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Heather & Light

By DaveMead  
Hi Folks,

Thanks for all the comments and clicks for 'Red Sun Setting', they are always much appreciated. I did manage to catch up with some of you last week but I have more clicking and commenting to do this evening.

This evening's upload was taken in August 2009 and was uploaded at that time although it has subsequently been reworked in Photoshop. Last Monday I found out officially that it has been selected for the inaugural Joe Cornish Gallery Photography Summer Open Exhibition and awarded a Silver Commendation (there were 3 gold and 6 silver out of total of over 200 images submitted). Joe Cornish himself described it as one of the best open landscape images of the North York Moors he had ever seen. As you can imagine, I have been on cloud nine ever since. The exhibition runs until the end of August and if you find yourself near Northallerton it is well worth a visit, there are over 70 images of a very high standard on display from a wide range of genres.

Ephotozine was the first place I displayed my images publicly and when I think how far I have come in two short years, I am not only amazed but also hugely grateful to those of you who have supported my work during that time.

Have a wonderful Sunday evening. Smile


Tags: Exhibition Light Joe cornish Moor Heather North york moors Farndale Landscape and travel Commendation

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sut68 Plus
13 2.0k 76 England
17 Jul 2011 6:14PM
High praise indeed Dave, nice one sir!!!

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17 Jul 2011 6:14PM
What a lovely natural looking landscape, the light is gorgeous.
Joe Cornish had better watch out I reckon Wink
Well done.

17 Jul 2011 6:16PM
Superb image and congratulations Smile
JimL Plus
9 143 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2011 6:27PM
Congratulations well done. Stunning image.(Look out Joe)
Steve-T 9 56 66 England
17 Jul 2011 6:32PM
Well done Dave. Deserves the praise. Steve.
kinfatric 12 550 9 Scotland
17 Jul 2011 6:33PM
Well done all round.
A beautiful view and the lighting's perfect. A great landscape capture.
phil99 9 45 6 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2011 7:12PM
Now this is one of the reasons I wanted to have my caravan near to .N.Y.M. to get some images like this . Just love everything about this and so pleased it has got it's rewards. Beautiful light . colours/tones and wonderful composition . Awarded you my award for the week ....Phil
DaveMead 7 23 14 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2011 7:17PM
Thanks for all the clicks and especially for the kind comments. An extra big THANK YOU to Phil for his User Award, I really appreciate it.
Great shot of such beautiful scenery.

17 Jul 2011 7:33PM
Great colours, light and sense of depth to this capture.
17 Jul 2011 7:58PM
What a brill landscape, excellent !
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
17 Jul 2011 8:01PM
A stunning image with lovely light............Sandy
Stunning rich colours, well done
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
17 Jul 2011 8:24PM
gorgeous view congrats on the award.lesley
User_Removed 8 26 2 United States
17 Jul 2011 8:57PM
Spectacular image - gorgeous.
17 Jul 2011 8:59PM
I saw this and thought what a wonderful landscape image and then I read your intro. Glad Joe Cornish was of the same mind Smile
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2011 9:21PM
stunning light and capture Dave
DaveMead 7 23 14 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2011 9:29PM
Thanks everybody, really appreciated. Smile
danbrann Plus
12 624 17
18 Jul 2011 9:40AM
I'm not surpised he gave you a medal David. This is outstanding landscape photography. You have captured that light to perfection. To produce an image like this one must understand the qualities of the light on the landscape and you have obviously captured this so well.
I do however find one major fault.....I wish it was Mine..LOl
oll1e 9 57 2 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2011 3:30PM
well done Dave ,good to see a local get some credit ,lovely landscape mateyWink
18 Jul 2011 3:39PM
A stunning landscape, as your title indicates, the light and colour of the heather working together here to make a beautiful effect.
lobski 5 2 1 Philippines
18 Jul 2011 5:19PM
Outstanding landscape capture!

Fred Grin
18 Jul 2011 5:39PM
Bloody well done Dave. Gongratulations on everything and so well deserved.

Next time I see Joe in Petch's I will ask for a extra pie for you.Wink

Great lansdscape.

DaveMead 7 23 14 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2011 5:47PM
Thanks again everybody for all the clicks and comments and especially to John for his User Award which means so much. I'm always up for a Petch's pie. Smile
elkiebrooks 13 83 5 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2011 7:16PM
An excellent image that fully deseres all the medals, commendations and remarks from Joe Cornish. Many congratulations.
martin.w 14 438 22 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2011 10:45PM
One to be proud of.....congrats on all the well deserved awards Wink
NeilWigan Plus
6 13 15 England
19 Jul 2011 10:49AM
lovely scene great light well caught .

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