Eucalypts before the storm

© Paul E. Earl

Eucalypts before the storm

Aimee S. McMaster level-classic 7/29/2008 1:33:24 AM

...and you're doing a great job with the tones and light Paul...wonderful conversion..Aimee #969384

Ray & Audrey Clarke 7/29/2008 1:36:05 AM

Wonderful series of shots Paul, great scene #6243470

Brett Dolsen 7/29/2008 1:38:28 AM

Excellent conversion and a great image for this treatment Paul!!Very dramatic mood!Brett #6243472

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 7/29/2008 1:42:29 AM

And you know Paul that I love B/W images too, this is beautiful.


Dominick #6243476

Renee Doyle level-classic 7/29/2008 1:45:57 AM

My fav so far too!!! Absolutely perfect Paul!! #6243478

Margaret R. Barry level-classic 7/29/2008 1:46:38 AM

Fantastic, Paul, Great composition, tones, detail and mood! #6243480

Renata Gusciora level-classic 7/29/2008 1:54:53 AM

Amazing composition and image,Paul! #6243495

Paul Michko level-classic 7/29/2008 1:57:22 AM

Mine too, Paul. This is absolutely awesome. Excellent conversion job. Very compelling image. #6243500

Tiia Vissak level-classic 7/29/2008 2:02:41 AM

A great image! I can almost feel the wind! #6243512

Michelle Alton level-classic 7/29/2008 2:16:44 AM

Absolutely brilliant, Paul. Love the light on the tree trunks and the beauty in the clouds. #6243553

Avril Young level-classic 7/29/2008 2:16:55 AM

Keep them coming, you are doing a wonderful job on them...lovely sepia tones...can almost feel the storm brewing...Beautifully done Paul #6243555

Anne M. Young 7/29/2008 2:17:52 AM

Wow - fantastic #6243558

Nadya Johnson 7/29/2008 2:27:44 AM

WOWEEE! This is a Favorite for me, too! FANTASTIC, Paul! If it wasn't 4:30 in the morning and I wasn't quite so tired, I could go on and on about this really stunning photo! (You are probably glad of that. LOL!) In my book, this is totally a Winner! Awesome work in all respects! #6243579

Vitor Dias 7/29/2008 2:41:30 AM

This is an amazing picture, powerful, mysterious the play on highlight and lights against shadow and darkness is well balance.lovely tone Paul.

rgs Vitor #6243607

Tarun Bose 7/29/2008 3:10:00 AM

All the way a winner. Outstanding photograph. Well done Paul. #6243718

Manuel Barrera 7/29/2008 3:14:04 AM

I can understand why, Paul, there is a lot of drama unfolding in this one #6243730

Carol Sawyer 7/29/2008 3:39:40 AM

Beautiful capture and tones, Paul!! #6243795

Roxanne M. Bubar level-classic 7/29/2008 3:39:41 AM

Paul, outstanding work.
Gorgeous tones, clarity and image.
I can see why this is a favorite of yours.
A winner. #6243796

Michael G. Marshall 7/29/2008 3:55:15 AM

Outstanding image Paul! Wonderful tones, excellent lighting and terrific capture of the intensity of the moment! Michael #6243878

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 7/29/2008 4:24:09 AM

This is a Great B&W image Paul!! Wonderful comp, lighting and capture! Jeff #6244004

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic 7/29/2008 4:41:11 AM

This is great!!! LOve it! #6244082

Karen Slagle level-classic 7/29/2008 6:20:33 AM

Gorgeous, Paul... #6244476

Bojan Bencic level-classic 7/29/2008 11:06:59 AM

Fantastic work, Paul. It looks so dramatic in B/W. #6245730

Karen Engelbreth level-classic 7/29/2008 2:59:34 PM

This is a wonderful B&W image, Paul - great and very creative work.. #6246403

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 7/29/2008 5:28:34 PM

This is Sensationally gorgeous!!!!! Love the not quite B&W look to this and the details and composition are spectacular!!!!! ♫ k #6246887

Teresa A. Burnett level-classic 7/29/2008 7:29:33 PM

WOW!!! I can see why this would be your fav Paul!! I love the tones and lighting!! Awesome shot!! #6247278

Mary K. Robison level-classic 7/30/2008 3:38:33 AM

Great idea to convert this, Paul ~ it makes the trees almost three-dimensional with the threatening clouds behind them. Moody, beautiful capture. #6248417

Evy Johansen level-classic 7/30/2008 11:33:54 PM

This is so beautiful, Paul!! Wonderful contrast and tones!! #6252151

KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S. level-classic 7/31/2008 8:24:38 AM

PAUL...EXCELLENT TONE WITH THIS IMAGE.

