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More Sigma 10-20 & Snowdonia
Posted By: simonkit, 08-25-2008, 01:08 AM

Just acquired a decent Sigma 10-20 & here are a couple of the 1st shots I've managed with it....it will take some getting used to as I think its necessary to be on top of the foreground to keep a good sense of depth, consequently I'm planning at trying Hyperfocal distance focusing again.

Sorry but no blue sky to be seen in these !!

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08-25-2008, 04:57 AM   #2
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That first shot is magical with the scenery showing through below the arch of cloud. Wonderful shots!
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QuoteOriginally posted by scott-devon Quote
That first shot is magical with the scenery showing through below the arch of cloud. Wonderful shots!
Thanks for the comment....originally the 1st shot had more sky & was too dominant in the shot, this is a slightly cropped version which I'm quite happy with, should work well as an 18 x 12inch print.

The 2nd doesn't really work in this lighting, needs something more dramatic..it was useful to try our the 10-20s field of view though

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Nice I agree love he first shot - I was recently in Mountain country with low ceilings and overcast - you have done well.

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What a view there. Beautiful scenery. The first shot stands out with its unique mist and colour.
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I really like the first shot as well, nice capture
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I really like the first shot as well but the second blows me away! The elements I like: The stone wall that leads you off into the distance. The rough and weather beaten step over the wall. The hint of light and green in the valley below makes you wonder if there is a village down there. The overall feel that this shot could have been taken 300 years ago as easily as today.

Btw, both are beautifully exposed.
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Nice captures. I'm with Peter, I also like the second shot. Lovely place, Wales.

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Beautiful images..How did you manage to get such a great dynamic range? how did you meter?
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Beautiful images Simon, you are giving the 10-20 more of a workout than I at the moment.
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QuoteOriginally posted by scott-devon Quote
That first shot is magical with the scenery showing through below the arch of cloud. Wonderful shots!
This sums it up nicely...Now tomorrow I will head out with my 10-20....
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