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Edwin & Joe

By BertC  
Captured last month during a photoshoot with my two elder brothers Joe & Edwin.

It was quite a dull and 'wet' day and I particularly was enticed by the contrast of the drenched soil against the puddle and cloudy sky. To the right third of the frame lies a hunter's hide. You will also note the lovely colour of the fertile soil in this area (outskirts of Mellieha).

Some enhancements applied to the sky in PS to add punch & drama to the scene.

Shot late in the afternoon.

Thank you for viewing and as always larger is better.

Exposure :- 1/20s - @F13; + ND Grad.
ISO 200 - Raw

Tags: General Flowers and plants Landscape and travel

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MrsS 10 4.5k 18 England
15 May 2007 6:24PM
Love the colours Bert and the composition - a lovely shot Smile


Fran x
franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
15 May 2007 6:25PM
Wonderful lighting and colour in this.

dianah 10 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
15 May 2007 6:26PM
This is lovely..a great story to be told..wonderful colours and composition.
pmorgan 9 217 13 England
15 May 2007 6:33PM
Another classic Bert, bags of mood excellently lit!

Hanners Plus
10 875 10 Ireland
15 May 2007 6:33PM
absolutely stunning large Bert

jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
15 May 2007 6:39PM
You have some great colours in the soil

AlanBW 10 20 England
15 May 2007 6:40PM
Great light and colours here Bert, fine work
15 May 2007 6:41PM
Smashing shot Bert, like it.

John (-:
JouŠo 12 56 Finland
15 May 2007 6:43PM
wow! SUPERB, Bert!

Phil_Morgan 10 182 1 Wales
15 May 2007 6:51PM
Lovely capture Bert. The light is a bit special.

trissie 10 United Kingdom
15 May 2007 6:52PM
Wonderful lighting and detail Bert.

Trish x
shortski 10 3 1 England
15 May 2007 6:58PM
stunning sky Bert and great detail in the fg grasses....jojo
canongirl08 11 18 United Kingdom
15 May 2007 6:59PM
Beautiful colours and lighting bert!
PLCimagery 10 77 1 England
15 May 2007 7:01PM
Very nice
MalcolmM Plus
11 551 5 Scotland
15 May 2007 7:03PM
Lovely colours, light & detail in this.
LisaRose 10 172 4 United States
15 May 2007 7:17PM
The colors and lighting are just amazing, like this a lot.
Lisa Smile
Paintman Plus
10 1.2k 177 United Kingdom
15 May 2007 7:21PM
Excellent work Bert. The figures are composed very well within the picture and the light is just right in this. Great stuff.
rangerpaul 9 19 7 England
15 May 2007 7:24PM
Excellent shot Bert. Nice alteration to the sky, it really adds to the image.

Thanks for all the kind comments on my work, much appreciated.
15 May 2007 7:35PM
Cracking shot love the colours & the figures really add to the image
nice one
TonyFrith 9 3 6 United Kingdom
15 May 2007 7:40PM
glad to be the 30 th I knew this was yours from the thumbnail
peter_oak 11 1 England
15 May 2007 7:40PM
Great shot Bert spot on sky.

15 May 2007 7:44PM
Wow - what atmosphere in this image, terific light.
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
15 May 2007 7:54PM
excellent as a landscape and greatly enhanced by the photographers in deep discussion!

wamp 10 276 8 England
15 May 2007 8:26PM
Great sky Bert, and the soil really is a lovely colour

thorn 12 124 2 Scotland
15 May 2007 8:28PM
Hi Bert,
Excellent landscape,lighting,picture of your brothers in situ,exposure,rich colours/tones and presentation.Take care.AnnSmile
Nigel_95 Plus
10 260 2 United Kingdom
15 May 2007 8:31PM
I like the depth and the dramatic sky Bert.

phototime 10 8 United Kingdom
15 May 2007 8:48PM
Fantastic colours and lighting,very moody sky and composition,wonderful shot.

casson 10 3 United Kingdom
15 May 2007 9:10PM
Lovely shot superb lighting.
15 May 2007 9:14PM
like a modern rembrandt, love the hues of rich light.. stunning a perfect !!!

