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Electro Sky by CarlesReig Electro Sky by CarlesReig
Just another sky photo? I hope, not!

Unless the focus is set on sky, that 'electric tower' gives another sense to entire shot.

Played a bit with contrast and brightness and added a little frame with The GIMP (as usual).

Full view encouraged!
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:iconaunjuli:
aunjuli Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2006
Such spectacular colors in the sky! I'm not sure what else to say that hasn't been said already. Wonderful job!
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pink-eyed Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2006  Hobbyist Photographer
woah - very beautiful colors!!
like this!
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self-replica Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2006  Professional General Artist
I get a feeling of a storm rising. The colors are really awesome.
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:iconjolty:
jolty Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2005  Hobbyist Digital Artist
My god, it's beautiful. If I could paint, I'd like to paint something like that. How do people get such good shots of the sky?
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CarlesReig Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2005
50% lucky.
50% being on the right place on a good moment.

:D
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disinformatique Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2005  Hobbyist General Artist
the electric tower is infact the main focal point in this composition, and no its not another sky shot, it definitel has a character of its own, the light tower in the lower left side adds a frame of reference to the photograph and gives us a sense of distance.

Chris
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owenob1 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2005   Filmographer
Congratulations, You've won the 3 deviantion competition with this entry, It can be seen on my user page for the next month! :+fav: and :+watch:
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CarlesReig Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2005
Good! Thank u.
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owenob1 Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2005   Filmographer
yer, a very very good image!
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broken-toy Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2005
great use of colour, the positioning really helps the pic stand out, and the sunset looks very nice
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StrangerCadmium Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2005
oooooh, aaaaaah. i love it, its a perfect grab at the sky dragged down with a bit of earth hangning in. the comosition is lovely, i feel the bottom left hand coener balances out with the tower. beautiful work, keep it up
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mp0 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2005
I love the colors!, the compsure is good as well. nice job!
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Anoya Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2005   Photographer
I'm a bit suprised how great you made "horizon garbage" look! (We call high things, like this 'electric tower' and big antennas "horizon garbage" cause it almost always ruins great views, but like I said you make it look great!).

The colors are superb. I got to love the silhouettes in this :nod: I like the fact you still photographed a tiny bit of land and not just the sky as we get to see a lot in such photos. You make it look really 'real'.

The border looks great, really makes the colors and especially the dark clouds stand out more.

Well done =)
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snarfer Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2005
stunning, looks like streaks of fire are coming out of the sky. :clap:
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refemall Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2005   Photographer
I like this one better. It has more of a clash theme going on. Nice shot!
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angel-obsesser Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2005
A friend once told me that sky is hard to photograph since there isn't anything actually happening and that is the reason a lot of shots turn out really flat. Because the photographer hasn't managed to make the sky live and talk.
With this shot, I can't see that. But what I can see is that the massiveness of the wires and the great composition (the clourd and the ground are not paralel) really catch your attention and although there is a lot of darkness coming from the clouds the shot doesn't feel off-balance.
I dislike the streetlight though, but you can't help that. It would have been an interesting addition if the shot had been closer to the light and that would have resulted in showing an idea of how the artificial light takes the job from the real light. But this way isn't bad too, everything else compensates the small distraction. Well done :nod:
And congrats on the feature by :devalphye-ali:
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angel-obsesser Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2005
*:devalphieali:
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CarlesReig Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2005
That's the way i like it! aha aha! :D

So glad to "hear" such comments like this. Thank u for comment & :+fav:
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S-t-r-a-n-g-e Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2005
Congrats, man !! Great shot, awesome colors !
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just-an0ther-d0t Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2005
great shot:clap:
and sorry this isn't Advanced Critique
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friskyryski Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2005
Absolutely beautiful. The colors are fantastic, and the electric tower does add a lot. Nice job!
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:iconspamuel:
Spamuel Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2005   Writer
i liek the contrast between the bottom and top half of the sky... makes this pic more interesting that most "sky shots"
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MumblingIdiot Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2005  Professional
I agree, it does give another sense to the shot. The sky on it's own is very impressive, looks like a huge great painting. But the tower, the lamp and the sort of lava/furnace colour of the sky give the whole thing a very industrial feel. Great shot.
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mcfonk Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2005
cool sweeping lines.. i like it
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sweetheart18 Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2005
Wow... :jawdrop:

