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Autumnal Skies

Autumnal Skies
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Copyright: Emma Taylor (Aramok) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 896 W: 101 N: 1501] (5166)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-12-07
Categories: Trees, Sky
Camera: Canon EOS 350D, Digital ISO 100
Exposure: f/8, 4 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): My Tree, My Sunsets and Sunrises [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2006-11-06 15:58
Viewed: 4712
Points: 30
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Back to work now having had last week off, so rather busy again, so delving into the archives I pulled this one out from last December.

This is another of those amazing autumnal/winter skies that pop up every now and again. 7am in the morning it needed a 4 second exposure (mostly becuase I had totally missed the ISO at that time and still had it set to ISO 100...)

The tree, my now very familiar to those who know (of) me, is visible from my study window and is almost a weather forecast of its own. Each morning after leaving the bedroom, my head goes around the study door and peers out of the window at the tree (no curtains - no need). I get up at anywhere between 6am and 7am so get to see most sunrises and have been known to be late for work to catch them on camera. This was one that made me late... but I'm glad.

I have refrained from editting the picture to regain any sharpness, becuase it was misty that morning which has made the tree less clear/more grainy than it usually is in these pictures. And following a few requests, the 'my Trees' theme is now solely dedicated to this tree.... so you can have a peep at the tree through out the year...

Please enjoy.

XOTAELE, blakitan, cecilia, red45, pablominto, horia, dew77, SunToucher, ramthakur, Silke, TAZ has marked this note useful
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  • puciu Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 469 W: 0 N: 16] (2631)
  • [2006-11-06 16:01]
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Cześć Emma. Fajna kompozycja i świetne kolorki. Dobrze zrobione zdjęcie.

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  • mrcrow Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 422 W: 98 N: 194] (3008)
  • [2006-11-06 16:22]

so calm and peaceful..just before the hard frosts
good mood and realistic colouring

Preciosa imagen Emma, bonita composición y agradable composición de colores.
Una imagen muy bonita.
Saludos, JL.

Hi Emma,
Nice simple composition, great colors. Lovely shilhouette of a big tree at center. Aesthetic image. Nicely done.

Ben Lakitan

An all round stunning image - well done.

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  • red45 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2636 W: 74 N: 9091] (31094)
  • [2006-11-07 2:03]

Hello Emma!

Beautiful, calm landscape. I love pink colours on mornig sky. Lonely tree looks superb. Very well composed frame. Slightly mysterious mood. Excellent work!

Hello Emma,
The light is awesome!
Always interesting to follow a particular tree through the seasons, here it makes a fine silhouette against the early morning sky...
Well composed image, nicely balanced!
Pablo -

beautiful sihoette of this tree with all the misty morning colors. I love the soft effects of the photo. its very peaceful. TFS
Donna :o)

Thanks for visting November Sunrise 2

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  • horia Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2158 W: 224 N: 4749] (16656)
  • [2006-11-07 7:58]

Another superb composition with this very beautiful and photogenic oak tree of yours, Emma.
THe colors here are really impressive and the way they blend into one-another!
Great framing and exposure, too.

Bravo and TFS

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  • dew77 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4432 W: 248 N: 4028] (13270)
  • [2006-11-07 8:20]

Hello Emma,
Wonderful landscape.Very well composed.Colors of BG,framing and visual impact are excellent.

Hi Emma,
Its your tree. Have you ever thought about what you will do with the tree if you move to a different city/country?
Just love the difference in colors between the bottom and top part of the sky. I think I might need to go for a pure photo as well, just to see what it looks like without my normal adjustments.

I think we've seen this tree with every sort of color combination and weather etc. It is always effective. I think I like the colors in this one the best. It's really pretty.


Evelynn : )

I appreciate your association with this tree in terms of its role in the variable moods of nature you keep observing from your window, Emma.
This image of a winter morning with the tree in the foreground looks very pleasant to me.

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  • Silke Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 729 W: 98 N: 1707] (5458)
  • [2006-11-28 20:25]

HI Emma
I was drawn to this out of envy! I wanted to do some foggy morning shooting last week and couldn't because I had to work! But this shot would put mine to shame anyway.
Superb colours and the composition with the silhouetted tree is quite perfect

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  • TAZ Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2241 W: 47 N: 3167] (10926)
  • [2007-01-30 11:25]

Hello Emma,
What a wonderful shot with a smart composition. It seems peaceful.
The "+++" : subject, composition, silhouette of tree, point of view, sharpness, DOF, nuances of colors, exposure...
The "-" : nothing...
Congratulations and TFS.

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