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The Walk Home

By jellylegs  
I deliberately over-worked the saturation & contrast in the RAW conversion, but I liked the outcome. Interested to know what you all think. Thanks for looking.


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Tech Details:
3 stop ND grad.
Remote shutter release, mirror lock-up & timer.
1/80 secs @ f16
ISO 100 RAW.

Tags: Landscape and travel

Voters: Ceciliat, CollY, chrisfroud and 38 more

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mule Plus
13 68
27 Mar 2006 1:50AM
I love this image - excellent!

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DaveU Plus
10 1.4k 124 England
27 Mar 2006 1:51AM
Good composition Trevor. The footprints lead the eye straight across the diagonal and up to the village in the distance. Regards, Dave.
27 Mar 2006 1:53AM
Wonderful colours!
27 Mar 2006 1:53AM
Thanks Guys.

@Dave: The footsteps are actually going the wrong way. The guy must have walked home backwards ;P. (anyway, they were there already (not mine!), so I just used them.

Chant57 Plus
11 395 3 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2006 1:55AM
Good use of the footprints as theylead the eye to the village( regardless of which way they are going! lol). well seen and captured.
27 Mar 2006 1:55AM
nice image and title to go with it. well done.

Nice composition and great feeling of space.
rnixon 13 180
27 Mar 2006 2:36AM
Great composition with that powerful diagonal.
The colour of the sand is gorgeopus as well.
helenam Plus
10 21
27 Mar 2006 2:36AM
I particularly like the contrast in colours between the softness of the grey clouds and the sharp, gritty yellow you've achieved with the sand
27 Mar 2006 2:37AM
Nice it very much!
27 Mar 2006 2:53AM
This is a lovely image and the feel of desolation is well interpreted.
pacman Plus
13 29 Ireland
27 Mar 2006 3:25AM
TOP CLASS, excellent, really nice
justin c Plus
13 4.8k 36 England
27 Mar 2006 3:43AM
Excellent.Very effective indeed.

Kim Walton Plus
13 145 30 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2006 4:01AM
With out the additional work this would be rather plain---However you have bought something extra into it and it works well.
27 Mar 2006 6:04AM
Very nice, love the way the footprints lead your eye across the photo.
27 Mar 2006 6:12AM
Thanks for taking the time to comment guys.

AlanBW Plus
10 20 England
27 Mar 2006 7:12AM
Could be the inspiration for a story - lovely shot!
martin.w Plus
14 460 22 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2006 8:53AM
Well seen, the line of footprints take you nicely through the image.
PatrickSmith Plus
12 1.2k 2 United States
27 Mar 2006 9:23AM
Usually I like the 'real' look, but this effect works well. I can feel myself walking across the wide expanse in this otherworldly place.
Tooth Plus
11 5.8k 227 Ireland
27 Mar 2006 3:01PM
A lovely shot trevor - i love the way the footprints head straight for the houses. I don't think the sat. and contrast look overworked at all - just "optimised".


PS I sent you a PM re Irish meet..
paulstefan Plus
12 509 1 United Kingdom
28 Mar 2006 1:48AM
Very well seen
28 Mar 2006 2:30AM
CollY Plus
11 14
31 Mar 2006 2:26PM
Great image, love the strength of colour and the foosteps in the sand...great comp.

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