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After the Storm

By BertC  
Captured during a days photo-shoot with my two elder brothers Joe (epz nick: KingArthur)& Edwin (epz nick: edcat), which we thoroughly enjoyed.

The dash of light beaming from behind the tree onto the path presented an ideal scenario for this particular frame.

I dedicate this frame to all the members on epz who hold at heart the value of true friendship well beyond the passion for photography.

Shot late in the afternoon.

Thank you for viewing and as always larger is better & wish you all a splendid w'end

Exposure :- 1/30s - @F13 + ND Grad.
ISO 200/Raw

Bert Wink

Tags: General Flowers and plants Landscape and travel

Voters: Peteward, daffydill56, KingArthur and 132 more

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Nice, simple and very effective Bert ... I just love that overfiltering, very well done!


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Nigel_95 Plus
10 260 2 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2007 8:26PM
I like the light and shade, and the depth Bert.

Jouİo Plus
12 56 Finland
2 Jun 2007 8:28PM
had to be yours, Bert......another lovely shot...

2 Jun 2007 8:28PM
Lovely work Bert, gorgeous light and composition. Nice work, even if a little posterized. Love it!

That magical 'Old Master' look works a treat!

2 Jun 2007 8:32PM
Yep...another cracking good image - wonderful tone and just LOVE the sky
2 Jun 2007 8:36PM
Recognised this as yours from the thumbnail,wonderful image
jenquest Plus
14 561 1 Tokelau
2 Jun 2007 8:36PM
Like the tone. Also like the light by the tree.
pmorgan Plus
10 217 13 England
2 Jun 2007 8:38PM
Lovely work as always Bert! got your stamp all over it!

That tree must have weathered a good few storms over the years fine shot Bert.

Agree with your words regarding epz and the value of true friendship which is alive and well on this site and long may it continue.

Glynn Plus
10 1.2k 1 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2007 8:55PM
Another beautiful oil painting my friend - like the dappled light.

AlanBW Plus
10 20 England
2 Jun 2007 8:55PM
Good one Bert, I endorse Ian's remarkes about friendship
2 Jun 2007 8:56PM
Great image.

Nice shot Bert,
Thanks for the vote.

kinfatric Plus
12 550 9 Scotland
2 Jun 2007 8:59PM
lovely Bert I was really drawn to the thumbnail straight off, I like the overall tone and the shape of the lone tree
MrsS Plus
10 4.5k 18 England
2 Jun 2007 9:01PM
Another gr8 shot Bert - love the light on the path - not sure about the patch of light in the tree tho' - just looks a bit out of place with the rest of the sky - just my opinion - please feel free to ignore Smile


Fran x
Old Master look is right, excellent image,
Mari Plus
13 1.8k United Kingdom
2 Jun 2007 9:10PM
Gorgeously atmospheric, Bert, love it

Mari :0)
2 Jun 2007 9:24PM
So simple but so beautiful. The lighting, the colours and the composition are all excellent.

MalcolmM Plus
11 616 5 Scotland
2 Jun 2007 9:31PM
Have to agree with Fran, as above, but do like the tones & atmosphere in these shots of yours.
Hanners Plus
11 875 10 Ireland
2 Jun 2007 9:32PM
Hi Bert, I hope this image is intentional, as it seems to lack your particular style(or as some might say "over-filtered), which at the end of the day, is what photography is all about - STYLES .

I like this, but if I'm honest, I'd like less foreground and more sky, like lifting the image a third upwards from the bottom, but that's just a personal thing and not to say it's not right as it is. Hope you have a great weekend buddyWink

Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
2 Jun 2007 9:35PM
An excellent composition Bert. I agree with Fran re the light on the tree but the rest is spot on.
Herge88 Plus
9 40 4 England
2 Jun 2007 9:35PM
Marvelous shot Bert, it has something of a Constable painting about it.

Best Matt
BertC Plus
10 29 Malta
2 Jun 2007 9:41PM
Thank you all for your kind remarks (good & bad) highly appreciated Wink

Tony no intentional departure from style but this frame was prepared in 'stress mode' lol Wink

KBan Plus
11 495 4 England
2 Jun 2007 9:47PM
nice one Bert, lovely tones here
GPTek Plus
10 454 1 England
2 Jun 2007 9:58PM
I like the tones and depth - good image

absolutely stunning photo.

Dee Smile
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
2 Jun 2007 10:30PM
Fantastic lighting in this image! Very well done!

bfgstew Plus
10 668 105 England
2 Jun 2007 10:57PM
Nice capture Bert, good comp and nice dramatic lighting.
Looks a beautiful place Bert, as above the light is wonderful, Adrian
franken Plus
14 4.1k 4 Wales
2 Jun 2007 11:03PM
A superb image, lovely lighting in this.

2 Jun 2007 11:06PM
A good capture Bert. Nice lead in along the track.
shade and light of perfection

User_Removed 12 386 2 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2007 11:39PM
Just perfect light and detail.
2 Jun 2007 11:47PM
Excellent light there Bert,love the tree and composition.

imagio Plus
10 12 1 England
3 Jun 2007 12:15AM
Great shot..
oppo Plus
10 6 2 Scotland
3 Jun 2007 12:18AM
It has your style stamped all over it .Keep them coming Bert !

