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Open Skies

By NDODS    
Hi everyone it has been sometime now since I have had the opportunity to contribute to this wonderful and awe inspiring network of friends and photographers. Life without ePZ has been somewhat of a drag, however I have been in contact with a few members who shall remain nameless via Julie's mobile phone.

Today's upload was captured just a few yards from my new home. What I have noticed since moving to the village of Lower Stoke, Rochester is the immense skies which are greatly exaggerated because of the flat rural landscape.

I hope to get around the site and look at and comment on as many images as I can today.

Regards as always Nathan


Tags: Sky Landscape Colour Light Clouds Natural Formation Energy Pylons Landscape and travel

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gazlowe 6 8 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2012 8:52AM
Nice to see your back only telling my wife not seen you for a few weeks. All the best

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CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
28 Nov 2012 8:52AM
Good to see you uploading again, Nathan, we've missed you Smile. That looks a pretty ominous sky, I hope that you don't get any flooding where you now live, as it is so flat. Carol
Tibetan 6 3 England
28 Nov 2012 9:01AM
That looks pretty wet there Nathan, the light shining on the water, no shortage here either, great sky that is what I expected from you moving there. Hope all is almost sorted out now and may you be happy you moved, good photo hope to see plenty more, good luck, best regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
28 Nov 2012 9:07AM
Welcome back.
A dark moodiness in this composition, with nice light from the ominous looking sky reflected on the foreground, and making good use of the receding telegraph poles.

28 Nov 2012 9:07AM
Nice to see you posting again Nathan, excellent atmospheric capture to return with, like it a lot,
jdinne 15 16 England
28 Nov 2012 9:11AM
Glad your back up and running Nathan. Like this moody and love the reflections you have caught in the fg.

cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
28 Nov 2012 9:14AM
a dramatic view..the foreground would be very drab but for that inspirational reflection Grin
Great image to come back with Nathan
lovely colours
gary_d 10 576 13 Wales
28 Nov 2012 9:16AM
That's a great sky. - gary
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
28 Nov 2012 9:18AM
How great to see you are back Nathan !! We missed you and your positive input !! This photo is so amazing and dramatic - the clouds are fenomenal !! Trust you are happily settled in by now Smile
28 Nov 2012 9:21AM
Wonderful, moody image.
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2012 9:32AM
It's good to see you back.
Don't wander out on a dark night though, you might never return...
Love the darkness and sense of danger.
fentiger Plus
17 918 24 England
28 Nov 2012 9:51AM
This is a dramatic and atmospheric composition. Like it very much.

Welcome back my good mate. you have been missed ...a new home new captures to capture go get them Nathan, the skies indeed look very good, dramatic big and bold,

achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
28 Nov 2012 10:07AM
Back with a stunner my friend, awesome sky, glad your back and hope you are well, look forward to seeing more like this.


28 Nov 2012 10:11AM
good Morning Nathan good to see you can post again hope you and the good lady have settled in your new pad and all is well this capture shows exactly what you have said in your narrative great expanse of sky only punctuated in this capture by the poles excellent moody sky and love the reflection in the dark patch makes it all

rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
28 Nov 2012 10:23AM
Big sky country Nathan, can see the fronts advancing !! Hope all is well and welcome back !!
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
28 Nov 2012 10:24AM
Good to see your return after your recent move, Nathan: and coming back with such an atmospheric shot.
franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2012 11:10AM
Welcome back Nathan as you've been missed. A dramatic and moody image here.

A beautiful moody sky. A great effort.
Well done. WesternRed.
bobsblues 8 10 2 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2012 11:23AM
Welcome back Nathan and a fine shot to comeback . A very dramatic shot mate .Smile
PinkK 9 80 1 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2012 11:46AM
I was only thinking yesterday that I hadn't seen you upload anything recently, your images have been missed. This is a great capture, such a atmospheric image! Smile
danbrann Plus
13 637 17
28 Nov 2012 11:49AM
A super sky just waiting to be photographed and what a good job you made of it.
a beautiful sky well taken shot.

CaroleS Plus
8 433 3 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2012 12:46PM
What a dramatic sky, so good to see you back on site.
Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2012 1:49PM
I was wondering why I hadn't come across your uploads for a while Nathan.
Beautiful image, welcome backGrin
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
28 Nov 2012 2:01PM
A very dramatic sky here Nathan.
Excellent shot.
And nice to see you posting again !!
Brian65 9 2 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2012 2:16PM
Nice to see your back Nathan, this is a great shot,love the clouds. Hope your happy in your new home.
rayme330 6 17 1 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2012 2:22PM
A louring sky full of threat yet a hint of promise on the horizon. Good to see you posting again. Nathan. GrinGrinGrin

moiral 8 12 Scotland
28 Nov 2012 2:29PM
Have missed seeing you around Nathan.
As you say - nice big skies and a nice reflection in the fg to go with it Grin. Moira
SUE118 Plus
10 8 1 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2012 2:50PM
Lovely skies you have and you take your time my friend. Smile
exposure Plus
14 5.9k England
28 Nov 2012 3:02PM
A beautiful dramatic sky & tones Nathan
ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2012 3:06PM
Welcome back Nathan a great picture it looks very dark & moody, i hope all is well in your new home.
Ali SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
28 Nov 2012 3:14PM
Very dramatic image with full of atmosphere. Deep
EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
28 Nov 2012 3:53PM
Very dramatic looking sky. Though no doubt the water lying in the foregound isn't good news to any farmer, it certainly adds a very special touch to that dark foreground. Good to see you back on epz and hope you enjoy your new home and exploring its surroundings.

