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Across To Church Point

By pmorgan  
Thank you to everyone that commented and voted on yesterday’s upload – really didn’t expect it to do that well!

Back to the Isles of Scilly for today’s offering; this was taken after a heavy downpour (see clouds left) where I sat with a carrier bag over the camera waiting for a break of good weather, it came and I shot!

This whole day was basically an experiment to see if could get any mood/drama from a daytime shot without relying on a mono conversion or heavy PS work.

I have had to rely on strong composition (hopefully) and the use of a polariser and ND grad to get the most out of the colour and movement in the sky and water.

For those of you die hard sunrise/sunset brigade (yeah like I can talk Smile) it is worth a try once in a while, as it really makes you think when you haven’t got fantastic colour to fall back on.

As it was an experiment I have asked for my first Pro technique - hope they don't tear it apart! Smile

What ever you’re doing – have a cracking Bank Holiday weekend!

Rgds
Paul

Tags: Sky Uk Rocks Clouds Sea St marys Isles of scilly Landscape and travel Accross to church point

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Comments


jdenman Plus
7 16 5 Spain
23 Aug 2008 10:13AM
Very nice, really like the foreground and composition.
John

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23 Aug 2008 10:18AM
Super foreground detail and colours....Great image.
Alfie
23 Aug 2008 10:25AM
Great composition
Buffalo_Tom Plus
9 2.3k 9 Wales
23 Aug 2008 10:27AM
You have delivered Paul.Dramatic seascape and detail.Well done.
Tom.
MadTrace Plus
11 268 United Kingdom
23 Aug 2008 10:33AM
Beautiful, lovely image
sunshot Plus
11 24 United Kingdom
23 Aug 2008 10:51AM
beautifully composed shot Paul withexcellent f/g detail

marc
sketch 8 1.5k United Kingdom
23 Aug 2008 11:14AM
Wish my landscapes were of this quality, another cracker Paul

sarah x
CC Plus
7 51 Wales
23 Aug 2008 11:31AM
Brilliant composition and lighting, works really well
Jou©o Plus
11 56 Finland
23 Aug 2008 2:34PM
nice work again, Paul........

Jouko
User_Removed 8 172 1 United Kingdom
23 Aug 2008 5:48PM
Excellent comp and colours

Mark
JONTHELENS 8 34 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2008 2:38PM
Another lovely image.
MalcolmS Plus
10 1.1k 13 England
24 Aug 2008 5:16PM
Great comp. Paul, like the depth. Strong textures and colours

Malcolm
Richsr Plus
8 90 219 England
24 Aug 2008 6:29PM
Like your composition and the light/ colours in this Paul - well captured.
Regards Richard.
redstag Plus
10 100 15 United Kingdom
25 Aug 2008 9:30AM
If they do pull it apart, it won't be for the colour and textures! You've really got those going on.
It's always good to challenge those rules, but you do get a very different style of shot which can demand a different type of processing.
I think you have done a super job on this but I would be tempted to crop in from the right a little.
Jon
A Booth 13 11 4 United Kingdom
25 Aug 2008 10:26AM
the rocks provide an excellent foreground interest, lovely blues in sky and sea.
2 Sep 2008 8:44AM
A middle of the day shot, Paul?? Unusual for you, methinks, but superbly executed as always.
The composition is excellent - I've not mentioned technique, since you've got that pretty well nailed!
All the best,
Bill

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