few hundred metres upstream of the small settlement and bridge at Stillwater.
Once again,it was very overcast,which is ideal for photographing forest landscapes,but drizzling with rain a little at times,which was a nuisance.
Today,though,I had my tripod with me,and was able to improve on yesterdays hand held shot.
This is a shot of a typical section of streambed,with lots of mosses,ferns,and sooty black beech tree trunks to be seen.
Its amazing the difference that shooting in manual mode on a tripod makes.
I thought yesterdays hand held shot was pretty good considering the very low light levels,but if I'd had a tripod it would have been clearer like this.

I hope you enjoy the shot.
Thanks for looking.
Steve

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2009-06-07 3:23]

Hi Lord,
such a scenic and beautiful forest with a lovely stream.
The lush greens is so lovely and peaceful.
excellent piece of shot.
Genuine and authentic surroundings.

regards,
Foozi

hello Steve
great picture of this nice forest where i like to walk with my camera
nice light and good details
great shot
greeting lou

My good friend Esteve,

You have appealed to use a tripod and has succeeded magnificently deep photo. The fact that we could use an aperture f/8 (Versus the previous photo with f/2.8) has enhanced the details and nature of substance appears to "walk with us" when I look at this picture. You showed great ability to learn very quickly to get the best for your SX10! Very well done, very good work!

Regards,

Jesús

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  • pvs Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1127 W: 254 N: 3161] (14464)
  • [2009-06-07 5:28]

Hi Steve,

A fine capture with good colors and detail,you have a quite steady hand to shoot under these lightconditions,although a tripod is sometimes better of course,anyway tfs this upload,

Paul

Dang this is a neat image..now this is the kind of wet boggy land I would love to play in....I can see a million capture possibles here Steve...Looks like your into the winter time soon eh?
Bob

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  • briGG Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 195 W: 2 N: 344] (1823)
  • [2009-06-08 12:51]

Bonjour Steve,

Ta photo a attiré mon attention. Elle n'est pas classique, ni tape à l'œil!
Elle est très naturelle et ça c'est très plaisant.
Ce qui me dérange, c'est le cadrage. Où se trouve le centre d'intérêt ? Mes yeux vont sur toute la photo sans se fixer.

Je te livre ce que je perçois, je ne suis pas une pro!

Merci pour ce détour dans la forêt

brigitte

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