Under a Dark Sky

By martin.w    
Found some more Poppies....again no sun...but rather a better sky! Smile

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ink_weaver 9 133 England
5 Jul 2009 8:02PM
Wonderful image. The sky looks great and the poppys in the field stand out great.


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martinl Plus
12 263 2 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2009 8:02PM
This today?
I was out first thing for another no show with the light!! Headed to Padley as not been for a while. Was determined to get something!
SugarDJ 7 1 England
5 Jul 2009 8:04PM
Super photo!

Wilmot 7 338 1 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2009 8:05PM
martin.w Plus
13 388 22 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2009 8:06PM
About 90mins or so ago Martin...while dashing back and forth to the car to keep listning to the tennis....and wondering if it was going to rain! Wink

5 Jul 2009 8:08PM
Awesome shot Martin, great depth and detail finished off with a nice moody sky...what more could one ask for?
C_Daniels Plus
11 399 10 England
5 Jul 2009 8:16PM
Stunning Martin !
dbedford 7 6 England
5 Jul 2009 8:20PM
andy210966 8 4 119 Wales
5 Jul 2009 8:32PM
This is a wonderful shot.

Mynett 7 142 6 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2009 8:33PM

alansdottir 7 60 7 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2009 8:47PM
Looks like there was some good 'underlight' (if there is such a word) - the grain and the poppies are beautifully bright in contrast to that threatening sky. Carol
5 Jul 2009 8:48PM
EXCELLENT glad to be no 30
chase Plus
10 1.1k 246 England
5 Jul 2009 8:48PM
That's nice,great field Martin...spent ages looking for a field like this,now where did you get this one from ??..mostly Rapeseed around here Sad
Buffalo_Tom Plus
9 2.3k 9 Wales
5 Jul 2009 8:52PM
Absolutely superb Martin.
5 Jul 2009 8:59PM
ChazB 10 64 3 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2009 9:07PM
Wow, such stunning detail in the fg with wonderful light and mood.
bfgstew 9 668 105 England
5 Jul 2009 9:12PM
Brilliant shot.
5 Jul 2009 9:14PM
Like it a lot.
Simon_Palmer 9 759 11 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2009 9:29PM
Even better than the other one. Lovely natural colours and a scene that just seems to go on for miles, love it.
jrfoto 8 8 2 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2009 9:31PM
Oh yes, very nice indeed. If I were picky I might say the trees are a little bit featureless, but that would be fussy. Nice one!
BillyGoatGruff 8 191 199 England
5 Jul 2009 9:35PM
Really quite exceptional, Martin!
You should be very proud of this!

martin.w Plus
13 388 22 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2009 9:39PM
Just outside Clowne Janet, fairly near to the other Poppy fields from previous uploads.

Very many thanks to all for your comments, tis very much appreciated Smile

Richsr Plus
8 90 219 England
5 Jul 2009 9:51PM
Like your composition and the details in this - good tones too.
Regards Richard.
User_Removed 9 11 11 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2009 9:57PM
Nice image Martin!

Chris C
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2009 10:05PM
Stunning capture Martin. I really love this image. The poppies really stand in the golden wheat.
d3looo 7 16 1 Slovakia
5 Jul 2009 10:27PM
Cracking shot Martin!!! I love it. Great job.

Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
5 Jul 2009 11:05PM
The lighting is superb, wonderful contrast between the fg and the dark sky - one of the best I've seen Martin!

Sarah *
Quality Image, beautifully done, just awesome
LesF Plus
9 182 9
6 Jul 2009 6:22AM
Terrific front to back Martin

The moody sky is so much better than sunshine for this image, so well done you.

LeighRebecca 8 267 10 England
6 Jul 2009 11:03AM
Great sky and I love the few poppies among the wheat (or barley or whatever is it!). So much more effective than poppies in rape fields, which is mostly what I've found.
MrsS 9 4.5k 18 England
6 Jul 2009 1:06PM
Congrats on the HC - - couldn't have been given to a nicer chap, OR a nicer image! Smile

F x
andy_AHG 7 106 6 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2009 1:29PM
Great colour, composition detail and mood. A fantastic image Martin. Excellent work.