Nikki Smile
GeorgeRusky 10 1 4
15 May 2007 9:45PM
Hi Bert,
Lovely image.
Good colors and composition.
Sharp and well developed.
Thank you for your comments.
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
15 May 2007 9:53PM
One for the family album Bert.Lovely shot.
SueWB 9 England
15 May 2007 9:56PM
Lovely image - it must be wonderful having like-minded brothers to work with!
Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
15 May 2007 10:03PM
Wonderful light and warm colours Bert, terrific mood to the sky - and certainly one to keep for the family!

Sez *
DolphinLady 10 54 1 Wales
15 May 2007 10:10PM
A wonderful atmospheric image Bert.
Fantastic detail in the foreground, & that sky looks very ominous.
Great capture of your brothers as well.
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
15 May 2007 10:39PM
Lots of mood and atmosphere in this Bert. I love the strength of the sky. First class.
viscostatic 10 34 5 United Kingdom
15 May 2007 10:40PM
Beautiful! I really like the shapes and tones in that threatening sky.

Pegon 11 78 1 England
15 May 2007 11:37PM
I love the light and colours in this Bert, great shot.
DYankee 10 6 United States
15 May 2007 11:54PM
Stunning and lovely, Bert!
Dawn Smile
looboss 9 3.1k 7 United Kingdom
16 May 2007 1:27AM
Always last to see it, but as good as the first view! Smile

Excellent work Bert.
16 May 2007 2:08AM
Great capture Bert. You got it all rolled into one super image.
JimV 10 6 3 Canada
16 May 2007 2:48AM
Like the composition, lighting and 'action' in this one Bert.
Before commenting went to look at Joe's pf. to see what he took, but he hasn't posted yet!
Rgds., Jim
16 May 2007 5:26AM
Superb image Bert with wonderful lighting and composition

Wooly 11 112 4 England
16 May 2007 6:27AM
Cracking tones and light Bert.

16 May 2007 6:39AM
Fabulous image Bert and the light is truly fantastic. helen
edcat 9
16 May 2007 7:20AM
Ok Bert............ Exquisite ( Issa next step hija kief tevita ir-rig iswed bejn is sema' u il-landmass) ...............dik tigi bi ftit iktar esperjenza............ .........edwin
AlleyCatz 10 274 6 England
16 May 2007 9:02AM
Great comp Bert.
Love that sky.

juldon 13 78 England
16 May 2007 9:15AM
Way way down the list, but just had to comment as its a great shot, and the light in the foreground really sets it all off.

riprap007 12 1.6k 37 England
16 May 2007 9:25AM
good treatment, certainly gioves it the punch you were mentioning.
sunshot 11 24 United Kingdom
16 May 2007 9:31AM
this is another brilliant capture bert, well composed.

ITPSnapper 10 45 Netherlands
16 May 2007 9:48AM
Great shot full of mystery. Think this is an outstanding piece of photography.

Paul_cats 10 61 22 Scotland
16 May 2007 5:17PM
Par excelance indeed. Superbly exposed shot for a truly wonderful photograph.
Mjhearne 9 432 4 Scotland
16 May 2007 6:12PM
Another wonderful shot!
Well composed and great colours!

NeilM 10 England
16 May 2007 6:17PM
like this Bert, almost looks 3D ...

Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
16 May 2007 6:52PM
Great color and light. Nice image to remember the day by.
16 May 2007 7:36PM

16 May 2007 10:33PM
Nice, like your work
carolyn x
daringdaphne 12 82 United Kingdom
16 May 2007 11:22PM
Surprise:. . It's beautiful, love the colours and the scene


Bridie 10 6
17 May 2007 8:01AM
Superb shot
Mounters 9 85 2 England
17 May 2007 4:39PM
Another amazing shot
MalcolmS Plus
11 1.2k 13 England
17 May 2007 7:13PM
Interesting construction Bert

glazzaro 11 70 23 United States
18 May 2007 12:45AM
Nice work, especially like the definition in the sky, has mood and nice mid tones. Spot on! Click!!!

Marian 11 62 England
18 May 2007 9:17PM
Beautiful tones again, I just love your landscapes.
glenalva Plus
10 338 United Kingdom
24 May 2007 11:36AM
Great composition and a fantastic looking sky, really nice mood to it.

korni 10
16 Jun 2007 6:20PM
Just wonderful ! *fav!

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