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Golden Swan

Discussion in 'Photos : Wild and Free' started by sbowler579, Apr 24, 2012.

  1. sbowler579

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    An old shot taken with my K20 over 3yrs ago, came across it on an old dusty hard drive.:) Taken Mid winter at 4.00pm sunset here at that time. The swan almost seems like he is floating on a lake of gold. Composition breaks all the rules, but I wanted to show the circle of ripples the swan created.

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    Swan at Sunset by SFB579, on Flickr
     
  2. Lez325

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    I'd be proud to have taken that shot Steve- sod the rules mate, they are made to be broken( obviously not the forum rules as if I'd dare to suggest we broke any TP rules for heavens sake)
    Its a cracker that is :clap:

    Les (y)
     
  3. sbowler579

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    Thank's Les, when I first viewed this on the back of the LCD the swan was almost a silhouette, thankfully shot in RAW and rescued it to make not a bad shot IMHO. Taken over three years ago in mid December.
     
  4. Les McLean

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    No composition rules broken here?

    The swan is sitting roughly on the vertical third, and the main ripple disturbance is sitting roughly on a horizontal third.

    This wouldn't have worked so well if the swan had been dead central.

    As it is, it works well, aided by some glorious light.
     
  5. Scottynoooo

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    I think its a superb shot. My only crit would be it's slightly tilted to the right?
     
  6. sbowler579

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    You know I think you could possibly be right there.:bonk:
     
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    It's amazing, looks almost like collage(it's that good :D)
     
  8. ian Bennett

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    An amazing picture, is looks more like a oil painting than a photo. brilliant. (y)
     

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