Scotland images

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mholdef Senior Member • Posts: 1,806
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Just back from a trip to Scotland with my wife where we traveled around from Oban to Glencoe to Skye and all the way up to the Ullapool area.  Weather was typical Scottish weather (if not perhaps a tad colder than usual), with rain, fog, clouds and periods (even an entire day here and there!) of beautiful sunshine.

These images were taken with the D800E and most with the 45 PCE and 70-200/4.  The panoramic shots were made using the 45 PCE and stitching 3 images together.  The full gallery can be seen at www.fotomark.org.

Comments most appreciated.

Mark

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ki11ua Forum Member • Posts: 58
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Really nice images!

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mholdef OP Senior Member • Posts: 1,806
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ki11ua wrote:

Really nice images!

Thanks

Mark

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DavidGBK Senior Member • Posts: 1,062
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Excellent series - you are making me homesick.

Regards

David

Timothy Dunnigan Senior Member • Posts: 1,349
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Very nice. I particularly like the ram portrait.

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JacquesBalthazar Contributing Member • Posts: 638
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Great images of a beautiful country. Really nice, including the b/w conversions and careful PP. Thanks!

Just one thing I personally dislike: the usage of "pseudo-film sheet" framing lines/smears.

In my opinion, your pictures are excellent enough not to need that finishing touch!

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mholdef OP Senior Member • Posts: 1,806
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JacquesBalthazar wrote:

Great images of a beautiful country. Really nice, including the b/w conversions and careful PP. Thanks!

Just one thing I personally dislike: the usage of "pseudo-film sheet" framing lines/smears.

In my opinion, your pictures are excellent enough not to need that finishing touch!

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HomoSapiensWannaBe Regular Member • Posts: 265
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mholdef,

These are great images.  Some of the best I've seen here in a while.  Thanks for sharing.

4G63 Regular Member • Posts: 245
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Beautiful images! Thanks for sharing!

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ormdig Senior Member • Posts: 1,392
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The kind of images I just want to climb into. Thank you!

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BeachnCruz Senior Member • Posts: 2,034
Re: Really nice Scotland images!

JacquesBalthazar wrote:

Great images of a beautiful country. Really nice, including the b/w conversions and careful PP. Thanks!

Just one thing I personally dislike: the usage of "pseudo-film sheet" framing lines/smears.

In my opinion, your pictures are excellent enough not to need that finishing touch!

+1 ... same thoughts ... like everything except the framing style applied.....

Jim

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mothergoose Senior Member • Posts: 1,235
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Lovely shots especially the first 2.

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mholdef OP Senior Member • Posts: 1,806
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4G63 wrote:

Beautiful images! Thanks for sharing!

Thanks for the feedback

Mark

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mholdef OP Senior Member • Posts: 1,806
Re: Really nice Scotland images!

BeachnCruz wrote:

JacquesBalthazar wrote:

Great images of a beautiful country. Really nice, including the b/w conversions and careful PP. Thanks!

Just one thing I personally dislike: the usage of "pseudo-film sheet" framing lines/smears.

In my opinion, your pictures are excellent enough not to need that finishing touch!

+1 ... same thoughts ... like everything except the framing style applied.....

Jim

Thanks Point well taken about framing +++

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mholdef OP Senior Member • Posts: 1,806
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mothergoose wrote:

Lovely shots especially the first 2.

Thanks

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Tee1up Regular Member • Posts: 460
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Really nice set of images. For that first one with the sheep in focus and background out of focus, did you by any chance shoot one like that at F11 or higher? The background in focus may add something in that case.

Well done.

Jim Trainor Regular Member • Posts: 270
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The D800E and these fine lenses do a great job, but what makes these images exceptional is your great use of the light, especially in the first three. Just excellent.

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mholdef OP Senior Member • Posts: 1,806
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Tee1up wrote:

Really nice set of images. For that first one with the sheep in focus and background out of focus, did you by any chance shoot one like that at F11 or higher? The background in focus may add something in that case.

Well done.

Thanks

I did think of that, but as sheep tend to be shy, I didn't have a chance to take another stopped down a bit

Mark

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mholdef OP Senior Member • Posts: 1,806
Re: Scotland images

Jim Trainor wrote:

The D800E and these fine lenses do a great job, but what makes these images exceptional is your great use of the light, especially in the first three. Just excellent.

Thanks Jim for this great feedback

Mark

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Tepacca Contributing Member • Posts: 722
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Really nice images. Love them all except the last one which I think would be better in colour

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