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Reaching for the moon
23-MAY-2010

Reaching for the moon

It was a perfect summer's day, clear blue skies and warm, warm sunshine.
If anything is was almost too hot when, at the urging of the brother-in-law
down from Dublin for the weekend, we set off for a hike in Rockmarshall
Woods under the heat of the midday sun.
After what well might have been the annual bar-b-que, we walked down
to the shore as the light was fading, with the moon rising over the
in-coming tide.

Nikon D90
1/500s f/11.0 at 28.0mm iso320 full exif

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Linda01-Sep-2010 03:37
I agree ... wonderful composition and a very effective bluesy image...
LynnH25-May-2010 21:36
I love how you've composed this image, Mairead!! Excellent work! V
pkocinski24-May-2010 22:11
Very nicely done!
Monica Ralph24-May-2010 20:32
A lovely shot Margaret
Monica Ralph.
jlm24-May-2010 18:29
Nice colors
Michal Leszczynski24-May-2010 16:22
Fantastic. V.
Carol Breton24-May-2010 13:46
Beautifully seen and captured Mairead. Wonderful mood. ~
globalgadabout24-May-2010 13:27
a visual haiku..stellar work...V
Neal Nye24-May-2010 11:19
A wonderful shot of that lovely time when the day's heat starts to dissipate. So peaceful.
heather24-May-2010 08:08
Wonderful image Mairead.. beautifully composed. V
Kevin Chester24-May-2010 06:02
Sounds like the perfect day. And a nice shot to close it off
Walter O. Koenig24-May-2010 01:31
Superb composition with the layered background and the silhouettes. Beautiful tones and light, and the moon is the icing on the cake. "V"
Stephanie24-May-2010 00:57
Spectacular silhouette! V
lou_rozensteins24-May-2010 00:36
Unusual composition. I like the verticals. Well done.
Sam Stevenson24-May-2010 00:32
Excellent image - somehow this seems to convey a feeling of yearning - very nice.
laine23-May-2010 23:51
Love the silhouette...nothing like a sea breeze to cool things down!!
Frank Brault23-May-2010 23:17
Even without the moon this would be a fine picture. With it it is fantastic. The like and color are marvelous.V
bill friedlander23-May-2010 22:30
Wonderful silhouette pattern against layers of blue. The moon is a bonus. V
Doug Cruden23-May-2010 22:26
This is really good, Mairead - I like the contrast between the horizontals of the water and sky with the vertical lines of the bush; excellently composed with the moon scuttling among the topmost branches
Alan K23-May-2010 22:11
Excellent arrangement of the "lines" of the branches "grabbing" the moon. It's unfortunate that the moon is seldom as effective in a shot as it looked in real life (though the limited size of a web image contributes to that) but it's still a very appealing composition element. I also like the horizontal banding of the water, clouds and sky.
Ulla Inkeri Huhta23-May-2010 21:14
Wow, wonderful shot! I love all the shades of blue in this one. V
Blandine Mangin23-May-2010 21:13
superb compo and mood ! v
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