Waterfall

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Lin Evans
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Re: Waterfall
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PanoMax wrote:

Composition is ok but the color temperature is too cold (blue) and the water movement too blurry, lacks texture. When you look at water moving, with your naked eye, it has sparkle, bubbles, etc. A shutter speed of about 1/60 to 1/100 would look more natural and still would have shown movement.

Dave

stevechong wrote:

Hi Folks,

I like to share with you a photo I too at JiuZhai Gou, China. It was taken before 6 months before the earthquake.

Sigma SD Q H

Photographers often go to great lengths to "not" have texture in the water. The color temp is an artistic move - not an attempt to mimic what might be seen with the naked eye. Photography, like art, is not always about "realism."  I've seen photos in art galleries selling for hundreds of thousands of dollars which look nothing like reality. There is a place as in art for each.

Best regards,

Lin

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