Under a Dark Sky

By martin.w    
Found some more Poppies....again no sun...but rather a better sky! Smile

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5 Jul 2009 8:02PM
Wonderful image. The sky looks great and the poppys in the field stand out great.


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martinl Plus
13 266 2 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2009 8:02PM
This today?
I was out first thing for another no show with the light!! Headed to Padley as not been for a while. Was determined to get something!
5 Jul 2009 8:04PM
Super photo!

Wilmot Plus
8 338 1 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2009 8:05PM
martin.w Plus
14 460 22 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2009 8:06PM
About 90mins or so ago Martin...while dashing back and forth to the car to keep listning to the tennis....and wondering if it was going to rain! Wink

ColouredImages 12 47 35 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2009 8:08PM
Awesome shot Martin, great depth and detail finished off with a nice moody sky...what more could one ask for?
C_Daniels Plus
12 399 10 England
5 Jul 2009 8:16PM
Stunning Martin !
5 Jul 2009 8:20PM
andy210966 Plus
9 4 119 Wales
5 Jul 2009 8:32PM
This is a wonderful shot.

Mynett Plus
8 142 6 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2009 8:33PM

5 Jul 2009 8:47PM
Looks like there was some good 'underlight' (if there is such a word) - the grain and the poppies are beautifully bright in contrast to that threatening sky. Carol
EXCELLENT glad to be no 30
chase Plus
11 1.1k 246 England
5 Jul 2009 8:48PM
That's nice,great field Martin...spent ages looking for a field like this,now where did you get this one from ??..mostly Rapeseed around here Sad
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
5 Jul 2009 8:52PM
Absolutely superb Martin.
ChazB Plus
11 64 3 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2009 9:07PM
Wow, such stunning detail in the fg with wonderful light and mood.
bfgstew Plus
10 668 105 England
5 Jul 2009 9:12PM
Brilliant shot.
5 Jul 2009 9:14PM
Like it a lot.
Simon_Palmer Plus
10 759 11 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2009 9:29PM
Even better than the other one. Lovely natural colours and a scene that just seems to go on for miles, love it.
jrfoto Plus
9 8 2 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2009 9:31PM
Oh yes, very nice indeed. If I were picky I might say the trees are a little bit featureless, but that would be fussy. Nice one!
5 Jul 2009 9:35PM
Really quite exceptional, Martin!
You should be very proud of this!

martin.w Plus
14 460 22 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2009 9:39PM
Just outside Clowne Janet, fairly near to the other Poppy fields from previous uploads.

Very many thanks to all for your comments, tis very much appreciated Smile

Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
5 Jul 2009 9:51PM
Like your composition and the details in this - good tones too.
Regards Richard.
User_Removed 10 11 11 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2009 9:57PM
Nice image Martin!

Chris C
5 Jul 2009 10:05PM
Stunning capture Martin. I really love this image. The poppies really stand in the golden wheat.
d3looo Plus
8 16 1 Slovakia
5 Jul 2009 10:27PM
Cracking shot Martin!!! I love it. Great job.

Sezz Plus
12 617 15 England
5 Jul 2009 11:05PM
The lighting is superb, wonderful contrast between the fg and the dark sky - one of the best I've seen Martin!

Sarah *
Quality Image, beautifully done, just awesome
LesF Plus
10 182 9
6 Jul 2009 6:22AM
Terrific front to back Martin

The moody sky is so much better than sunshine for this image, so well done you.

6 Jul 2009 11:03AM
Great sky and I love the few poppies among the wheat (or barley or whatever is it!). So much more effective than poppies in rape fields, which is mostly what I've found.
MrsS Plus
10 4.5k 18 England
6 Jul 2009 1:06PM
Congrats on the HC - - couldn't have been given to a nicer chap, OR a nicer image! Smile

F x
andy_AHG Plus
7 106 6 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2009 1:29PM
Great colour, composition detail and mood. A fantastic image Martin. Excellent work.

LesF Plus
10 182 9
6 Jul 2009 1:49PM
Congrats on the HC Martin well deserved

DeSilver Plus
9 13 11 England
6 Jul 2009 2:43PM
Very, very nice indeed.

