That Tree Again!
Your tree again...but my kind of sky. You know I have a weak spot for an impressive sky. This one is really stunning with the different layers of clouds clearly visable and the sun illuminating them differently. Great use of the gap in the hedgerow to frame your tree and the golden colors fo the rising sun. I really like your POV, with the main part of the photo covering the sky.
P.S. the tree is captured beautifully again ofcourse.
- dotuan (774)
- [2006-11-02 9:20]
Very impress sky. I would like to crop abit more land.
- horia (16656)
- [2006-11-02 11:42]
Another fantastic view from you "garden"! :)
This oak is indeed very photogenic, and that fact that in some pertiods it has the sunrise in its back sure makes him a great target.
The sky is really impressive here! The colors and pattern of the clouds are simply lovely.
Great work and composition!
Bravo and TFS
Wonderful sky, and I really like the way you've built a photo around that. Your tree is a bit of an anchor point, and the trees on either side frame the sky in silouette. Absolutely no nned for a polarizing filter here, the sky is a very beautiful color.
P.S. I have a god view from the house here, too, and I have often toyed with putting together a collection of shots taken from the back patio -- they are much more varied than you would guess. I bet you could do the same with your tree.
- dougsphotos (849)
- [2006-11-02 16:43]
You really should publish a book called "My Tree"! This time however the tree takes second place to that amazing sky - wonderfully captured! Nice framing by the "other" trees.
A nice simple effective shot - and full marks for being awake enough at such an early hour...
ps interesting tip about the polariser - I didn't know that!
Great work, TFS, Doug
- Evelynn (14454)
- [2006-11-02 19:31]
i think this is an effective image Emma, with those great clouds sweeping into the heavens abdinteresting silhouetted line across the bottom. I knew Niek would like this one. It didn't take him long to critique it! Looks like he was on it as soon as you posted it...well actually 32 minutes after you posted it!
Evelynn : )
That is a stunning sky! The sad part is that the real beauty of sunrises are so brief, compared to the longer times to enjoy the sunsets. Dramatic light and clouds. Beautifully composed and framed. What a way to start the day.
- sayat (1457)
- [2006-11-03 3:13]
Magical sky. Excellent shot.
- pablominto (14563)
- [2006-11-03 3:23]
What a beautiful sky!
The silver cloud formations are most attractive, and creating dynamic lines in the sky!
Wonderful colours, lovely silhouetted trees including the Lone Beauty!
- dew77 (13270)
- [2006-11-03 15:50]
Very nice capture.Tree is far away and sky attracts more attantion.I liked POV,large DOF and visual impact a lot.
- jeanpaul (14962)
- [2006-11-04 13:12]
J'aime beaucoup l'atmosphère de cette photo, cet endroit a l'air si paisible. ce doit être magnifique d'y vivre. Les nuages sont magnifiques, tout comme les couleurs du soir. excellent composition et belle présentation également. Bien joué !
Au revoir et merci...JP
- EOSF1 (23955)
- [2006-11-04 16:33]
Excellent conposition of this great landscape. Very sharp and well exposed. A really great sky. Thanks Emma !
- captainsgirl (4088)
- [2006-11-08 5:16]
Love the tree, love the photo..:o) You are like me I may have water in front of me but you have a beautiful view as well. And I can see like mine it is ever changing..one thing about nature it changes everyday! I love that you included so very much of this beautiful sky though! Love those clouds! And it looks like its going to be a sparkling day at your house!
Thanks for your comments on Just enjoying the day!
Truly wonderful sky and clouds. The trees at the edges frame the ground nicely, although this scene may have worked even better as a portrait orientation without them, and then you could have kept all of the height of the sky and got the oak bigger as well.
I've been having a look at your website and the images are really great. I think you'd really benefit from a quality lens, like the 17-40L. The quality is far better than the 10-22, although of course it is not as wide. I think it would be money well spent :)