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I'd just finished taking sunsets when my husband suggest I include this light
in a sunset image, so it was handheld and kinda rushed.I'll await the verdict!
my thanks to you all for vs & cs for Island in the Lochan an da big thank you
to Cliff (Nikonuser1) for his precious User Award.
KateGrinGrinGrin

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 450D
Lens:EF-S17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:18 Feb 2013 - 7:11 PM
Focal Length:35mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.2
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/15sec
Exposure Comp:-2.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Lights on Loch Linnhe
Username:Irishkate Irishkate
Uploaded:13 Mar 2013 - 12:07 AM
Tags:Glencoe, Lamp, Landscape / travel, Loch linnhe, Scotland, Sunset
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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2013 - 12:11 AM

Good for you and hubby coming up with something different as a f/g feature it this wonderful rich sunset,Kate.
Works for me very well........will be interested to read the comments of others.
Ronnie.

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achieverswales
13 Mar 2013 - 12:16 AM

Man made against nature Kate! I do like the composition and colours, is your husband in to photography?

Regards

Trev.

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 4191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2013 - 12:31 AM

Handheld?GrinGrin
There is no law against it!
Tripods are for studio and garden, the rest of the world can use higher iso if needed.or open the diaphragm.
Seriously, it is a great composition.
All my photos are 'rushed'.
Never fiddle with too many things at a time. or too many rules, if the light is great and the opportunity is there.. Bird, human, a reflection, a ripple in the water...
Go for it. There and then. Light doesn't wait.
Here you forgot for once what the bloke in the club told you and followed your heart. Keep doing so.
One of your best.

Last Modified By annettep38 at 13 Mar 2013 - 12:33 AM

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 7LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2013 - 12:40 AM

An opportunity not to be missed, and you didn't miss it. I find it quite amusing that the lamp post seems to be sprouting branches.

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WesternRed
WesternRed Plus Member 4WesternRed vcard Australia
13 Mar 2013 - 1:41 AM

The lighted lamps stand out beautifully in this great sunset.
Well done Kate. WesternRed.

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2295 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2013 - 3:31 AM

A great image well done

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
13 Mar 2013 - 3:38 AM

Clever husband you have Kate !! This is indeed a very special photo !! Excellent !!

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2013 - 4:27 AM

brilliant comp kate wonderful colour and light the sky is beautiful a stunner very very nice one Wink
andy

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marktc
marktc Plus Member 460 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2013 - 4:54 AM

It's a beauty!

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johnke
johnke  2223 forum posts South Africa14 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2013 - 5:25 AM

Super composition Kate and what a wonderful colored sky, I like the lamp as it gives a third element to the image...John

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2013 - 6:15 AM

A supreme sky, Kate, well composed to include the light, works very well. Carol

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2013 - 6:44 AM

Very beautiful and great image,Kate,love the composition +light and colour,opsss the SKY is amazing too,very well done,
Saeid

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DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 4DicksPics vcard United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2013 - 6:58 AM

Rushed it may have been, Kate , but this is a beautiful image.
Such rich colours and sharp silhouettes!

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AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2013 - 8:01 AM

Well done Kate! Annette has given you some good advice!
Ann

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CLARECUM
CLARECUM  2 Australia
13 Mar 2013 - 8:04 AM

I was going to compliment you on the composition first with the lamppost inclusion,it adds interest,then I read it was father's idea,so good for him,beaut of a sky too,very nice image all in all.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 7barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2013 - 8:13 AM

yes .... he was spot on
makes a great image

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2013 - 8:42 AM

A great handheld sunset capture Kate.SmileSmileSmileSmile


Cliff

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2013 - 8:53 AM

A beautiful sunset capture including hubbie's idea. Maybe my eyesight but are we leaning to the left just a tad?
Joan.

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Meheecho
Meheecho  2275 forum posts United Kingdom
13 Mar 2013 - 9:29 AM

A rich and colourful image--superb
Steve

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leontari
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13 Mar 2013 - 10:34 AM

A great sunset capture!
Effrossini

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gary_d
gary_d Plus Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2013 - 10:35 AM

Rushed it may have been but what a lovely image it is Kate, well done hubby for seeing it, you make a great team. - gary

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WhiteRose1
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13 Mar 2013 - 12:01 PM

Artificial lights against a sunset .... my type of photo. Beautiful sunset colours, Kate, and the slight 'fuzz' from the lamps gives a lovely painterly quality. Excellent stuff.

Dave

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williamsloan
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13 Mar 2013 - 12:10 PM

a really good image,lovely take.

billy

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derrymaine
13 Mar 2013 - 12:30 PM

great composition

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janlea
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13 Mar 2013 - 12:58 PM

A beautiful image Kate, just love the sky, those colours are breathtaking Smile
Jan

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digital_boi
13 Mar 2013 - 1:33 PM

a real cracker Kate well done

Graham

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myrab
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13 Mar 2013 - 2:09 PM

I love this Kate, the lamp definitely adds to the shot.

Myra

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Niknut
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13 Mar 2013 - 4:04 PM

Cracking shot !!!!.....love the sky, & clash of colours !!

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MalcolmM
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13 Mar 2013 - 4:11 PM

Lamp great, well positioned against that lovely sky, - rotate a bit clockwise, & enter in a club comp.
Malcolm

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NDODS
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13 Mar 2013 - 7:31 PM

A beautifully composed, exposed, and captured lowlight composition Kate.

Nathan

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jasonrwl
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13 Mar 2013 - 9:15 PM

A cracker Kate - good ol' hubby GrinGrin
Jason

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BIGRY1
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15 Mar 2013 - 10:10 PM

Wonderful exposure on the sky and the lamp makes a perfect compGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

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elainebaker
17 Mar 2013 - 12:24 AM

Amazing image. Love the colour balance and the lamp makes an interesting feature as well. Elaine

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Glostopcat
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17 Mar 2013 - 5:31 PM

Those lamps make this sunset original and very different from the usual ones uploaded on here and for that reason I like this image very much

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Skeet1Away
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20 Mar 2013 - 11:08 PM

WOW stunning sky kate..........very nice.


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