Aim for Gold

© Ian Downey

Aim for Gold

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict 5/25/2007 12:45:03 AM

Lovely capture and presentation here Ian...Dominick #661577

Ian Downey level-addict 5/25/2007 1:38:50 AM

Hi there Dominick,
Thanks very much for your kind words. They are appreciated. As it happens I had this shot up earlier in another category when someone kindly pointed out it`s possible suitability for the `monthly theme` which quite frankly I had not even seen nor looked at. I will have to pay more attention in future to what is going on.
Ian #4327351

Gail Vitikacs level-addict 5/25/2007 3:48:01 AM

Terrific!!! Best of luck...it certainly is beautiful! #4327816

Ian Downey level-addict 5/25/2007 3:56:54 AM

Thanks Gail for your very kind words.
Ian #4327843

Marta J. Baldwin level-addict 5/25/2007 4:17:14 AM

I really like the pov and the tint made this perfect for the monthly theme. Great job Ian! #4327929

Ian Downey level-addict 5/25/2007 4:19:59 AM

Thanks Marta - appreciated.
Ian #4327949

Susan M. Hembree level-addict 5/27/2007 7:44:58 PM

Nice image, Ian! And the gold coloring really gives it a lot of depth. #4337380

Ian Downey level-addict 5/28/2007 2:47:54 AM

Thanks Susan - your comment is appreciated.
Ian #4338047

Elizabeth A. Marker level-addict 5/28/2007 10:38:04 AM

WOW, Gorgeous image!!! #4339442

Ian Downey level-addict 5/28/2007 11:37:29 AM

Thanks, Elizabeth your comments are appreciated.
Ian #4339582

Ian Downey level-addict 5/28/2007 11:37:33 AM

Thanks, Elizabeth your comments are appreciated.
Ian #4339583

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Description

This statue was taken while touring an estate garden. I knelt down and used a low angle low to cut out all extraneous items which would have spoilt the shot. Lens used was my 12-24 wide angle up close. The background sky was very dull and overcast so I used a tint in P.S. to give the shot some punch.

Uploaded on 5/25/2007 12:43:02 AM

Made With

Camera: Nikon D2XS Digital SLR Camera

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