Arne Skinlo  

Mountain View by Arne Skinlo

November 2021 - Mountain View

About the Image(s)

This image is from a mountain close to where I grew up. Actually, our farm is in the background area but not visible. In the old days, the farmers took the cows up to the mountains in the summer time and had a barn for milking and a small cabin to live in. The picture is taken through the remaining of the wall of one of the barns. In order to get a sharp picture from foreground to background, I used aperture f/16 and focused a little into the frame. There is almost no post processing in this picture.

Canon 5D mark 4 with Canon 24-70 mm lens at 30 mm
ISO 100, 1/80s, f/16

This round’s discussion is now closed!
6 comments posted

Bill Peake   Bill Peake
This is a very good image, particularly given there is almost no post processing, particularly the detail of the sky. The only thing I might do is slightly sharpen the foreground stones and foliage to bring out some more detail in them. There are some interesting patterns of moss and lichen on the stones.   Posted: 11/04/2021 17:43:01

Michael Jack   Michael Jack
Well framed.... For minimal processing, it is quite good. Some suggestions: Bring out a bit more shadow detail in the windows (unless there is noise there), In the HSL panel, see what increasing the orange luminosity and saturation to bring out the moss would look like (might be too distracting). Apply the dehaze filter to the image in the window. Sharpen a bit more overall. Again, suggestions of things to try. Nicely seen image.   Posted: 11/05/2021 08:40:21

Richard White   Richard White
Arne, good composition and your setting of f/16 brings it all together in focus. I enjoyed reading the history of the house and that your family's farm was near by. My only suggestion is lighten the stone walls to bring out more detail.   Posted: 11/06/2021 18:13:09

Barbara Gore   Barbara Gore
A scene with a framed foreground feature makes the scene more interesting. I think it provides nice depth. My only suggestion is to bring up the shadows in the stone and add some additional detail to the stone and clouds. Very nice.   Posted: 11/07/2021 13:11:29

Nan Jiang   Nan Jiang
A picture full of sense of depth. The rock, grassland and cloud are well piled up.   Posted: 11/17/2021 06:54:37

Larry Treadwell   Larry Treadwell
This is a well seen image. Something different and I like the originality. I feel the scene shown through the window is not particularly compelling in its won right, but with the added window it becomes quite dramatic. To me the image feel a bit flat--- Michael's ideas may bring this to life in a more dramatic manner. I don't mind the shadows on the rocks---they should be there. I do think with your editing skills you could add some drama to the scene in the window.My suggestion would be to process the scene in the window as it the frame was not there. That would add to the overall image.   Posted: 11/19/2021 20:07:36