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Family Walk

By martinl  
The last shot I took as I walked back to the car on Saturday from Padley.

Spotted this family coming across the bridge toward Padley. Didn't have time to take the camera off the tripod, so just picked the tripod up, held it to my chest, framed up and shot!! really liked the light coming through the mist behind them but also rim lighting the people too.

Not my usual type shot, but kind of liked this one. No puppies were harmed in the taking of this shot!!

RAW ISO 100

Tags: Light Photo journalism Family Mist Padley Grindleford Landscape and travel Portraits and people Deliverance cafe

Voters: andytvcams, Juliee, Richsr and 43 more

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Comments


Richsr 9 91 223 England
29 Sep 2008 8:15PM
Can see why you like it - works really well - good lighting well captured.
Regards Richard.

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29 Sep 2008 8:15PM
Great shot and great lighting.

Mario
Simon_Palmer 10 759 11 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2008 8:29PM
I love it for it's simplicity and what it shows. Could be critical and say crop this or crop that but its not what the shot is about, it just works Martin and works really well.
You'll never know how much the puppies appreciate this fine piece of work, you saved a fair few here, bless ya.
martinl 13 266 2 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2008 8:31PM
Cheers folks.
LOL Simon. More puppy sacrifice some other time!Wink
Stace Plus
8 2 2 England
29 Sep 2008 8:46PM
Nice lighting, well composed

Stace
martin.w 14 448 22 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2008 8:51PM
Not one to set the gallery alight, but a nicely seen capture. Like the back lighting.
martinl 13 266 2 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2008 8:54PM
Thank you. No, I didn't think it would have great gallery appeal, but I liked it as soon as I saw it.
Smile
Simon_Palmer 10 759 11 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2008 9:08PM

Quote:Not one to set the gallery alight
If Rarindra had took it, it would Wink
martinl 13 266 2 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2008 9:13PM
Maybe I should change my name.Wink
richardwheel 11 217 2 England
29 Sep 2008 9:38PM
classy martin,
MrsS 10 4.5k 18 England
29 Sep 2008 9:39PM

Quote:Maybe I should change my name.

Martina might be quite nice! Or should we just opt for MrsEEK? Wink


Simple, straightforward, and super use of light. Hope they only used one serviette! Smile

F xx
dazzaman 10 631 England
29 Sep 2008 10:18PM
that simon is a card, lol.
this is very very nice martin, so simple, but perfect.
dazza.
29 Sep 2008 10:23PM
Nice atmospheric shot Martin.

Rob
sut68 Plus
13 2.0k 76 England
29 Sep 2008 10:25PM
As Simon says, the essence of the shot is all there, a little crop here or there may tighten things up, but it's a mighty fine shot as it stands ... nicely seen indeed, well done mate!!!

Paul
chris-p Plus
11 65 England
29 Sep 2008 11:03PM
With Paul on this...a tighter crop but that back light is super
rontear Plus
13 8 8 England
30 Sep 2008 7:05AM
Family cameo Martin, made the most of the light. Ron.
LesF 10 182 9
30 Sep 2008 8:44AM
Go on with that light must have tHE RC

LesF
javam Plus
12 1.1k 19 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2008 9:16AM
A very different shot from the day, but an excellent capture of the mood, and light is excellent.

Neil
Nick_w Plus
9 4.3k 99 England
30 Sep 2008 10:38AM
The light in this Martin is special, great image the family just brings it to light
martinl 13 266 2 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2008 1:42PM
Cheers folks, done better than expected this.
Smile
Nigel_95 Plus
10 260 2 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2008 7:54PM
Terrific lighting.

Nigel
IanFlindt 12 740 21 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2008 10:43PM
Wonderfully atmospheric shot, Martin, with the rays casting down on that young family. I agree that a crop wouldn't hurt, but it has enormous appeal all the same.
culturedcanvas 11 4.7k 59 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2008 5:18PM
Really like it but crop the bottom third off.

Dan
NEWMANP Plus
8 1.6k 574 United Kingdom
22 Oct 2008 9:10AM
STRAIGHT FOR A BACON SANDWICH NO DOUBT
Phil

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