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Just before sunset last Friday , still at work. One spectacular ray of light all of a sudden lit up a grim day. My employee Sue shouted : Get your camera NOW.
which I did after I had finished hastily the phone call.

The vine on Christelle's house has been on here before .
this is as is, straight from the camera, just a slight crop and straightening. It might flop.. but I like it.
V2 is a small detail... taken under the balcony

many thanks to Graham for the UA and all those who visited the late clouded yellow

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D3x Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Tamron SP AF 24-135 f/3.5-5.6 AD Aspherical (IF) macro Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:9 Nov 2012 - 6:13 PM
Focal Length:24mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.5
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:-1.0
ISO:640
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:As Shot
Title:sunbeam of the week
Username:annettep38 annettep38
Uploaded:13 Nov 2012 - 7:23 PM
Tags:Architecture, Light, Sers, Vine, Weather
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andylea
andylea e2 Member 537 forum postsandylea vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 7:26 PM

brilliant comp annette wonderful light and tones v1 for me today a stunner nice one Wink
andy

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7391 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom952 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 7:27 PM

Both are about the wonders of light. V2 deserves its own upload...
Moira

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twelvemegs
13 Nov 2012 - 7:36 PM

V1 for me Annette, very atmospheric.

David

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ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
13 Nov 2012 - 7:45 PM

I really like the light in the photo with old houseSmile
Regards valery

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carper123
carper123 e2 Member 278 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 7:50 PM

Wow, Annette, v1 the lighting is superb and a beautiful colour, may i suggest that you crop the left hand side, removing both cars but no further so the roof lines are maintained, it looks much better compositionally and i think the lighting looks even better. It still looks like a sunset, you dont need the bright area of fading sun in the image. Honestly, constructive critique, please dont feel offended. The lighting on the building and trees is so beautiful.
Well done.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile xxx

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 7:56 PM


Quote: Wow, Annette, v1 the lighting is superb and a beautiful colour, may i suggest that you crop the left hand side, removing both cars but no further so the roof lines are maintained, it looks much better compositionally and i think the lighting looks even better. It still looks like a sunset, you dont need the bright area of fading sun in the image. Honestly, constructive critique, please dont feel offended. The lighting on the building and trees is so beautiful.
Well done.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile xxx

I think I would have to agree with the main thought here Annette.
Ron

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41018 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England132 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 7:58 PM

The lighting on the climbers is exquisite, Annette, and not a landrover in sight!!

Dave

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 8:01 PM

I love the touch of light on the plant clambering up the walls of the building.

Ann

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4137 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 8:11 PM

So fortunate you had your camera to hand, Annette, allowing you to capture this lovely low light image so successfully.
Ronnie.

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 8:15 PM


Quote: Wow, Annette, v1 the lighting is superb and a beautiful colour, may i suggest that you crop the left hand side, removing both cars but no further so the roof lines are maintained, it looks much better compositionally and i think the lighting looks even better. It still looks like a sunset, you dont need the bright area of fading sun in the image. Honestly, constructive critique, please dont feel offended. The lighting on the building and trees is so beautiful.
Well done.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile xxx

Dear Darryl, I actually thought of that... but somehow it looked boring to me, too much grey. But I appreciate your hones and constructive remark and I have uploaded it as a version Smile

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carper123
carper123 e2 Member 278 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 8:27 PM

Hi, Annette, i agree it has lost a little of the impact, but you have only carried out the crop, it just need a little tweaking in the processing to enhance the lighting. ( i appreciate you have not had time to do this) Thanks for going to the trouble of a modification, its how we all learn. What do i know anyway, couple of awards and i think i am David baileySadSadSadSmile.
Cheers,
Darryl.

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 8:35 PM

I immediately thought of the crop suggested too but having looked at your cropped version I realise you do need the light source in the picture so I prefer No. 1 but I would have cloned out the small white car. Nevertheless it is an enjoyable and atmospheric composition.

Albert

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zapar40
zapar40  466 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 8:47 PM

a lovely way you have used the light, nice one.
ant.

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HELANA
HELANA e2 Member 4HELANA vcard United Kingdom
13 Nov 2012 - 9:36 PM

Love the lighting Annette,very well used of the last rays of the sun.
Elena

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 9:42 PM

Great capture of how light can make an image.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 54168 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 10:06 PM

Another few minutes and it'd be gone. How lovely these fleeting rays of light are.
x

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 10:37 PM

All about the light here annette !!
Super shots.
Mick.

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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2012 - 11:01 PM

Super shots Annette. Its a matter of being there at the right time to capture the light
Jim

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Humblebee
Humblebee  2 England
13 Nov 2012 - 11:26 PM

V1 for me Annette, a lovely shot with the light just right ... Carol Grin

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2012 - 12:09 AM

You were our speedy snapper today--- a lovely image any which way!

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debu
debu  4 India
14 Nov 2012 - 12:40 AM

Lovely set of images.
debu

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2012 - 5:55 AM

Full marks to Sue for alerting you to this wonderful photographic opportunity, Annette SmileSmileSmile Carol

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LynneJoyce
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14 Nov 2012 - 6:03 AM

V3 for me - stunning.

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
14 Nov 2012 - 6:57 AM

Let me join the praise chorus ! Smile Absolutely stunning photos Annette !! masterful captures Smile

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digital_boi
14 Nov 2012 - 7:28 AM

Lucky you were quick off the mark here Annette v1 and v3 are excellent with that light hitting the climbing plants two fine acptures

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 429 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2012 - 7:48 AM

That light is well captured, V3 for meSmile
Carole

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
14 Nov 2012 - 9:58 AM

Well Annette, V1. for me a very distinctive light picking out the main colour in the shot, enhancing the drab grayness of the building, a nice photo in many respects, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2012 - 1:09 PM

This is special.....you have captured that little ray of sunshine like lightning in a bottle! Fantastic.
v2 would make a great Saturday Shadow image.

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2012 - 3:12 PM

That light is gorgeous lighting up the pretty vines in the village. Love v2 too!
Ann

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2012 - 4:31 PM

v3 for me - wonderful light on those climbing plants SmileSmile
Helen

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gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 9gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2012 - 5:42 PM

Three wonderful shots. V3 is my favorite. I love how the sun catches the plants -- especially the red leaves.
=\Walter

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 6602 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States41 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2012 - 9:07 PM

V3 is also my favorite. I'm so glad you got your camera out in time. This kind of light is so fleeting. That beam of light on the red and on the yellow leaves is just beautiful.

Anne

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Nov 2012 - 6:22 PM

You've captured the last rays of sunlight superbly

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