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Sun burns a hole in the clouds

Posted by
kiwisa (North Shore, New Zealand) on 26 July 2010 in Landscape & Rural.

Canon EOS 450D 1/1250 second F/10.0 ISO 200 18 mm

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Well seen! Is that fringing on the lens on the sea, or a natural effect?

26 Jul 2010 5:26am

@CElliottUK: Thanks - no not fringing but vegetation in the distance

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

Frances this is again a very lovely image...the bleak atmosphere, a weak sun in the curtain of heavy clouds and the brooding earth...beautifully made!

26 Jul 2010 5:32am

@Pavan Kaul: Thanks Pavan, the sun making a break from behind the clouds is always such a hopeful sign. The low mist burnt off really quickly and it turned ito a beautiful day:)

silver from Iran

very exciting and awesome

26 Jul 2010 5:39am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Simple shot but so effective.................

26 Jul 2010 6:53am

kate from lincolnshire, United Kingdom

stunning shot!!!:)

26 Jul 2010 6:59am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Very impressive compo and fabulous shot!!

26 Jul 2010 7:57am

Jean-Luc from Lyon, France

At least , sun win always ;-) Beautiful sky !

26 Jul 2010 8:06am

Yvon from Orleans, France

superb shot

26 Jul 2010 9:35am

Anne from a little red dot, Singapore

This is so beautiful, Frances. I like the title and frame, superb shot ! *did the sun burnt two holes on the ground too ;)

26 Jul 2010 10:23am

@Anne: Thanks and LOL yes - two more holes in the ground. Glad you saw them too;

Mhelene from Paris, France

Very impressiv and beautiful !

26 Jul 2010 10:26am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

I like the vast feel of this

26 Jul 2010 10:39am

Dilwenn from Bordeaux, France

Le ciel est immense et le soleil a pu se faire sa place!

26 Jul 2010 11:28am

Christel from Köln, Germany

Good afternoon Frances,
It's interesting how you have together the Sun and Earth, captured in an image. I like it very much. Have a nice day and all the best. Dear greetings Christel

26 Jul 2010 11:30am

@Christel: Thanks Christel, it would have been easy to crop the earth out of the image, but I felt it needed to be there. Enjoy your day:)

♏arleen from Netherlands

And this sun action is always very welcome...;-))
Very original capture!

26 Jul 2010 12:14pm

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

I don't know why, but this shot really gives a feeling of freedom and immensity ! Very well done, and perfect title also ;) Have a nice day Frances :)

26 Jul 2010 12:25pm

@Tamara: Thanks Tamara, I think leaving the little glimpse of the earth in the frame makes it look immense and I agree with you freedom - the sun is breaking through. Enjoy your day:)

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

That's a wonderful shot! We see this so often in life and rarely in picture. That sun burn capture is great.

26 Jul 2010 1:04pm

@Bettina: Thanks Bettina - I had not put on the ND filter yet, so was lucky to get such a crisp round sun:)

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

ha ! That is a cool image :)

26 Jul 2010 1:14pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

A nice and uneasy photo. Cheers

26 Jul 2010 5:38pm

Manola from Bassens, France

What a sky!!!! Grand;-)

26 Jul 2010 7:21pm

jamesy from christchurch, New Zealand

I love this shot and you are right the earth gives it perspective and in my opinion is necessary 5 stars from me

26 Jul 2010 9:31pm

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

a nice vision !!
friendships !

26 Jul 2010 11:09pm

Becky from los angeles, United States

I really like this image. So vast. Great colors of the sun.

27 Jul 2010 12:59am

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, United States

Stunning shot! Love the perspective and style of your image! Well done!!!

27 Jul 2010 2:07am

Canon EOS 450D
1/1250 second
ISO 200
18 mm