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here is another one from last week hope you like it
many many thanks for all the cc for a new direction and to dave ,annette and barbara for there user awards they are all so very very much appreciated Wink
andy

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D90 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:18-105mm f/3.5-5.6 G VR
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:4 Oct 2012 - 6:57 PM
Focal Length:18mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.5
Aperture:f/22.0
Shutter Speed:4sec
Exposure Comp:-5/3
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Shade
Title:spirit in the sky
Username:andylea andylea
Uploaded:8 Oct 2012 - 7:21 PM
Tags:General, Landscape / travel, Low light, Sunset
Votes:127
Voters:RoyChilds · nanpantanman · zapar40 · helenlinda · Tynnwrlluniau · paulcr · lynks · 213hardy · Growmore · franken · barmymarny · Jawoi · eosfotoP · nickyv32 · maratsuikka · bertie1983 · RobboB · NaturesHaven · nonac350d · pmorgan · pluckyfilly · jeronius · dmhuynh72 · Snapitt · marktc · Alan_Baseley · buxton · PEELO · moiral · cabbie · Badgerfred · morpheus1955 · jdinne · geffers7 · ugly · derekhansen · whatsthisbuttondo · janlea · netta1234 · WindowonWildlife · WhiteRose1 · pdcche · cheesey · Kenfromsot · Martyn_U · pks · DiazSprite · tezquirk · BrainResin · NDODS · Dors-pics · SUE118 · GillyB · EAS · JanieB43 · fazzer · Glyn1 · Sue_R · canonfan · annettep38 · BillyGoatGruff · Pete · mikbee · MattB1987 · EMJAYCEE · Irishkate · BarryC123 · cptdaniel · LynneJoyce · CarolG · CaroleS · gazlowe · barbarahirst · sparrowhawk · maggie9 · gingerdelight · mex · User_Removed · Brian65 · danbrann · Ayoob · Richsr · Tibetan · wolfy · digital_boi · andy_AHG · Joline · mrswoolybill · Scottishlandscapes · mikesmith · Porthos · Daisymaye · mannypr · BIGRY1 · Sandipb · luckybry · lifesnapper · saltireblue · saeidNL · Fefe · sweetpea62 · Lillian · Rock · jaktis · pronabk · Ridgeway · Billyray · ElaineGregg · AnnChown · Shellio · Skeet1Away · Source · Big_Beavis · PhillipMinnis · unicorn17 · Glostopcat · oll1e · PaulLiley · lesliea · evelen · cleg · Ian-Jones · jujupops · costas · agingrocker · Chinga · merseylass ·
Views:416
Unique Views:176

Comments

helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 8342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 7:27 PM

Wonderful capture SmileSmile
Helen

Tynnwrlluniau
Tynnwrlluniau Plus Member 559 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales37 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 7:27 PM

Striking image and wonderful hues.
Alun

Growmore
Growmore Plus Member 6Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 7:34 PM

A super star is born today and it's you Andy this is outrageously beautiful, and please don't let it go to your head O great one GrinGrinGrin

Gary

nickyv32
nickyv32 Plus Member 8135 forum postsnickyv32 vcard England
8 Oct 2012 - 7:44 PM

Hello again Andy, what a corker x

maratsuikka
8 Oct 2012 - 7:45 PM

IS HE DRUNKEN

bertie1983
8 Oct 2012 - 7:46 PM

great image with superb colours
lou
Smile

NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven Plus Member 3281 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 7:47 PM

The title goes well with the image..........very nice.....GrinGrinGrin

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8343 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 7:53 PM

Gorgeous light Andy

Growmore
Growmore Plus Member 6Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 7:56 PM

I've come back for another look O great one!

jeronius
jeronius Plus Member 6jeronius vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 8:00 PM

Love it Andy!!
Jerry

Snapitt
Snapitt Plus Member 6Snapitt vcard
8 Oct 2012 - 8:01 PM

Wonderful shot Andy. It's a great scene and the sky is fantastic.

