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This frame was captured within the outer limits of the village of Mgarr.

Some tweaks & enhancements were applied in PS to add the desired mood to the scene.

Shot very late in the afternoon.

Thank you for viewing and as always larger is better.

Apologies to; TheImagepoint • looboss • jolli • Slaterm • Badgerfred • andytvcams for their earlier remarks ... added a few tweaks to improve .... I hope Sad

Wish you all a happy week-end !!

Exposure :- 1/15s - @F13 + ND Grad.
ISO 200 - Raw

Camera:Nikon D70S Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Nikkor 18/70mm DX Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:ISO200/Raw
Title:Rural Cast
Username:BertC BertC
Uploaded:18 May 2007 - 5:25 PM
Tags:Flowers & plants, General, Landscape / travel
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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
18 May 2007 - 5:30 PM

I like it,
Fred.

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BURNBLUE
BURNBLUE e2 Member 8BURNBLUE vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 May 2007 - 5:34 PM

Really captured the light just right here, well photographed.

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NeilM
NeilM e2 Member 7NeilM vcard England
18 May 2007 - 5:37 PM

nice mood captured Bert.

Neil

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Hanners
Hanners e2 Member 8875 forum postsHanners vcard Ireland10 Constructive Critique Points
18 May 2007 - 5:49 PM

lovely mood to this Bert

CLIXSmile

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TheImagepoint
18 May 2007 - 5:53 PM

i like this alot better, it seems to have more of a snap to it..that amazing BertC stamp..

alex

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dianah
dianah  824474 forum posts United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
18 May 2007 - 5:56 PM

Lovely scenic shot..great lighting and tones.
Di

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PLCimagery
PLCimagery e2 Member 877 forum postsPLCimagery vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
18 May 2007 - 6:02 PM

An ominous sky! Looks great
Pete

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canongirl08
18 May 2007 - 6:02 PM

Lovely Bert
click
regards
chelseak

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Slaterm
Slaterm  8496 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 May 2007 - 6:16 PM

still like it mate - good interesting image - plenty to look at

Mark

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Jou©o
Jou©o  1056 forum posts Finland
18 May 2007 - 6:26 PM

even better now Bert......

Jouko

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MalcolmS
MalcolmS e2 Member 91072 forum postsMalcolmS vcard England13 Constructive Critique Points
18 May 2007 - 6:35 PM

Great light Bert

Malcolm

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shortski
shortski  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
18 May 2007 - 6:43 PM

that is lovely bert great mix of colour and interest in the different textures...jojo

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GillyB
GillyB e2 Member 9316 forum postsGillyB vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
18 May 2007 - 6:47 PM

Super light and detail!

gill

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
18 May 2007 - 6:48 PM

Great shot Bert. Still maintaining the very highest standards.
Ron

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Barbaraj
Barbaraj  7450 forum posts England
18 May 2007 - 6:50 PM

It is a moody sky . Thankyou.

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paulb20
paulb20 e2 Member 7paulb20 vcard United Kingdom
18 May 2007 - 6:51 PM

Outstanding capture Bert.
Paul

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MrsS
MrsS  84527 forum posts England18 Constructive Critique Points
18 May 2007 - 6:54 PM

Stunning light in the fg Bert - - love it! Smile

Cheers!

Fran x

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Glynn
Glynn  81169 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
18 May 2007 - 6:56 PM

Cracker Bert - nice atmosphere here.

Glynn

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
18 May 2007 - 7:05 PM

A great feel to this one Bert. Great view point and lighting. I like the large rocks in the foreground.

John (-:

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looboss
looboss  73124 forum posts United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
18 May 2007 - 7:23 PM

Ok not having the last one to compare with, I cant really see the improvements Sad But it's still great and large is better and this time I can see your shadow on the rocks Wink

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BertC
BertC  829 forum posts Malta
18 May 2007 - 7:31 PM

Thanks Luis .... btw that's not my shadow ... snapped via remote a distance away Wink

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nolongeramember

Inspirational and inspiring.. love the line of light upon th epathway... outstanding

Nikki Smile

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
18 May 2007 - 7:37 PM

Great sky and lovely rich afternoon light

Peter

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phototime
phototime  8 United Kingdom
18 May 2007 - 7:47 PM

Superb atmosphere in this,lovely light and composition.



Mo.

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
18 May 2007 - 7:54 PM

Wow, I love the lines of light leading into the heart of this image. Beautiful!

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Malc_V
Malc_V  8 England
18 May 2007 - 8:05 PM

Beautiful image Bert, magnificent light and colour.


Malc.

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SueTurner
SueTurner  981 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
18 May 2007 - 8:22 PM

nice work again Bert

Have a good weekend - Sue

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JimV
JimV  8 Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
18 May 2007 - 8:35 PM

The large version is a MUST, beautifully illuminated landscape and, oh my Bert, that ominous sky!
Rgds., Jim

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Nigel_95
Nigel_95 e2 Member 8260 forum postsNigel_95 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
18 May 2007 - 9:28 PM

Great lighting angle and depth Bert.

Nigel

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rangerpaul
18 May 2007 - 9:31 PM

Magical. The foreground light takes you right through the image.
Beautiful.
Paul

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paulsteds
paulsteds  10123 forum posts England
18 May 2007 - 9:50 PM

Super...
Paul

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DYankee
DYankee  8 United States
18 May 2007 - 10:10 PM

Another excellent shot of contrasting light, Bert!
Dawn Smile

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User_Removed
User_Removed Junior Member 8 England16 Constructive Critique Points
18 May 2007 - 10:16 PM

Excellent job!!
Andrew

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brayzo
brayzo  7 England
18 May 2007 - 10:28 PM

Nice shot Bert, I think of you every time I look at a landscape
But can never see the light.

