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Waiting for the Storm.

By Scaramanga
Waiting for you to - come along
Waiting for you to - hear my song
Waiting for you to - come along
Waiting for you to - tell me what went wrong
This is the strangest life I've ever known.

Okay the words come from Waiting for the Sun, for those who recognise them.

Just had an experiment with the sky in this image. Great fun, pretty hard to stop when you get going, I've probably gone too far. Relatively happy for a first attempt. Many thanks to gupter who pointed me in the right direction.

Tags: General Landscape and travel Wildlife and nature

Voters: User_Removed, GrahamNobles, kay_pink and 102 more

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User_Removed 10 485 13 England
1 Oct 2008 12:07PM
fantastic, composition and colour make sure the eye goes no where other than exactly where its supposed to be


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1 Oct 2008 12:09PM
Love this shot, great how the red stands out so much in the shot, excellent work well done
CarolG Plus
10 199 20 Greece
1 Oct 2008 12:11PM
Fabulous creation. Carol
NEWMANP 9 1.6k 574 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2008 12:35PM
strong no bull sort of composition with a stunning sky to match the bright red structure
greatdog 9 21 England
1 Oct 2008 12:49PM
Great image,lovely strong colours,Dane.
lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
1 Oct 2008 12:57PM
Works well for me. The red building is really effective
dawnmichelle 10 12 United States
1 Oct 2008 1:00PM
amazing shot... love everything about it
1 Oct 2008 1:02PM
well done
Briwooly 11 452 5 England
1 Oct 2008 1:12PM
Love the colour and composition

bobalot 10 10 England
1 Oct 2008 1:14PM
great shot with poke you in the eye colour.

Stace 9 2 2 England
1 Oct 2008 1:20PM
Super capture. the red and the composition spot on

gary_d 9 576 13 Wales
1 Oct 2008 1:25PM
Looks good to me. - gary
NevP 12 853 13 Canada
1 Oct 2008 1:35PM
I'm not sure that we can't see the join, however for a 1st go this is very good. What is great is that you can re-visit this in a few weeks when you have a couple more under your belt and tidy the edges. What I absolutely love here is the red balloon, which for me is the focus of the shot.

Overall I love it.
FredF 11 1 France
1 Oct 2008 1:38PM
superb image.

pmaclll 11 5 Scotland
1 Oct 2008 1:40PM
nice colour and tones
fentiger 16 916 23 England
1 Oct 2008 2:05PM
Without your write-up I don't think we would have looked for the join. In my view a great piece of work, everything combines for a really strong image.

jaktis 13 84 Sweden
1 Oct 2008 2:05PM
Good composition

Ian-Munro 9 200 15 Wales
1 Oct 2008 2:09PM
Fab colour and nice comp.

An all round solid image. I like it

lostintime 9 13 5 Germany
1 Oct 2008 2:17PM
Brilliant light and vibrant colours, which work extremely well in this shot. Super capture Andrew.
proz 13 205 United States
1 Oct 2008 2:29PM
you go Doors fan!!!

few get better than this Andrew, excellent colors, mood oh and song!
tumienis 13 2 1 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2008 3:23PM
Nice contrast between the collors!
DaveU Plus
11 1.4k 125 England
1 Oct 2008 3:33PM
Yup, the red and blue go together so well and the figure gives scale. A super shot.
Ray42 9 3 England
1 Oct 2008 3:41PM
Striking picture with that red lighthouse on the thirds - great shot - love it
jdenman 9 18 5 Spain
1 Oct 2008 3:58PM
This is a beauty, the colour of the lighthouse against that sky is perfect.
Bob_V 10 1 2 United States
1 Oct 2008 4:02PM
What a marvelous comp.
mikbee 10 3 8 Scotland
1 Oct 2008 4:23PM
Plenty impact with the red here.Like its white ''feet'' too.
Good comp' and presentation.
Nice work.
Cormy 10 3 England
1 Oct 2008 4:26PM
Stunning shot Andrew.
MickyMc 10 8 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2008 4:30PM
Well looks great to me. Superb colour
rossi 14 142 11 England
1 Oct 2008 4:31PM
Its a very striking image and I like it.

But I'm a little unsure about the sky to the left of the tower and just above the horizon, looks cloned to me.

taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
1 Oct 2008 4:52PM
A splendid image, love the colors!
1 Oct 2008 5:02PM
Thanks everyone, prepare to be inundated with stormy clouds.
PatrickSmith 12 1.2k 2 United States
1 Oct 2008 5:09PM
Havnig the right side be so dark enhances the effect and drama.

casson 11 3 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2008 5:37PM
Good colour combination with this super shot
hebdens 12 5
1 Oct 2008 6:01PM
quite striking, love the boldness of the red.
glyndwr 10 66 10 Wales
1 Oct 2008 6:01PM
Well composed with just the right colour to catch the eye.


PS; watching tonight?
stevie Plus
13 1.2k 2 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2008 6:02PM
Colour & contrast - you've nailed this one.
ChristineL 12 39 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2008 6:08PM
lovely rich colours and great light,
cuffit Plus
10 304 5 England
1 Oct 2008 6:16PM
Strong image. Chris
BURNSIE 9 25 4 England
1 Oct 2008 6:16PM
Great comp. well captured. Burnsie
Adam_H 9 62 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2008 6:34PM
Wonderful image, good composure.
Rende 10 38 4 Netherlands
1 Oct 2008 6:44PM
Beautiful image with wonderful contrast between the red and the sky. Not overdone, just a strong statement Wink
Hebe 10 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2008 7:45PM
Absolutely awesome, I really like this image.
Buffalo_Tom 11 2.3k 9 Wales
1 Oct 2008 8:04PM
Excellent image and comp Andrew.Well taken.
hellsbells8868 9 151 2 Wales
1 Oct 2008 8:11PM
Very eye catching image, love it..
piccy 11 8 Wales
1 Oct 2008 9:07PM
this is lovely, great image.
bayleaf 10 8 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2008 9:16PM

1 Oct 2008 9:17PM
strong colour nice capture
imagio 11 12 1 England
1 Oct 2008 11:20PM
Superb composition and color Andrew.

photophantom 9 108 3 Philippines
1 Oct 2008 11:37PM
Glad to be 80 Smile
davidhu 12 19 United Kingdom
2 Oct 2008 11:03AM
Excellent work. The red looks stunning against the dark sky.
Leo 15 46 9 England
2 Oct 2008 11:06AM
Not too far at all Andrew, excellent contrast between your well worked up sky and the strange red edifice LOL This is ideal for publication I would have thought.

Ridgeway 10 222 2 Ireland
3 Oct 2008 12:52AM
Nice job, works for me.
3 Oct 2008 4:08AM
A real knock out!! Excellent work
3 Oct 2008 1:44PM
A real stunner, great shot.
Mavis Plus
15 143 2 England
4 Oct 2008 8:45PM
A sure fire winner Andrew. Lovely the tiny echoing lighthouse. A great sky and the red stands out . Love it's 4 white feet Smile may saunter off later . Smile
Borzos 9
5 Oct 2008 10:42PM
Amazing colours, great composition.
Cormy 10 3 England
7 Oct 2008 7:14PM
Congrats on your first "Ton," Andrew.
jken 11 1.7k 1 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2008 8:24PM
Wow...Love this.

Live it, great stuff. Sort of pic you see in the art and gallery shops.

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