15 Jan Does this Photo Work for You?

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This week I want to share a shot from 2016.

Lyn Gwynant, Snowdonia, Fuji XT1 with Fuji 16-55 lens.

The lake in the scene is Llyn Gwynant in Snowdonia, Wales. I’ve visited this location quite a few times in various conditions but never shot a good sunset.

Lyn Gwynant, Snowdonia, Fuji XT1 with Fuji 16-55 lens.

In fact, until the other day, I would include the images you see here in that statement. Despite trying at the time, when I processed these images, I found the results disappointing. They completely failed to live up to my expectations yet now I like them.

So, what changed?

The honest answer is I don’t know. Yes, I’ve improved and expanded my editing skills since 2016 but not to that degree. The software I use has also improved but again, it shouldn’t make this much difference. Now when I process these shots, everything just seemed to slot into place as I want it to.

If anyone has any ideas do let me know because it has me scratching my head; I don’t want to have to wait 5 years after a shoot to produce an image I like from it.

In terms of processing these images, they

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