At the edge of the woods

© Daniel Siddlington

At the edge of the woods

May 08, 2008

Awesome photo Dominic! I love the backlight! #917739

Daniella Puente May 08, 2008

Dominic congrats on this AMAZING image, is just to enjoy and so inspiring ++++
To my FAVS right now! #5901632

Vladan D. Djordjevic May 08, 2008

Terrific photo with great tones, composition, lighting, lines, dramatic feeling. #5901658

aaaaa bbbbb May 08, 2008

Great mood! Love all the lines and the birds on the fence. Great lighitng and tones. #5901709

Kevin P. Kreischer May 08, 2008

Great capture Dominic #5901827

Anna M. Halasz May 08, 2008

Wow.....awesome shot.Love the mood here.Wonderful tones and comp. Anna #5901926

Christie R. Bielss May 08, 2008

Great shot! Very mysterious! Fantastic job capturing this! #5902182

Kathy Radford level-deluxe May 09, 2008

Awesome capture Dominic. Kathy in NH #5903525

Daniel Siddlington May 09, 2008

Many thanks to you kind folk for such wonderful glowing compliments on this image! Cheers Dominic #5905164

Jodi Zimmer May 25, 2008

Wow..this is incredible.I feel like I am right there! This...we'll see again.A winner! #5976916

Avril Young May 27, 2008

Outstanding love the mood of the photo...excellent....love the tones and light....
congrants!!! well done! #5981650

May 27, 2008

Wowsers!! Look like from the movie Harry Potter.. love the photo. Congrats on POTD!

Aloha,
Ed #5981654

Tiia Vissak May 27, 2008

Congratulations! #5981657

Susie Peek-Swint May 27, 2008

Great capture Dominic ~ perfect timing with the birds and light ~ many congrats on POTD! #5981672

ronda chatelle level-classic May 27, 2008

Absolutely FANTASTIC Dominic! PERFECTLY captured with great lighting and tones. Congratulations on your POTD recognition!!! #5981681

Les Rhoades level-classic May 27, 2008

Congrats on your POTD selection! #5981683

Toni Riggs May 27, 2008

Great image, congrats! #5981708

May 27, 2008

congratulation on your POTD fantastic shot great image #5981792

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe May 27, 2008

This is unique and moody, a cool potd, congratulations Dominic! #5981935

Anna Diederich May 27, 2008

Congrats on your POTD! Very cool image! #5981997

Jim Britt May 27, 2008

Great shot and congrats on your win. #5982040

Laurie Daily level-deluxe May 27, 2008

Such a fabulous image, Dominick. I love the mood and tones...congrats on your POTD!!! #5982049

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett May 27, 2008

Terrific capture, Dominic .... Congratulations on this super POTD!! #5982155

William C. Raco level-addict May 27, 2008

Fantastic composition, focus and exposure
Congratulations on the POTD, Dominic #5982156

Jennifer L. Alder May 27, 2008

OH WOW!!!! This is going right into my favs! STUNNING image.. congrats on your POTD, Dominic :) #5982197

Louise Kumpf May 27, 2008

This is wonderful, Dominic! Congratulations on your POTD pick! It's been a while since I looked through your gallery and I really enjoyed doing so this morning - so many marvelous and inspiring images there! #5982209

Pradeep K. Kaushik May 27, 2008

Congratulation on your POTD! Mood,tones & details are great, superb image Dominic. #5982226

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe May 27, 2008

Congratulations, Dominic on the POTD! Wonderful mood piece including my favorite family of birds, corvids (ravens, crows, jays and magpies)....beautiful! I also took a look at your gallery....so many beautiful images....all the best in the next round with this one....Patricia #5982260

Amanda Chapman May 27, 2008

I LOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE it!!!!

Congrats on POTD #5982421

Steven Deam May 27, 2008

Wonderful image Dominic. Love the dramatic mood. Great dynamic range with just enough detail in the shadows...

Congratulations on POTD. #5982440

Eivor Kuchta May 27, 2008

I love the mood you've created here. Congratulations on your POTD! #5982571

Denise Denomy May 27, 2008

FANTASTIC IMAGE, Dominic! Great tones! CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR POTD! :0) #5982700

Wendy Stevenson May 27, 2008

I absolutely love this Dominic!!!
Big Congrats on the recognition!! Very well deserved!
#5982800

May 27, 2008

My reaction was 'Oh Wow' as the photograph downloaded. A wondrous image. The 'restrictions' of the monochrome image emphasises the interplay of shape and tone and texture and reaches back to the days when we poured over trays of chemistry ... and emerged from the darkroom after an afternoon's work with one triumphant image. I just want to keep looking at it. #5982839

Leslie Carson Wolfe level-classic May 27, 2008

"Very atmospheric, sinister even"

A very disturbing image.

