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Autumnal Golden Light


Autumnal Golden Light
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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: 2005-09-01
Categories: Trees
Camera: Canon EOS 350D, Canon EF 75-300mm F/4-5.6 II USM, Canon 58mm Skylight 1x
Details: Tripod: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): My Tree, My Sunsets and Sunrises [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2006-09-01 11:03
Viewed: 5152
Points: 40
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Just a quick one today, something from the archives becuase I have not had chance to prepare anything for today. Lunchtime was too busy, I'm afraid.

I had had the camera for about 1 week when I took this picture exactly a year ago today.

I've learnt a lot since then and would now have underexposed this picture more than I did then though I did underexpose it a touch at the time.

Unfortuantly I have lost the EXIF data and the info is at home and I still have no broadband at home, so on Monday I will update the details...

Its the tree out of the study window. A rather common subject matter for me when I am looking for a target to shoot. This one was taken at dawn last year through the early morning mist. I always pop into the study to look out of this window when I get up in the morning just to see if there is anything worth shooting and one this morning there was.

Please enjoy.

I have to say that I am not entirely sure how happy I am with this photo, but thought I would post it anyway, just to see what others thought about it. So please comment, good or bad....

elefantino, SunToucher, Dando, jmp, scottevers7, horia, Anton, Signal-Womb, pablominto, jeanpaul, NellyD has marked this note useful
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Its your tree again, Emma! I think that when I drive through the UK, I will recognize this tree from a distance. It is just a stunning tree, and a great target. My view is a fire station and not really a great target.

I like the pink silhoutte and the stripes of morning dew. I agree on the exposure, but then this is great proof of the knowledge you have gained in a year. Still it is stunning. I think it could use some sharpness especially to make the silhoutte stronger.

Good luck on the recovery from the loss of broadband :)

TFS,
Niek

Hello Emma, lovely composition with an original atmosphere.
I like this orange foggy.
Well done.

Andrea

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  • Dando Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 637 W: 32 N: 792] (3084)
  • [2006-09-01 15:09]

Hi Emma, you are lucky to have nice views from your window. It's a nice composition but like you say the exposure has made the colours a bit washed out. I will look forward to a shot of this beautiful tree with autumn leaves. Well done and TFS.
Dean.

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  • jmp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1659 W: 95 N: 2273] (8415)
  • [2006-09-01 15:39]

Hi Emma,
As Dean have said, the view from your window worth at least a shot! The atmosphere you have captured is so far from my experience that I can't say if it's over or underexposed! In any way I like this photo and I find it beautiful.
Regards, Josť M.

Like a dream...! Magic atmosphere...! For me, it's one photo, one painting! Great work Emma!!

Regards,
Jo„o

Hi Emma,
A beautiful and artistic composition. The light and mist have given a beautiful pastel tone to this shot. VERY NICE!
Scott

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  • horia Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2158 W: 224 N: 4749] (16656)
  • [2006-09-02 2:38]

Hi Emma

A very beautiful shot of this tree, with a great moment and lighting captured. You are perhaps right about the fact that it might have been a bit better with a little more underexposure...but it's stil fine:)

Otherwise, just came back from my short trip where i took my first ever landscapes. Also i found that one of my friends have the Panorama Maker that you suggested (imagine my excitement) and so i tried some stiched shots too...but i don't think i'm ready for TN with them :p

Anyway, Bravo, TFS and thanks again for your help :)
Horia

Hello Emma,

Excellent use of light , great details, perfect details, great composed and capture photo, nice work, TFS Kyle

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  • Anton Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 46 W: 11 N: 154] (595)
  • [2006-09-02 15:42]

Emma,
I like this picture. The composition is great and it creates a warm admosphere. Tfs.
Anton

Another very striking capture Emma. Very nice atmospheric shot captured in that lovely warm tone. Well done.

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  • osse Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 955 W: 0 N: 89] (7805)
  • [2006-09-02 18:49]

Hi Emme
One word Beautiful.
Well done Emma

osse

Hello Emma,
Strange atmosphere..!
It is a beautiful tree and the hazy mood makes this an image out of the ordinary...
I like it!
Greetings,
Pablo -

Hi Emma,

This is an amazing and very mystical picture, it almost looks like a painting, what an wonderfull atmosphere!
Great colours, you did an amazing job here.
I like it a lot!
Thanks for sharing it with us.

Greetings, Nel

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  • kona Silver Star Critiquer [C: 35 W: 3 N: 0] (875)
  • [2006-09-14 21:21]

very creative. marvelous tones. great composition. And a clean background cong.Best wishes, kona

wow, actually I Love it just the way it is..gives you the feeling of the morning, peacefully start to a warm sunny day. TFS
Donna :o)

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  • TBW Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 94 W: 28 N: 200] (846)
  • [2006-09-15 18:34]
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I agree, I like it as it is. It looks like a asian paining on rice papyrus - or something in that alley. I think the way you captured it, makes it stand out from other "standard" shots. It looks very nice. I would love to see a picture of this tree in moonlight..!

TFS
TorbjÝrn

Simple and nice that is good photography

Hello Emma,
Maybe common subject but not the most common way to shot it, I would say. I really like the misty mood and a touch of colour. I guess underexposure could add a little more impact, but still this is really nice picture.
I like it!
WELL DONE!

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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 11:03]

i can say i dont know how you did this..but i do..the problem is i dont do it..
this is a i wish capture...and a well set up blast of idealism and imagery
full of thought and study
thanks
geof

Hiya Emma, wonderful soft light and colours, really nice silhoutte, bold composition, nice atmosphere, very nice capture!

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