6 Jul 2009 2:54PM
top marks Martin, tis a goodie and I'm glad to see another badge on it Smile
Tonyd3 Plus
12 1.0k 15 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2009 3:08PM
Pleased to Make it 100.
6 Jul 2009 5:44PM
Congratulations on the HC Martin.
martin.w Plus
14 460 22 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2009 5:48PM
Many thanks to all for your kind words....and of course thanks to the team for the HC....quite made my day Smile

MalcolmS Plus
11 1.2k 13 England
6 Jul 2009 7:39PM
Great feel to this Martin, love the details in the f/g and the dramatic sky

chris-p Plus
11 65 England
6 Jul 2009 9:02PM
Super fine image Martin and well done with the HC too..
martin.w Plus
14 460 22 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2009 9:31PM
Cheers Chris.

Malcolm, many thanks for your user award Smile

dathersmith Plus
9 552 12 England
6 Jul 2009 9:35PM
A worthy HC Martin.

Jouİo Plus
12 56 Finland
7 Jul 2009 6:22PM
fantastico, Martin!

Well done with the HC!

martinl Plus
13 266 2 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2009 9:14AM
Good on ya! Bout time another award came your direction!
martin.w Plus
14 460 22 United Kingdom
9 Jul 2009 10:12PM
Cheers Darren and Jouko. Martin, seems you are long overdue one too Smile

Janet and Neil, I am honored to receive both your user awards, thank you Smile

IanFlindt Plus
12 740 21 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2009 3:23PM
True class, Martin. The dark stormy and sunless conditions allow the poppies to stand out even more. Many congrats on all the awards.
Nick_w Plus
9 4.3k 99 England
17 Jul 2009 9:35PM
Congrats Martin
martin.w Plus
14 460 22 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2009 10:42PM
Thanks Ian and Nick. Now officially my most successful image on EPZ Smile))

29 Jul 2009 4:53PM
Lovely contrast between the realative softness of he poppies and corn then the against the stormy sky.

Very nice - who needs sunshine? LOL

Mynett Plus
8 142 6 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2009 8:34PM
just found this from your comment on my latest.... thank you so much. this is wonderful. I love the poppy shots and seeing them so evenly distributed is great. your work is amazing and I will now go and look at some more of your work, thanks again

cassiecat Plus
8 39 46 England
29 Aug 2009 8:36PM
cant believe i missed this one, congrats on all the user awards.lesley
Just came by this shot - superb, well done.

gary_d Plus
9 576 13 Wales
13 Oct 2009 4:19PM
A wonderful shot. - gary
24 Jan 2010 8:18PM
This is really beautiful. I like the red of the poppies and the colour of the wheat and the way they contrast with the stormy sky colours.

A very happy new year to you too!
29 Mar 2010 8:54PM
Just gorgeous colour sharpness and contrasting movement. Really lovely. Looks like I should be able to reach in and touch it.
JudeC Plus
9 6 3 England
24 May 2010 6:50AM
Gorgeous - Jude.
13 Jul 2010 9:33AM
17 Dec 2010 9:47PM
A wonderful image with great visual impact.
Excellent shot, and perfect concept.. Excellent..

acousticmist 6 10 1 United Kingdom
12 Mar 2011 2:22PM
Absolutely stunning...............Martin
ianrobinson Plus
7 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
7 May 2011 11:14PM
A brilliant image love everything about it well taken and well composed.
deserves the awards.
paulcr Plus
12 1.5k 9 Ireland
22 May 2011 6:50PM
Absolutely gorgeous. Paul
21 Jul 2011 1:22PM
Stunning photograph.
Anna_W Plus
5 1 2 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2012 8:32PM
A lovely image - I really like the way the poppies recede into the distance and that strong dark sky sets them off perfectly.
15 May 2012 12:43PM
Superb work by any standard!
28 May 2012 11:44PM
A stunning image, superb work well done..Lin
19 Jun 2012 1:07PM
Love this Grin
3 Oct 2012 7:45PM
22 Oct 2013 4:33PM
a wonderful shot !
I like this, a stunning Image martin.
jer Plus
9 5 United Kingdom
20 Jul 2014 11:00PM
i just love this martin
nonur Plus
8 17 12 Turkey
4 May 2015 10:05PM
absolutely beautiful martin, incredible shot!!!! really well composed, tack sharp and great sky.
Balwant Plus
5 1 4 United Kingdom
3 Dec 2015 7:40PM
Excellent, creative idea

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