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Blackstone Poppies

By ringyneck  
3 images and merged to try and get the atmostphere of a sunset over this poppy field in Worsetershire.
When the sun hits the flowers they are almost fluorescent and sunglasses are needed to view them......lol.
Had to take out 2 cars,3 road signs and about 10 lamp posts but managed to get the shots without the many people who are constantly in the field.

Don't know why it's Blackstone because it's Red.....and someone has put a St Georges flag on it.

Please see LARGE + F 11

On AP @ 5.6,1/200, iso 400 and 14mm + grad with -0.7 ex comp and +/- 1 stop.

Tags: Poppies Red Field Rock Flowers and plants Digitally manipulated Landscape and travel

Voters: tmann, Psin, graceland and 56 more

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tmann 11 4 2 United States
16 Jun 2010 4:13PM
wow, what a color burst!
awesome

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Psin 11 66 England
16 Jun 2010 4:22PM
Wow stunning colours !!!
16 Jun 2010 4:25PM
this is so beautiful
pamelajean Plus
10 964 1830 United Kingdom
16 Jun 2010 4:27PM
How often do we see something like this nowadays? Well done, Blackstone. I like the bit of red in the sky, echoing the colour of the poppies, which tends to hold the layers together nicely. Also, a good bit of cloning.
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
16 Jun 2010 4:56PM
Superbly captured one of my favourite scenes...fields full of red poppies, wonderful
Lillian
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
16 Jun 2010 5:01PM
a beautiful sea of red cracking sky too very nice one Wink
andy
Mynett 8 142 6 United Kingdom
16 Jun 2010 5:09PM
what a great sight...... wow

Linda
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
16 Jun 2010 5:14PM
You have certainly created a very eye catching shot here....like it very much.
Ronnie.
maggieh 8 4 United Kingdom
16 Jun 2010 5:25PM
Congratulatuions to Blackstone what a great scheme. Your combination of images and the removal of clutter has produced a wonderful display of colour and detail.
maggie
CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
16 Jun 2010 5:26PM
What a fantastic sight! Very well captured, a superb image. Carol
lianna 6 13 United Kingdom
16 Jun 2010 5:37PM
wow!!!! that is one truly amazing sight.... stunning x x
W1ldside 6 29 United Kingdom
16 Jun 2010 5:42PM
Great saturation Ringy
Rick
Ray42 8 3 England
16 Jun 2010 6:11PM
I have never seen anything like this before - a lovely scene
Oliverpants 7 2 2 England
16 Jun 2010 6:37PM
Certainly a field of glory. Great effect with the merge. Ann
dven Plus
11 25 United Kingdom
16 Jun 2010 6:48PM
A great 30
16 Jun 2010 6:58PM
A field of glory describes it so very well! Great picture!
soulofharmony 6 22 1 Norfolk Island
16 Jun 2010 7:15PM
Poppy heaven fabulous !
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
16 Jun 2010 7:49PM
What a wonderful splash of colour. Very beautiful scene, Keith.
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jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
16 Jun 2010 7:49PM
What a view

Peter
ringyneck 9 315 18 United Kingdom
16 Jun 2010 9:19PM
Thanks everyone........glad no-one thinks the colour is TOO extreme.

Oops...just spotted at least 5 people dotted about the poppies.......

Keith
SuziBlue 13 16.2k 10 Scotland
16 Jun 2010 9:24PM
Fantastic - the colours are mouthwateringly delicious.
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
16 Jun 2010 9:27PM
where where where on earth did you find this gorgeous poppy field? if only you knew how hard I have been looking for one such field - all that beautiful colour - great
ringyneck 9 315 18 United Kingdom
16 Jun 2010 9:57PM
Thanks...

ANN...nearly missed it...after waiting 3 years.
I went past it a few weeks ago and there was nothing there.
RobMacD off here told me it was there the other day...and despite being a copy cat I went along just to have a little look..he he.

Got a few more so all BEWARE....
keith
teocali Plus
8 441 18 England
16 Jun 2010 10:13PM
Stunning work. Fabulous colours and lovely moody skyscape. The quality of light is superb.
Sylvia
Gezina 10 3 6 United Kingdom
16 Jun 2010 10:31PM
Magnificent sea of red - love the pov and well merged - great shot - Ina
Dominic5749 7 38 1 United Kingdom
16 Jun 2010 11:04PM
I did a wedding shoot in this field tonight, it was packed with people. I must pop back some time to do a landscape. Good shot though, possible to much sky for my liking.
ringyneck 9 315 18 United Kingdom
16 Jun 2010 11:20PM
Thanks...

Dominic....yes it is a bit 50/50 but I needed the height to include some clouds...got some with a real big sky as well.
Lots of people come every day ...I on't know if we are allowed in here,but I took a chance.
keith
17 Jun 2010 5:31AM
Great Shot
17 Jun 2010 9:49PM
Now that is a field of poppies. Great capture and great work.

Regards
David

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