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Great rlrad 2010-01-11 15:01

Hi Kath,

This capture is impressive as the one linked in your note - very nice, worth a second visit for certain. I have question about the use of the ND Grad filter - it looks like either you have the grad turned a little diagonally or was the photo cropped so that there is less foreground than in the original frame? Either that or perhaps you used one of those Cokin-like filters that you can move up and down in front of the lens. Just curious because I'm wondering exactly how you used the grad to get that effect. I was trying to find an area where there might be a delineation, however slight, and the diagonal theory works best if I were to guess.

Anyway, beautiful result!
Reed

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Old 01-13-2010, 01:30 PM
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Sorry for the delay in replying. I should get into the habit of replying immediately as I forget. I use Lee grads, which have a holder like Cokin so you can move it up and down to wherever you need it. I can't quite see the point of the circular ones, as you would always have your horizon central. I would have had the 'line' on the horizon and over the top of the mountain. I had to bring out some detail in the mountain in PP as it was too dark. That's where the drawback is!
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Hi Kath,

Not a problem at all, I was pretty sure you were using that sort of grad - I bought some of the ND grads for my wide angle but I think they were too cheap - I'm finding out you get what you pay for. They are also round, but I figured I could compensate by cropping.

That is great information - I learned something, too!

Thanks Kath,
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