My trek to Nada was a month too soon. The meadows were still asleep, the jungle had jaundiced limbs. Yet there was something about this jungle which sucked me in. It was eerie monotonal dusk and I could peep very deep into the woods. To get the deepest tree on my slide I over exposed three stops and then PSed brightness and contrast. I think I could get what I saw. Your views please.
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Commentby Ganesh H Shankar on Tue Jun 09, 2009 9:02 am

Looks like you made some bold move here Nirlep. I would not have thought about over exposing by 3 stops ! My guess is you might actually pushed it up by about 2 stops, may be an error of stop by camera's meter. Personally I think contrast is a bit on higher side however I kind of like the texture on trees. We are better off with such new experiements than routinely believing what caera tells us to do and taking a comfortable route...

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Commentby Pramod Viswanath on Tue Jun 09, 2009 9:08 am

An interesting image, Nirlep. I feel the 'tones' is lost during the B&W conversion. I would love to have more of those lost tones back in the frame. It's little difficult for my mind to comprehend just the 1's and 0's in the frame ;-). How about sharing color version of this frame too?

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Commentby Ashwini Kumar Bhat on Thu Jun 11, 2009 8:42 am

Sir there is something unique feel in this image for me. I am intrigued by the central portion of the image and it is giving a 3D feel to me. The exposure that you have gone with really impressive and it puts the image apart. I see a resemblance to the charcoal art kind of feel on a rough canvass paper. I almost visited this image around 10 times and still can't come out of it! Thanks for sharing....

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