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17.1.09 Chris Spracklen

Sunset over the reed beds, Shapwick (2019)

Shapwick, Somerset

Not HDR in the strict sense of the word, but a multi-exposed image mashed together with Photoshop.

Not to mention a heron flying in when I wasn't looking! ;o)

Thanks for all your wonderful comments on my recent work!

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Jeff Real01-Oct-2014 00:31
The mood of this piece is so very incredible ~V~
Ton T.08-Jan-2013 16:03
This is really GREAT!
Ann...29-Jun-2012 23:27
Guest 30-Jan-2012 21:15
Exquisite light. A lovely image.
Paolo Peggi (aka Bracciodiferro)23-Nov-2011 19:47
Beautiful capture...BV
shatterbug21-Nov-2011 09:05
The tones are wonderful...great compo too, and the well placed bird is a bonus!
Robbie D7012-Dec-2010 11:18
Beautiful image with so many eye popping areas.
bill friedlander31-Oct-2010 01:47
Beautiful sunset over a many layered landscape. The reeds stand out nicely against the water. Lovely warm tones. The bird is a bonus. V
William Vogt24-Mar-2010 18:01
Magical image Chris. The bird makes the image, well done.
Regards, Bill
larose forest photos20-Aug-2009 03:07
Again... stunning work! Very magical. VV
Jean D24-Jul-2009 00:46
Awesome sunset, Chris! A winning image and it certainly doesn't get better! Well done! ~V~
Paul L-R05-Jul-2009 23:45
A pure work of art, Chris, this reminds me of an old master painting. Perfect V
Eric Herbelin02-Apr-2009 06:34
Splendid! V
Sam Stevenson09-Mar-2009 23:56
This is a really stunning image - beautiful composition.
Thomas06-Feb-2009 21:23
Spectacular sunset image full of warm tones!
Theo Snijder03-Feb-2009 09:44
Like it. The bird adds the extra touch.
Guest 29-Jan-2009 01:38
Excellent work Chris... I like these warm tonalities... voted!
Guest 27-Jan-2009 08:00
You've made me speechless.
Steve Morris25-Jan-2009 11:51
Simply 'stunning' Chris!!!BV
Guest 24-Jan-2009 15:14
Stunning capture, Chris. The composition, color and light are perfect. Very well done BV
Robert Charity24-Jan-2009 13:59
the bird flying into the sun adds an extra touch, v
Ghislaine et Réal Boulet24-Jan-2009 00:55
Beautiful golden light with the bird in flight.
Guest 24-Jan-2009 00:45
Oh Chris, how could you have timed it better with the sun setting and the Heron in the right position for a fantastic capture! Beautiful composition, color and light! V
poetry66623-Jan-2009 17:56
The stray heron really adds something to this image. Alone it is very beautifully captured with amazing qualities. An almost golden presence in the lighting. This is quite sublime Chris and another one of your very best. BV!!!
Nikhil Bahl22-Jan-2009 22:07
Beautiful light and composition. v
Guest 22-Jan-2009 21:57
Wonderful capture Chris! Really love it! V
This is Chris in action while taking this beautiful scenery at Shapwick,
Sandi Whitteker22-Jan-2009 16:28
Gorgeous golden shot Chris. Love those amber waves of grain in the foreground, and the heron flew into a perfect spot.
Doug Cruden22-Jan-2009 06:57
Gloriously golden, Chris - beautiful light and colour, and the heron actually adds to the photo, bringing scale and proportion. V
Naret Visesvongsa22-Jan-2009 06:09
Very beautiful image Chris. V
monil21-Jan-2009 20:49
Love the lighting and colors.
Excellent composition. v
Guest 21-Jan-2009 17:46
You're on a roll, Chris... Another gorgeous image! Lucky you to get a heron flying through at just the right moment! :)
globalgadabout21-Jan-2009 16:21
awesome golden the wispy reeds...V
Lise Trempe21-Jan-2009 13:55
Great light and tones, I like very much the use of the grasses in the foreground for the first of the three rows in the composition. Splendid image.
CM Kwan21-Jan-2009 13:42
Wow, it's amazingly beautiful, Chris! An outstanding landscape picture! V
Victoria21-Jan-2009 13:30
Marvelous !!!!!!!fabulous sunset, gorgeous bird fly , awesome !!!!!!!!
Earl Arboneaux 21-Jan-2009 13:05
Great image,wonderful lighting and composition....
Renee Lockett21-Jan-2009 12:56
Chris, this is so beautifully captured. A delight to view. ~V~
Randy Adams21-Jan-2009 09:38
Fantastic composition Chris!
Paco López21-Jan-2009 06:34
Excellent!! V!
Guest 21-Jan-2009 06:14
Lovely picture ! Excellent composition. vVv
Hank Vander Velde21-Jan-2009 03:48
Beautiful scene Chris. Yes the Heron is a bonus. Very well composed image.
Char21-Jan-2009 01:56
I can't begin to tell you how much I love this scene Chris! It's like pictured poetry. \/
Marcia Rules21-Jan-2009 01:40
just gorgeous & inspiring, Chris...v
an nguyen21-Jan-2009 01:26
Tomasz Dziubinski - Photography21-Jan-2009 00:37
Beautiful image, great light and mood, Vote.
pkocinski21-Jan-2009 00:19
This is exceptional! ~V
Michel Jasmin20-Jan-2009 23:45
This great work
lou_rozensteins20-Jan-2009 22:55
Beautiful light and composition. It does look like a great bird habitat. Well done. Voted.
dane20-Jan-2009 22:11
You OWE that bird for making this one special...V
Paula Krugerud20-Jan-2009 20:53
Holy Smokes...can this get any more perfect!?! Fantastic light, comp, tone, mood...Excellent!
Milos Markovic20-Jan-2009 20:49
A Masterpiece, Chris!
Guest 20-Jan-2009 20:49
Wow! V!
Barbara Read and Fred Schaad20-Jan-2009 20:41
Magnificent! Voted
Guest 20-Jan-2009 20:41
Wow. Wonderful light and tones. In fact, I like the more monotone effect you achieved.
Bert de Vos20-Jan-2009 20:21
Wonderful capture Chris. Great light and mood. Regards, Bert. v
Guest 20-Jan-2009 20:20
Wonderful tones and light, lovely composition, skillful processing. GMV
Kevin Chester20-Jan-2009 19:41
Perfect. Love the bird leading your eye into the sun.
Guest 20-Jan-2009 19:12
Absolutely lovely!!!
Laryl20-Jan-2009 18:45
fabulous is an understatement!
TuTmin20-Jan-2009 18:40
superb capture. perfectly composed and taken.V~
DirkM - DMEpics20-Jan-2009 18:38
Ver y beautiful ! -V-
PauloCGama20-Jan-2009 18:37
magical light, Chris. wonderful perspective and the heron flying adds a special touch. v
Guest 20-Jan-2009 18:34
Great image! rfu
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