This is a follow up to my previous upload,this is the same tree taken on early the following morning with the sun just rising and mist still hanging in the Lyd Valley.
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emka (97633) 2014-06-23 23:23
Hi Les, It was well worth getting up , and in the shortest night of the year it was very early. Four o'clock? But what a lovely view. Marvelous composition with this lone tree and cylinder. Are these Urtica so big on the left?
I like it very mmuch.
Warm regrads MAlgo
miumiu (6113) 2014-06-24 1:39
l like the peaceful atmosphere of your photo.
The pastel colours are wonderful!
The composition is superb too.
Have a nice day
tyro (24820) 2014-06-24 1:50
Silly me! As soon as I saw this picture, I looked and looked at it and compared it several times with your last picture and thought to myself, "Is this the same tree or isn't it?". And then, of course, I read your note!
Again, a very well composed shot, attained by simply walking another few yards around that straw bale to catch the bale and the tree from another viewpoint 180° from your last. The line of the hedge is a strong compositional line and the tree and the bale are both perfectly placed in the frame.
Again, gorgeous light and colours and exceptional depth of field and sharpness.
holmertz (52744) 2014-06-24 2:59
You have a talent for finding expressive trees, although I notice this one has been recycled. I prefer this version to the last one because of the fine view of the hazy surroundings and the moody morning colours of the sky. It's a brilliant shot.
SnapRJW (31629) 2014-06-24 3:07
Hi Les - Interesting to see this scene from the opposite direction and at a different time of day. The pair of images are a great example of the role of light in photography and how the mood of an image can change dramatically. The look here is more romantic I think and as the shot was taken at the beginning of the day there is a very well conveyed feeling of stillness and expectancy.
snunney (99088) 2014-06-24 4:11
What a beautiful scene to start the day with and perfectly presented here. A splendid composition complemented by delightful soft light and pastel colours. I like it very much indeed. Thanks for sharing.
Kamilutka (8107) 2014-06-24 4:33
I like this very atmospheric picture - one can almost feel the morning peaceful mood. The chosen POV is very good and the hedgerow leads and eye towards misty valley in the distance. I like how you placed the roll of hay in the whole composition - it attracts the attention and counterbalances the left side of the picture in very nice way. Very good light management and pretty colors.
Thanks for sharing
jhm (152938) 2014-06-24 4:42
A beautiful place for to make a good stroll middle of the nature.
Lovely panorama view about these area.
Fine composition, lovely light and colours, perfect exposure and exquisite details and sharpness throughout.
Excellent composition, lovely captured.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice day,
cornejo (42337) 2014-06-24 5:24
Hi Les, very good picture of this beautiful composition with nice tree in the beautiful countryside, very well composed and captured this beautiful image with good sharpness, depth, light, color and quality. Very good and interesting job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good afternoon and happy week.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.
wolf38 (31296) 2014-06-24 7:43
Hello Leslie. What a beautiful summer landscape. Everything looks charming and peaceful. In addition, best composition, color and light. My compliments for this great photo.
PaulVDV (29019) 2014-06-24 11:00
Excellent composition and depth, great sharpness, very beautiful light and natural colours to impress us with this wonderful landscape.
Best regards, Paul
COSTANTINO (65248) 2014-06-24 12:33
Hello dear friend
marvellous atmosphere presenting this lonely
tree so dynamically the used pastel colors
are wonderful and here we have a splendid
composition with strong tones
have a nice time
Noel_Byrne (31132) 2014-06-24 12:51
This tree is definitely up to something, and if I didn't know better, I would accuse it of stealing bales of hay! Great, angle to shoot from, the bend of the tree over the hedge really solidly links the two subjects together and the colors ofthe sky are just beautiful. Beautiful shot, and one that made me smile, thanks for sharing.
All the best
photographer_sg (4414) 2014-06-27 10:21
this is such a charming picture with great pov and perspective and of course the lovely light of dawn. The clear and sharp foreground contrasts so well with the hazy plains in the distance. The tree against the beautiful morning sky has great visual appeal and is positioned perfectly in the frame.
Thanks for sharing this superb picture.
Have a great weekend.
elenimavrandoni (0) 2014-07-14 4:06
Les, I really like your composition and vertical presentation of this natural scenery..the colors are fantastic so is the contrast!!
- Copyright: Leslie Bennett (williewhistler) (16394)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2014-06-22
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: NikonD300s, 10-20mm f/4-5.6 DC EX
- Exposure: f/10.0, 1/1.25 seconds
- Details: Tripod: Yes
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-06-23 23:02