Jane

dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72  744 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 8:01 PM

From thumbnail I thought it was image from Crosby, great idea Andy and worked well.
regards
Yung

marktc
marktc Plus Member 480 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 8:04 PM

Terrific Andy, looks like some magician summoning up a storm!... Magical

moiral
moiral  5 Scotland
8 Oct 2012 - 8:08 PM

Beautiful shot Andy. Is this the Midas Touch or are you calling the sea back in WinkGrin. Gorgeous colours. Moira

morpheus1955
8 Oct 2012 - 8:13 PM

Fantastic shot Andy what a fabulous sky and reflections i love it, great jo shot

Hugh

jdinne
jdinne  12 England
8 Oct 2012 - 8:18 PM

Well Andy what can I say but stunning..........

John

ugly
ugly Plus Member 7ugly vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 8:21 PM

Great colours and a great person showing off...
Great reflection and you already got some nice awards...
Great work...

Dave

derekhansen
derekhansen Plus Member 6201 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom24 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 8:22 PM

Brilliant Andy. A real wow image.
Derek

netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3248 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 8:30 PM

Waaaaaaaw! SmileBrilliantSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
NettaSmile

WindowonWildlife

Superb image Andy, top job on the processing mate Smile

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51380 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England146 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 8:36 PM

Superb colour, good title, and a great parody on that beach statue.

Dave

Last Modified By WhiteRose1 at 8 Oct 2012 - 8:36 PM
pdcche
pdcche  4 United Kingdom
8 Oct 2012 - 8:37 PM

Great shot Andy, beautiful sky and reflections, Peter..

Kenfromsot
8 Oct 2012 - 8:43 PM

Top notch Andy. Fab sky

Ken

NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44238 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom115 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 9:12 PM

An image which instantly stirs ones inner being, and one which enables us to seek new horizons, future goals and aspirations.

Regards Nathan

Last Modified By NDODS at 8 Oct 2012 - 9:12 PM
SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 7SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 9:24 PM

This is superb I really like this.

EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 9:34 PM

Not only gloriously dramatic sky and sea but that figure again conducting and choreographing it all! Someone had fun Tongue

Ann

Last Modified By EAS at 8 Oct 2012 - 9:34 PM
canonfan
canonfan Plus Member 5canonfan vcard United Kingdom
8 Oct 2012 - 9:59 PM

Stunning image Andy. Well done
Jim

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 4204 forum postsannettep38 vcard Costa Rica34 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 10:30 PM

Monumental!!
well done.. I can see that as a record cover or a film poster any time Smile

mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 10:44 PM

A gorgeous sky Andy.
Great colours.
Super shot.
Mick.

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 10:46 PM

What superb colour and the greeting of the figure with open arms is a classic touch.
Joan.

Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom83 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2012 - 11:14 PM

Landscape format - very unusual for you, but what a cracking image!
That sky is fantastic and who is that model for your silhouette?
Fab-u-lous as they say on Strictly Come Dancing!!!
KateGrinGrinGrin

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 7LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
9 Oct 2012 - 3:57 AM

Without the figure this would be a stunning shot, with the figure it is so much more thought provoking. Excellent.

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
9 Oct 2012 - 6:21 AM

A truly amazing sky, Andy, a super capture. Carol

CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 5255 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Oct 2012 - 8:02 AM

That's a powerful image Andy - superb
Carole

barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 7barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
9 Oct 2012 - 8:13 AM

you did it!!!!!

maggie9
maggie9  645 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Oct 2012 - 8:29 AM

amazing sky Smile
i like the strong positioning of the person

maggie

Brian65
Brian65 Plus Member 6Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
9 Oct 2012 - 9:08 AM

PERFECT! Andy. Sorry ive missed your shots lately.
Brian

danbrann
danbrann Plus Member 10536 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
9 Oct 2012 - 9:30 AM

i will go along with all of the above comments Andy. A belter.

Ayoob
Ayoob Plus Member 4Ayoob vcard Australia
9 Oct 2012 - 9:39 AM

light,colour, reflection all wonderful, Andy.....GrinGrinGrin

Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
9 Oct 2012 - 10:35 AM

Great sky and reflections, good pose too.
Regards Richard

Tibetan
Tibetan  3 England
9 Oct 2012 - 10:56 AM

Very strong presentation, bold colours and an atmosphere suitable to the title! great stance and reflection, love it ,regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

wolfy
wolfy  1136 forum posts United Kingdom
9 Oct 2012 - 11:08 AM

Amazing work Andy!!

digital_boi
9 Oct 2012 - 11:18 AM

a fine fire in the sky Andy full of drama good work a fine capture was just about to give you the UA when i noticed you already have enoughTongueTongueTongue

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

Joline
Joline Plus Member 9Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
9 Oct 2012 - 11:49 AM

Wow.....this is such a dramatic image. Well thought out and masterfully accomplished.

