Silver and Silk

© Bill Wyatt

Silver and Silk

Uploaded: December 26, 2006


I stretched my tripod out so I could get as low to the ground as possible then tilted the camera until it matched the top line of the dam. 2.0s at F/22, focal length 75mm, CPL and ND filters. Converted to B&W, a small crop at the top and a little Smart Sharpening after resizing for BP.
This is something I am trying please let me know what you think.

Exif: FNumber: 22, ExposureBiasValue: 0/3, ExposureTime: 2, Flash: flash did not fire, ISO: 100, WhiteBalance: auto white balance


Bill Wyatt December 26, 2006

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member since: 4/21/2003 Great shot! I am a big fan of time exposures and this one is great. Great title also.
12/26/2006 3:05:01 PM


Vladan D. Djordjevic December 26, 2006

Great photo! I like textures, lighting and diagonal elements of composition. #3742151

Beverly A. Wright December 26, 2006

I love the outcome here Bill!! This is
so soft and serene looking. The title
is perfect. I know compared to some I
can't offer much, but I wouldn't change
anything. Beautiful image Bill!! #3742163

Tamara K. Walker level-classic December 26, 2006

Awesome work Bill, I think the title describes it perfectly. #3742240

Arlington Natl Cemetery Tomb Photos December 26, 2006

Hey Bill,

I've shot lots of long exposures on moving water, but never thought of of going abstract and tilting the camera. I'll always too busy trying to get it level. Great idea. Great image. I can't see where it could be made better.

Rex #3742249

Susie Peek-Swint December 26, 2006

Wonderful capture Bill ~ excellent timing on the water, good detail and I love the angle ~ nice work! #3742322

ALLEN O. HOWARD December 26, 2006

EXCELLENT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! What a fantastic composition, Bill!!!!!!!! #3742341

ALLEN O. HOWARD December 26, 2006

I'm back! Exposure, lighting... Wonderful! #3742343

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe December 26, 2006

Outstanding composition and use of your equipment Bill! Great job with this!! Happy New Year! Jeff #3742414

Chastity Abbott December 26, 2006

First of all, I love the conversion and I think it works wonderfully with this capture, second....your title is awesome as it describes's perfect!!!! Great work!! #3742565

Nadine A. Lewis December 26, 2006

OUTSTANDING, Bill...a WINNER for sure!!! <>< #3742607

Melissa G. Meiselman December 26, 2006

Bill, this is one of you VERY best...just an awesome design and so very beautiful!!!!!!! #3742618

David Pratt December 26, 2006

Bill, Excellent and unique angle of this shot. The water does in fact look like silk and not water at all. Terrific, and well thought out. #3742663

Nancy L. Green level-classic December 26, 2006

Awesome work here Bill!! The composition and the sense of motion are absolutely fantastic!! Beautiflu!! <>< #3742665

Raymond Pauly December 26, 2006

Very, very cool shot, Bill! I really like the curves and the lines and the simetry effect between them. The texture is great and really belongs with the title! #3742758

John V. Roscich level-deluxe December 26, 2006

JOHN #3742767

Rakesh Syal level-classic December 26, 2006

Wonderful capture, Bill!! #3743050

Carol Sawyer December 27, 2006

Excellent work and capture, Bill!! great sense of motion!! #3743184

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict December 27, 2006

Great motion shot here Bill, love the clarity ...Dominick #3743210

Manuel Barrera December 27, 2006

Is the angle what you are doing different? The photo is your typical great work from Bill. Have a great day friend. #3743302

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe December 27, 2006

Oh yeah, you really nailed this right on, Bill!
KK #3743307

Pamela Shane December 27, 2006

Simply spectacular waterfalls capture
Bill - beautiful in b&w. Has to be a winner!!!! :) #3743347

Glenn E. Urquhart December 27, 2006

One work here, Bill.... Stunning!!! Beautiful B&W composition, in every respect!! VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #3743446

Ray Thoms December 27, 2006

Great shot Bill......I like the abstract feeling, the motion of the water is what I always try for and you have succeeded very well......nice soft colours and feeling! #3743670

Ken Smith level-classic December 27, 2006

Beautiful. I hope we see this one again, Bill! #3743955

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe December 27, 2006

Wonderful design and shooting strategy! Love it!

ccc #3743972

eileen bedford December 27, 2006

Well done Bill, it's beautiful... #3744237

Jessica Jenney December 27, 2006

Stunning composition and diagonal lines, Bill! The B&W really bring this out! #3744397

Nadya Johnson December 27, 2006

Extremely cool shot! And perfectly titled too. Love the abstract feel and the tones! #3744519

Carla Metzler December 27, 2006

Let you know what I think? I think it's excellent, Bill! That's what I think. #3744598

RC Fritz December 27, 2006

Fabulous composition, Bill. Awesome work in B&W!! #3744655

Jim Huffield December 27, 2006

WOW!!!! #3744737

Stan Kwasniowski December 27, 2006

Bill, excellent #3744798

Karen Engelbreth December 27, 2006

Cool shot, Bill! #3744867

John Connolly December 27, 2006

Your POV is stunning, Bill! The transition to B&W really adds to this fine abstract. Let's see some more creative shots like this. #3745065

Sheryl A. Hudson level-deluxe December 27, 2006

Beautiful design work on this Bill. Great POV and textures! #3745168

Sylvia Rossler December 27, 2006

A superb close up Bill !!! Love it !! #3745183

Laura Clay-Ballard December 27, 2006

I think we have a winner on our hands! AWESOME!
and, yes, I wanna see the pics! LOL #3745360

Revonda L. Gentry December 27, 2006

I agree..a winner!! This is so beautiful, I love this in b&w and the composition if fantastic..a work of art!! you big show off:) #3745375

Stephen Zacker December 27, 2006

Stunning #3745426

Lorraine A. Cook December 27, 2006

I can summarize my take on this photo in one word, Bill...