LesF Plus
9 182 9
6 Jul 2009 1:49PM
Congrats on the HC Martin well deserved

DeSilver Plus
8 13 11 England
6 Jul 2009 2:43PM
Very, very nice indeed.

richardwheel 10 217 2 England
6 Jul 2009 2:54PM
top marks Martin, tis a goodie and I'm glad to see another badge on it Smile
Tonyd3 11 1.0k 15 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2009 3:08PM
Pleased to Make it 100.
6 Jul 2009 5:44PM
Congratulations on the HC Martin.
martin.w Plus
13 388 22 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2009 5:48PM
Many thanks to all for your kind words....and of course thanks to the team for the HC....quite made my day Smile

MalcolmS Plus
10 1.1k 13 England
6 Jul 2009 7:39PM
Great feel to this Martin, love the details in the f/g and the dramatic sky

chris-p Plus
10 65 England
6 Jul 2009 9:02PM
Super fine image Martin and well done with the HC too..
martin.w Plus
13 388 22 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2009 9:31PM
Cheers Chris.

Malcolm, many thanks for your user award Smile

dathersmith 8 550 12 England
6 Jul 2009 9:35PM
A worthy HC Martin.

JouŠo Plus
11 56 Finland
7 Jul 2009 6:22PM
fantastico, Martin!

Well done with the HC!

martinl Plus
12 263 2 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2009 9:14AM
Good on ya! Bout time another award came your direction!
martin.w Plus
13 388 22 United Kingdom
9 Jul 2009 10:12PM
Cheers Darren and Jouko. Martin, seems you are long overdue one too Smile

Janet and Neil, I am honored to receive both your user awards, thank you Smile

IanFlindt 11 740 21 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2009 3:23PM
True class, Martin. The dark stormy and sunless conditions allow the poppies to stand out even more. Many congrats on all the awards.
Nick_w Plus
8 4.2k 99 England
17 Jul 2009 9:35PM
Congrats Martin
martin.w Plus
13 388 22 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2009 10:42PM
Thanks Ian and Nick. Now officially my most successful image on EPZ Smile))

Kerniggit 7 2 1 England
29 Jul 2009 4:53PM
Lovely contrast between the realative softness of he poppies and corn then the against the stormy sky.

Very nice - who needs sunshine? LOL

Mynett 7 142 6 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2009 8:34PM
just found this from your comment on my latest.... thank you so much. this is wonderful. I love the poppy shots and seeing them so evenly distributed is great. your work is amazing and I will now go and look at some more of your work, thanks again

cassiecat 7 39 46 England
29 Aug 2009 8:36PM
cant believe i missed this one, congrats on all the user awards.lesley
Just came by this shot - superb, well done.

gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
13 Oct 2009 4:19PM
A wonderful shot. - gary
paul_indigo 12 259 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2010 8:18PM
This is really beautiful. I like the red of the poppies and the colour of the wheat and the way they contrast with the stormy sky colours.

A very happy new year to you too!
AnnieKisster 5 6 1 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2010 8:54PM
Just gorgeous colour sharpness and contrasting movement. Really lovely. Looks like I should be able to reach in and touch it.
JudeC 8 6 3 England
24 May 2010 6:50AM
Gorgeous - Jude.
Cor 7 Belgium
13 Jul 2010 9:33AM
17 Dec 2010 9:47PM
A wonderful image with great visual impact.
23 Jan 2011 6:40PM
Excellent shot, and perfect concept.. Excellent..

acousticmist 5 10 1 United Kingdom
12 Mar 2011 2:22PM
Absolutely stunning...............Martin
ianrobinson Plus
6 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
7 May 2011 11:14PM
A brilliant image love everything about it well taken and well composed.
deserves the awards.
paulcr 11 1.5k 9 Ireland
22 May 2011 6:50PM
Absolutely gorgeous. Paul
Sasanach 5 9 1 Scotland
21 Jul 2011 1:22PM
Stunning photograph.
Anna_W 4 1 2 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2012 8:32PM
A lovely image - I really like the way the poppies recede into the distance and that strong dark sky sets them off perfectly.
Lockhart 9 6 United States
15 May 2012 12:43PM
Superb work by any standard!
28 May 2012 11:44PM
A stunning image, superb work well done..Lin
carp_27 8 1 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2012 1:07PM
Love this Grin
3 Oct 2012 7:45PM
22 Oct 2013 4:33PM
a wonderful shot !
15 Jan 2014 7:19PM
I like this, a stunning Image martin.
jer 8 4 United Kingdom
20 Jul 2014 11:00PM
i just love this martin
nonur Plus
7 15 9 Turkey
4 May 2015 10:05PM
7 Nov 2015 8:56PM
absolutely beautiful martin, incredible shot!!!! really well composed, tack sharp and great sky.
Balwant Plus
5 1 4 United Kingdom
3 Dec 2015 7:40PM
Excellent, creative idea

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