Good lead in and light, has a charming almost bewitching quality. Good to see.

Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
3 Jun 2007 8:25AM
Hi Bert/excellent light and composition.Love your work and you can only photograph the conditions that are in front of you.Your style is perfect for the lovely island that you live in which you bring to the gallery.
Beautiful light and lovely composition Bert.

Trish x
glenalva Plus
11 338 United Kingdom
3 Jun 2007 8:34AM
Very painterly looking, beautiful light and tones.

3 Jun 2007 9:37AM
As usual, beautifully composed. IMHO though the sky would have been so much better if all of it had been darkened. The patch of light behind the tree is a little eyecatching.
3 Jun 2007 10:11AM
Great shot keep them coming.

User_Removed Junior Member 10 16 England
3 Jun 2007 10:41AM
Lovely light, Bert, and definitely has the feel of an old master painting. I really like the tree shaped by years of prevailing wind.
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
3 Jun 2007 1:47PM
That tree definitely symbolizes long and true friendship. I love the colors here and the lighter touch with the filter. Beautiful!
3 Jun 2007 2:33PM
Cracking light Bert, as always, love the comp.

LisaRose Plus
10 172 4 United States
3 Jun 2007 5:13PM
This has a lighter feel to it, if that make sense, lol...nice one Bert~like it a lot.
Newtman Plus
10 2 5
3 Jun 2007 5:19PM
Lovely atmospherics, as usual, Bert.
49er Plus
10 564
3 Jun 2007 6:03PM
Nice colour.. with a great atmosphere..

MalcolmS Plus
11 1.2k 13 England
3 Jun 2007 6:50PM
Love the colours Bert, very Constable

dianah Plus
10 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
3 Jun 2007 8:42PM
I can't help feeling you would make any scene look wonderful..the colour and light in all your shots is stunning.
Fantastic shot ..
3 Jun 2007 9:41PM
The lighting & colours are amazing.
Well taken.
4 Jun 2007 9:03AM
Level is on the upward trend now! Well done will soon master the art........ when that happens...... student will become tutor!
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
4 Jun 2007 9:30AM
You always manage to find that lttle bit of light Bert.Nice one.
Paul_cats Plus
11 61 22 Scotland
4 Jun 2007 9:33AM
Bert style or not it is still distinctively one of yours and I like them all.
AlanBW Plus
10 20 England
4 Jun 2007 10:05AM
Excellent light here Bert, nice work
4 Jun 2007 10:27AM
Bert style is fabulous and instantly recognisable too and just as fabulous as always. I love the way you capture the light Bert. fabulous. helen
4 Jun 2007 3:20PM
Top class!
dathersmith Plus
9 552 12 England
4 Jun 2007 9:47PM
A great shot, the beam of light on the path makes it.

4 Jun 2007 10:45PM
Gorgeous light Bert and I love the title....another master's painting.
4 Jun 2007 11:50PM
Stunning image Bert wih an absolutely great lead-in

wamp Plus
10 276 8 England
5 Jun 2007 10:30AM
Like the lead in Bert and the lighting looks very nice

5 Jun 2007 5:45PM
Nice scene.
pennyspike Plus
13 2.1k 29 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2007 8:43PM
The light works its magic and turns a simple scene into a classic image.
5 Jun 2007 9:34PM
I'm not quite sure what to say about this photo, it looks more like a painting... it's beautiful.
5 Jun 2007 10:08PM
On catch up
Great work
Beautiful scene and lovely warm light.
6 Jun 2007 1:55PM
Wonderful image Bert.

6 Jun 2007 3:04PM
Another amazing image, with that oh so essential 'Bert' flair!
Love it... keep doing your own thing, it's working perfectly!
Dawn Smile
RobinF 10 83 1 England
6 Jun 2007 9:05PM
I can't add anything after 101 votes Bert, except I love this shot! - regards Robin
tripodted Plus
11 32 1 Northern Ireland
6 Jun 2007 10:30PM
Stunning image, Bert.
6 Jun 2007 11:15PM
Super image, love the lighting and colours.
juldon Plus
13 78 England
7 Jun 2007 11:44AM
Just like and oil painting.

danbrann Plus
12 636 17
7 Jun 2007 5:46PM
An exceptional image.
7 Jun 2007 6:55PM
Stunning love the lead with the track & the light falling on it really set the scene
7 Jun 2007 10:08PM
Beautiful, warm colours and a great composition.
11 Jun 2007 8:55PM
quality light Bert.

13 Jun 2007 6:57AM
detail colours lighting just fab
bliba Plus
11 2 Austria
14 Jun 2007 9:25AM
great treatment
iancatch Plus
10 4 45 England
17 Jun 2007 4:10PM
From the thumbnail it looked almost like a Constable - click!
18 Jun 2007 10:15AM
Very nice effect. Well worked.
24 Jun 2007 7:46PM
Beautiful. You always have such wonderful light and drama to your shots. Wonderfully artist as always.

I love the vanishing point here, this is do you get all of your images to look like paintings? Gorgeous work!
JudeC Plus
9 6 3 England
22 Jul 2007 2:57PM
Bert - you are a master - love your gallery - have added to favourites - judeC
Stuuning Image like all the others in your portfolio, Nice work. Andy

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