Sheep grazing on the higher slopes of Isla del Sol, at about 4200m. altitude. Taken midday under strong sunlight, I tried to darken the sky and the sheep. I will add another version to workshop. This almost at the highest point of the island. The island is the largest of Lake Titicaca.
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alfhwa (461) 2008-01-15 18:53
Very nice! Great colors, and great panoramic view. And you avoided the distortions of the wide angle nicely!
richiegimmel (258) 2008-01-15 19:01
Amazing definition a depth of field. Great composition with the sheep in the foreground and beautiful blues in the water there. I've been considering buying this lens and I think I've just been sold on it!
daddo (23106) 2008-01-15 19:01
Merhaba Tan. Spectacular view, the vantage point giving you an eagle's eye on things around you.darkening the sky has created a wonderful mood and extra variations of the blue that covers the water. The clouds are dramatic in their shapes and low altitude. The village and the terraces look lovely in the sun. My compliments. Regards. Klaudio.
ViktorVaughn (1521) 2008-01-15 19:15
Another wonderful view here, showing the small separation between the islands. The sheep look quite content nibbling on not much green.
The water on the right looks overly dark (is this from post-processing?) or is it just the different depths?
Otherwise a great shot.
P.S. As Richie commented, I have been looking at this lens? I take it you are happy with it as I've noticed alot of your photos are taken with this lens.
mariandrea (973) 2008-01-15 19:24
Great picture.... Beautiful colours, contrast, definition. The composition is perfect, congratulations!!!!
elihesamian (26149) 2008-01-15 19:39
the view is full of elements in a special combination,from the sheeps to the clouds,the blue sea,blue sky,the village,the fields with traces,....many factors and You composed the scene perfectlly.I think your POV here is important element and I must say Your POV is Excellent here.
the quality are fine,colors and contrast all are nice,great sharpness and........a photo for enjoy when I look at,...can take a deep brath !
Scharan (14144) 2008-01-15 19:42
Que foto mais linda...que belo contraste, textura e cores encantadoras.
Linda paisagem, ótimo ponto de vista, meus parabéns!
Tibo (1904) 2008-01-15 20:36
Cute sheeps.. hairy still to protect them from the cold I guess. Fabulous composition. I would say ur pic is already excellent like this. Well done. Tibo
bostankorkulugu (41990) 2008-01-15 20:45
titicaca gölünden çok kare gördüm ama hiç bu açıdan değil... gözalıcı ve huzur verici bir güzellik bu... o tepede saatlerce oturup etrafı seyredebilirim... workshoptakini de beğendim... elinize sağlık tan...
InasiaJones (31448) 2008-01-15 21:26
Wow! Sheeps in the sky, sheeps on the ground... How have you done this! :-P)
A typical Yilmazian view with a living foreground, about that! I hyaven't check on your map, but I really wonder what will you do in Netherlands, where there's no actual mountains... Would you bring your own ladder? Jokes aside, you've done a fabulous job once again to find and capture a splendid panoramic view over the island and its surrounding.
Light seems to come out directly above you and since it's 90° with your lens, you did the right thing to use your polarizer, so the contrasts are punchy and the blue is deep. Beautiful!
Atousa (7123) 2008-01-15 22:05
What an amazing shot!..full of life n colors..a superb view.
jjcordier (74564) 2008-01-15 22:33
Deux superbes photos à la composition très réussie avec une profondeur de champ impeccable. Le ciel en arrière plan est superbe et vient encore enjoliver ce fantastique point de vue. Une grande réussite!
pablominto (53744) 2008-01-15 23:26
Good pose from those two little fellows!
Impressive altitude but the sheep don't seem to mind, I'm more worried by the apparent lack of grass...
Pleasant point of view and an impressive cloud formation in the horizon!
ChrisJ (95188) 2008-01-16 0:39
A superb downward pov, into the valley, towards the lake, with the sheep in the fg adding good depth. Wonderful colour & sharpness. Marvellous lighting contrasts. Tfs!
PixelTerror (0) 2008-01-16 1:16
How cute ! You did your PP well because the harsh light does not schock me on both views, and we can enjoy the depth of this landscape well introduced to by this first class foreground. I wish I had toured Bolivia with the 40d and plenty of storage...
Have a nice day,
siolaw (38092) 2008-01-16 1:49
That is superb work: It combines documentary and geographical value with excellence in photographic skills... The compo is great with solid FG, not disturbing the breathtaking view...
Technically and aesthetically perfect.
Bruno40 (6658) 2008-01-16 1:54
Wow, what a view!
It seems like your POV is above the clouds... which is not very unlikely given the altitude.
great clarity and DOF, well composed with those sheep in the fg.
