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This was a winters day with the ground frozen solid. The sun was blinding and I decided to try and see if this photo would work the way I wanted it too. Hope you enjoy.

As someone said, this one is best viewed large...

Camera:Nikon D70 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Nikon 18-70
Recording media:ISO 200
Title:Sun Blast
Username:uggyy uggyy
Uploaded:5 Jun 2006 - 8:38 AM
Tags:Black & white, General, Ice, Landscape / travel, Trees, Winter
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Hanners
Hanners e2 Member 8875 forum postsHanners vcard Ireland10 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2006 - 8:47 AM

Cracking shot good use of shadows and well composed.


CLIX

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90125
90125  8 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2006 - 8:48 AM

Yeah-well good use of mono-great composition.

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shannron
shannron  897 forum posts United Kingdom
5 Jun 2006 - 9:01 AM

Lovley pic, very haunting x

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Menzabac
Menzabac  837 forum posts United Kingdom
5 Jun 2006 - 9:11 AM

Really like this, it is a very good "contra jour"
Andy

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ronss
ronss  81243 forum posts Canada
5 Jun 2006 - 9:17 AM

dramatic shot. click.

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jeanie
jeanie e2 Member 105968 forum postsjeanie vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2006 - 9:23 AM

Nice long shadows - works well.
Jeanie

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The_Collector
6 Jun 2006 - 12:41 AM

Like it, effective in b&w.

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DaveU
DaveU e2 Member 81339 forum postsDaveU vcard England121 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2006 - 4:38 AM

A very understated shot is this, and really needs to be viewed large. You've managed to catch the nicely silhouetted trees and bright sun whilst retaining a lot of detail in the foreground. Nice one .... Dave.

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh  10121 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2006 - 5:05 AM

Nice use of silhouette and shadow.

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martinduke
martinduke  1037 forum posts England
9 Jun 2006 - 5:40 AM

Excellent lighting and lines in the image.
Very nice work
Martin

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redstag
redstag e2 Member 8100 forum postsredstag vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2006 - 8:41 AM

Hope it worked the way you wanted, works for me for sure.
Jon

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uggyy
uggyy  82104 forum posts Scotland9 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2006 - 3:23 PM

Thanks for your compliments, I liked the way it worked. It was a funny day actualy and I learned a hard lesson that day. Check your battery is charged before you walk miles and then find out you got about 5 shots left in it Smile

needless to say i went out and invested in a spare after than..

Tommy

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mrjes
mrjes  11 United States
13 Jun 2006 - 12:55 AM

Gorgeous, an absolute classic!

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xanda
xanda  10244 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2006 - 2:25 AM

Love the shadow lines leading the eye. Excellent shot - especially the large version!

Simon.

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cadman359
cadman359  8
7 Jul 2006 - 1:00 AM

Great image really like that Smile

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andystark
andystark  9 Scotland
7 Oct 2006 - 10:44 AM

Another cracker Tommy - taking a leaf out of Bill's book maybee and doing it very nicely. Looks great at full size. Assume we will see this in print later in the year?
AndyS

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rossi
rossi  10142 forum posts England11 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2006 - 8:22 AM

Lovely quality to this image, great balance between foreground and the trees, I like this a lot, nice shot well executed.

Ian

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ESP  726 forum posts England
15 Nov 2006 - 6:15 PM

Simple,elegant...wonderful shot

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taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2006 - 6:19 PM

Fantastic tones--- the comp is excellent as is the frame!

Jennnnnnnnnnnn

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Sandgrouse
11 Oct 2007 - 5:33 PM

This is a belter tommy
Cheers Rick

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