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I loved the golden light on the white landscape on this day with a lot of frost and clear blue skies. This was taken shortly after sunrise, and in a location where the sun has to clear the dyke first before it can throw light on all of the landscape. Here it still only lit part of the landscape.

BTW, this is my good friend Ashley. If you look carefully, you can see a scar on her leg, where she's had an operation. Decided that cloning it out wasn't necessary.

As you can see, something has Ashley's attention. There was ice on the lake (which is out view here), and a broken-off reed was being blown across the ice by the wind. Ashley was very interested in its movement, and this enabled me to capture her sitting nice and still like this.

Comments, critiques and mods welcome!

Camera:Canon EOS 20D
Lens:Sigma 17-70
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Golden Light
Username:conrad conrad
Uploaded:15 Feb 2009 - 2:46 PM
Tags:Ashley, Canine, Dog, Frost, General, Gold, Golden retriever, Ice, Landscape / travel, Light, Pets / captive animals, White, Winter
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jos
jos e2 Member 7jos vcard Scotland
15 Feb 2009 - 2:49 PM

Lovely portrait you must be well pleased with this
JOS

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csurry
csurry  129230 forum posts92 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2009 - 2:52 PM

Aaaaahhhhh!

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stevieasp
stevieasp e2 Member 7stevieasp vcard England
15 Feb 2009 - 3:04 PM

Excellent pet portrait
Steve

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User_Removed
15 Feb 2009 - 3:06 PM

Cheryl said it first Conrad!

(Gives Cole and Lucky a run for their money!! Wink)

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ge22y
ge22y e2 Member 6115 forum postsge22y vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2009 - 3:15 PM

Superb image, belongs on a wall.

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csurry
csurry  129230 forum posts92 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2009 - 3:15 PM

Well someone was going to say it Wink

Way more cute than lucky, an oversized white rat can not compare to a golden retriever in any way shape or form Grin

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motorsportpictures e2 Member 6289 forum postsmotorsportpictures vcard United Kingdom23 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2009 - 3:28 PM

WHat a beautifly detailed shot, and lovely light.
Scott

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conrad
conrad e2 Member 1010877 forum postsconrad vcard 116 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2009 - 3:28 PM

Hehe, let's hope Cole doesn't read this...

But thanks for the compliments so far, people - also on behalf of Ashley, who would be flattered, I'm sure!

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hellsbells8868
hellsbells8868 e2 Member 6151 forum postshellsbells8868 vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2009 - 3:34 PM

Just outstanding. Superb lighting, everything is perfect, looks like he is waiting for his prey....

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2009 - 3:54 PM

Lovely, lovely portrait in a delightful setting.

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banehawi
banehawi Critique Team 10988 forum postsbanehawi vcard Canada2984 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2009 - 3:55 PM

Gorgeous image.



Willie

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dawnmichelle
dawnmichelle e2 Member 7dawnmichelle vcard United States
15 Feb 2009 - 4:16 PM

magnificent shot

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Coleslaw
Coleslaw e2 Member 913403 forum postsColeslaw vcard Wales28 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2009 - 4:40 PM

Love that light in the bg!
I was going to ask if that is the scar of her operation on her back leg. Hope she is all fine now.

White rat is better than red rat stealing nuts... :-p

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PaulHolloway
PaulHolloway e2 Member 7PaulHolloway vcard Scotland3 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2009 - 4:43 PM

Beautful portrait set off with some lovely light.

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conrad
conrad e2 Member 1010877 forum postsconrad vcard 116 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2009 - 4:43 PM

Thanks, Cole, that light was indeed so wonderful and rare, I loved it too.

And about the rat remark - go get Cheryl ... !

Wink

Thanks for the comments, everyone!

Last Modified By conrad at 15 Feb 2009 - 4:44 PM

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Mynett
Mynett e2 Member 6142 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2009 - 5:03 PM

Perfection, what else can I say the light the snow the pose the model
wow
Linda Smile

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Coleslaw
Coleslaw e2 Member 913403 forum postsColeslaw vcard Wales28 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2009 - 5:05 PM

Naaa....women, what do they know, eh? :-p

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Sylviwhalley
Sylviwhalley e2 Member 798 forum postsSylviwhalley vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2009 - 5:15 PM

Lovely image, the light is gorgeous.
Sylvia

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR e2 Member 8BarbaraR vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2009 - 5:25 PM

A gorgeous dog portrait so beautifully framed by the
winter setting.
Well done.

B.

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skye1
skye1 e2 Member 729 forum postsskye1 vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2009 - 5:26 PM

Beautiful portrait of Ashley, love everything about this the lighting, the area in which you have taken the shot, and the fabulous looking dog, they all work so well together, this would look gorgeous enlarged mounted and framed

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arhb
arhb e2 Member 72467 forum postsarhb vcard United Kingdom68 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2009 - 5:37 PM

Excellent shot conrad, the light and Ashley's clouring go very well together. Ashley's expression adds to the interest here also.

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joze
joze e2 Member 7joze vcard Slovenia
15 Feb 2009 - 5:41 PM

Nice shot.
Rgds.Joze

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conrad
conrad e2 Member 1010877 forum postsconrad vcard 116 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2009 - 6:17 PM

Thanks, everyone! Glad you like it as much as I do...

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KathyW
KathyW e2 Member 111793 forum postsKathyW vcard Norfolk Island12 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2009 - 6:19 PM

Beautiful shot Conrad.
Bet this will get framed and put on the wall Smile

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15 Feb 2009 - 6:26 PM

Superb, it has a real arty quality to it Smile

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conrad
conrad e2 Member 1010877 forum postsconrad vcard 116 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2009 - 6:28 PM

Thanks, people!

And Stuart, thanks for the mod! There's something to be said for the crop. And I see what you mean about the extra space. I suppose with this easy foreground it should have been possible to create a little extra space at the bottom of the photo...

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15 Feb 2009 - 7:27 PM

Wonderful composition and capture, a lovely image.
David

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15 Feb 2009 - 9:16 PM

A great 'picture postcard' composition.

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conrad
conrad e2 Member 1010877 forum postsconrad vcard 116 Constructive Critique Points
16 Feb 2009 - 7:11 AM

Thanks!

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16 Feb 2009 - 9:03 PM


Quote: White rat is better than red rat stealing nuts...

@ Cole

ROTFLMAO!!!!

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StevenPrice
StevenPrice e2 Member 1030 forum postsStevenPrice vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2009 - 11:22 AM

superb love the golden light in the bg.

Steve

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conrad
conrad e2 Member 1010877 forum postsconrad vcard 116 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2009 - 4:25 PM

Thanks, both!

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conrad
conrad e2 Member 1010877 forum postsconrad vcard 116 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2009 - 7:30 AM

Thanks for the user award, Laurie!

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skye1
skye1 e2 Member 729 forum postsskye1 vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2009 - 7:31 AM

More than welcome the photograph is beautiful, love everything about it.

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