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Lens: Pentax 43mm Ltd Camera: K-1ii Photo Location: Woodstock Nature Reserve, ACT ISO: 100 Shutter Speed: 1/1000s Aperture: F1.9 
Posted By: DamienW, 12-06-2023, 07:26 PM

Maybe we should have a Murrumbidgee River thread, on top of RobG's excellent shot of the Murrumbidgee River from Shepherds Lookout Shepherds Lookout - PentaxForums.com

This one is taken just after sunrise from down the hill a little, and maybe 250m east from Shepherds Lookout looking northwards. The Murrumbidgee river here is swathed in fog, as is often the case in mornings of the cooler months.

Technically, we were in lockdown when this was shot - the ACT having its first lockdown in August/September 2021. We were allowed to go for a short drive to undertake recreational activities though.

Not sure why I shot this wide open. I think I wanted to blur the foreground weeds as much as possible!

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12-06-2023, 07:29 PM   #2
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great pic. Like the mist contrasting with the brilliant sun up on the ridge
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This is an interesting image, blue skies and sunshine, yet, a heavy layer of fog remains over the river. I really like the valley of fog. Good shot.
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Hmmm - it is an interesting image, Damien. Landscape images are NOT my forte, but my reaction here is:

The pic might have actually benefited by you shutting down and having the foreground weeds in focus,
OR, if you do not really want them as part of the pic,
perhaps you should try cropping from the bottom up, to the lowest part of the "V" in what is at this stage the mid-ground of the pic? Creating a more seeming panoramic image of the cloudy valley, rear mountains, and that tree (trees?)(reaching for the sky.

What do you think? (As I said, landscapes are not my normal genre, so if you think this suggestion is rubbish, don't hesitate to say so!!!)

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QuoteOriginally posted by DamienW Quote
Maybe we should have a Murrumbidgee River thread, on top of RobG's excellent shot of the Murrumbidgee River from Shepherds Lookout Shepherds Lookout - PentaxForums.com

This one is taken just after sunrise from down the hill a little, and maybe 250m east from Shepherds Lookout looking northwards. The Murrumbidgee river here is swathed in fog, as is often the case in mornings of the cooler months.

Technically, we were in lockdown when this was shot - the ACT having its first lockdown in August/September 2021. We were allowed to go for a short drive to undertake recreational activities though.

Not sure why I shot this wide open. I think I wanted to blur the foreground weeds as much as possible!
Gorgeous!
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I'd agree with trying @K2toK50's suggestion. I too had to get out sometimes during lockdown and breathe clear air didn't see a soul either.
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In contrast to the suggestion to make the weeds sharper (which is worth a try to see how it works) I rather like the blurred weeds.
For me, they allow me to know the environment of the tree and then it stands so tall and so very sharp above the foreground--my eye goes right there.
But that's just my input as I try to work through an interesting image.
As to the picturing during lockdown, I disregarded the lockdown as long as I stayed away out in the abandoned hills with my camera. Go for miles and miles away, all day long. The police would drive right on by and wave at me.
I was so happy for my camera during those dreary days! (And, so far from people, I never did contract the disease.)
Glad you got this good shot during your lockdown.
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