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Fall Colour, Minnehaha Falls
Lens: DA 18-55 II Camera: K200D Photo Location: Minneapolis, MN ISO: 100 Shutter Speed: 1/60s Aperture: F6.7 
Posted By: grainbelt, 10-22-2010, 07:48 AM



EXIF posted is for the above photo. I had nearly abandoned the kit lens, shooting with the 10-20, DA 35, and 55-300. Really happy with the way this turned out with only minor curves adjustment and a tiny bit of USM in PP. Will have to play more with the kit lens.

And the tree in question, against a blue late-morning sky.



I was wandering around Minnehaha Falls, which is quite nice this time of year.


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Nice images. SUGGESTION: try pulling more detail out of the shadows in the picture of the falls.
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I really like the composition on the waterfall photo. Nicely done. I also agree with WPRESTO about the shadows.
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The minimal shadow detail you see is the result of a layer mask and adjustment in PP. I timed it all wrong, mid-day sun on the upper falls and the foliage, dark shadows below. I could have pushed it a bit more but the edge layer became really obvious. Key is to get there earlier in the day for better light.

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