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Harvester

By KathyW  
Last night I was just on the point of declining into a state of total stupor in front of The X Factor last night when I noticed the sky was a bit interesting.
Grabbed camera and mutts and legged it up the hill as fast as my increasing weight and age would allow. By the time I got there the sunset had fizzled to a dim glow and it was almost dark. Hanging on to one mutt (too much trampolining = sore leg = lead exercise only) and repeating to myself "I must get tripod, I must get tripod", managed to get a few shots, optimistically using the camera flash, and this is the best of a very bad bunch.
Oh well, at least the dogs were happy - they got an extra walk.

Tags: Sunset Norfolk Combine Straw Farming Harvest Stubble Flash and lighting

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JouŠo 17 56 Finland
28 Aug 2005 1:27AM
Awesome light in this!
Cracking composition!
Worth an EC!

Jouko
Mariusz 15 Poland
28 Aug 2005 1:33AM
perfect shot
highlander 17 32 Scotland
28 Aug 2005 1:34AM
Kathy, I am thoroughly amused by your vivid explanations leading up to this outstanding example of photographic art...this would be so perfect to grace the cover of Farming weekly such is the quality in your exposure. I am impressed.
Doug.
chase Plus
15 2.2k 566 England
28 Aug 2005 1:36AM
Beautiful shot,the sky is terrific.My dogs would have just got totally in the way.
Well shot.
Janet
naturenut 18 1.8k England
28 Aug 2005 1:38AM
I'm impressed too, wonderful description ! I took a few shots but only out of the window last night ! Beautiful work Kathy and worth the effort :o)
Coleslaw 15 13.4k 28 Wales
28 Aug 2005 1:39AM
great shot.

cole
martinproe 15 293 5 England
28 Aug 2005 1:45AM
Great shot Kathy, wonderful colours, well worth missing X factor for.
kinfatric 16 550 9 Scotland
28 Aug 2005 1:45AM
Worth the effort of the trek up the hill, nice contrast
tull 17 181 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2005 1:46AM
A well deserved HC Kathy just amazing colours and lighting.

Mark.
vickyrking 17 13 Wales
28 Aug 2005 1:49AM
Beautiful Kathy. Very well done.

Vicky
Maddie 16 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2005 1:55AM
great shot and great colours, well done
sandyb 17 34 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2005 2:00AM
superb capture and well deserved HC well done sandyb
boot 17 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2005 2:01AM
Just fantastic..
Alan.
Spoons 15 3
28 Aug 2005 2:15AM
Magic lighting Kathy....
I think the little touch of fill in flash really adds to the image.
Well done.

Stephen.
phil_1975 17 165 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2005 2:25AM
Fantastic image. The lighting is very effective. Not a wasted evening after all.

Phil.
28 Aug 2005 2:53AM
Fantastic comp and colours, Kathy. Many congrats on the HC. Click
Jules
stevie 17 1.2k 2 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2005 3:08AM
Exceptional, a very fine shot indeed.
Steve
Bernie 17 2.2k
28 Aug 2005 3:18AM
A cracker. Nuff said.
angej 16 479 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2005 8:21AM
Lovely shot...Smile)
John_Duckett 17 386 2 Norfolk Island
28 Aug 2005 9:14AM
this is just stunning. well deserved hc

john
exposure Plus
17 6.0k United Kingdom
28 Aug 2005 9:32AM
A beautiful image lovely lighting and detail and composition.
Pauline.
Sixlegs 15
28 Aug 2005 11:23AM
Superb lighting and great compo. Nice!
xinia 16 54
28 Aug 2005 11:27AM
great description LOL - and a fantastic picture
User_Removed 15 279
28 Aug 2005 11:58AM
I wanted to do one like this last night too! But, sadly, no combine's around London Sad

Great shot Kathy. Best wishes, Simon
foggytwo 18 36 1 Scotland
28 Aug 2005 11:58AM
A superb image with a simply stunning sky. Congrats on the H.C.Kathy,well done.
Pete.
hayleyk 16 56 England
28 Aug 2005 12:16PM
beautiful image with fantastic lighting,well worth it!
hayley
KathyR 16 Canada
28 Aug 2005 12:36PM
Great shot - are you sure you need a tripod?
Kathy
Gary_Williams 17 38 3 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2005 12:41PM
Beautiful image, well taken.
28 Aug 2005 12:41PM
Kathy, this is fabulous. The lighting is different and suits the composition very well!

Karthik.
debster 17 693 3 England
28 Aug 2005 1:22PM
Congratulations on a very well deserved HC!

Debbie
glazzaro 16 70 23 United States
29 Aug 2005 5:52AM
Brilliant work and congrats on the HC, well deserved! Spot on! Click!!!

Greg
KathyW 17 1.8k 12 Norfolk Island
30 Aug 2005 1:14AM
Thank you all so much! Makes it worth the effort!

Kathy ;o)
User_Removed 16 132
30 Aug 2005 6:20AM
superb. totally worth the trek up the hill.
sten
foxybrown 16 368
30 Aug 2005 10:03AM
superb evening shot, nice warm colours.
Mari 17 1.8k United Kingdom
30 Aug 2005 1:31PM
Gorgeous shot, Kathy, have you finished combining yet??

Mari
plugin 16 1 Canada
4 Sep 2005 5:54PM
Great shot.. so crystal clear.
Jim
Cristian 16 950 1
6 Sep 2005 1:36PM
Great shot.

(click - 50!)

Cristian
Fantastic work Kathy x

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