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Thanks to all who voted on "Black Hill." This is the last in the set.

Brand:Panasonic
Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:9 Nov 2013 - 3:45 PM
Focal Length:54mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.6
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/1600sec
Exposure Comp:-0.33
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:skyline
Username:whatriveristhis whatriveristhis
Uploaded:15 Nov 2013 - 12:06 AM
Tags:Landscape / travel, Weardale
VS Mode Rating 100 (33.33% won)
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Votes:29
Voters:Jocelia · Irishkate · Potra · RonnieAG · handlerstudio · iosatel · mlseawell · Nikonuser1 · woolybill1 · Mollycat · lblythe · mrswoolybill · Scottishlandscapes · cats_123 · WhiteRose1 · MalcolmM · RobertTurley · jadus · Rende · RLF · carmenfuchs · NDODS · Nigeve1 · Niknut · Fefe · marktc · widtink · Michaela_Solway · charlotte ·
Views:98
Unique Views:41

Comments

Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom80 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2013 - 12:36 AM

The envelope format is perfect for your lone tree nicely balanced by the incline on the right.
An interesting sky which add so much to the image's appeal.
KateGrinGrinGrin
P.S. Haven't had time to thank you for the terrific mono mod you did yesterday.
If you have time , let me know how you achieved it and what you do to get the fine art Paper effect.

Potra
Potra Plus Member 2Potra vcard Venezuela
15 Nov 2013 - 1:05 AM

Exquisitely and perfectly happy by itself, we need to learn a lot from trees.
M

handlerstudio
handlerstudio Plus Member 3handlerstudio vcard United States7 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2013 - 2:37 AM

This is a great composition and landscape. Simple and minimal.

Peter

iosatel
iosatel  1 Belgium
15 Nov 2013 - 2:54 AM

Beautiful minimalistic scene!

mlseawell
mlseawell  5 United States
15 Nov 2013 - 5:55 AM

Dramatic sky and strong silhouette! Great capture!

Mark

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2013 - 7:14 AM

Like this a lot Alan, great sky, and again simplicitic, excellentSmile


Cliff

woolybill1
woolybill1 Plus Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2013 - 7:49 AM

Love the concept of the compositional balance and spread: tussock - TREE - - - h u m m o c k. The dark force concentrated over the tree ensures that relief is felt in the lighter area of sky.
Or something.
In any case I agree with Marian.
Regards
Bill

Mollycat
Mollycat Plus Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2013 - 7:49 AM

Like everything about this one. Peter.

lblythe
lblythe  2 United Kingdom
15 Nov 2013 - 7:59 AM

The obvious choice would have been to have the tree silhouetted against the brightest part of the sky but what you've done has added a subtle originality to this piece. It's a beautiful piece Alan, once again.
Linda

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8706 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1217 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2013 - 8:25 AM

Composition/crop perfect, of course.
And for all that there is very little colour, there's a glow in the sky that would be difficult to translate into b&w.
Moira

whatriveristhis
whatriveristhis Plus Member 277 forum postswhatriveristhis vcard England93 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2013 - 8:32 AM


Quote: And for all that there is very little colour, there's a glow in the sky that would be difficult to translate into b&w.

Yes Moira, it's an interesting point, that. I tried it in B&W and I simply couldn't get it to work, no matter what.
Thanks. Smile

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes Plus Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2013 - 8:44 AM

The flying sky and the inky black silhouette makes for a wonderful image.

Dougie

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51357 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England145 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2013 - 9:11 AM

The obvious choice would have been to have the tree silhouetted against the brightest part of the sky but what you've done has added a subtle originality to this piece.

My thoughts precisely..

Dave

MalcolmM
MalcolmM Plus Member 9223 forum postsMalcolmM vcard Scotland4 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2013 - 9:13 AM

Like the minimal colour in otherwise B & W, & like the slightly textured effect you get. Excellent.

Rende
Rende Plus Member 837 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2013 - 9:57 AM

Gorgeous combination of silhouettes and sky Alan; a winner!
Rende

NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44162 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom112 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2013 - 1:30 PM

A limited palette of brilliance

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

Nigeve1
Nigeve1 Plus Member 21121 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom101 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2013 - 2:57 PM

Very interesting silhouette comp. which works really well, superb processing as ever.
Nigel

Fefe
Fefe Plus Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom31 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2013 - 5:51 PM


Quote: The obvious choice would have been to have the tree silhouetted against the brightest part of the sky but what you've done has added a subtle originality to this piece.

My thoughts precisely..

Dave

You cant go diggin up trees Alan and shifting it to where the sun shinesTongueTongueSad

Nice imageGrin
Diane

whatriveristhis
whatriveristhis Plus Member 277 forum postswhatriveristhis vcard England93 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2013 - 6:01 PM


Quote: You cant go diggin up trees Alan and shifting it to where the sun shinesTongueTongueSad

...and a 1/4 of side bacon as well, please, Diane.

marktc
marktc Plus Member 460 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2013 - 6:52 PM


Quote: The obvious choice would have been to have the tree silhouetted against the brightest part of the sky but what you've done has added a subtle originality to this piece. It's a beautiful piece Alan, once again.
Linda

Then the contrast against the sky would have been too great for the poor tree... Superb Alan and one of my favourite shots of yours.

Michaela_Solway

The tree is perfectly placed for balance.. There's a storm a comin.... Excellent image

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