An excellent work
ktanska (24408) 2008-01-16 3:23
Beautiful lake scene with a lot of interesting details: terrace fields, village, sheep. I think I prefer the WS version for the look of sheep and lighter exposure. This has better framing though.
Gerrit (45886) 2008-01-16 4:16
fantastic composition with the sheep posing like professional models. Beautiful landscape and excellent light control and colours.
carper (96) 2008-01-16 4:22
the sheeps in a fantastic composition, the depth in the shot is fantastic, almost a 3D effect, good use of your superwide lens, marvelous photojob, have a nice day Tan.
donluicu (24718) 2008-01-16 5:10
superb capture of Las Titicaca..
nice framing..nice dof
jonathan_hart (21274) 2008-01-16 6:19
good contrast, well composed with the lovely scene in front of that wonderful scenery in BG :) couleurs are attractive :)
tehanu_f (6896) 2008-01-16 8:15
Seni siteden attirmak istiyorum Tan, moralimi bozuyor bu kadar cok gezmen ve bu kadar nefis seyler cekmen. ))) Bu bulutlar da nedense hep iyi fotografcilari takip ederler. Ben sokaga ciksam gri bir gokyuzu gorurum hep. Kompozisyonun cok guzel, incelenecek pek cok ilgi noktasi var fotografta.
Cormac (26545) 2008-01-16 8:26
Wow - Lake Titicaca! This is one of earth's mythical places, and you have visited it! Great view of the lake and the island, showing the overview of the whole area, and at the same time showing us a close in shot of the sheep, which of course adds a lot of interest and helps to really bring this to life. Well done!
hatti52 (12786) 2008-01-16 9:30
Nasıl oluyorsa sizin fotoğraflarınıza bakarken fotoğrafın içine giriyorum ve kendimi çıplak gözle o manzarayı izlerken buluyorum
vero07 (1781) 2008-01-16 11:09
Charming image with the inclusion of these sheeps in the foreground. Behind them you show a beautiful landscape, with great colours, light and quality image. Great result in the sky.
Well done again.
gneufeld (15884) 2008-01-16 12:33
This is a really neat shot with those woolly sheep taking center state. The view into the distance is expansive and the colors and details impressive. Great shot and TFS. Gerald
ALIRIZA (16423) 2008-01-16 13:53
İlginç bir bakış açısı. Kuzular, şehir ve bulutlu gökyüzü, enfes bir manzara. Ellerine sağlık...
Selam ve saygılarımla...
John_F_Kennedy (42048) 2008-01-17 0:36
Splendid composition, with wonderful colours in a clear and sharp image.
marietom (34607) 2008-01-17 1:24
Quelle composition, c'est superbe !
Magnifique lumière, et quelle netteté !
testmaniac (13508) 2008-01-17 1:43
Hi Tan, great shot with powerful composition, colors and deep!
TFS and regards,
vincz (19113) 2008-01-17 6:00
Wow.. that's a stunning one. So sharp, so perfect colours, so incredible depth, so beautiful clouds. Love it!
Ann75 (0) 2008-01-18 9:06
What a beautiful shot! I love the distant view over the Island, the sheep in the foreground and looking down on the lake. Excellent light, colors and details. The big white clouds sure add to the scene! Excellent work, Tan!
miumiu (5570) 2008-01-18 9:51
Sheep are lovely and landscape is wonderful!
l like it, very beautiful photo!
ElAprendiz (30) 2008-01-18 12:54
The beautiful Andean landscapes, extended by all South America. It enchants the composition that shows your photo to me, with a great depth, good colors and excellent resistances
gilou530 (34) 2008-01-18 13:45
grandiose ce paysage et cette photo, beaucoup de profondeur et de relief ciel fabuleux, excellent travail
banyanman (7789) 2008-01-19 2:13
Hi Tan. As well as this being another of your signature from-the-best-vantage-point-around landscapes, with a nicely polarised cloudscape in the background, the sheep are perfectly positoned in this and add an excellent element of foreground interest that is often lacking in landscape shots. Cheers . . . David
fayeulle (27827) 2008-01-19 22:28
I know also this place. I prefer this one with the two sheeps. Perfect management of the DOF to get a good sharpness in the foreground and also on the background.
IgorDeleze (585) 2008-01-20 23:54
Excellent exposure to show all the details.
bazal (7900) 2008-01-27 1:56
I like the low POV that enhances the beauty of the perspective towards the islands and the coast. Nice foreground with these sheep grazing what they can find on the rocky ground. The sky is fantastic.
Thanks for sharing.
- Copyright: Tan Yilmaz (capthaddock) (28790)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2007-10-09
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon EOS 20D, Canon 10-22 f3.5-4.5 EFS, 77 mm circular polarizer
- Exposure: f/10.0, 1/100 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Theme(s): Andes [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2008-01-15 18:48
- Favorites: 1 [view]