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Jul 27, 2013, 11:35:21 AM
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Glen Etive by Silver-Guild Glen Etive by Silver-Guild
View towards Glen Etive from the Glencoe Road. I swear I've never driven along a more awe-inspiring road.

This is also my first real foray into HDR. I've tried with Photoshop before now but couldn't get the effect I was looking for, but after a bit of inspiration on here, I've given Photomatix a try, and this is the first result :)
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First off amazing shot, I really love the composition and I wish I could take a trip there now myself. The grass in the foreground is really sharp and non blurry which can be a pain sometimes with multiple exposures. The mountains and the road as well are very sharp and as a whole I think you did a good job with the contrast and saturation. It has enough color to stand out without being over the top.
If you're a fan of the dark and grainy HDR look disregard the following. The only thing I would work on is the clouds and sky. There is a lot of noise in places and well as some really dark shadows on some of the clouds. As someone who is guilty of this in 90% of my old HDR photos it's something I'm trying to learn to manage it a bit using Lightroom. You mentioned you have Photoshop so I would try using some of the tools available in there to try and reduce a bit of noise and lighten up some of the extremely dark clouds. Looking forward to seeing more of your work.
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desertkid Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014
Just amazing... I've been in Scotland a month ago and you really catched the feeling driving thru the highlands :-)
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frenchfox Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2013
Breathtaking view ! :love:
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Silver-Guild Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014  Student Photographer
It really was :D
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calimer00 Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2013
Just stunning!
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Silver-Guild Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014  Student Photographer
Thanks, it really was :D
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BiBiARTs Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
You're Featured FEATURE ... week 35-2013 :iconspreadmoreloveplz:
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Silver-Guild Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2013  Student Photographer
Wow, thank you! :D
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BiBiARTs Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
always my pleasure :love:
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gizzer2006 Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2013  Student Photographer
Stunning!
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Silver-Guild Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2013  Student Photographer
Thanks :D
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