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my birthday candle

By annettep38  
Elrond (fluffy) and Fafnir (black) say 'Mrouw' and I say thank you Smile for your c&Cs for yesterday's lawn mower. A special thank you to lonely onyx for his valuable clarification Smile

It is -or was- my birthday today and with all the work and hectic this served as my birthday candle: the wee church on the way back. Also had to test my new lens that replaced the 18-55mm
(useless information: this was hand-held at 3200 ASA and pretty grainy, which is a big improvement over rainy)

Tags: Church Night Roman Architecture Dordogne Les Graulges

Voters: NeilWigan, zapar40, RonnieAG and 37 more

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NeilWigan Plus
5 11 15 England
9 Jan 2012 11:16PM
Well exposed ,low light shot Annette,Happy Birthday.

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zapar40 5 66 5 Wales
9 Jan 2012 11:20PM
lovely capture birthday girl Smile
ant.
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
9 Jan 2012 11:23PM
Very nice night time shot, Annette, and s belated, perhaps, many happy returns: new lens working a treat in your hands, and I have to say for an ISO of 3200 the grain is not at all obvious in my eyes.
Ronnie.
Glostopcat Plus
9 255 2 England
9 Jan 2012 11:36PM
A superb night shot, it looks like you've got to grips with your new lens already
mikbee 8 3 8 Scotland
9 Jan 2012 11:47PM
I remember the ''early'' days of digital when you would get this much noise at 400 ISO,
so a big improvement here for 3200 !!
A well lit shot annette.
Mick.
saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
9 Jan 2012 11:59PM
Beautiful and lovely night shot,very well done,
saeid
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
10 Jan 2012 12:35AM
wonderful hand held low light shot annette hope you had a great birthday a belter nice one Wink
andy
AnneWorner Plus
8 620 43 United States
10 Jan 2012 12:59AM
Well shot, and happy birthday!

Anne
gajewski Plus
11 10 9 United States
10 Jan 2012 1:05AM
A very happy birthday to you, Annette.
Nice low light shot.
-=\Walter
Jocelia Plus
4 2 1 Australia
10 Jan 2012 1:29AM
Many happy returns of the day and congratulations on your lovely shot, its unusual, I like it…………Jocelia…….
User_Removed 7 26 2 United States
10 Jan 2012 2:30AM
What a beautiful photo, Annette, with that glowing moon. Great shot!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY! I will email you a birthday card but by now, it's tomorrow there!
Christina
EAS 6 1 13 Scotland
10 Jan 2012 4:27AM
Very effective indees. A belated Happy Birthday too.

Ann
CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
10 Jan 2012 6:33AM
A lovely image, Annette, and a belated Happy Birthday to you. Carol
AnnChown Plus
6 197 1 United Kingdom
10 Jan 2012 8:56AM
Love the composition and the light!! Happy birthday for yesterday Annette (I'm a January baby too - mine was last week!).
Ann
Rev2 Plus
6 279 2 England
10 Jan 2012 8:58AM
You have a very steady hand, Happy Birthday!
10 Jan 2012 9:44AM
Excellent !!

and a very big BIRTHDAY WISH .... hope you had a good one!!!!
lonely_oryx 8 61 54 England
10 Jan 2012 10:08AM
A happy birthday to you.

Lovely capture of the light on the church. Personally, I find the moon a distraction
SlowSong Plus
7 5.8k 29 England
10 Jan 2012 11:09AM
Lovely pools of different coloured light. Smile
And happy birthday. SmileSmileSmile
Chris
Joline Plus
9 27 52 United States
10 Jan 2012 11:37AM
Amazing how you can get 3200 ISO in today's cameras. What a nice sight to see on the way home....happy birthday.
10 Jan 2012 12:16PM
Happy Birthday, Annette, and lovely carving showing up in your low-light shot.
All the best,
Dave.
10 Jan 2012 1:20PM
Belated Best Wishes, hope you had a wonderful day.

David
Balwant Plus
5 1 4 United Kingdom
10 Jan 2012 1:59PM
Great capture
FeatherFriend 8 38 217 England
10 Jan 2012 3:25PM
Cracking low light shot Annette, happy new lens,
Geoff.
Brian65 6 2 United Kingdom
10 Jan 2012 3:43PM
HAPPY BIRTHDAY Annette, bet you like the new toy.
Brian
gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
10 Jan 2012 4:32PM
A lovely low light shot, the noise is not an issue as far as I am concerned. - gary
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
10 Jan 2012 4:35PM
Lovely mood shot Annette. I do not mind a bit of grain/noise as it seems to add to the atmosphere and mystery.
Ron
jonwebber 7 4 1 United Kingdom
10 Jan 2012 5:38PM
Happy birthday, happy new lens and what an atmospheric shot to celebrate both with!
jon
10 Jan 2012 9:19PM
Belated birthday wishes to you, Annette. Like the image. Has a bit of a spooky feel about it.
Alun
Peagreen 5 1 1 England
11 Jan 2012 8:48PM
Great shot, Annette, hope you had a lovely birthdaySmile
Take care, Pauline

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