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Snowshadows

By GavMc
The image is of the shadows and fence bordering a red run at the Sierra Nevada snowboard/ski resort in the South of Spain.

I like it for the crisp saturated sunshine sky, the fluffy texture of the snow, the wiggledy shadows and the alluring perspective of the fence snaking over the horizon. I took another shot from the same spot, very similar but including the right hand post set against the sky. I prefer the one youre looking at now I think its more captivating because youre immediately involved with the fence. But Ive uploaded the other image as a mod (a backward crop if you like!). Tell me what you think..

Gav

Tags: Sky Snow Shadows Fence Patterns Landscape and travel

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Comments


MoWiz 15 114 United Kingdom
10 Jan 2006 10:57PM
Happy New Year Gav, a good series of shots from your break, well done
MO

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himel 15 61
10 Jan 2006 11:05PM
nice shadow...


Himel
ericfaragh 16 149 5 United Kingdom
10 Jan 2006 11:16PM
Marvellous shadow shot, well composed.
davidhu 14 19 United Kingdom
10 Jan 2006 11:17PM
A brilliant shot. I love the way both the fence and the shadows provide lead in lines. Well spotted.
Dave.
TommyStr 14 9 3 Norway
10 Jan 2006 11:28PM
Really good! The lines are composed perfectly (both fence n shadow)
Tommy
sunshot 15 24 United Kingdom
10 Jan 2006 11:28PM
nicely done, excellent shot.
sneazy 15 74 United Kingdom
10 Jan 2006 11:44PM
Nice one.

Mark
pk_nz 15 New Zealand
11 Jan 2006 12:02AM
yup. all been said methinks. fantastic leading lines, excellent texture in the snow due to sidelighting, wonderfully saturated sky. all round brilliant shot.
Jasbe 15 116 England
11 Jan 2006 12:31AM
Nice shot, the shadow lines along the fence line leads you right through the shot.
Nice work.
Jason
JohnHawthorne 14 1.7k 5 Scotland
11 Jan 2006 12:34AM
Very striking image! Well composed and cropped.
jonhayward 14 1
11 Jan 2006 3:12AM
Great shot, leads you over the end.
Fiebie 14
11 Jan 2006 3:24AM
Beautiful shot, fantastic detail!!
GavMc 14 2 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2006 4:13AM
Wow, thanks for all your fab feedback and clicks everyone..

Gav
tmann 15 4 2 United States
11 Jan 2006 4:59AM
great lines, superb color!
Wonderful shot from this viewpoint!
Well done.
Thomas
franken Plus
17 5.1k 4 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2006 5:06AM
I like this.

Ken
PattiW 14 24 2 United States
11 Jan 2006 8:30AM
Interesting composition!
Patti
chase Plus
14 1.6k 381 England
11 Jan 2006 8:55AM
I predfer this to the mod.Gavin,I like the lond lead in from the fence,seems to go on forever.Good shadows.I agree with your reasons for posting this one,good decision.
Janet
JohnHawthorne 14 1.7k 5 Scotland
11 Jan 2006 9:22AM
Just thought I'd add yet another comment to this. If you scroll the image up and down repeatedly you'll find that the fence does a wee wiggle! Had a giggle at the wiggle!

(Sorry, yes, I know I'm crazy).
John.
Camairish 14 1.4k Scotland
11 Jan 2006 9:29AM
Great rythym & pattern - well seen,
Ian.
GavMc 14 2 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2006 9:58AM
My very first RC! Thanks everyone. I head off home very chuffed indeed!

Gav
John_Humphreys 14 69 2 Ireland
11 Jan 2006 10:59AM
Gav - congrats on the RC. Well deserved on this one. It's a reaaly strong composition. As an aside, is Sierra Nevada good for skiing? John
xinia 15 54
11 Jan 2006 11:16AM
great design - very striking
gwyn h 16 432
11 Jan 2006 11:36AM
Very well seen and taken.

Gwyn
kinfatric 15 550 9 Scotland
11 Jan 2006 11:46AM
an immense shot just wonderful
12 Jan 2006 2:46AM
Like both versions.....Nice abstract with the reflected lines of the fence and the fence itself.
Cheers,
Suzan Smile
Billies 15 7 Ireland
12 Jan 2006 6:07AM
A very satisfying picture.
Bill
tuffen 14
13 Jan 2006 6:59AM
strong geometrically, really striking....did you try b&w or very low-sat versions too?
JulieTinton 14 39 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2006 10:09AM
love the contours and colours! Great shot, well done!
billma 16 119 United States
16 Jan 2006 10:24AM
Really pops in the larger view. I like that you can see some background through the railings of the fence as well. Gives a bit more context.

bill
owp 15 168
16 Jan 2006 12:47PM
. . superb observation and a great image . . . deserving of more attention IMHO . .

Mike.W
Jpeg 14
17 Jan 2006 3:50AM
Excellent photo Gav. I love the line the fence takes and it's contrast against the snow. The captured shadows, colour, lighting and composition are all superb.

John
paulcr 15 1.5k 9 Ireland
17 Jan 2006 3:58AM
Yeah, great lines and you held the snow tones wel. Paul
h_sid 14
19 Jan 2006 6:54AM
Great pair of eyes you've got to frame and visualise it this way, this is the key to good photography. Great take!
Sid
annefromleo 14 11 1 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2006 10:43PM
Excellent image
Anne
annefromleo 14 11 1 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2006 10:53PM
Excellent image
Anne
Sezz 15 619 15 England
20 Jan 2006 7:52AM
Superb image, like the line of the fence and the shadows it makes, very well done.

Sez Smile
Lourens 15 5
20 Mar 2006 1:58AM
Well done gav!!!
WILCZEWSKI 14 1
24 Mar 2006 4:17AM
very good shot, fantastic lines
good composition
nothing to add


Michal
nytecam 14
13 Jul 2006 8:06PM
Just brilliant!

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