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Mountain Streams during Monsoons


Posted by sraja on Sun Aug 09, 2020 10:21 am

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We will live in the Rain shadow area of the Western Ghats and get the rains only in during the Northeast Monsoons in India - Usually in Oct/Nov. But this year ( 2020 ) there was heavy rains during the Southwest monsoons and there enough rain to get across the mountain ranges into the rain shadow area. The mountain stream come alive for a few days during this time. This was one such occasion to witness and enjoy. This  forest area is full of wildlife, only accessible by foot.

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by david fletcher on Sun Aug 09, 2020 10:32 am
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A must to view large. Lovely scene
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by John Labrenz on Tue Aug 11, 2020 7:51 pm
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A peaceful setting.
Perhaps a step over that big boulder to eliminate it and get the nice cascades up front in the image...
 

by E.J. Peiker on Wed Aug 12, 2020 10:21 am
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Agree with John, I also would suggest evening out the tonality between foreground and background a bit :)
 

by sraja on Wed Aug 12, 2020 11:39 pm
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E.J. Peiker wrote:
Agree with John, I also would suggest evening out the tonality between foreground and background a bit :)



Thanks for your feedback. We will try to even out the tonality. 
I had composed with the rock in the foreground in mind.  I guess I should have moved in closer and tried a different composition.  
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Thu Aug 13, 2020 8:51 am
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I like this just as it is, but also like what you did in P&DA with a similar scene, perhaps closer to what people are suggesting.
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