basith 5 7 Sri Lanka
28 Nov 2012 4:01PM
glad to see you back Nathan.
An excellent capture,
beautiful clouds.

SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
28 Nov 2012 4:03PM
How lovely Nathan. Room to breathe.
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2012 4:03PM
Great to have you back with an image and a lovely one at that.
Hope you've settled into new home by now.
You've certainly got a lovely view and I love this sunset
with hints of colour glistening through in f/g.
My sister lives in Kent - if ever I'm down that way - we must
meet in Rochester!
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2012 4:08PM
Welcome back Nathan - you have been missed. I love these big open skies - this is beautiful with a touch of a reflection. A great image for your return! Smile
HELANA 8 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2012 4:15PM
Nice to see your images again the lighint in the forground water, lovely landscape.
luckybry 8 3 Scotland
28 Nov 2012 4:17PM
welcome home mate

Ade_Osman 15 4.5k 36 England
28 Nov 2012 4:18PM
Did winder if everything was ok Nathan, good to see you back though mucker......

Good image too.....

TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
28 Nov 2012 4:40PM
Nice to see you back with us again, Nathan, and what a dramatic looking sky that is, too Wink
Take care,
Trev Smile
netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
28 Nov 2012 5:14PM
What a great surprise to see you backSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
And back with a lovely imageSmileHope you are setteling down well in your new home.Smile
28 Nov 2012 6:09PM
Brilliant atmosphere and mood Nathan, smashing image.

John Smile
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2012 6:24PM
good to see you up and running again
I guess most of the stress is over by nowWink
funnily when i moved to leeds I got the very same impression that you describe here
28 Nov 2012 7:02PM
Great title to this shot and i can see why excellent sky and i like the bit of water shinning in the forground.
saltireblue Plus
8 8.1k 33 Norway
28 Nov 2012 7:07PM
'Bout bloomin' time as well! You said you were only popping out to get a pint of milk. Really!
Dramatic and threatening weather here, Nathan, hope you had your brolly at hand, but there again perhapps not in case of lightning.

Good to see you again.

Some say you were kidnapped by aliens. Some say you are The Stig...all we know is it's good to have you backGrin

pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2012 7:40PM
OOOOOO! It's dark - where was Moses when the light went out? Sorry couldn't resist.

Superb shot, enjoy the new home Nathan
widtink 5 406 2 Scotland
28 Nov 2012 8:08PM
Nice to here from you again NathanSmile cracking photo btw the wee spark of light in the foreground is genius

Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2012 8:39PM
Great shot Nathan, and good to see you on..get that phone line??
been away too so missed this one
hope we see you on Saturday at good to meet you and Julie
28 Nov 2012 9:59PM
Lovely to see you back Nathan and a superb sky
28 Nov 2012 10:03PM
Terrific shot Nathan. Great sky. Don
28 Nov 2012 11:33PM
Nice to see you to see you...............SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Wonderful work as always, Nathan!
Humblebee 6 1 England
29 Nov 2012 12:37AM
Welcome back Nathan, hope you are well settled in and enjoying your new home and location. A very dramatic start, and hope that reflection of water has not increased in size since you capture this lovely image ... Carol
pdcche 7 4 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2012 8:07AM
Really dark and moody Nathan, well spotted and a great shot, Peter..
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
29 Nov 2012 8:19AM
What a lovely place. Wonderful sky and reflection among the grass, super shot!
Jocelia 7 2 1 Australia
29 Nov 2012 9:39AM
So glade to catch up with you now you are back on eptz.
This fantasic shot of the clouds is really something special.
Love it…….WinkWink

Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2012 2:59PM
Everything about this composition has a mystery appeal to it... Absolutely fantastic that light play! Grin
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
29 Nov 2012 5:04PM
A very dark and dramatic landscape Nathan, what an image to herald your return
annettep38 Plus
7 218 40 Costa Rica
29 Nov 2012 11:05PM
Rochester seems to be a bit like Zeeland or Flanders Smile
what a silhouette. We can look forward to more magic moments I hope!
30 Nov 2012 2:53PM
Great Colours
2 Dec 2012 7:57PM
welcome back my friend i missed you so much great shot

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