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Maddie 11 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2006 3:59PM
this sky suits the image Kris

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2 Aug 2006 4:03PM
Great sky. Nice comp.
keithh Plus
12 25.1k 33 Wallis And Futuna
2 Aug 2006 4:03PM
Does it still look like it's been shunted from behind though?

Reckon it would have been best to have kept it off the bottom third on a wide.
2 Aug 2006 4:05PM
Love the sky on this very dramatic.
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
2 Aug 2006 4:05PM
Great shot, like the moody sky and light
tarara 10
2 Aug 2006 4:06PM
Wonderful shot full of emotion. It needs a story to go with it. Yvonne
GregorP 11 4 Slovenia
2 Aug 2006 4:06PM
Great sky! I like the composition and colours! Works fine for me!

Chant57 Plus
10 395 3 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2006 4:10PM
Very nice comp and great sky.
crunchie 10 2 Scotland
2 Aug 2006 4:11PM
moody light and really dramatic
DouglasLatham 11 454 England
2 Aug 2006 4:14PM
Nice work love the sky really moody .

Rodmac 10 17 Scotland
2 Aug 2006 4:16PM
A real moody shot, the dark clouds suit the subject - nice one.
2 Aug 2006 4:16PM
Love the light on the church and the dark background.
scott_jessuk 10 249 1 Scotland
2 Aug 2006 4:26PM
Really nice picture. Bags of atmosphere, you really caught the light well for the church.

piccy 10 8 Wales
2 Aug 2006 4:40PM
Very atmospheric, great colours and good picture.
User_Removed 11 4.9k England
2 Aug 2006 4:42PM
With the angry cloud swallowing the church........ looks like some one's about to pay a visit. Great shot.
Kris_Dutson 14 8.2k 1 England
2 Aug 2006 4:43PM
cheers all. Smile

Technically you're dead right Keith but I quite like the effect, gives it a slightly surreal look I reckon, which may have been what I was after. Wink

I may post a real, 'in yer face' version tomorrow. Smile

Glynn 10 1.2k 1 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2006 4:47PM
Stunning sky Kris and well composed and exposed shot.

Dotrob 10 Wales
2 Aug 2006 5:11PM
Great dramatic sky,I think I would have cropped some off the sky.Beautiful lighting.
vismaya 11 Ireland
2 Aug 2006 5:43PM
Great shot, fantastic sky!
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
2 Aug 2006 5:45PM
A great and dramatic sky for this

JouŠo 12 56 Finland
2 Aug 2006 5:49PM
quality work, Kris!

keithh Plus
12 25.1k 33 Wallis And Futuna
2 Aug 2006 6:30PM
what do I know?Wink
Kris_Dutson 14 8.2k 1 England
2 Aug 2006 6:34PM
Lol - a damn site more than me I'll wager. Smile

Cheers for the RC folks.

PatrickSmith 11 1.2k 2 United States
2 Aug 2006 6:55PM
What you do, is shoot the middle part so that the church and stone is right int he middle of the frame. That will make the verticals vertical. Then take one above and below and stitch them. This is well layed out and that sky is awesome!
CathyT 10 7.3k 18 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2006 6:58PM
That certainly is a stormy sky!
Kris_Dutson 14 8.2k 1 England
2 Aug 2006 7:01PM
Cheers Pat & Cathy. Smile

Think I'll stick to making Airfix kits in future...


Tandberg 13 1.2k 2 England
2 Aug 2006 7:06PM
Love that sky and the image itself is a cracker!!!

Well done and seen
Hannahs_Pics 11 37 England
2 Aug 2006 7:06PM
This light on the church make this whole photo stand out!
mattmatic 12 598
2 Aug 2006 9:24PM
You could try PTLens for correcting distortions - might be a bit more "natural" Wink
Like the comp and clouds, but there's something odd with the gravestone and it's lines!
Westers 11 3.9k 1 Burkina Faso
2 Aug 2006 9:26PM
My kind of shot.

Did you do a fair bit of dodging on the church? It looks fine to me but I'm just trying to work out how you got it so bright.
Kris_Dutson 14 8.2k 1 England
2 Aug 2006 9:39PM
Cheers for the comments and advice. Smile

A smidge of dodging Ian but I also masked off the foreground / church and used a touch of the old 'curves mid tones punch' trick. Saying that, it was pretty brightly lit which was exacerbated by the dark clouds behind.

10 12 1 United Kingdom
3 Aug 2006 7:36AM
Very moody and atmostpheric! well taken indeed.
Kris_Dutson 14 8.2k 1 England
7 Aug 2006 8:10PM
Many thanks. Smile


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