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Urban Sunset IV


Urban Sunset IV
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Copyright: Ram Thakur (ramthakur) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4316 W: 231 N: 14052] (56953)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-04-12
Categories: Desert
Camera: Nikon D200, Sigma 70-300 4-5.6 APO DG MACRO, 58mm UV
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/800 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-04-30 5:01
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Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Thunder storms are a common phenomenon of nature in the deserts of the Middle East during March/April.
As soon as there is a slight rise in temprature with the change of seasons, these thunder storms take place with high winds laden with dust and followed almost immediately by a shower of rain.
This year too, we had quite a few storms here in Riyadh. After these storms, the sunsets are normally good to look at if not spectacular. Here is a picture of one of them.
I have named it Urban Sunset in the series I began last year. The view of urban features in such a picture is inevitable but constitutes only an incidental element to the image.

TFL

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  • fiyo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1053 W: 5 N: 3475] (15161)
  • [2007-04-30 5:58]

Hello Ram,
Very nice composition, POV and colours.I also like frame. Good work! TFS

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  • Jamesp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1369 W: 9 N: 6334] (18906)
  • [2007-04-30 6:02]

Hi Ram

Interesting composition. The colours are lovely and, as you say, are typical of a desert area. I like the stak contrast of the human element.

James

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  • demeve Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 586 W: 12 N: 1682] (6165)
  • [2007-04-30 10:54]

Hello Ram, nice picture, wonderful sunset.. I still have to take a picture of a sunset, this is great, nice POV, BG and composition..well done my friend..

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  • jaycee Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2454 W: 10 N: 8044] (25460)
  • [2007-04-30 11:18]

Hi Ram,

This is a beautiful sunset and an unusual sight for me. Here sunsets are always shown over the mountains so I find this quite different. The colors are magnificent and the composition is wonderful.

Jane

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  • ridvan Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 498 W: 0 N: 1136] (5205)
  • [2007-04-30 12:10]

hi Ram; excellent capture of sunset especially sky looks great image.good comp. and pov TFSA
all the best
ridvan

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  • gannu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 988 W: 4 N: 3277] (14761)
  • [2007-05-01 3:15]

Sir I always love such themes. It is really excellent shot. Pls keep sharing.
Ganesh

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  • iris Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 479 W: 60 N: 970] (3088)
  • [2007-05-02 1:47]

Hello Sir,
Very very urban a sunset.....the sun afar and telecom towers...it's become such a unversal phenomenon!

TFS & Cheers

Hi Ram,
Just goes to show, if there is a sunset or sunrise, silohettes of anything look beautiful. Love this big sun the beautiful sky and the sihoettes of the city against it. TFS
Donna:o)

Hi Ram,
I know the feeling of not be able to get a proper setting for a sunset. Most of mine are actually seen from a urban environment as well and sometimes blocked by buildings. The soft orange glow of the sky looks to me as a sky only seen in a dessert environment. The beautiful shaped round sun is something else I would only expect in a dessert. I did not know that thunderstorms would appear in a desert environment as you mentioned. In all a wonderful dessert sunset with a nice soft textured cloud formation.
TFS,
Niek

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