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28 Seconds Later....

By ade_mcfade      
....and the sun had gone.

the sky quickly took on a more blue appearance and the extremities of the frame got darker.

this one's probably a few minutes later than yesterday's posing, but wanted to rip off Danny Boyle's "28 Days Later" title Smile

A landscape version obviously, but pretty much the same expousre settings and stood in the same spot. Just amazing how much can change in such a short time.

I changed lenses LOADS (only got 3 I use) to get in there, then get a wide view, then zoom in on the actual sun as it disappeared.... but these 15mm ones sum up what I actually saw - hence posting them

1/125 @ F22

Tags: Landscape and travel

Voters: hsreid, Rob_p, jacquienewsham and 54 more

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hsreid 11 20 Scotland
8 Jun 2005 10:41AM
Stunning shot!


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hermin 12 2 Israel
8 Jun 2005 10:43AM
out of this world
8 Jun 2005 10:43AM
stunning image,great colours and reflection.
click samantha
Beardy 11 79 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2005 10:45AM
brilliant shot, great colours.

jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
8 Jun 2005 10:46AM
Absolutely stunning view

lazygun 12 10
8 Jun 2005 10:49AM
Wow. Beautiful. Incredible colours.
paulstefan 12 509 1 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2005 10:49AM
Pretty impressive stuff. Almost abstract.
cheers, Paul
Tria 12 Armenia
8 Jun 2005 10:52AM
oh yeah!
love it!
ade_mcfade 12 15.2k 216 England
8 Jun 2005 10:53AM
Cheers everyone

how does it compare to yesterdays - better with or without the sun?
User_Removed 11 132
8 Jun 2005 11:00AM
wonderful colours & reflections. must have been an impressive sight to see first hand
jsabmsc 12 43
8 Jun 2005 11:20AM
a superb image, well captured
User_Removed 12 386 2 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2005 11:36AM
Stunning, a beautiful work of art.
Wonderful colours and composition.

Hazard 12 1.2k United Kingdom
8 Jun 2005 11:55AM
A very cool effect
Regards Shane
pierre 13 62 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2005 12:12PM
Luxurious image
Dinda 12 90 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2005 12:17PM
Me - I prefer the blue - but hey, horses for courses!
clintnewsham 11 121 1 England
8 Jun 2005 12:35PM
simply stunning

click clint
firzhugh 11 13 New Zealand
8 Jun 2005 12:47PM
great colours. beautiful shot
ade_mcfade 12 15.2k 216 England
8 Jun 2005 1:06PM
Jesus - I'm sat at the PC looking out towards where I took this shot and it looks just as good - if not better - tonight!!! The sky's just orange!

Still, went on a little bike ride and it'll have done me good Smile
PatrickSmith 11 1.2k 2 United States
8 Jun 2005 1:28PM
Glad you got the shot off before it was too late. Nice symmetrical balance here.
Maddie 11 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2005 1:39PM
gorgeous ade
gibbsy 12 403 Wales
8 Jun 2005 1:43PM
Dramatic sunset. JMW Turner would be proud.
katieb 12 255 4 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2005 1:45PM
An amazing shot, the colours are fabulous.
mipettin 12 884 2 Scotland
8 Jun 2005 2:50PM
Great shot - I remember a sunset last boxing day and the amazing changes in colour. How do you find the 15-30 on the 10D - looking at something wider than my 18-50. Cheers, Martin
8 Jun 2005 3:07PM

magda_indigo 12 418 England
8 Jun 2005 3:29PM
stunning, click (*:*)

PS: had headskiesfly over for a few glorious days full of fun and photography, will catch up, thanx for your comments, always appreciated, M.
ade_mcfade 12 15.2k 216 England
8 Jun 2005 3:43PM
The 15-30 is tops Martin, but be warned - you CANNOT use Cokin P seris on them at 15mm without some serious vignetting!!

The difference between 15 and 18 is quite marked though - huge in fact.

Also, the 15-30 is an "EX" series and consequently as sharp as a pin. I did quite a lot or research before buying, and all was good.

It's great in balanced light - take a look at some of my Temple Newsham shots on

Mostly just shot in RAW, exposed for the sky and taken at about 15mm then straightened out in PS later.

I think it's value - you could get the 16-35L F2.8 but that's a grand!!!! Tried on in Jesspos and it's nice mind!

If you're in the Leeds area and want to try it then give us a shout.

Kris_Dutson 14 8.2k 1 England
9 Jun 2005 12:15AM

yellowmunky 12 127 1 Wales
9 Jun 2005 12:43AM
Dude, this is just incredible.

Lovely warm and rich 'abstract', for want of a better word.

Just gonna have one of those rare moments were an image entices me to look at the person's port folio..

claudette 12 5
9 Jun 2005 1:47AM
Magical colours! Love it ..
StuartAt 11 1.1k 8 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2005 3:59AM
Great colours.

tmann 11 4 2 United States
9 Jun 2005 5:05AM
glorious colors!!
smourt 12 80
9 Jun 2005 7:34AM
this is superb. I seldom click on any image outside of the readers gallery but this caught me.
9 Jun 2005 8:21AM
Fab stuff Ade, got a real zing factor to it...will defo book an evening next week...fancy stoppooing out for a couple of shandies and a curry at the same time????

A truly stunning shot, Ade.


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