KARU. #6253708

Vladan D. Djordjevic level-classic 8/3/2008 12:23:59 AM

Fantastic tones and lighting. A wonderful image! #6263890

Stan J. Contrades level-classic 8/7/2008 12:41:04 AM

Excellent tonal ranges throughout on this beauty, Paul, and the dramatic sky adds another dimension! Beautifully done!!
Aloha,
Stan #6281942

Daniella Puente level-classic 8/13/2008 12:33:09 PM

I can imagine this one to be everyones FAV!!! the convertion is perfect Paul, neat and wonderful photo... #6309036

Karen Engelbreth level-classic 8/21/2008 3:29:03 PM

Congrats on your finalist, Paul! #6343595

Margaret R. Barry level-classic 8/21/2008 3:35:47 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Paul! #6343657

Nadya Johnson level-classic 8/21/2008 3:55:44 PM

Wooo hoooo! So glad to see this in the finals, Paul!! Congrats! Hope it gets some gold! #6343847

Carla Metzler level-classic 8/21/2008 4:02:48 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Paul! #6343928

Jennifer L. Alder level-classic 8/21/2008 4:12:49 PM

Congrats, Paul, on this beautiful finalist image :) #6344059

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-classic 8/21/2008 4:14:35 PM

WHOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOO
HUGE Congrats and best of luck in the next round! #6344087

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 8/21/2008 5:11:24 PM

Congratulations on this outstanding Finalist, Paul! #6344986

Michelle Alton level-classic 8/21/2008 5:22:51 PM

Gorgeous finalist, Paul. Congratulations! #6345114

Teresa A. Burnett level-classic 8/21/2008 5:50:52 PM

Huge congratulations on this fantastic finalist Paul!! #6345476

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 8/21/2008 5:51:56 PM

Paul -- The black and white really brings this to life. Well done. Congrats on this outstanding finalist. #6345492

Deb Koskovich 8/21/2008 6:03:53 PM

Way to go, Paul, congrats! #6345643

Amanda Chapman 8/21/2008 7:25:25 PM

I am loving this image!!!!!

Congrats on your finalist!!! #6346664

Evy Johansen level-classic 8/21/2008 8:04:10 PM

Big congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Paul!! #6347087

Renee Doyle level-classic 8/22/2008 12:55:41 AM

Told you it was my fav!!!! Huge congrats on this wonderful finalist Paul!! #6348393

Carol Sawyer level-classic 8/22/2008 3:32:53 AM

Congratulations, Paul!! #6348990

Katarina Mansson level-classic 8/22/2008 4:29:45 AM

Love the composition, B/W and light in this fantastic picture. Congratulations Paul! #6349221

Mitzie Loland level-classic 8/22/2008 5:46:49 AM

Congratulations on your finalist Paul!! #6349624

Daniella Puente level-classic 8/22/2008 8:23:22 AM

Congratulations on this beauty Paul! #6350513

Lynne Morris level-classic 8/22/2008 12:34:38 PM

WTG Paul, Huge Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. #6351752

Tiia Vissak level-classic 8/22/2008 1:52:36 PM

Congratulations! #6352315

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 8/22/2008 5:00:41 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Paul!!! #6352964

Brett Dolsen 8/22/2008 9:20:49 PM

Congratulations Paul on your great finalist!!Best of Luck!!Brett #6354059

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 8/23/2008 3:52:41 AM

Congrats Paul on your Excellent Finalist!! Jeff #6354695

Colleen Farrell level-classic 8/23/2008 4:14:29 PM

I can see why this is a fave for you--it's fantastic!! Congratulations on a gorgeous finalist, Paul! #6356813

Pat Gamwell 8/24/2008 2:47:42 PM

Exceptional work and definitely "winner worthy", Paul! Congrats! #6360708

Margaret E. Callister 8/25/2008 11:20:33 AM

Congratulations Paul. #6365350

Cassie L. Woodlee level-classic 8/26/2008 8:21:48 AM

Congrats Paul!!! #6370457

Husain Akhtar level-classic 8/26/2008 11:42:49 AM

Outstanding presentation, Paul! Congratulations! #6371271

Margaret E. Callister 9/10/2008 2:06:30 AM

Congratulations on making the final Paul, love this one. #6436056

Karen Bacon level-classic 9/21/2008 11:41:00 AM

Congrats on this awesome finalist Paul! #6484743

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I have been on a real b and w kick as you may have noticed. I have been going through my archives and converting lots of images. This one is my fav so far.

Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/500 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL

Uploaded on 7/29/2008 1:30:56 AM

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