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Nwara Eliya - Sri Lanka

For these water falls in Sri Lanka at Nuwara Eliys zone, I used the nikon D3X and a Nikon 28MM Lens, on top of the lens I had 2 x8 ND filters and not one. I hope you like it and wishing you all of the best.


vlad khodski , September 10, 2011; 09:41 P.M.

Excellent classical capture of waterfall, Rashed! What should be blurry is blurry, what should be sharp is sharp, and, of course, a masterful framing!

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William Staniforth , September 11, 2011; 07:11 A.M.

Perfect classic composition carrying the eye through the picture The slow shutter speed giving that blurred milky look to the water . Great shot . Regards , Bill

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Michel Latendresse , September 11, 2011; 10:01 A.M.

Nice image Rashed.  i like the way the stones create a mosaic of textures in the foreground.  Lovely blur effect. I also like the colors and textures on the glistening stones in the middle and background. Nice work. Regards - michel 

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Andrea Allison , September 11, 2011; 10:29 A.M.

Really lovely Rashed!  Kindest Regards Andrea

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Ricardo Maximo Lopez D'Angelo , September 11, 2011; 12:05 P.M.

Good work, Rashed ... beautifully done !! Excelent exposure & textures. Kind regards

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Andrew Piotrowski , September 11, 2011; 12:35 P.M.

Good evening Rashed,

Such a simple scene photographed so well can be truly beautiful. Shutter speed is just perfect to create additional soft textures contrasting with sharp and harsh rocks.

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Mike Palermiti , September 11, 2011; 07:36 P.M.

Hi Rashed,

You did what was necessary to get the effect of the water movement, and to preserve the other wonderful scene elements.

An outstanding presentation, too.

While I am not a big fan of using any filters over the front of any of  my lens, the 28mm focal length is short enough not to detect any possible aberrations introduced by such filter glass. You certainly stopped the lens down, too, which further helps to mask the effects that many filters introduce into the optical system.

Again, you accomplished what you wanted , and it is a fine image.

Best Regards,  Mike

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Kallol R , September 11, 2011; 10:21 P.M.


Very nicely composed & presented with fantastic tonality.A classic shot of a water falls.Thanks for sharing it.

My best regards.


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Michael Linder , September 12, 2011; 11:04 A.M.

RASHED - - -

What a wonderful combination of the sharp detail of the rocks and soft motion of the water!  In my opinion,  the presence of the vegetation in the top left doesn't do much for the photograph, one way or the other.  I wonder how the shot might look with the vegetation cloned out.  I defer to your expertise on this.

My best,


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Rashed S , September 12, 2011; 12:34 P.M.

Dear Michael

No green any more my friend

Thank you for your input, it is very much appreciated and been assist able, I hope you like the changes you referred to and wishing you all of the best.

Michel Latendresse , September 12, 2011; 11:01 P.M.

For what it's worth, i think the green vegetation adds a touch of life in this otherwise primarily inert environment. Without it, it may has well have been a photograph of a fountain...  I prefer your initial crop. Just my two cents. Regards - michel

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