The bands of color in the sky are mind-blowing and just beautiful. *stares amazed*
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insanity-is-a-gift Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2005
such a powerful picture i love it ;p
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:iconrocketo:
Rocketo Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2005
really nice contrast on the color light makes in sunset
a very good shot :D
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MagdalenaTR Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2005  Professional Interface Designer
very nice.. it's interesting that the lines the the sky sort of go along with the power lines... :D
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tamplix Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2005
Pues muy buena sí señor...

Sobre el cielo no te voy a decir nada porque salta a la vista: espectacular.

Me gusta como has encuadrado la imagen dejando parte de la torre fuera de la imagen... eso ha permitido que cupiera en la foto más cable cruzando la zona más oscura del cielo... da perpectiva a la imagen. Me gusta además como queda la silueta de la torre recortada contra los diferentes tonos del cielo de arriba a abajo.

Y aunque al primer vistazo pensé "esa farolaaaa... no sé no sé..."; creo que ahora me gusta más.

El contraste y los colores me han parecido increibles...

O sea que me ha gustado mucho... :clap: :+fav:
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Shinobi-No-Mono Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2005
Bonito contraste de azules y rojos :thumbsup:
Tengo una similar en mi galería :aww: [link]
es como si delante de algo así uno no pudiera evitar fotografiarlo :lolly:
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Mona-Cake Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2005
Absolutely gorgeous!
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Arwassa Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2005
Pese a ser muy molestos en mundo rural, tengo especial afinidad estética con los cables y las torres de alta tensión..vete a saber por qué.
Precioso cielo, con torre y farola incluidas
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karakarton Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2005
Brutal!!!
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Insulting Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2005
I'm erally happy you played with the contrast. It turned out to be a beautiful shot :)
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1ArmedScissors Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2005   Photographer
Im at a loss for words. :+fav:
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tomegatherion Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2005  Professional Photographer
lovely colors, specially at the bottom :)
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EpochalypseArtStudio Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2005   Digital Artist
The sky in this is really amazing, and this is one of the only peices I've seen where power lines don't make you look away from the rest of the picture, that is how powerful the sky is. Great capture.
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Supremacia Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2005  Student Digital Artist
esta tremenda
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SpriG Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2005
lovely composition. i think the photo is seperated in three parts. the warm colors in the background, the dark and cold clouds and the "electro power" in the foreground. really nice concept and so the mixture of the warm and the cold colors combined with an unnatural power. great!
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supermonkey110 Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2005
nevermind I dont know why I thought is was slanted sorry
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supermonkey110 Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2005
great colours nice shot but the shot is at an angle
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:iconangelofhopeandlove:
angelofhopeandlove Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2005
I love the colors! This is a pretty nice shot and I love how you included the electric lines/tower in it, too!
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jmb462 Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2005
Amazing colors and a good titleand composition : that makes a great shot. :clap:
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:iconprincessharas:
PrincessHaras Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2005
Thats v interesting, such a good idea & i love the colours!
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:iconaxcelia:
axcelia Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2005
Another nice shot. The Powerline makes it more dramatic.
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:iconrakkie:
Rakkie Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2005
Spain? may i talk in spanish? thank to god

Me gustan los colores, por supuesto el ángulo de la torre es perfecto porque no ocupa mucho espacio y se puede apreciar bien el cielo en esa hora tan magnífica... muy buenos matices rojizos, la tomaste en el momento perfecto xD
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vita-luna Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2005  Student Traditional Artist
amazing color!
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:icongilder:
Gilder Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2005
really pretty. I love the positioning of the tower
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SevenPhotoDFW Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2005  Hobbyist Photographer
rather nice shot. I love the clouds and the cloud lighting in this one, +fav well deserved
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Delusionist Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2005
Beautiful! is this in ARizona!? looks like a little place I know and looks like a southwestern sunset!
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