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A Time For Reflection

By BertC  
Captured last weekend at Anchor Bay; I managed to catch my son (Nicky) unaware as he sat on a bollard lost in thought .... the late afternoon light hitting the scene was quite a sight.

His state of reflection .... coupled with that produced by the late afternoon light .... ergo the title to the frame.

Shot very late in the afternoon.

Thank you for viewing and as always larger is better.

Cheers Wink
Bert

Exposure :- 1/3s - @F13 + ND Grad.
ISO 100/Raw

Tags: General Landscape and travel Portraits and people

Voters: Badgerfred, Hanners, JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY and 107 more

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Comments


14 Jun 2007 5:45PM
Excellent composition Bert,
Fred.

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Hanners Plus
10 875 10 Ireland
14 Jun 2007 5:46PM
LOve the composition to this Bert and the light is lovely

CLIXSmile
SueWB 9 England
14 Jun 2007 5:48PM
Wonderful subject and handled superbly as always!
Sue
Smile
trissie 10 United Kingdom
14 Jun 2007 6:01PM
Brilliant composition Bert, with superb light.

Trish
Herge88 Plus
9 40 4 England
14 Jun 2007 6:07PM
Marvelous light and a lovely shot of what looks a lovely place.

Best Matt
HUMIE 9 2 United Kingdom
14 Jun 2007 6:10PM
Delightful Bert...super light,and comp.
~Mike~
MadTrace 12 268 United Kingdom
14 Jun 2007 6:10PM
fantastic as usual
pmorgan 9 217 13 England
14 Jun 2007 6:15PM
Lovely work Bert!

Rgds
Paul
Glynn 10 1.2k 1 United Kingdom
14 Jun 2007 6:19PM
Hi Bert,

Beautiful golden tones and a well captured lad deep in thought.
Great shot mate

Glynn
LisaRose 9 172 4 United States
14 Jun 2007 6:23PM
I really like this, love the light hitting the water to. Great capture of your son.
Lisa
14 Jun 2007 6:24PM
Lovely shot.

Alison
14 Jun 2007 6:31PM
Very nice Bert. Nicky looks so lost in thought, no doubt wishing he was on the boat! A beautiful image.

Fran
Jouİo 12 56 Finland
14 Jun 2007 6:31PM
wonderful mood in this, Bert........

Jouko
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
14 Jun 2007 6:33PM
Nice capture of your son-- also of the little harbor-- the sunlight was jut low enough to add a touch of mystery to the image!


jennnnnn
brayzo 9 England
14 Jun 2007 6:38PM
Lovely Bert,

Mel
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
14 Jun 2007 6:44PM
A really nice shot of moments of peace in the harbour. Great shot Bert.
Ron
Alfoto 9 Wales
14 Jun 2007 6:46PM
Wonderful capture...Love the mood and mystery.
Alfie
User_Removed 12 386 2 United Kingdom
14 Jun 2007 6:56PM
Nice one. Smile
glazzaro 11 70 23 United States
14 Jun 2007 7:16PM
Now that is the way to sit down and enjoy life! Spot on! Click!!!

Greg
field 9 Wales
14 Jun 2007 7:39PM
Marvellous late in the day light and a great composition.
Phil
Stewy Plus
9 102 2 England
14 Jun 2007 7:39PM
Lovely capture Bert.

For the second time you seem to have "dissappeared" from my favourites.

I've added you back again!! Lets hope you stick as I've missed so much of your excellent work lately.

Martyn
14 Jun 2007 7:42PM
Great comp' Bert. Really nice shot.

John (-:
kinfatric 12 550 9 Scotland
14 Jun 2007 7:42PM
wonderful light and comp' that concrete's well broken up providing a fine lead Bert
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
14 Jun 2007 7:51PM
Lovely capture off longing

Peter
MalcolmS Plus
11 1.2k 13 England
14 Jun 2007 8:04PM
Great comp. Bert. Very relaxing to look at

Malcolm
14 Jun 2007 8:24PM
It is not only the time, but also a great place for reflection. Fantastic shot, usual great quality.
Johanna
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
14 Jun 2007 9:10PM
Simply beautiful Bert.
Tom.
bfgstew 10 668 105 England
14 Jun 2007 9:23PM
Nice candid shot of your lad Bert, and what a back drop to be captured on!
Stew
wamp 10 276 8 England
14 Jun 2007 9:25PM
Lovely light in this shot Bert, especially on your son, the fg and boat

Sean
Briwooly 10 452 5 England
14 Jun 2007 9:43PM
Just love how you catch that light Bert superb

Brian..................
Nigel_95 Plus
10 260 2 United Kingdom
14 Jun 2007 9:52PM
Great location and lighting angle Bert.

Nigel
14 Jun 2007 10:05PM
One of your best Bert, what a beautiful place, your lad adds another dimension to it, stunner, Adrian
exposure 12 3.7k England
14 Jun 2007 10:21PM
Beautiful light and detail colours and composition.
Pauline.
phototime 10 8 United Kingdom
14 Jun 2007 10:47PM
Wonderful light and colours Bert,lovely composition and love the houses,beautiful.


Mo.
User_Removed Junior Member 10 16 England
14 Jun 2007 11:05PM
Beautiful mood, delightfully captured!
Andrew
DolphinLady 10 54 1 Wales
14 Jun 2007 11:10PM
A stunning capture.
HilarySmile
14 Jun 2007 11:32PM
great capture Bert. Lovely light and tones.

