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Joshua Tree National Park a few days ago, one of my favourite places to wield a camera. This was about half an hour before sunset when the last rays of the sun lit up these rocks near to skull rock.

Many thanks as always for your time.

Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens:ef 17-40 mm F4 L
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:3 May 2013 - 6:33 PM
Title:Joshua Tree Rocks
Username:GillyB GillyB
Uploaded:8 May 2013 - 7:15 AM
Tags:California, Joshua tree, Landscape / travel, National park, Usa
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debu
debu  5 India
8 May 2013 - 7:19 AM

Lovely image.
debu

Danial
Danial  5 Iran, Islamic Republic of
8 May 2013 - 7:25 AM

Light and detail are perfect Smile

richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6304 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2013 - 7:25 AM

Nice Image!! I like it a lot!!

GillyB
GillyB Plus Member 9317 forum postsGillyB vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2013 - 7:26 AM

Thank you Smile

S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2013 - 7:40 AM

An excellent land scape WELL COMPOSED AND CAPTURED.

CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 460 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2013 - 8:01 AM

Beautiful light on those rocks against that gorgeous blue sky.
Carole

GillyB
GillyB Plus Member 9317 forum postsGillyB vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2013 - 8:09 AM

Thank you both Smile

leontari
leontari Plus Member 2leontari vcard Greece
8 May 2013 - 8:41 AM

An excellent composition, perfectly captured.
Effrossini

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51215 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England141 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2013 - 8:55 AM

A lovely contrast between the blues and browns, and the low pov brings some good textures and foreground interest into play. The gap between the scrub gives a useful lead to the rocks as well.

Dave

Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2013 - 9:00 AM

Like your comp and the light - colours too Gill - good work
Regards Richard

jdinne
jdinne  11 England
8 May 2013 - 9:24 AM

Wonderful, great colour and detail and superbly composed.

John

boov
boov  2 United Kingdom
8 May 2013 - 9:29 AM

Exceptional....

GillyB
GillyB Plus Member 9317 forum postsGillyB vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2013 - 9:52 AM

Thank you!

Smile

silverfoxey
8 May 2013 - 11:19 AM

Well captured shot, all the colours work really well against the striking blue sky. All very sharp, but you do have a pro expensive lens, so it should be! Nice one. Smile James.

AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2013 - 11:31 AM

Wonderful clarity and detail.
Ann

Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2013 - 1:23 PM

A stunning capture. Wonderful detail. It is a fabulous place.......Sandy

Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2013 - 2:25 PM

A great composition with such a wonderful sky.
Those rocks are so photogenic. A very pleasing image.
KateGrinGrinGrin

marktc
marktc Plus Member 460 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2013 - 2:40 PM


Quote: A lovely contrast between the blues and browns, and the low pov brings some good textures and foreground interest into play. The gap between the scrub gives a useful lead to the rocks as well.

Dave

The only thing I can add is that IMHO its perfect

rontear
rontear Plus Member 11rontear vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2013 - 4:36 PM

Beautiful location and light, tremendous image Gill.
Ron

taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2013 - 5:13 PM

Superb-- love the light here!

GillyB
GillyB Plus Member 9317 forum postsGillyB vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2013 - 5:31 PM

Many thanks Smile

johnke
johnke  2126 forum posts South Africa12 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2013 - 6:45 PM

First class detail and exposure, beautiful color saturation and exceptional detail in your FG. Not sure about the L in LRPS ?...John

GillyB
GillyB Plus Member 9317 forum postsGillyB vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2013 - 7:26 PM

Thank you John ... very kind!

Thank you Ron Grin your award is so very much appreciated!!!

NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43828 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2013 - 8:00 PM

A wonderfully attractive composition with a good mixture of colour, texture and tones Gill

Regards Nathan

maggietear
8 May 2013 - 8:22 PM

Wonderful image, somewhere I'd love to go!
Maggie

GillyB
GillyB Plus Member 9317 forum postsGillyB vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2013 - 9:30 PM

Thank you Nathan and Maggie! If you were passing through Southern Caifornial then it would certainly be worth a stop off Maggie, a very photogenic place with quite diverse terrain for a desert.

Smile

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2013 - 10:46 PM

Gorgeous light and very well composed. Looks a bit like central Australia!

ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2234 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 7:11 PM

A wonderful captureGrinGrinGrinGrin

jaktis
jaktis Plus Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
9 May 2013 - 8:15 PM

Powerful colours and composition

Peter

GillyB
GillyB Plus Member 9317 forum postsGillyB vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 9:37 PM

Many thanks!

Smile

TelStar
TelStar  10116 forum posts United Kingdom
10 May 2013 - 9:33 AM

Lovely! That takes me back. I loved it there too.

Tel*

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2013 - 12:16 AM

What a wonderful location, the terrain looks rugged and remote and pretty inhospitable

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