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PostPosted: Wed May 21, 2008 10:37 pm 

in my continuous quest to improve my landscape photography, I received some good advice from many of you Camera Labs co-posters. I've tried to put as much of the advice to good use and here I am trying

Any and all comments and critique is highly appreciated. I really need to

This one doesn't follow the "rule of thirds". I was attracted by how it was naturally framed top & bottom. Toyed with cropping the bottom, but I didn't want to lose the buildings bottom left. No crop.
ISO200, F6.3, 1/640sec, 0.7 exposure bias, 92mm

This one observes the rule of thirds a little better.
ISO200, F6.3, 1/640sec, 0.7 exposure bias, 200mm

Either way, it sure was a pretty sight to behold - very majestic.

Cheers :-)

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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2008 1:07 am 
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I like them both, Lah, just a little humbling, you can see the majesty of the scenery..very well captured...of the two, I like the first one better...the tumble of the clouds...looking a little lofty...and I like the scene an idea of how high up you really are...


canon 7D, Mark iii 5D, ef 70-300 f/4-5.6, ef 28-135mm canon 100-400mm L IS 4.5, and a little 24-70 L f/2.8...

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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2008 9:21 pm 
i cant describe... this picture is really great...

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PostPosted: Sat May 24, 2008 5:53 am 
Hi patty and hower,

thank you for the kind words :-) If nothing else, there's lotsa mountains around On a very clear day - if you're on the water, you can even see Mount Rainier in the distance (or at least I think it's Mt. Rainier out there in the distance to the

One day when I win the big I want to get the Canon 1DMarkIIIs or whatever is the top-model then and the most rock-solid lava-rock enforced Manfrotto tripod and the mother of all lenses and spend a month only shooting mountains. They are so great and I love being in the mountains.

Today I can still kick myself for not having had a decent camera with me the six or seven times I've been in the European indeed.

Cheers :-)

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