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Winter Sun

Posted by
Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 7 January 2011 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Low winter sun casting shadows over a snow covered landscape near home in Cheshire.

NIKON D700 1/2000 second F/8.0 ISO 200 16 mm (35mm equiv.)

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sunstone_maria from California, United States

Spectacular!!!! amazing!!! what a great inspiration!!!

7 Jan 2011 5:12am

Andrew from United Kingdom

Happy New Year Ian, Another great shot for the start of the year and Congrats on the Nikon in frame win

7 Jan 2011 7:03am

Sockpuppet from Canberra, Australia

perfect use of exposure, in what looks to be a tricky metering scene. great shot

7 Jan 2011 8:07am

Richard from Duns, United Kingdom

Perfect in every way

7 Jan 2011 8:23am

Daryl Johnson from New Malden, United Kingdom

What a glorious angle! Classic.

7 Jan 2011 8:53am

guillaume from Paris, France

Magnific ! Bravo !

7 Jan 2011 9:44am

Punit from Somewhere in, India

Lovely capture! The lighting and the BW - wonderful. Good to see you back. Happy New Year, Ian!

7 Jan 2011 10:58am

GJC from Kyoto (京都), Japan

Marvelously done. The control of light is masterful.

7 Jan 2011 12:02pm

Didier from Tubize, Belgium

Fantastic shot!

7 Jan 2011 1:12pm

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

Lovely capture Ian!

7 Jan 2011 1:48pm

yvanmarn from Slovenia

WOW! Nice shot and a great blog, congratulations!

7 Jan 2011 5:56pm

Scene by Sharon Photography from Kingston, Ontario, Canada


7 Jan 2011 6:38pm

tom from Germany

Absolutely gorgeous. I love the long shadows.

7 Jan 2011 8:19pm

Demo from Villeneuve d, France

fantastic ligth! very nice picture!

7 Jan 2011 10:13pm

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States


8 Jan 2011 12:01am

LGBravo from Lisbon, Portugal

Superb image, excellent lighting

8 Jan 2011 5:36pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

classic Bramham!

9 Jan 2011 8:53am

Stefan from Thiersee, Austria

Beautiful image, nice light!

9 Jan 2011 3:26pm

Raj from London, United Kingdom

Another quality image. Love this.

10 Jan 2011 12:55am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

excellent use of back-lighting here to emphasise the silhouette and to have wonderful long shadows lead into the shot! superb tonal range as well!

10 Jan 2011 5:32am

plópez from benicarló, Spain

cool shot

10 Jan 2011 10:04am

Magda from Vancouver, Canada


11 Jan 2011 1:11am

Marie from FRESNES, France

splendide, très belle composition noir et blanc.

13 Jan 2011 3:33pm

lux from Munich, Germany

brilliant as always!

15 Jan 2011 3:56pm

Lila from Leipzig, Germany

FANTASTIC!!! Gongrats

15 Jan 2011 6:40pm

Anthony from Toms River, United States

Great use of light and shadows. Very nice shot.

19 Jan 2011 2:38am

kEvin from Beijing, China

waw. it's really amazing! great shoot! ^^

15 Feb 2011 5:25pm

Naveen Bachwani from Bombay (Mumbai), India

Outstanding, Ian!

24 Feb 2011 5:35am

DanL from Falls Church, United States

And I think it gets stronger if the horizon line vertically halves the image (chop the foreground)!

9 Mar 2011 3:35am

1/2000 second
ISO 200
16 mm (35mm equiv.)