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Sunny afternoon on the Gower Peninsula, South Wales
« on: June 18, 2012, 10:02:00 PM »
Had family down for a few days so we took them down to the Gower and to Rhosili in particular.  There were a number of wild horses and sheep around and the sheep and this horse appear to be having a discussion:

Canon 5D mk III Carl Zeiss 35 f/2 at f/11 1/100 ISO 100


What-did-the-sheep-say-to-the-Gower-Horse- by singingsnapper, on Flickr

A horse close to the edge of the cliff at Rhosilli

Same camera/lens combo f/11 1/160


rhosilli-horses by singingsnapper, on Flickr

Looking towards Worm's Head:

Same camera/lens combo f/8 1/320


Looking-towards-Worm's-Head by singingsnapper, on Flickr

I used the in viewfinder level check to assist me in a handheld panorama comprising 10 images shot in portrait orientation merged in CS5.

Canon 5D mk III CZ 35 f/2 at f/8 1/400 ISO 100


Gower panorama by singingsnapper, on Flickr

decided to try in black and white using Silver efex 2


Gower panorama bw by singingsnapper, on Flickr

As we headed home, we stopped off at Oxwich Bay as the weather started to turn with a storm rolling in:

Canon 5D mk III EF 14mm f/2.8L II at f/16 and 1/100 ISO 100 Converted in Silver efex II using Pan F 50 profile


Gathering-storm-at-Oxwich-Bay by singingsnapper, on Flickr

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Sunny afternoon on the Gower Peninsula, South Wales
« on: June 18, 2012, 10:02:00 PM »

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Re: Sunny afternoon on the Gower Peninsula, South Wales
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2012, 06:55:12 AM »
Lovely views, the sunlight is so harsh though!  My favourite is the storm gathering.

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Re: Sunny afternoon on the Gower Peninsula, South Wales
« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2012, 07:50:58 AM »
Beautiful scenes and nice composition. This is where HDR may help to reduce the exposure of the grass and the sheep while maintaining the details of the horse.
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Re: Sunny afternoon on the Gower Peninsula, South Wales
« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2012, 11:25:27 AM »
Had another look at the sheep and horse shot and adjusted a little and lowered the highlights:


This-town-isn't-big-enough-for-the-two-of-us by singingsnapper, on Flickr

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Re: Sunny afternoon on the Gower Peninsula, South Wales
« Reply #4 on: June 19, 2012, 11:33:09 AM »
Nice shots.  Always nice to see the countryside and the local fauna.
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Re: Sunny afternoon on the Gower Peninsula, South Wales
« Reply #5 on: June 19, 2012, 12:02:52 PM »
great shots. thanks for sharing!
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Re: Sunny afternoon on the Gower Peninsula, South Wales
« Reply #5 on: June 19, 2012, 12:02:52 PM »