The flooded fields at Pulborough in West Sussex, England. Here the River Arun has burst it banks and the late afternoon winter sun makes shadowy shapes of the trees trapped in the silvery waters.
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Kamilutka (8105) 2014-01-11 1:34
great depth and attention to the details. Amazing how light the trees seem to be, their branches remind me of some kind of lace. The hills in the distance make nice background and moody sky adds to the whole composition.
I like how the colors stay in harmony with each other and how the light casts silver on the water.
snunney (97545) 2014-01-11 1:36
Good choice of the panoramic format to emphasise the layer effect. The sky and backlit clouds are quite delightful. The silhouetted trees devoid of leaves trace fascinating intricate patterns against the flood waters. Have a pleasant and enjoyable weekend.
subhendu_bagchi (26089) 2014-01-11 2:33
hello, an interesting composition here seeing the beautiful view through the branches of those trees. Excellent shot with a magnificent backdrop. Tfs.
dekanski (5114) 2014-01-11 4:11
Nice Brian, realy nice!
mesutilgim (94562) 2014-01-11 4:26
Small but very beautiful of this wintery landscape.
Amazing claudy sky creates a perfect background.
TFS and have a nice weekend
Nicou (140072) 2014-01-11 6:56
quelle iamge et compo quelle vue sur ces montagnes sueprbe et le découpage de la végétation de ces branches d'arbres et quel ciel ce tons différents sueprbe compo.
Bravo et amitié
Romano46 (18472) 2014-01-11 10:12
ottimo paesaggio dal formato ben scelto e dalla gradevole contrapposizione tra la colorazione del cielo e il bianco del terreno.
Molto ben scelto il soggetto ed elaborato in maniera molto piacevole.
Ciao e buon fine settimana
williewhistler (16394) 2014-01-11 12:47
I like the pano format illustrates another area devastated by the recent rainfall.
There is a nice recession created by the rows of flooded trees and that sky is very atmospheric,perfect for the occasion.
Best wishes Les.
lousat (89862) 2014-01-11 14:40
Hi Brian,great result in a very difficult situation,especially for the different light levels everywhere,magnificent composition,i like it! Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano
jcpix (13914) 2014-01-11 20:29
Hey B, you dirty dog...how are ya'? :)
This is superb use of the panoramic format, there's interest from side to side, and the layers of depth are outstanding. This is quite a mesmerizing shot, my tired 'ol eyes are having a hard time focusing on one thing at a time...but it's great, I love what this does in terms of perception.
That's some sweet color in the sky too, and works in celestial harmony with the natural green rolling hills. There, I used a heavenly term to better influence your mindset. haha I think I may have used this reference before, so pardon my repetition...but the multitude of silhouetted tree branches (reflections and all) could make for quite the rorshach test. Not to make light of the current situation, but I hope you've kept an ark handy!?
Enjoy the rest of your weekend. Take it easy.
Cheers from the valley of the sun,
I'm afraid I'm running dry on anything humorous, I need something funny to happen...guess I'll need to leave the house. :)
jjcordier (79297) 2014-01-11 22:52
Le format panoramique convient parfaitement à cette belle photo à l'atmosphère et aux couleurs très particulières.
krzychu30 (15512) 2014-01-12 4:13
at first I thought the winter has finally arrived in England:)The water and the way it shines here is just fabulous!I like also your choice of wide panoramic format for this scene.Works really well with this landscape.And something we know well from your previous shots-light.It´s beautiful and definitely helps you to create so lovely and peaceful mood of the scene.
Have a nice sunday
- Copyright: Brian Denton (timecapturer) (49288)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2014-01-09
- Categories: Daily Life, Nature, Event
- Camera: Sony Alpha 850 DSLR, Sony 70-300 F4.5-5.6 G SSM
- Exposure: f/9.0, 1/500 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-01-11 1:17