Juxtaposition

© Mitch Spence

Juxtaposition

Melissa Olsen level-deluxe 7/1/2010 7:29:46 AM

I would love to visit this countryside...I would most likely get caught up in the history. Fantastic job Mitch! #1283916

Jack Ryan level-deluxe 7/1/2010 7:59:09 AM

What a beautiful image!!! Very well composed and the detail and colors are excellent as well. A beautiful country...and your photo does it justice. Well done. #8727659

Jeff W. Robinson level-deluxe 7/1/2010 8:35:51 AM

Great comp and dramatic capture Mitch!! Nice work! Jeff #8727721

Patricia A. Stalter level-deluxe 7/1/2010 8:38:20 AM

Oh girl... you done a good rework here! #8727731

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 7/1/2010 8:43:58 AM

WOW!! Just beautiful, Mitch. Fantastic composition and lighting. #8727762

Marty Straub level-deluxe 7/1/2010 9:07:57 AM

Huge impact from your pov, Mitch. Love the contrast of old and new, and you give us such a wonderful view to go with it. #8727817

Monnie Ryan level-deluxe 7/1/2010 10:15:25 AM

Fabulous, Mitch -- even if I'm Irish only by proxy (Jack), this is a country I'd love to visit. Wonderful composition and detail! #8727942

Joanna Madloch 7/1/2010 11:13:39 AM

Amazing picture, Mitch. Just stunning comp and effect. #8728094

Amalia Sylvia Ms Arriaga Salinas level-deluxe 7/1/2010 12:40:35 PM

Fantastic composition!, Very dramatic image Mitch!,
Amalia #8728234

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-deluxe 7/1/2010 4:12:53 PM

It's STILL an incredible capture, Mitch! Beautiful re-work! :-) k #8728655

Janie S. Oliver 7/1/2010 6:20:58 PM

Absolutely amazing. Beautiful capture. #8728870

David Phalen level-deluxe 7/1/2010 6:21:23 PM

Fabulous POV with excellent tones. textures and sky!! Very well done Mitch!! #8728871

Joannie M. Bertucci level-deluxe 7/1/2010 8:23:16 PM

A quintessencial Irish country side composition Mitch! The land of my ancestors! #8729088

Michelle Alton level-deluxe 7/2/2010 2:08:39 AM

Makes one wonder just WHAT was being worshipped in that ancient day. A very thought provoking and lovely view of ancient Ireland. #8729478

Leslie McLain level-deluxe 7/2/2010 4:41:57 AM

Beautiful capture and perspective, Mitch. I love the brooding feel of the image which goes along so well with the ancient castle. #8729662

Karen Celella level-deluxe 7/2/2010 9:01:00 AM

Great work in giving this gorgeous landscape a revival, Mitch. #8730189

Kathy Wesserling level-deluxe 7/3/2010 8:37:46 AM

You nailed the image and the underlying concept perfectly, Mitch. #8731946

Mitch Spence level-deluxe 7/3/2010 10:09:16 AM

Thank you, everyone. I'm so pleased that you like it. #8732056

Terry Cervi level-deluxe 7/12/2010 12:35:17 PM

Gorgeous work, Mitch!! #8751122

Awdrey M. Hamilton 7/13/2010 10:16:13 PM

Very impressive...looks like something out of a fairy tale to me. #8760579

Mitch Spence level-deluxe 7/15/2010 9:18:03 AM

Terry and Awdrey, thank you! I appreciate it. #8765515

Kerry Penn level-deluxe 7/17/2010 4:40:13 AM

Oh wow! What a cool shot. Everything about it is great--composition, detail, color. Just wow! #8769295

Mitch Spence level-deluxe 7/18/2010 8:48:52 AM

Thank you very much, Kerry. #8771376

Susan K. Snow level-deluxe 7/31/2010 8:31:55 PM

Beautiful composition, perspective, tonality and details, Mitch. The sky is perfect with the mood of scene. Very well done! #8798104

Amanda D. Austwick level-deluxe 8/8/2010 9:59:12 AM

Mitch, this is my favorite image. Maybe it tis to my Irish heritage, or do to the trip I took to Ireland when I was young. I just love the countryside there. I know Stuart is British, but my favorite part of the UK that I saw was Wales. It is actually his favorite part too. #8813580

Mitch Spence level-deluxe 8/12/2010 10:02:58 AM

Thank you very much, Amanda. My husband's Scottish, and we went there many years ago but just barely touched on Wales. #8822874

Joanna Madloch 8/13/2010 12:48:33 PM

Congrats, Mitch! #8825668

Amanda D. Austwick level-deluxe 8/13/2010 12:58:47 PM

Congratulations Mitch on this beautiful Finalist! #8825738

Jack Ryan level-deluxe 8/13/2010 2:47:29 PM

Way to go, Mitch...congrats again. #8826812

Craig W. Myers level-deluxe 8/13/2010 3:35:00 PM

Fine comp and excellent storytelling. #8827132

Nikki McDonald level-deluxe 8/13/2010 4:40:21 PM

So much ageless drama here, Mitch -- in the subject, the lighting, the tones. Congratulations on the finalist and good luck in the next round. #8827704

Monnie Ryan level-deluxe 8/13/2010 6:42:21 PM

Fabulous, Mitch - congratulations on a well-deserved Finalist! #8828703

Allen O. Howard 8/13/2010 6:53:54 PM

Excellent Mitch! Congratulations! This is good!!! #8828790

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 8/14/2010 6:36:17 AM

wonderful finalist, congratulations! #8830724

Nancyj Hovey level-deluxe 8/14/2010 7:27:17 AM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8831076

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-deluxe 8/14/2010 10:48:28 AM

Congratulations on this awesome Finalist Mitch!

jo ann c. #8831976

Debra R. Harder level-deluxe 8/14/2010 1:28:27 PM

Love, love, love this, Mitch!! Wonderful POV, lighting and overall mood. Congratulations on another BRILLIANT finalist! Deb #8832731

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-deluxe 8/14/2010 8:36:44 PM

WTG on all your awesome finalists, Mitch! :-) k #8834428

Christine Czernin level-deluxe 8/14/2010 11:34:11 PM

This is such a wonderful capture, with everything working together.
I can see it on a book cover of a mystery novel in Ireland.
Good luck. #8834771

Patricia A. Coblentz level-deluxe 8/15/2010 1:14:09 AM

Like a fantasy...congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Mitch! #8834989

Ken Smith level-deluxe 8/16/2010 5:17:13 AM

Nice rework, Mitch..paid off...congrats to you!! #8838620

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-deluxe 8/16/2010 7:22:15 PM

Beautiful image..Congratulations on a well deserved finlist !! #8841548

Linda Blair level-deluxe 8/17/2010 5:44:45 AM

Gorgeous Mitch...congratulations!!! #8842635

Claudine Grove level-deluxe 8/17/2010 11:20:30 AM

Good eye, congrats #8843514

Mitch Spence level-deluxe 8/19/2010 9:35:00 AM

Thank you, everyone, for your congratulations and comments. They and you are always appreciated. #8848474

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Description

An ancient Celtic stone and much more recent church in the Irish countryside. This is a rework of one from several years ago.

Nature and Landscapes

Exif: F Number: 20, Exposure Bias Value: 0.33, ExposureTime: 2222222/100000000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 28.00 mm, Model: NIKON D100

Uploaded on 7/1/2010 7:24:12 AM

Made With

Camera: Nikon D100 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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