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From the Shadows

By VintageRed
Always worth taking a trip off the beaten path where sometimes a view presents itself that just speaks to you.

This was one of those for me. I liked the way that the light is trying to reach under the tree and how the canopy is lit.

I'll be trying to catch up with you all over the next few days. Meanwhile thanks as always fro any comments you might leave.

Nick

4 secs @ f/25
16mm

Tags: Peak district General Derbyshire Hdr Padley gorge Landscape and travel

Voters: Alison_S, Maddie, michaelT and 44 more

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Comments


Chant57 16 395 3 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2007 10:32AM
I like the canopy of green and the dappled light in the foregrund. Good textures too.
C
rhiw_com 16 24
26 Mar 2007 11:27AM
I like the detail and light here Nick, looks fantastic.

Rg Tony
paulrankin 17 4 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2007 12:40PM
nick , very natural hdr, the dappled light on the edge of the boulder really lifts the shot.

paul
Pete67 16 10 England
26 Mar 2007 2:27PM
Agree with Paul. This deserves more clicks

Pete M.
dp 18 165 3 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2007 4:59PM
The light is fantastic in this Nick. I tried to capture something similar but without sucess so far. An underviewed image that deserves more attention.

Dave
LisaRose 16 172 4 United States
26 Mar 2007 5:05PM
Nick, this is really beautiful. I love that moss covered rock with the leaves sprinkled on top. The color of the leaves is a wonderful contrast to the green. Great lighting as well, very good picture.

Lisa
26 Mar 2007 6:42PM
The defused light makes this lovely image Nick ,beautiful shot, Adrian
Norma Plus
17 7 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2007 7:00PM
Lovely light and colours Nick, very peaceful
Norma
redstag 17 100 15 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2007 7:06PM
You said it was a dark thumbnail, but open it up and what a delight, great range of colour shade and atmosphere. I really like the slightly pinky glow this has.

Back on form with avengance!
Jon
Slaterm 16 496 1 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2007 9:52PM
bags of detail in this Nick - how many exposures did you use?
VintageRed 17 15 1 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2007 10:28PM
Thank you all.

Mark, I used 5 exposures for this one due to the high range of light contrast. They were derived from the same Raw image and ranged from plus two to minus two. I combined them using Photomatix and finished the image in Photoshop.
TrevorPlumbe 16 60 England
26 Mar 2007 10:29PM
Pleased to be no 30 Nick
Super shot

Trevor
chrissd 17 304 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2007 8:13AM
beaut of a shot Nick, nice one
chris
Tandberg 19 1.2k 2 England
27 Mar 2007 12:27PM
Like the dappled light Nick!!

Works well
Good un
Dave
27 Mar 2007 4:56PM
Mystical and mysterious.. has real spirit and atmosphere.. beautifullly composed..Smile

NikkiSmile
User_Removed 18 16 1 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2007 7:03PM
the frame of the tree gives thia a hidden feel & you want to know what's there

di
SueTurner 18 81 3 England
27 Mar 2007 8:46PM
a lovely scene, agree with you - worth wondering off the beaten track

SUE
bliba Plus
17 1 2 Austria
28 Mar 2007 3:18PM
the large version is great....
MikeH 17 218 4 United Kingdom
28 Mar 2007 8:01PM
The canopy looks great,
Mike
viscostatic 16 50 11 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2007 10:04AM
A beautiful woodland scene.

Phil.
Sezz 17 619 15 England
29 Mar 2007 9:04PM
An enchanting scene Nick, almost as if you're peeping in to a secret place - like the colours here, well taken!

Sarah Smile
Alison_S 16 339 United Kingdom
8 Apr 2007 12:03PM
Ditto to Sarah's comment above, beautiful work.

Ali

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