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Sun shining through clouds


Sun shining through clouds
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Copyright: Michael Porterfield (mporterf) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 72 W: 93 N: 141] (1022)
Genre: Places
Medium: Black & White
Date Taken: 2009-03-29
Categories: Nature
Camera: Canon EOS 40D
Exposure: f/14.0, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Theme(s): My Nature Photos, Clouds Sky Light [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2009-03-30 6:40
Viewed: 2303
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Driving home from church yesterday the sun and clouds were performing a marvelous dance together and I took a series of photos which I will be sharing over the next couple of days. this one you can see the sun peeking through the clouds and rays shining down to earth.


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  • skot Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 76 W: 10 N: 77] (453)
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Interesting choice in B/W, Mike. Most would have gone with the color. Brave decision.

It works, though. It makes you focus on the shape of the clouds and the rays.

I would try to increase the contrast between the clouds and the rays to really bring them out even more. I would have also tried to have used a little more of the earth to give a little more sense of scale.

Love it, though.

I like this one, almost very much. :) My reservation is the central placement of the "gap."

I like you ratio of earth to sky, but I think if this was cropped 1/3rd of the way down, it would be much more powerful.

Just my thought.

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