Roofless Shack in Lavender

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Roofless Shack in Lavender

Uploaded: August 26, 2001


Taken with Canon D30, in Provence, France.


Donna R. Moratelli October 01, 2001

Hi Jim, This is a great shot. The best that I have seen of yours. regards,Donnarae #957

Jim Miotke My Courses October 02, 2001

Thank you very much, Donnarae! It was an absolutely beautiful evening that I will never forget. #1394

Donna R. Moratelli October 02, 2001

Hi JIM, Your welcome. I would really like to see some more shots like this if you have any. regards, Donnarae #1398

October 04, 2001

cool,looks like a painting

Jim Miotke My Courses October 05, 2001

Thanks Ronnie.

Donnarae... more to come. Soon I will write an article on what it was like to participate in this Bryan Peterson workshop. For the time being, you will find a couple more in the Travel / France section of the photo galleries.

Take care. #1518

Donna R. Moratelli October 06, 2001

jim, How lucky you are. BRYAN PETERSON is a true color master and I would LOVE to hear about that. I love your use of the 'story telling' aperture in these two photos. Thank you and GREAT JOB. donnarae #1546

October 12, 2001

Strong visual lines. Wonderful composition, beautiful color. #1773

Shirley D. Cross-Taylor level-classic October 16, 2001

YUMMY!!! I can smell the lavendar and feel the late sun on my skin. Absolutely wonderful!

Shirley #1897

November 05, 2001

Hello Jim
Really liked this shot,the way the eye is drawn towards the shack by the use of colour.I also like the way the mountains in the background are in the mist as such.I think if the light gave more detail to the mountains,the photo would not have been so effective.A job well done as i`m sure you know. #2384

Dolores Neilson November 19, 2001

The lines and composition here is superb!! Love this great image! Dolores #2851

Jim Miotke My Courses November 21, 2001

Thank you all very much for your positive feedback.

In case you had not seen it yet, I also wanted to share with you the first installment of my article describing this fun workshop.

Thanks again. #2916

Lisa B. McLain September 17, 2002

Great composition, and I love the lines as they fade to horizon. the colors are so soft and so alive as well. I think I can smell the lavender.

Jim Miotke My Courses May 26, 2019

Sorry it took so long, Lisa, but thank you very much for your kind comments. #27848

Dave Tilley May 26, 2019

Hello there. I know that it is not wise for the tail to wag the dog, but here goes. I disagree with some the of comments regarding your photo.

Here's why...The image doesn't seem to have a clean Histogram. There isn't enough contrast in the 1/4 tones and the shadows. Also, the image seems to have a slight yellow cast.

Here is my version....please don't think badly of my thoughts. I'm just challenging the teacher like any good student would #48269

Donna R. Moratelli May 26, 2019

Hi Jim, Didn't Brian loan you a special filter for this image? #48275

Diana R. Lemieux October 04, 2005

The composition is amazing! #1916283

Jim Miotke My Courses October 04, 2005

Thanks very much! I appreciate that.

Hi Donnarae, no Bryan led me right to the location but gave me no filter, no protection from the bees, no nothing.

Actually, though, this was the trip where I met Susan and Neil Silverman, and I remember Neil showing me the blue/gold polarizer during this same trip. I showed one image shot with this warming polarizer at the recent Summit. It's one of those filters that can all-too-easily be abused but if you restrain yourself from overdoing it, the blue/gold polarizer can be a great tool.

Thanks again! #1918394

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict February 07, 2006

Hi Jim,
I've been visiting your wonderful gallery and had to stop here and comment. You've got so many outstanding and gorgeous images, but this one I have to bookmark and revisit. WOW, it is absolutely captivating!!!!
Regarding the comment about not having a clean histogram, histograms are useful but not artistic. The real quality of an image cannot be judged by a histogram.
Debby #2392330

January 20, 2007

This one reminds me of a Monet painting. The pastel colours work and the obvious lines draw you into the picture. Great shot! #3844136

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