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  Mini#38 Best of 2017
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Live Oak Corridor       ©2017 davemisunas
Panasonic DMC-FZ1000       3rd place, 183 points
1/250s, f3.2, ISO 400, 43mm, Normal Program, Center Weighted Average, no flash
 
Post-Processing: LR...HILIGHTS-100,SHADOWS+100,WWHITECLIP+40,BLACKCLIP+2, CLAIRITY+25,vIBRANCE+20,SATURATION,-7,CONTRAST+20,EXPOSURE-.12,
PLAY WITH LUMINANCE AND SATURATION ON MOST COLORS,SHARPEN+45SMOOTH+20.
      Extra Info: RR tracks no longer used... being considered for Rails to Trails conversion.
 
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Mepo
Jan 10, 2018
    Congrats - your persistence in taking the scene paid off!

mrsawyer
Jan 10, 2018
    Congrats, Dave!

ysal
Jan 9, 2018
    Congrats!

jomari
Jan 9, 2018
    Congratulations on 3rd. Beautiful shot.

Lo
Jan 9, 2018
    Well done Dave - The detail in this photo is fantastic. Congratulations.

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mrsawyer
Jan 8, 2018
    I like the way the tracks draw the viewer into the scene. The mist adds a nice touch. Good timing.

Lo
Jan 8, 2018
    This photo really draws me into it - I wish I could walk up the tracks and see what's round the corner. Great composition, detail and colour.

oberbayer
Jan 8, 2018
    This can not be done any better

davemisunas
Jan 7, 2018
    I have tried to capture this seen many times, this morning the fog was in, by the time I got there and set up it had thinned but still had a presence, went all over the place with settings full manual, Aperture priority, white balance, ISO. This one was in full auto mode hence the open aperture. Just a few feet either way forward/sideways would change the entire scene. I use these tracks for access to a nature park entrance a bit farter around the bend. Thanks for taking the time to comment.

NEAT
Jan 7, 2018
    What are beautiful magical seen, would've been even more beautiful if the fog was a bit thicker, maybe if you were there earlier on :-) in my faves.

Mepo
Jan 7, 2018
    I think I've seen this before but somehow it looks more attractive. I like the way the eye is led to explore.

SteveBee
Jan 7, 2018
    Good composition. Nice leading lines. Atmospheric, mystical feel.

breadmaker
Jan 7, 2018
    Beautiful colours and a well composed shot.

babysister
Jan 6, 2018
    This really makes you want to see around the corner. Lovely scene and well depicted. In my favs.

aoc46
Jan 6, 2018
    Really great light, and very nicely shot. A small point, but I wish the scene weren't so empty-looking; even a stone or a few larger leaves beside the the tracks lower right would help.

Edward
Jan 6, 2018
    Great image; well balanced; properly saturated colors and perfectly exposed. I find it holds my interest staring at it for an extended period. Well done!

jomari
Jan 5, 2018
    Beautiful shot! I love those tracks leading me to the bend and enticing me to explore beyond. (After just spending a few days uprooting ivy out of our garden and off the fence which it had destroyed, I'm surprised that I can still see the beauty, but I can.) In my faves.

cookiejar
Jan 5, 2018
    Charming scene. Why did you use such a wide f stop?

ysal
Jan 5, 2018
    That would be a lovely trail for a hike!

Franz07
Jan 5, 2018
    Beautiful scenery - a great finding and one of the best for the challenge!

LumixBoo
Jan 5, 2018
    I just walk to walk down there! Nicely captured and lit :)

forkcandles
Jan 5, 2018
    love the composition

Thivi
Jan 5, 2018
    My favorite ! Lovely light and composition
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