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8748 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1239 Constructive Critique Points
9 Oct 2012 - 12:43 PM

Crosby's sculptures have come alive! Brilliant.
Moira

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes Plus Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
9 Oct 2012 - 1:47 PM

The dance of the dedicated sunset landscaper.

Dougie

Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
9 Oct 2012 - 2:47 PM

Just gorgeous Andy. Come on Sunset! So glad to be alive feeling........Sandy

BIGRY1
BIGRY1 Plus Member 3BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
9 Oct 2012 - 2:56 PM

Stunning colours and a fantastic image. You are obviously very good at what you do, but the other thing you also excel in and which I struggle, is that you always pick a great title!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

digital_boi
9 Oct 2012 - 4:22 PM

TongueTongueTongueTongue

luckybry
luckybry Plus Member 5luckybry vcard Scotland
9 Oct 2012 - 5:29 PM

cracking image Andy
bryan

lifesnapper
lifesnapper Plus Member 9lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Oct 2012 - 5:33 PM

Brilliant title for this great image Andy.

John Smile

saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 54915 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway28 Constructive Critique Points
9 Oct 2012 - 5:39 PM

Stonkingly good, Andy. One of your very best IMHO. So very subjective, endless scenarios could be coupled to this.

Malc

saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Oct 2012 - 6:37 PM

What wonderful and excellent capture and work,Andy,
saeid

Fefe
Fefe Plus Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom31 Constructive Critique Points
9 Oct 2012 - 6:47 PM

WOW this is terrificGrinGrinGrin Lets make it 100Grin
Diane

sweetpea62
sweetpea62 Plus Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Oct 2012 - 7:19 PM

Brilliant title Andy and a brilliant image..Lin

Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 6Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
9 Oct 2012 - 8:16 PM

So wonderful Andy, and congrats on all those well deserved awards
Lillian

Rock
Rock Plus Member 13Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Oct 2012 - 8:54 PM

Simply the best !

Rock

jaktis
jaktis Plus Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
10 Oct 2012 - 5:33 AM

A cracker

Peter

Ridgeway
Ridgeway  8222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 1:58 PM

Superb Andy,
An amazing shot,liking the inclusion of the person.

Aidan,,

Billyray
Billyray  770 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 4:25 PM

You have excelled yourself with this one Andy. I feel its all been said before I saw the shot. SUPERB.
Ray

AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 7:19 PM

I missed this - I've had a busy few days - but I'm glad I've seen it now! Another powerful image. Great work Andy!! SmileSmileSmile Just look at all those awards..... Smile
Ann

Shellio
Shellio  4 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 8:05 PM

Very powerful! Dramitic like a scene from some movie. Well done Andy!
Shell

Source
Source Plus Member 5Source vcard
11 Oct 2012 - 11:33 PM

Excellent
-source

unicorn17
unicorn17  6 Scotland
14 Oct 2012 - 11:52 AM

What a fun capture and title ! Great to see. Gill

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 5:52 PM

A stunning image Andy, you are doing a very good impression of one of those Gormley statues!Wink

Last Modified By Glostopcat at 14 Oct 2012 - 5:52 PM
oll1e
oll1e Plus Member 857 forum postsoll1e vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2012 - 1:21 PM

super sky and idea fella Wink

PaulLiley
PaulLiley  6 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2012 - 10:15 PM

Amazing shot. Great image in so many ways. Would like to add to the list of awards. well deserved Andy. Paul.

Last Modified By PaulLiley at 15 Oct 2012 - 10:17 PM
cleg
cleg  5 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2012 - 9:10 PM

Stunning
Adrian

agingrocker
agingrocker Plus Member 6agingrocker vcard 1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 5:32 PM

Excellent shot Andy - love the pose, colours and reflections
Antony

Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
31 Oct 2012 - 6:09 AM

Truly inspirational... And that sky is on fire! Grin IB

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