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Posted by
grouser (Ludlow, United Kingdom) on 10 September 2011 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

A clearer view of the town from Whitcliff

NIKON COOLPIX P7000 1/100 second F/4.0 ISO 100 28 mm (35mm equiv.)

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

I like this even more than yesterday's shot. It is so restful to look out over the far distance that you have captured so clearly and almost delicately.

10 Sep 2011 5:39am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

This one is instantly a winner

10 Sep 2011 6:56am

@CElliottUK: I was thinking about your comment on my picture of yesterday and the comparison today, where most people seem to prefer today's. Yesterdays one is my favourite of the two but the response has made me wonder why. I really liked the glow of the foliage and it was a much more challenging shot to get right, so perhaps the difficulty makes me view it differently. It is one of the interesting aspects of exhibiting work I guess. I noticed it when showing paintings and sculpture. Often the ones I was most pleased with were the ones that failed to sell:)

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Aye lad, much better!

10 Sep 2011 8:05am

@Curly: See my comment to Chris

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Nice one, I too prefer it to yesterdays

10 Sep 2011 8:07am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

This one is even better view! Beautiful place!

10 Sep 2011 9:28am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

I have carefully read your explanation Grouser! ... You're right in everything. To me something similar happens. Rarely matches what I like with the comments. I guess the look of someone who does the photography and of the beholder collide ... I love to yesterday's ... more. The reflection of lights in green is wonderful, as you say ... very d always eat the green light and is difficult to achieve correct ambient light ... It is true that we learn many things when we expose our photos ... there is always a wealth of input from fellow photographers ... I wish you a nice day and thanks friend. Adela

10 Sep 2011 9:41am

Rick from Toronto, Canada

I like this as much, in a different way, as yesterday's post (which was more about sunlight accenting the trees)... this framing of a pretty town within the boughs = pretty !

10 Sep 2011 11:45am

Don from Spokane, United States

A fine shot of the town. I checked yesterday's to be sure I recalled it. Both are interesting and successful shots to me, but very different. Today's I like for the clear view of the city and yesterday's for the growth used as a screen for the tower.

10 Sep 2011 12:26pm

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

I like that you had to climb the tree for this shot : ] Yesterday was a tapestry of the village that invited the viewer to provide their own narrative, todays is the more conventional "nice shot" view that tells all. best…jf

10 Sep 2011 12:53pm

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Beautiful shot - the composition with the leaves surrounding the frame is excellent. However, I'm like you in that I prefer yesterday's shot with the lines and curves of the tree trunks combined with just a hint of the city beyond. Congrats on your color spotlight!

10 Sep 2011 1:44pm

@Jason Politte: Thanks :)

L'Angevine from Angers, France

ah oui il est magnifique ce panorama et cette tour au loin
passe d'agréables moments et à bientôt

10 Sep 2011 1:56pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

I actually think this is the stronger because of (a) the tones (b) the natural framing and (c) you can actually see the wood for the trees (well the town and the spire then)

nice one G!

10 Sep 2011 3:59pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

The natural framing is wonderful, and this one focuses on the view in the distance, where yesterday's was about the light in the trees, w/something of interest in the background. I like them both!

10 Sep 2011 4:44pm

Jani from Sweden

beautiful capture!

10 Sep 2011 6:05pm

Michael Fresh from Chester, United Kingdom

To continue the dialogue; this shot is much more pleasing to the eye, but I can understand how the bright light on those shimmering leaves has made an impression on you. I often see the same, a pool of sunlight focussed on soil around the base of a tree for example.

10 Sep 2011 10:10pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Outstanding framing by the trees

10 Sep 2011 10:21pm

Becky from los angeles, United States

Perfectly framed and very beautiful. I'm fond of both of them - for different reasons.

11 Sep 2011 4:03am

1/100 second
ISO 100
28 mm (35mm equiv.)