Dee Smile
dathersmith 9 550 12 England
14 Jun 2007 11:42PM
Great shot Bert, I like the light hitting the house and boat.

Darren.
KingArthur 10 8 Malta
15 Jun 2007 1:05AM
Well composed shot which balances out so nicely, quite a splendid setting, that is some marvellous lighting too ..... a timeless reflection. Superb photography Bert!

Joe
riprap007 12 1.6k 37 England
15 Jun 2007 8:15AM
the curve in the FG makes this a stronger comp with a better lead in than the angular FG of the previous images
Paul_cats 10 61 22 Scotland
15 Jun 2007 8:37AM
I wonder what he is thinking? A nice composition.
Paul
15 Jun 2007 9:42AM
A fantastic shot, great lighting and composition..
Patsy
Chriscj 10 96 1 England
15 Jun 2007 9:58AM
Wondeful capture Bert.


Chris
plugin 12 1 Canada
15 Jun 2007 12:03PM
Fabulous image.
Jim
oppo 10 6 2 Scotland
15 Jun 2007 1:09PM
One of your very best Bert, and one I'm sure you will treasure for years to come.

Phil
15 Jun 2007 4:49PM
this is fab as usual another brill clear, sharp colourful and detailed photo
well taken
casson 10 3 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2007 5:09PM
A lovely timeless shot.
john
DYankee 10 6 United States
15 Jun 2007 5:14PM
Gorgeous work of art, as always, Bert!!! Smile
It's well worth printing and framing.
Dawn Smile
xinia 11 54
15 Jun 2007 5:22PM
excellent Bert - like this very mcuh
Chant57 Plus
10 395 3 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2007 5:37PM
This is very nice Bert, I like the array of houses on the far bank and their colours, good foreground interest, and your son balances the boat beautifully. In my humble opinion one of your best and one Im sure you will treasure.
C
15 Jun 2007 6:01PM
Painting with light personified

Congratulations on your beautiful image

Stephen
dianah 10 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2007 6:21PM
You have one of my favourite portfolios..this is excellent..the light you manage to capture is quite extrordinary.
Di
rangerpaul 9 19 7 England
15 Jun 2007 8:21PM
One of your best for a while. Great shot, lovely atmosphere and super presentation.
Paul
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
15 Jun 2007 9:00PM
Another quality shot Bert.Good use of your son in the composition.
Brian.
Possum 10 148 England
15 Jun 2007 10:06PM
This has shot to the top of my favourite Bert C images; wonderful composition, and sublime light - beautiful.
Allie
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
15 Jun 2007 10:09PM
Definitely one of your best. The lad and the blue boat really makes this pop. I love it.
KevinMW 10 14 Wales
15 Jun 2007 10:54PM
Excellent lighting and tranquill setting add to a wonderful shot.

Kevin
daringdaphne 12 82 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2007 11:20PM
One of your best Bert. The boy looks so nice standing there. The lighting is amazing. A Painting?

(*.*)D.
edcat 9
16 Jun 2007 9:49AM
tajjeb hafna Bert imma bollard's view jirbah
AlanBW 10 20 England
16 Jun 2007 9:53AM
Excellent composition and light - lovely shot Bert
viscostatic 10 34 5 United Kingdom
16 Jun 2007 12:49PM
Beautiful - painting with light.

Phil.
16 Jun 2007 2:14PM
Great light you picked out in this fab shot Bert. Thumbs up.
korni 10
16 Jun 2007 6:23PM
This series really has been impressive !!!!
Bluke 11 303 1 United Kingdom
16 Jun 2007 7:22PM
excellent image......love your PF..... cracking work..
Babs
16 Jun 2007 8:30PM
Amazing shot, thought provoking.
James
16 Jun 2007 8:31PM
Cracking Image...!

You'd best thank Nicky as he gives balance to the shot and in my opinion it would fail without him.

Well Done.

Tony...
Pegon 11 78 1 England
16 Jun 2007 9:23PM
A belting shot Bert, lovely light and well composed.
Pete.
Brilane 10 5 12 Wales
17 Jun 2007 1:04AM
A picturesque scene.
Brian
juldon 13 78 England
17 Jun 2007 9:13AM
Another beautiful shot Bert. Having your son in adds that extra touch to look back on in years to come.

Julie
17 Jun 2007 1:42PM
Lovely moody shot.
Simon
canongirl08 11 18 United Kingdom
17 Jun 2007 3:34PM
Stunning capture Bert!
Lovely light and composition
click
regards
chelseak
thorn 12 124 2 Scotland
17 Jun 2007 8:02PM
Gorgeous,tranquil and serene.Take care.AnnSmile
looboss 9 3.1k 7 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2007 6:14PM
Last but not least! I have to agree with everybody, a lovely shot! certainly conveys a story!
bliba Plus
10 2 Austria
18 Jun 2007 10:18PM
Marvelous light
TonyFrith 9 3 6 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2007 7:33AM
fabulous as always
Tony
User_Removed 9 485 13 England
24 Jun 2007 7:48PM
love the composition but also the emotion conveyed here
tripodted 11 31 1 Northern Ireland
24 Jun 2007 9:56PM
Great shot, Bert. I love the warm low light it gives this image a beautiful atmosphere.
Ted
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
6 Jul 2007 9:47PM
Another fine image in this splendid series, excellent light, atmosphere and composition
chris_taylor Junior Member 11 161 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2007 4:09PM
Excellent.......I like your composition here.
Chris.

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