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Dusk in the Mountains

Posted by
Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 10 September 2008 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

A photo taken during an evening walk high up in the Auvergne mountains near the village of Allanche.

NIKON D40 1/100 second F/5.3 ISO 200 24 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Loretta from San Mateo, United States

Beautiful as usual. Your eye is amazing. I love the fact that it is B & W, I think you see more depth in the picture you are not so distracted by the color.

10 Sep 2008 5:04am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

The clouds have made it very attractive indeed Ian.

10 Sep 2008 6:51am

Daryl from Amagasaki, Japan

Captured beautiful light here.

10 Sep 2008 7:20am

yz from Budapest, Hungary

Fantastic composition! Even the clouds, the rock on the left, the fence, the highlights and shadows work perfectly to balance out the whole image

10 Sep 2008 7:25am

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

This is refreshing Ian! Beautiful sky and clouds... and the atmosphere is lovely!:-) Great composition, as always.

10 Sep 2008 8:29am

GJC from Kyoto, Japan

What a great line! That fence is wonderful. And the cloud in the little wedge near the top left corner is perfect.

10 Sep 2008 12:59pm

Rui from Leiria, Portugal

Great composition. Like the framing. The fence captures the eye, taking it through the scene. The clouds help to balance the image. Good work Ian

10 Sep 2008 1:53pm

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

Wonderful light. Especially I like how the eye is led by the fence.

10 Sep 2008 2:48pm

Anthony Lambert from Bielefeld, Germany

Great drama,very good work.

10 Sep 2008 3:01pm

dj.tigersprout from San Bruno, CA, United States

gorgeous light and scenery -- i just love that zig-zagging fence! i had an incident with one just like it in the south of Iceland -- i tried to cross over it and nearly ripped me pants in two! ;)

10 Sep 2008 4:16pm

_____ H o M o _____ from Tehran, Iran

beautiful shot.

good bless you .

10 Sep 2008 4:32pm

Stefan from Thiersee, Austria

Great composition, beautiful capture!

10 Sep 2008 8:23pm

Margie from Auckland, New Zealand

Hm, it looks like it was pretty high judging by those clouds...
The fence is great. I love the line of it pulling the eye through the photo but also the look of it - all askew and almost falling down...very cool photo.

11 Sep 2008 10:33am

Kylie Greenan from Richmond, Australia

As always, stunning work from you Ian! Beautiful!

11 Sep 2008 12:05pm

Laurie from New Jersey, United States

This is beautiful. The light is perfect.

11 Sep 2008 12:22pm

gbe from kansas city, United States

gorgeous light and composition

11 Sep 2008 5:08pm

Mackan from Sweden

Peaceful landscape, gorgeous b+w shot!

13 Sep 2008 11:55am

LB from Portugal

Beautiful picture, indeed.

13 Sep 2008 5:03pm

Saxi from Erlangen, Germany

what a great place to be - love the directions in this image very much. it's a great thing to see far i love it ;o)

15 Sep 2008 4:04pm

Jose (Conflagratio) from Valencia, Spain

Hi, this sky is... is... Marvellous! Woooww

15 Sep 2008 7:12pm

Photo Traces from United States

wow, very interesting, dynamic composition and amazing contrast, love it

15 Sep 2008 9:24pm

Frida from Sweden

Lovely contrasts in this image and I also like the difference in the light trough out the picture.

16 Sep 2008 6:38am

Viewfinder from Bradenton, United States

A striking image Ian.

16 Sep 2008 11:47am

tom from Frankfurt, Germany

Stunning B&W. I like the light and the composition.

16 Sep 2008 7:41pm

missparis from PARIS, France

I like this curve of barbed wires

17 Sep 2008 9:06am

Rob from Mount Joy, United States

makes me want to get on a horse and be a cowboy :)

great shot and composition!

17 Sep 2008 11:20am

gbe from kansas city, United States

beautiful composition and exposure/tones

20 Sep 2008 7:39pm

DonLon from Providence, RI, United States

Echoing everyone else, great composition! Nice detail throughout. Excellent monochrome subject.

23 Sep 2008 4:27pm

shoti from Everywhere in the, Philippines

well composed photo. nice tones, too.

12 Oct 2008 5:27am

1/100 second
ISO 200
24 mm (35mm equiv.)