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Hi all! Here's a shot I took yesterday in Porkala (a point just outside Helsinki in Finland) at sunset. Not that special a sunset but it was ok. The sun literally just disappeared behind the clouds there, and no nice colours after the disappearance, thus the title. Processed RAW in PS and added border.

Info: Canon EOS 20D | Sigma 12-24mm EX HSM | Cokin X120 + X121 Graduated Grey | ISO100 | f/22 | 0.6secs

Hope you like it. Comments and critiques are welcomed.

Paavo

Camera:EOS 20D
Lens:Sigma 12-24mm EX HSM
Recording media:Sandisk Ultra II 1GB
Title:Disappearing Act
Username:solkku solkku
Uploaded:29 Apr 2006 - 9:11 AM
Tags:Landscape / travel
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exclusive
exclusive e2 Member 10579 forum postsexclusive vcard United Kingdom
29 Apr 2006 - 9:12 AM

glad to get the first comment on this, great shot lcik

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TheImagepoint
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29 Apr 2006 - 9:13 AM

Breath taking...looks great full view

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foxybrown
foxybrown  9368 forum posts
29 Apr 2006 - 9:20 AM

this is just mental, absolutely gorgeous shot.

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TommyStr
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29 Apr 2006 - 9:20 AM

Love the fg in this, colours are fantastic!
Tommy

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thorn
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29 Apr 2006 - 9:23 AM

Hi Paavo,this is an absolute dream scene.Outstandingly composed.Take care.AnnSmile

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shane
shane e2 Member 10shane vcard United Kingdom
29 Apr 2006 - 9:25 AM

very beautiful. I like the foreground a lot


click
shane

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John_Horner
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29 Apr 2006 - 9:27 AM

Superb colours, and tones.

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Hanners
Hanners e2 Member 9875 forum postsHanners vcard Ireland10 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2006 - 9:30 AM

W - O - W.

This is what I call Landscape photography, absolutley stunning.

CLIX

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Dinda
Dinda e2 Member 1090 forum postsDinda vcard United Kingdom
29 Apr 2006 - 9:31 AM

Wonderful colour, right through to the green in the pool. Like the reflection of the sun leading the eye in too.

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dflanagan
dflanagan e2 Member 10dflanagan vcard United Kingdom
29 Apr 2006 - 9:32 AM

Beautiful shot, great colours in the foreground as well as the sunset.

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ERPhotography
ERPhotography e2 Member 1092 forum postsERPhotography vcard
29 Apr 2006 - 9:34 AM

I have seen some amazing photos from Finland and it is great to see the images that you and some other Finish photos are putting on EPZ. These colours are very appealing!

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Jouİo
Jouİo e2 Member 1056 forum postsJouİo vcard Finland
29 Apr 2006 - 9:36 AM

from the planet Paavo...
Fabulous........

Jouko

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DYankee
DYankee  8 United States
29 Apr 2006 - 10:01 AM

Breathtaking photo!
The colors and detail are right on throughout the entire scene.
Love it!
Dawn Smile

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skydivemike
skydivemike e2 Member 947 forum postsskydivemike vcard Northern Ireland
29 Apr 2006 - 10:21 AM

The colours are out of this world.....

A+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ award.

Fantastic work m8.


Mike

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2006 - 10:22 AM

What a great combination of colour and tones, it would have an HC next to it.....if it were up to me!....Fabulous Paavo

Ade

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simon butterworth
simon butterworth e2 Member 1041 forum postssimon butterworth vcard 1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2006 - 10:24 AM

This is really amazing.
Two different worlds in one shot.
Excellent.

Simon

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Alan_Warriner
29 Apr 2006 - 10:33 AM

Striking colours

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Rodmac
Rodmac e2 Member 8Rodmac vcard Scotland
29 Apr 2006 - 10:34 AM

superb photo - excellent colours and foreground detail, well done.
Rod

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rania
rania e2 Member 11rania vcard
29 Apr 2006 - 10:39 AM

A dream landscape...
Rania

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Briwooly
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29 Apr 2006 - 10:49 AM

wow what else can you say brilliant
Brian......

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ian.daisley
ian.daisley e2 Member 1096 forum postsian.daisley vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2006 - 10:52 AM

What makes this for me is the green tint in the foreground water which adds some extra colours to the image. Very nice.

Ian.

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Chriscj
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29 Apr 2006 - 12:07 PM

Beautiful composition and excellent detail in the foreground. Well controlled exposure.

Chris

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woodlark
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29 Apr 2006 - 12:21 PM

Love the colour change from the foreground back, nicely composed, excellent shot.

karl

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Rob_Taylor
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29 Apr 2006 - 12:27 PM

Wonderful, wonderful image

Rob

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danbaker1988
danbaker1988 e2 Member 9danbaker1988 vcard United Kingdom
29 Apr 2006 - 2:14 PM

stunning colours and composition. well done!

Dan

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
29 Apr 2006 - 2:28 PM

Looks like I have to move to Finland to get shots thats OK

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Tina_Michelle
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29 Apr 2006 - 6:06 PM

knew even from the thumbnail that I was looking at a superb shot! wonderful colors and lighting here. absolutely gorgeous!

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jkennedy
jkennedy e2 Member 8jkennedy vcard Indonesia1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2006 - 7:23 PM

Stunning landscape with fantastic colours, lighting and composition. Great foreground detail. Very well done. Nice one Paavo.
Joe

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TheLizard
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29 Apr 2006 - 10:10 PM

Fantastic landscape.
Great colours and detail.

Lucy

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katieb
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30 Apr 2006 - 1:10 AM

An absolutely stunning landscape, the colours are superb.
Kate

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solkku
solkku e2 Member 1025 forum postssolkku vcard
30 Apr 2006 - 3:22 AM

Thank you all. Wink

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jacquienewsham
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30 Apr 2006 - 6:08 AM

fantastic colours and composition,superb shot
samantha

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Maddie
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30 Apr 2006 - 2:30 PM

stunning work, great colours

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GregorP
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30 Apr 2006 - 11:27 PM

Fantastic shot.I like it.

GregorP

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PatrickSmith
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1 May 2006 - 7:37 AM

Add me to the list. Excellent.
Patrick

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VintageRed
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1 May 2006 - 11:26 AM

Wow. Colour to die for. Nick.

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Hawkgenes
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5 May 2006 - 9:57 AM

The green water contrasts so well with the reds and blues. Great stuff

Hawk

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