Open Landscape Category: 6th place.
Final Score: 86 (76 / 84 / 93 / 83 / 95)

The Tree at Dog Rocks (Batesford, near Geelong in Victoria, Australia) from when I went with John Conway and Hans Kawitzki at Dog Rocks.

Edited differently from a previous upload because the blue sky was a bit unreal-looking (thanks to the polariser) with a lot of input from Mick and several other very knowledgeable photographers!!! Thank you all very much!

Nikon D60 (Sigma 10-20mm)
ISO 100 • f/10 • 1/6sec • 14mm
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Comments

  • Angie66
    Angie66almost 3 years ago

    awesome shot :)

  • Thank you, Angie!! :) :) :)

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Angela King-Jones
    Angela King-Jonesalmost 3 years ago

    The sky is what drew me, glad you made the change. Wonderful

  • Thanks heaps, Angela! Sometimes it’s worth persisting wtih something, even when you think it’s almost right!

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Mel Brackstone
    Mel Brackstonealmost 3 years ago

    yeah, now I’m getting it :)

  • Lol! Whew! :) :) :)
    Thanks for flagging it in the first place… and then Mick and Francis Keogh gave me lots of advice, plus the feedback from the AIGE meeting, and I also got plenty of input from the whole Landscape Folio group on the APS Web Folio forum… it has been a terrific learning experience and has truly proven to me how valuable it is to seek assistance from other photographers.

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Peter Hammer
    Peter Hammeralmost 3 years ago

    I like this more now with the cyan gone and the vignette Mieke. It also works well in fairly high contrast monochrome if you want to try that :-)

  • Thanks Peter :) I have tried that and I like it, but not as much… and I think people have got to be getting sick of seeing my photos of this tree by now!! Lol!

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Josie Jackson
    Josie Jacksonalmost 3 years ago

    Oh yes, I do like this one better, contrast and lighting is much better and I like how that sky makes the tree stand out. lovely :o)x

  • Michael Howard
    Michael Howardalmost 3 years ago

    About bloody time you got it! Now tell me how to get it….. LOL
    Looks wonderful Mieke, 1000% better than my small effort!

  • Thanks so much, Mick. I honestly couldn’t tell you what I did… I changed my mind so many times! And it is definitely not “1000% better” than your re-work – it’s just different. Thanks again for all your help!

    – Mieke Boynton

  • Claire Walsh
    Claire Walshalmost 3 years ago

    outstanding work Mieke:))

  • robpower
    robpoweralmost 3 years ago

    Excellent work Miss Mieke, still want to know how you got to go to dog rocks, Johno said I need a visa to go there :)

  • Ian Beattie
    Ian Beattiealmost 3 years ago

    Excellent shot, well done

  • Noel Elliot
    Noel Elliotalmost 3 years ago

    Stunning shot Mieke

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