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Late in the day

Late in the day

It was late in the day when I got today's image - in fact I thought I'd have to content
myself with a boring pic of my computer desk as I still wasn't feeling well and took the
day off. There was, however, court copy to be written up, so after sleeping until
midday, I managed to do the stories and e-mail them into work in the afternoon.
It was only when I was helping my son with his homework that I glanced out
the window and saw a stunning sunset. I grabbed the camera, walked about
20 yards down the road and took this. It's probably a bit dark but it was the
best I could do under the circumstance and is certainly more dramatic
than my desk.

Nikon D90
1/400s f/9.0 at 62.0mm iso640 full exif

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Patricia Kay07-May-2010 15:49
Its really beautiful the golden glow on the horizen...Hope you are feeling better today...BV
LynnH07-May-2010 12:30
Not too dark at all. Love the silhouettes! Love the heavy, colorful sky. V
Neal Nye07-May-2010 11:16
What a glorious ending to the day! So beautifully dramatic.
Santi Bravo Figueras07-May-2010 06:02
This is an excellent composition.
Kevin Chester07-May-2010 04:13
Pylons always get in the way of a Landscape shot, but in this case they compliment it very well.
Jason Anderson07-May-2010 04:01
That would have to be a pretty spectacular desk to beat this. Beautiful!
Frank Brault07-May-2010 02:41
Gorgeous light and silhouettes and a superb composition. V Hope you feel better soon.
laine07-May-2010 02:11
Not too dark at all,,,perfectly defined silhouettes against natures canvas.
Stephanie06-May-2010 23:06
Superb work! Love the sunset! V
pkocinski06-May-2010 22:25
Great job for a "quick shot"!
Walter O. Koenig06-May-2010 22:06
Beautiful fiery sunset at the end of the day. Very nice silhouettes too. "V"
routerer06-May-2010 22:01
We've not seen the sun for a few days now Mairead so your pic is a welcome sight.
Phillip Normanton06-May-2010 21:43
Those power lines seem to go all the way to the sun :o)
slhoornstra06-May-2010 21:33
Lovely framing and great mood. V
tinkerb06-May-2010 21:31
A lovely way to the day, well caught, great comp
Colin Storey06-May-2010 21:21
Wonderful sunset image, love the comp with the pylon silhouetts. v
Alan K06-May-2010 20:52
Wonderful colours; good timing too. With the sun mostly gone and partially hidden by the trees it removes a lot of dynamic range issues that would have existed not long before this. I like the way you've divided up the space between the power lines on the right and the open sky in the top left corner.
Ann...06-May-2010 20:50
Certainly is dramatic with the strong silhouettes of both pylons and trees.
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