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One of the first photos that I took on my trip down to Phillip Island.

This is the first time that I have tried shooting a waterscape with my Hoya ND 400 filter.

Tell me what you think, seriously critiques will help me to get better!!

This deviation is in Summer Contest in :iconphoto-sceneries:

Best thing that reminds me about summer is the long days spent at the beaches. Loved it. :D
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Critique by JessR-Photography Jan 9, 2011, 1:54:14 AM
Wow! This is a stunning photo!

For your first go with your ND400, you have done very well! The movement of the clouds is really nice, and i love the water.

To start with, the composition is beautiful, I love the lonely rock on the shore. You've followed the rule of thirds as well, which is good.

The colours in the sky are beautiful, and I love the reflections on the water. Such a magical scene you've captured.

Very nice depth of field as well, everything is nice and sharp.

Even though there is a tiny bit of overexposure in the middle of the clouds, it doesn't distract from the rest of the photo.

I'm not sure how it would look if you got rid of the rock though. The photo might lose it's composition. I still like it though :)

This is such a fabulous photo, I love it! :heart:

Vision - 5/5
Beautiful scene, nice movement in the water and clouds.

Originality - 3/5
Unfortunately, sunrise photos are common, so that brings down the originality, it doesn't mean yours isn't great though.

Technique - 4.5/5
Everything is beautiful :)

Impact - 5/5
It's an amazing scene, and you've captured it absolutely beautifully!

Keep up the good work :)
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SatsukiNekozawa Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2012
very nice shot, I like the colours and the feeling of peace it gives :)
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TaGiRoCkS Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
:D
thank you
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SatsukiNekozawa Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2012
you're welcome :)
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PRibeiro Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
very nice
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BeautifulBizarreMag Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2011
WOW stunning shot!!!!!!!!!
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TaGiRoCkS Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
:D
thank you
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BeautifulBizarreMag Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2011
Always a pleasure :tighthug:
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MileHighPhotography Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2011
A lovely shot. If that's what you can do first time with the filter, just imagine what you'll be doing when you get experienced! Superb work
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TaGiRoCkS Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
:D
thank you very much
hoping that i can better
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Lippin-Teh-Pixiekins Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
lovely colours, wonderful shot^^ makes me want to be there!
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TaGiRoCkS Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
:D
thank you
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elvenjewel2012 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Very pretty; the foreground makes the photo. :)
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TaGiRoCkS Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
:D
thanks
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elvenjewel2012 Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
yw :)
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Corvidae65 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011
I really like the composition you chose for this.
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TaGiRoCkS Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
thank you
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Corvidae65 Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2011
You're welcome :)
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Lena-knipst Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011   Photographer
Great colors and focussed. The little stone in the front makes it perfect!
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TaGiRoCkS Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
:D
thank you very much
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JessR-Photography Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011  Student Photographer
:iconnatural-wonder:

You've been featured in #Natural-Wonder this week!!

Follow the [link] to see.

Please remember to :+favlove: it if you like it!

Jess,
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Trashins Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
very nice!!!
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JessR-Photography Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011  Student Photographer
Stunning shot!! :)
The colours are beautiful.
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TaGiRoCkS Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
:D
thanks
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ichabod1799 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011  Professional General Artist
I thought that atmosphere looked familiar :D
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TaGiRoCkS Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
lol
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DanielleMiner Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
great shot
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TaGiRoCkS Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
:D
thanks
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justThorvald Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
The thing I am thinking "must get me a ND filter"
I think the picture is a bit to classic to be really good but it is inspiring me
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TaGiRoCkS Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
i definitely recommend getting one, they really open up so many other doors in photography
lol, yeah i know there are probably 1000's of photos that look almost exactly the same as this on DA, but i just wanted to see if I could shoot something like this
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justThorvald Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
I know what you mean, I was just at this wonderful thing taking some studio photos. It is a new world out there and I love it. I been a student for a long time and no extra money to spend making my hobby just growing at a frantic pace now.
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