Mel

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casson
casson  8 United Kingdom
18 May 2007 - 10:29 PM

Superb shot Bert
have a nice w/e
john

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ITPSnapper
18 May 2007 - 10:53 PM

Stunning light work yet again Bert. Superb.

Neal

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SueWB
SueWB  7 England
18 May 2007 - 11:12 PM

Another stunner Bert!
Sue
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John_Horner
John_Horner e2 Member 9John_Horner vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
18 May 2007 - 11:37 PM

Excellent light in this Bert.

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alpha788
alpha788  8 Canada
19 May 2007 - 1:06 AM

Superb townscape Bert with lovey light and lots of mood!

Stan

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2007 - 1:17 AM

Great colors, bert, and your signature lighting!


Wonderful!


jennnnn

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kezeka
kezeka  779 forum posts United States
19 May 2007 - 5:32 AM

Very interesting image - well done!

~Josh

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Chant57
Chant57 e2 Member 8372 forum postsChant57 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2007 - 8:10 AM

Super mood and light Bert.
C

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LisaRose
LisaRose  7172 forum posts United States4 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2007 - 8:24 AM

Great color and textures, wonderful shot Bert!
Lisa

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Marian
Marian  962 forum posts England
19 May 2007 - 8:29 AM

Colours are STUNNING.
Marian

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MalcolmM
MalcolmM e2 Member 928 forum postsMalcolmM vcard Scotland3 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2007 - 8:55 AM

Amazing light & interest in this.

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riprap007
riprap007  101568 forum posts England37 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2007 - 9:44 AM

love the shaft of light leading into this image, great careful composition

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pmorgan
pmorgan  7217 forum posts England13 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2007 - 10:25 AM

Bert "the master of light" at his best!

Rgds
Paul

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franken
franken e2 Member 123125 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2007 - 12:57 PM

Stunning image! amazing lighting in this.

Ken

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daringdaphne
19 May 2007 - 1:16 PM

Wonderful composition: little splashes of colour add interest. Good light capture.


(*.*)D.

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sunshot
sunshot  9 United Kingdom
19 May 2007 - 2:19 PM

as always bert, stunning capture mate well done.

marc.

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trissie
trissie  8 United Kingdom
19 May 2007 - 3:27 PM

A wonderful scene and superb light.

Trish x

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GlynnisFrith e2 Member 7GlynnisFrith vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2007 - 9:14 PM

Another cracking image love the light & wonderful colours
Glynnis

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GeorgeRusky
20 May 2007 - 8:43 AM

Great image, Bert
Cheers
george

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edcat  7
20 May 2007 - 10:32 AM

YES YES YES.................DAN TAL-KALIBRU MALTA-PHOTO-SOCIETY COMPETITIONS..................ALL THE WAY ----- BERT PROSIT.......................ITS GOT FANTASTIC FOREGROUND EXCELLENT LEAD-IN CHROMA CLOUDS IR-RAZZETT, EYE-LEVEL-COMPOSITION ; CONTRAST AND TONALITY, AND MOST OF ALL LIGHTING TECNIQUE AND ARTISTIC SET-UP ---------------- MASTER-EYE HERE WELL DONE HERB!

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didgpix  7
20 May 2007 - 12:46 PM

Got to be one of your best......brilliant composition and superb light.
Les

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viscostatic
20 May 2007 - 12:53 PM

Beautiful lighting as always and a really dramatic sky adding a lot of atmosphere to this magical Mediterranean landscape.

Phil.

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piccy
piccy  8 Wales
20 May 2007 - 1:04 PM

gorgeous as usual.
Freda

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thorn
thorn  10124 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2007 - 2:20 PM

Hi Bert,
love the lead in with the lighting,dramatic sky and cloud formation,shading,textures and your amazing eye for landscapes,it's got Bert C written all over it as they all have,a signature image.Take care.AnnSmile

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Alfoto  7 Wales
20 May 2007 - 3:12 PM

Superb Bert.....Another one of your lovely shots.
Alfie

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REKLAW  9 United Kingdom
20 May 2007 - 8:41 PM

well captured Bert nice composition with good depth.

Ian.

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AlanBW
AlanBW  8 England
21 May 2007 - 3:29 PM

Another Bert classic

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Dotrob
Dotrob  8 Wales
21 May 2007 - 10:08 PM

Superb lighing and sky, sorry for just the clicks on your previous photo's I am playing catch-up.
Dot

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22 May 2007 - 6:53 PM

Its all been said Bert, but please add me to the hundred other comments... superb... helen

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Paul_cats e2 Member 861 forum postsPaul_cats vcard Scotland22 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2007 - 8:26 AM

Another masterpiece of light and dark.
Paul

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brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
26 May 2007 - 8:03 PM

It is not easy to comment such pictures without getting into the worn out superlatives. But what else can I say than: EXCELLENT

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kinfatric  9550 forum posts Scotland9 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2007 - 6:19 PM

similar to your latest, I love the light in both these scenes

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Adrian_Reynolds
29 May 2007 - 8:20 AM

Great mood and light Bert, wonderful image, Adrian

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annefromleo
1 Jun 2007 - 7:19 AM

love the shaft of light thru image Bert
Anne

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korni
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16 Jun 2007 - 6:18 PM

Stunning light !

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Skye24Blue
23 Nov 2007 - 10:05 AM

Lovely image. Great commanding view.
Mac

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sawsengee  84 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2011 - 4:29 PM

beautiful light, colours & picture tone .....a lovely visual & mood captured

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