#5982850

Carolyn M. DAlessandro May 27, 2008

WOW!! This is by far the most unusual image...to catch all of this at one time is awesome...the mist,the fence, the birds,tones,something out of the "Birds"(movie)... Congratulations is in order for many things.... all of it is OUTSTANDING!! #5982910

becky estey May 27, 2008

Congratulations Dominic! This has such a dramatic mood. Absolutely love it! #5983052

Roy D. Deeds May 27, 2008

Edgar Allen Poe would have loved this, as do I. What a wonderful experience for you! #5983272

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe May 27, 2008

Fabulous photo. Congrats on POTD, Dominic.
kk #5983288

Karolyn Munson May 27, 2008

Dominic, this is absolutely amazing. Did you really manage to capture this all at once, or did you have to add the birds in? I just love the moody feeling created here with the backlighting and the wonderful choice of monochromatic color somewhere between b&w and sepia.

Great job! #5983316

Jean E. Hildebrant May 27, 2008

Ditto to all the above! A wonderful image! I especially love the design elements of it. The vertical lines of the trees repeated in the fence and the shapes of the birds, just works wonderfully. It has the whole package, hope it goes far! #5983539

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton May 27, 2008

Great B&W image.. Congrats Dominic!! #5983553

Daniella Puente May 27, 2008

I love this!!! and I think is an excellent POTD :)) #5983676

Deon May 27, 2008

Congratulations on POTD. Excellent work. #5983748

Colleen Farrell May 27, 2008

Wonderful capture, so moody! Congrats on your POTD! #5984024

Tamara K. Walker level-classic May 27, 2008

Awesome! Congratulations. #5984065

James R. Hardy May 27, 2008

Awesome shot, very powerful image. I love it. Congrats on the photo of the day. #5984171

Debra LeVasseur May 27, 2008

Awesome shot!! You were at the right place at the right time! #5984348

Joy Rector May 27, 2008

congrats on the POTD #5984730

Kathy L. Clark May 27, 2008

Congratulations on a very cool POTD Dominic. #5984970

Siete Meeter May 27, 2008

Terrific photo with great tones, composition, lighting, lines, dramatic feeling, and congrats on the POTD

#5985009

Nancy Donnell May 27, 2008

Wow, Dominic, What can I say that hasn't been said. If you added the birds and made up the scene, WoW! If you came upon it that way, still WOW.
The softer background pops the birds, and adds a great feel. Sepia was a perfect choice. Congrats on this POTD!
#5985148

May 27, 2008

Congratulations!That is so cool! fabulous image. #5985557

Laura L. Gonzales May 27, 2008

Fabulous comp and lighting!!! Congratulations on your fantastic POTD!!! WTG! Laura #5985605

Casey A. Hanson May 27, 2008

Congrats on this stunning POTD, Dominic! Well done! :0) #5985661

Kathleen R. Struckle May 27, 2008

Congrats on your beautiful POTD!! #5985800

Songbird Cline level-classic May 27, 2008

really great photo. reminds me of an old spooky Hitchckock movie! excellent story telling! #5985994

Evy Johansen level-classic May 27, 2008

Big congratulations on your beautiful POTD, Dominick!!
#5986299

Sharon Sawyer May 27, 2008

Congratulations, Dominick !!! #5986484

Josselyne Klecanda May 28, 2008

Love it! congrats. #5986939

Mary Timman May 28, 2008

Magnificent...Congratulations on POTD! #5987278

Milan Banik May 28, 2008

love this composition
congrates #5988132

Cassie L. Woodlee May 29, 2008

Awesome, CONGRATS on POTD !!!!! #5993795

Erin N. Blair May 29, 2008

OMG this photo is AMAZING.
Love it! Great job!
#5995153

Cheryl Meisel May 30, 2008

This is just magical. How pretty and different. I love this!
BIG CONGRATS on your wins with it!
Cherylm #5996662

Melissa Picone May 31, 2008

How wonderful and mysterious. Keep up the excellent work. I love it. : )
~Melissa #6002359