AWESOME! #3745459

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic December 27, 2006

Wonderful composition and effect with the long time exposure Bill!,
This is a great image!,
Amalia #3745492

Jenny D December 27, 2006

Wow, wow, wow!! Beautiful job! #3745692

Paula Dwyer December 27, 2006

I bet you got yourself a winner with this OUTSTANDING capture Bill!! :)

Donna La Mattino Pagakis December 27, 2006

Great design and lines, awesome flow! #3745782

Barbara Waldoch level-classic December 27, 2006

Fantastic composition and water capture, Bill! #3745894

Terry L. Ellis level-classic December 27, 2006

This is divine, Bill! Well thought out and captured beautifully! #3745897

Arnie Horwitz level-deluxe December 27, 2006

Geat composition and lighting, Bill! #3746052

Su Sana E. P level-classic December 27, 2006

Breathtakingly beautiful capture with great exposure and framing, Bill!! My new favorite from you. #3746468

Ross Throndson December 27, 2006

Amazing Abstract Design, Bill...I like it....Excellent Work!! #3746507

Kathy Reeves December 28, 2006

Gorgeous image and name Bill!!!! #3746677

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic December 28, 2006

Great capture in B&W!!! #3747892

Linda D. Lester level-classic December 29, 2006

My it took me a long time to get to the bottom! What a fan club you have!
I think it is beautiful. The angle is perfect as is the water flow! Beautiful in BW! #3750212

Autum Rhoades December 29, 2006

Bill, beautiful flowing water. Looks like silk and silver - just as your title suggests...just beautiful! #3750652

Lani J January 03, 2007

This is outstanding, Bill!!! *L*O*V*E it! I hope you saved a special place on the wall for it :) #3777017

Lani J January 03, 2007

This is outstanding, Bill!!! *L*O*V*E it! I hope you saved a special place on the wall for it :) #3777034

Lani J January 03, 2007

This is outstanding, Bill!!! *L*O*V*E it! I hope you saved a special place on the wall for it :) #3777076

Mary N C. Taitt January 05, 2007

Great lines and angles here, Bill, great seeing and capturing, nice as a BW! Mary :-D #3784750

Phillip R. Connolly January 05, 2007

Excellent Bill. Can't say much more...

Phil #3786091

Gary Lange January 06, 2007

Wow, this is a REAL stunner!! Terrific work, my friend. This is a real winner! #3788607

Nemil B. Chabebe January 18, 2007

This is a magnificent picture, great angle and effect. I think you openned to a differet degree of imagination and
concepts. #3836994

April 24, 2007

SOOO beautiful Bill! Big congrats to you. #4205274

Carla Metzler April 24, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist, Bill! What a great image! #4205600

Kate Jackson April 24, 2007

WOW congratulations Bill on this amazing finalist! #4205616

Linda D. Lester level-classic April 24, 2007

I knew this was a winner!!!! Congratulations! #4206537

Shawn Jennings April 24, 2007

How did I miss this one! Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Bill! #4206715

Su Sana E. P level-classic April 24, 2007

My favorite!! Congratulations, Bill!!

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna April 24, 2007

Congratulations again on this fantastic finalist, Bill!!!!! :-) ^.^ #4207195

Cheryl E. Molennor April 24, 2007

Congratulations again Bill #4207660

eileen bedford April 24, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist Bill, WELL DONE.... #4207674

Lorraine A. Cook April 24, 2007

Glad to see this one again! Stunningly beautiful finalist, Bill!! Good Luck in the next round, my friend#4208298

Husain Akhtar April 24, 2007

Another gorgeous and finalist image, Bill! Congralulations! #4208489

Kenneth Mucke April 25, 2007

Congrats Bill on this superb finalist #4209172

Ken Smith level-classic April 25, 2007

Congrats!! #4209361

Anne D. Eigen April 25, 2007

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Bill!!! #4209980

JO ANN CLEVELAND April 25, 2007

Congratulations on your great finalist Bill, both of them! #4210455

David Pratt April 25, 2007

Congratulations Bill on your finalist! #4210475

Manuel Barrera April 25, 2007

Another well deserved congratulations, Bill #4211521

Emile Abbott level-deluxe April 25, 2007

Well Bill I think the finalist just about says it all for this capture and the efforts you put into obtaining it. Again congrats my friend

Glenn E. Urquhart April 25, 2007

A Big Congratulations on your Finalist Award!!! Well Deserved, Cheers, Glenn. #4213552

Claudia Kuhn level-classic April 25, 2007

Awesome Bill, love this, good luck and congrats! #4213911

RC Fritz April 25, 2007

Congratulations Bill. Well deserved finalist!! #4213965

Sam Britt April 25, 2007

Congratulations on this terrific finalist, Bill! #4214003

Beverly A. Wright April 26, 2007

A Big Congradulations Bill, well deserved!!!! #4215583

Jenny D April 28, 2007


Phillip R. Connolly August 07, 2007

I love this one Bill. Great composition and exposure.

Phil #4614609

Kathy L. Clark January 26, 2008

I didn't see this before Bill, it is lovely, congrats my good man. #5398862

Joyce ONeil January 31, 2008

Awesome detail... love the sense of motion... #5425588

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