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    What do you think about this photo?

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    Shot with a Nikon D40
    Lense: 55 - 200mm
    1/6 sec.
    F/29
    ISO 200


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    Since you posted in 'Brutally honest' I will be brutally honest... I think it's a nice scene, but the execution is lacking some finesse. Ideally, I would have like to have seen this shot using both a polarizing filter and a couple of stops of graduated neutral density to knock down the highlights in the background. Failing that, a three - four image (1/2 stop separation) HDR would have worked well too. I think you got the exposure time right for the water, but the over-bright background really hurts the image.
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    Tirediron, Thanks for your honesty. That's what I need to improve my shooting skills. Thanks, I appreciate that.

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    Yep filter of exposure bracketing to iron out the lighting differential.... at least one Nd grad is really an essential bit of kit for a landscape photographer

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    You should you a tripod and a ND filter x64 at least!
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