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28 Oct 2008 7:34AM
Super shot.

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LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2008 7:38AM
Lovely evocative shot.
old timer 13 55 1 Scotland
28 Oct 2008 7:50AM
This is beautiful! Almost monochromatic, but with the one spot of colour. Wonderful composition, with the birds and the boat on THIRDS Wink
KevSB 13 1.5k 5 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2008 8:20AM
superb capture
david deveson 13 62 2 Italy
28 Oct 2008 9:01AM
Get away with you Jim, you and your thirds....!
Take care
rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
28 Oct 2008 9:42AM
Cracking scene David, caught the vitality of the moment. Ron.
Moj_o 9 10 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2008 10:06AM
Beautiful shot Smile

mr g 13 403 3 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2008 12:19PM
Great moment captured
Cormy 9 3 England
28 Oct 2008 12:40PM
Cracking image,so well composed.
NEWMANP 9 1.6k 574 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2008 12:54PM
beautiful and near minimal, i love the composition and detail,
mrswoolybill Plus
10 1.1k 1738 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2008 1:12PM
Couldn't give a damn about thirds usually, but I have to admit the principle works here.
Curiously, apart from the style of the boat being wrong, this has the look of 19th Century Chinese paintings I've seen, simple but stylised, poles in the water, birds in the sky but no real division between the two. I think it's that lack of a clear horizon that makes this so effective - we can sail off into the sky.
david deveson 13 62 2 Italy
28 Oct 2008 1:31PM
Thank you Moira and take no notice of Jim and David with their thirds chatter, we're just taking the mickey...
Tomorrow's upload is even more Chinese in style, probably better than this one since it is vertical giving even more space to the empty sky and dwarfing the man and boat....
SlowSong Plus
9 7.0k 30 England
28 Oct 2008 4:36PM
I can hear this scene. Beautifully crafted.
Sahyadri 9 61 2 India
28 Oct 2008 5:43PM
more sky please David.... this is absolutely breathtaking.... more sky .. more mist and more peace.... but then i never went to school to learn about the third .. Smile
pennyspike 14 2.1k 29 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2008 5:44PM
This is so beautiful, I can see it going far and not just on here.
I would love to be able to fill the screen with the picture and be transported to a different world.
Has to be on my award listSmile
david deveson 13 62 2 Italy
28 Oct 2008 8:34PM
Sahyadri.... more sky tomorrow.... promise.

Penny, thank you.

jkcuddihy 13 72 1 Ireland
28 Oct 2008 9:55PM
absolutely wonderful. Nothing more needs to be said.
Wonderful graphic image David, lovely.

User_Removed 11 7 8 Netherlands
30 Oct 2008 9:54AM
wow, his is a great shot David, great placement of the elements in he frame, good melancholoc feel through the colors and the old material.

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