“The world has changed. I see it in the water. I feel it in the Earth. I smell it in the air. Much that once was is lost, For none now live who remember it.
― J. R. R. Tolkien
Viewers might notice a ghosted figure at the top left of the frame in this image. Kirkjufell is a popular location, attracting flocks of visitors in Iceland, making the odds of shooting a long exposure like this one without someone walking into it was indeed low.
Couldn’t you have cloned that out in Photoshop?
Why yes, certainly. But… I like the ghosting.
The way I see it – imperfections are what often make an image. And in this case, it’s the ghost who creates a sense of mystery and story for the viewer.
Chances are I know who the ghost was. Who do you imagine it was?
Photo Credits: Waterfall with Ghost by Susan J. Preston, Kurkefeld, Iceland © 2019, all rights reserved
Technical: Fuji XT-2
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