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Approaching dawn

Many thanks for all the comments on my last upload.

This one was taken just before sunrise on Saturday. The Menai Straits were about as calm as they ever get and the sky was pretty clear aside from loads of contrails. I donít think Iíve ever realised how many planes go overhead here!

Thanks for looking, comments & crit welcome, as ever... Chris Wink

Tags: Sky North wales Sea Anglesey Landscape and travel

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Robak 10 6 England
28 Sep 2008 8:22PM

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comma 8 108 6 United Kingdom
28 Sep 2008 8:28PM
A wonderful image. The image has great depth and colour
glyndwr 9 66 9 Wales
28 Sep 2008 8:32PM
That is a fabulous sky, a little dark in the foreground but not enough to spoil my enjoyment.

28 Sep 2008 8:33PM
Well worth getting up for, good lighting!

engee 8 3 Wales
28 Sep 2008 8:43PM
Nice lead in and colours
CC 8 51 Wales
28 Sep 2008 9:02PM
Thanks for all the comments...

I see what you mean about the foreground Robert, I may have gone a bit far with the curves Smile I was aiming for a strong silouhette to emphasise the shape of the shale, but will have another play...

Cheers... Chris Wink
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
28 Sep 2008 9:07PM
nice tones, excellent low light capture image.
28 Sep 2008 9:10PM
Lovely colours and composition
User_Removed 10 10 United Kingdom
28 Sep 2008 9:11PM
very nice like the colours in the sky

Ray42 8 3 England
29 Sep 2008 7:47AM
Good composition - lovely sky and well presented
SKavanagh 9 312 5 England
29 Sep 2008 10:46PM
beautiful shot
AngieLatham 12 790 2 United Kingdom
2 Oct 2008 11:52AM
This is such a beautifull photograph but I think your framing over powers the eye and draws attention away from the subtle sunset. Have a play around with different borders, and remember that a border may work well for one image and look awfull on another Smile
BURNSIE 8 25 4 England
2 Oct 2008 8:22PM
Very dramatic sky, well taken. Burnsie
CC 8 51 Wales
2 Oct 2008 8:49PM
Thanks again for the comments. I must admit that the frame is usually the part that I give least attention to, so will take that on board Smile

Cheers Guys...
Goggz 9 2.3k 72 Wales
6 Oct 2008 8:02PM
Yup, we are on a highway in the sky - lots of planes cross over here for Manchester and London. It plays havoc with the sky Sad

Lovely subtle colours there though.
CHeers, Goggz
CC 8 51 Wales
6 Oct 2008 8:53PM
Hi Pete, thanks for the comments & clicks!

Good to meet with you at the weekend. If you're ever up for a 'mini meet' let me know?

Cheers... Chris Wink
andy210966 8 4 119 Wales
1 Nov 2008 10:18AM
Lovely shot Chris, beautiful colours and composition.


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