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« on: March 06, 2009, 05:17:14 AM »
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I would like to show a set of details picked at an special location, Rio Tinto (Red river) at the South-West of Spain. It's a river with a heavy concentration of minerals in its water that makes it reddish. The water tints rocks and mud around with a spectacular gamut of colors. Thanks for looking and any comments and critiques.

 

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« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2009, 05:29:13 AM »
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Amazing natural phenomena - Thanks for sharing!
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« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2009, 09:22:18 AM »
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Stunning! Other-worldly. Thanks for sharing.
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« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2009, 09:37:16 AM »
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Nature is truly awesome. Thanks for sharing those. I'd like to see #3 in a print.
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« Reply #4 on: March 06, 2009, 10:36:50 AM »
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pretty heavy in iron, looks like
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« Reply #5 on: March 06, 2009, 12:06:13 PM »
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I like nr 1, 3 and 4 a lot!
Well done!
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« Reply #6 on: March 06, 2009, 04:21:29 PM »
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These are great. Almost unreal. Did you know there is a filter, I forget its name, that accentuates or allows the colour red to come through more than the others? Apparently has some kind element in the glass. My favourite is 1 and 3.

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« Reply #7 on: March 07, 2009, 12:24:18 AM »
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What an amazing collection of colours!  Toxic waste dump comes to mind, but I like the idea of minerals much better.  I like the first one, although the background image of Sri Ganesh in the third one is interesting!

Mike.
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« Reply #8 on: March 07, 2009, 03:20:56 AM »
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¡Muy preciosas!

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« Reply #9 on: March 07, 2009, 04:07:58 AM »
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Absolutely breathtaking. Photo #1 is the one I'd choose as favourite.
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« Reply #10 on: March 07, 2009, 07:08:46 AM »
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Yep, thank you all for your comments!.

It's amazing what can squeze a small boost in contrast in the files. Printing them is quite a challenge if you want to get acurate results. With the gamut of papers I have I couldn't find any that the Proof view in PS gave somethng on par. With some curves you can approach what's on screen but not exactly. Fortunately there are little references to compare so they give some room to play "creatively"
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« Reply #11 on: March 09, 2009, 01:18:07 PM »
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Juan, the colors in these pictures are really amazing. I would pick up the 1st and 4th pictures as the best. The 1st one looks like you've got some snake scales on the mud! This is the nicest picture in terms of composition as well: intertwined curves and shapes that keep the viewers interest within the image. The 4th image is kind of other-worldly. My only "complaint" here is the cropping of the outer-edge rocks. In any case, well done!

- Christos
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« Reply #12 on: March 10, 2009, 06:22:17 AM »
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Thanks!

Here go three more, more minimalistic. Perhaps I should crop the right side in the third image:





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« Reply #13 on: March 10, 2009, 10:09:00 AM »
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Juan

Sligty off-topic, but can you recommend any laboratories in Barcelona that still do E6 processing?

I ask, because I have a freezer with a lot of film in it doing nothing. I used to use Betacolor in Palma de Mallorca, but it seems that they don´t do E6  anymore. I remember that there used to be a pro lab in Barcelona called EGM, I think, but that was many years ago.

If you can fly some suggestions past me, that would help!

Hasta luego

Rob C
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« Reply #14 on: March 10, 2009, 11:16:55 AM »
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Juan

Sligty off-topic, but can you recommend any laboratories in Barcelona that still do E6 processing?

I ask, because I have a freezer with a lot of film in it doing nothing. I used to use Betacolor in Palma de Mallorca, but it seems that they don´t do E6  anymore. I remember that there used to be a pro lab in Barcelona called EGM, I think, but that was many years ago.

If you can fly some suggestions past me, that would help!

Hasta luego

Rob C
Rob, I have no idea about E6 but EGM are still here, one of the most reputated, I peeked at the web site and they seem to do E6 . EGM (under "Sistemas Analógicos")

Hasta luego
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« Reply #15 on: March 10, 2009, 03:07:47 PM »
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Here go three more, more minimalistic. Perhaps I should crop the right side in the third image:
I agree: crop the third one.

These are lovely. I hope you can revisit this place often for more treasures.


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« Reply #16 on: March 11, 2009, 05:35:09 AM »
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Cropped the third one and I gave it a bost of saturation with curves in LAB mode



Thank you all for looking and commenting!
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« Reply #17 on: March 11, 2009, 06:13:12 AM »
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Rob, I have no idea about E6 but EGM are still here, one of the most reputated, I peeked at the web site and they seem to do E6 . EGM (under "Sistemas Analógicos")

Hasta luego


¡Muchas gracias!

Rob C
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« Reply #18 on: March 11, 2009, 08:11:28 AM »
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Cropped the third one and I gave it a bost of saturation with curves in LAB mode



Thank you all for looking and commenting!
This crop is much better...
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