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this is wonderful...excellent in fact

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9 10 10 England
30 Jun 2010 11:28AM
The sky is beautiful but think I may have sacrificed a little of it to draw attention to the harbour inlet and steps. A lovely composition.
w11buc 8 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2010 11:48AM
Excellent photograph. Exposure is spot on and the colours are fantastic.

30 Jun 2010 11:50AM
Thanks for your comments.

Joan, Interestingly I now normally compose in camera for a 3x4 ratio, and thus would normally be cropping slightly of the top or bottom. In this case I have left it as the top element of the sky is clearly spectacular. However, I had already cropped as you mention, and it does work. Smile

30 Jun 2010 12:08PM
Graet capture, wonderful sunset. Paul
alighalam 9 1 Iran, Islamic Republic Of
30 Jun 2010 12:52PM
Dear ELI, Excellent sky/landscape images, perfect composition.
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
30 Jun 2010 1:05PM
What a beautiful sunset with such rich tones across the sky, and yet you have captured such excellent detail in the more shadowed f/g areas. I like both versions, but I do think V 2 does carry a bit more impact. Lovely work.
cassiecat 9 39 46 England
30 Jun 2010 1:07PM
lovely sunset, think i prefer v1.lesley
widmeister 11 20 Scotland
30 Jun 2010 1:46PM
Very nice. Great colours.
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
30 Jun 2010 3:08PM
Excellent! V1 for me.
Dizize 7 United States
30 Jun 2010 4:51PM
I like them both..the sky is amazing! Nice job!
User_Removed 11 11 11 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2010 5:03PM
Both great images Eli.

Chris C
30 Jun 2010 5:18PM
Thanks for voting/commenting

SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
30 Jun 2010 6:09PM
V2 for me. The sky's brilliant but I prefer the crop as it seems more balanced.
jeronius 9 1 1 England
30 Jun 2010 7:14PM
Beautifully captured Eli, sorry I could not meet up with you it would have been great!! (way busy at work) Looking forward to more of your shots.
NEWMANP 10 1.6k 574 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2010 9:46PM
V1 for me and what a magnificent sky
Emu72 9 7 1 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2010 9:50PM
V1 for me, as I love that sky!

30 Jun 2010 11:04PM
Thanks for commenting

No problem Jerry, another time

adamburton 14 627 11 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2010 8:54AM
Thats some sky Eli. Beautiful colourful shot. The lit streetlamp is a really nice touch also.

Dennis_Bromage 10 45 20 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2010 10:32AM
Damn, I didn't miss much then! :-(

That is quite some sky can't even remember when I last saw on like that. V2 is more balanced but if it was me I don't think I could bear cutting off any of that sky Smile
1 Jul 2010 10:52AM

@ Adam, yes the lamp is definitely is an important element, However, I could kick myself for not moving a foot to the left, so not to cut the second one in half.

@ Den, first night there I did feel very lucky! I had such a great few days, the coast there is so dramatic, and Whitby really is a perfect resort to photograph.
2 Jul 2010 12:00AM
Stunning light and yes you have to have all that gorgeous sky so V1 for me.
Cor 9 Belgium
2 Jul 2010 9:27AM
V2 +++++
2 Jul 2010 10:40AM
Thanks for looking
ashley 14 167 1 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2010 3:37PM
nice capture Eli

didn't notice the second lamp post till you pointed it out but agree just a couple of feet either side sometimes makes all the difference.

Quote: first night there I did feel very lucky! I had such a great few days, the coast there is so dramatic, and Whitby really is a perfect resort to photograph.

& fish & chips Wink

5 Jul 2010 3:45PM
Thanks Ash

Smile Yes, I did indulge in chips!

celestun 14 29 14 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2010 9:52PM
Brilliant use of light and colour and a well balanced composition.

Well done!

thebopper 9 8 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2011 8:04PM
Such wonderful array of colours. well captured!Grin

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