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It's a new dawn

By Ayelet_A
It's a new dawn,
It's a new day,
It's a new life - for me,
and I'm feeling good.

Well, it's certainly has been a while - how are you mates?
I'm not gonna drag you on with my previous exhausting year in university - It's a Biology degree, not much except for some germs and plants.
The exciting news are that I now own a new wonderful toy - finally! My first real DSLR - I have joined the dark side and now am a sworn Canon girl.
Small, light with a kick ass giant lens - what more can you ask for in life? Wink

Starting my second year next week, here is a quick glimpse from my very short summer vacation - a trip to Jaffa with my family. a snapshot taken from the car.

Hope you enjoy!
Ayelet xx

Tags: Sunset Street photography Photo journalism Kids Landscape and travel Night and low light

Voters: Sean_Dillon, cassiecat, rontear and 13 more


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Comments


Sean_Dillon 7 2 2 England
4 Oct 2010 7:31PM
Cracking sunrise / sunset more likely - but think it would be improved if the 2 children on the right were actually fully in the scene.
John

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Ayelet_A 7 11 3 Israel
4 Oct 2010 8:26PM
Thank you John - indeed a sunset Wink
I agree, but as said the image was taken during a car ride so unfortunately the kids on the left (I assume that's what you meant) got cut off.
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
4 Oct 2010 8:43PM
good to see you posting again. congrats on the DSLR, welcome to the canon club Smile lesley
Ayelet_A 7 11 3 Israel
4 Oct 2010 8:57PM
Hi Lesley! good to be back Smile
Thank you very much.
Very good shot, and hope you don't mind me saying but I'd be tempted to clone out
a) the hand on the left edge, behind the girl
b) the red dot to the side of the boy
That would make it a super shot.
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
5 Oct 2010 5:48AM
Great to see you back again, Ayelet, it's been an age! Hope all is going well for you, and that you are having fun with your new toy! Carol
Stace Plus
8 2 2 England
5 Oct 2010 12:48PM
What cha Ayelet, glad you well, nice sunset and good luck with the Canon, you know it makes sense Wink

Stace x
RockArea Plus
9 18 3 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2010 5:11PM
Hi Ayelet good to see you!

Whatever deficits this image might have, it has a lovely feel from the silhouettes and that warm sky.

David
DP_Imagery Plus
11 24 6 Wales
5 Oct 2010 10:36PM
Heyyyy! Great to see you posting again - a fine grab shot too. Well seen and captured. All the best for your second year at uni too.

BUT . . . Canon? Awwwww now that hurts - I always figured you for a Nikon girl Wink

Oh well - I'll forgive you . . . you got such great shots before so you can't fail to excel now you have a DSLR - happy shooting Smile

Bruce
Ayelet_A 7 11 3 Israel
6 Oct 2010 8:07PM
Thank you everyone for the warm welcome, I hope I can manage to stick around this time Wink


Quote:BUT . . . Canon? Awwwww now that hurts - I always figured you for a Nikon girl


Lol, sorry Bruce, not sure what type of camera girl I am but I'm certainly a tiny one! That's mainly why I went with the wonderful rather compact 500D - no hard feelings I hope Tongue
Mynett 8 142 6 United Kingdom
6 Oct 2010 8:32PM
welcome back, good to know life is good for you and a lovely image taken from a window of a car too....

glad you have got your new toy and that it is working well for you

Linda Wink
photophantom 8 108 3 Philippines
11 Oct 2010 12:44PM
great new toy, lovely sunset
Dennis
DRicherby 7 269 725 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2010 9:10PM
Great to see you posting again! I can see you're enjoying your new camera — looks like a great choice, to me.

Photography from cars is difficult but can work rather well, as here, with that nice but fairly subtle streak of flare from the sun in front of the boy. You've timed it well to get him perfectly positioned in the frame. I agree that the hand that's poking in from the left-hand side ought to be cloned out and probably that little highlight behind the boy, too.
Roly 9 Wales
15 Oct 2010 9:45AM
Nice to see you uploading again.Good shot too.
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
1 Nov 2010 7:43AM
lovely capture and well timed capture Ayelet
regards
Yung

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