Liz blahh June 10, 2008

Stunning image! #6043234

June 19, 2008

Love the mood captured here. Could be straight out of a horror film. #6078114

Tammy Espino June 19, 2008

Congrats on this finalist Dominick! :) #6078419

Daniella Puente June 19, 2008

WINNER in my opinion !!! #6079105

Marisol Pastor June 19, 2008

Congratulations. This is surely worth the recognition. You have created an incredible atmosphere with the use of light and tones ... let alone the mysterious birds on the fence! It reminds me of Hitchcock. #6080370

Eivor Kuchta June 19, 2008

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Dominic! #6080696

Mike Clime June 20, 2008

Congrats Dominick on your winner! #6085741

Marisol Pastor June 20, 2008

Congratulations again! When I saw this yesterday I knew it had to be a winner. #6085765

Jennifer L. Alder June 20, 2008

Congrats, Dominic, on this stellar first place win! #6085789

Chastity Abbott June 20, 2008

the mood here is just out of this world amazing!!! You did it!!!!! Huge congrats! #6085964

Kate Jackson level-classic June 20, 2008

An amazing and delightful image Dominic! Big congrats on your win! #6086116

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett June 20, 2008

Super WIN, Dominic ... Way-to-GO!! #6086248

Michael Umbreit June 20, 2008

Dominic - Congratulations on your win!! - Mike #6086292

Sue Marshall June 20, 2008

Congrats Dominic on your WIN!!
Beautiful image!! :-) #6086384

Colleen Farrell June 20, 2008

So well-deserved! Congratulations on your first place win, Dominic! #6086479

Amanda Chapman June 20, 2008

So happy to see this win!!!
CONGRATS!!!!!!! #6086700

Marcel J. Fernandez June 20, 2008

Congratulations Dominick on another splendid Winner. #6086911

Claudia Kuhn level-classic June 20, 2008

Wonderful capture, congratulations Dominic!! #6086981

Amanda Cass June 20, 2008

WELL DONE DOM ! I love it!! #6087006

Karen Slagle June 20, 2008

I loved this the first time I saw it and am so happy to see it with a gold medallion #6087038

Kristi A. Howson June 20, 2008

WOW...the contrast of the bird silhouettes to the mist really makes such a dramatic effect Dominic. Congratulations on this fabulous 1rst Place Winner! #6087045

Vladan D. Djordjevic June 20, 2008

Congratulations on your terrific winner! I love this photo. #6087205

Mary Timman June 20, 2008

Congratulations Dominic! #6087240

Jill Flynn level-classic June 20, 2008

One of my favorites of yours Dominic. Congratulations on your win. Will miss you! #6087477

Elida Gutierrez June 20, 2008

CONGRATULATIONS!!!
The Golden Cup
A Special Trophy for
"The May Winners" #6087694

Cassie L. Woodlee June 20, 2008

AWESOME CONGRATS Dominick!!!!! #6087740

Anna M. Halasz June 20, 2008

Congratulations Dominic!!!!! Anna #6088118

Evy Johansen level-classic June 20, 2008

Big congratulations on your beautiful win, Dominick!! #6088165

Vikram Jamwal June 20, 2008

Fantastic picture!!! Congrats Dominick!!! #6088262

Les Rhoades level-classic June 21, 2008

Congratulations on your winning photo!
Congratulations!
#6088727

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe June 21, 2008

Congrats Dominick on this 1st Place Win!! Jeff #6088806

Laurence Saliba level-classic June 21, 2008

A BIG CONGRATULATIONS Dominick!!! #6088930

Colette M. Metcalf June 21, 2008

CONGRATULATIONS!!! #6089175

June 21, 2008

Wonderful tones CONGRATULATIONS! love this. #6089371

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic June 21, 2008

Big congrats on this fabulous win, Dominick. #6089652

Terry L. Ellis level-classic June 21, 2008

An excellent First Place win, Domonick! Congratulations! #6089825

Jeffrey S. Rease June 21, 2008

This is fantastic, Dominic! Really excellent and deserving of the win. Congratulations! :-) #6090338

Laura L. Gonzales June 21, 2008

Congrats on this well deserved win!!! Laura #6090677

Stephanie Frey June 21, 2008

Congrats on your terrific win! #6090931

Gail Vitikacs level-classic June 21, 2008

Well deserved...totally beautiful!!!!! #6091002

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe June 22, 2008

Very moody Dominic, excellent win!! Congratulations! #6093014

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe June 22, 2008

I'm so happy this wonderful photo won! Congratulations....from me and all the ravens in the world.....
Patricia #6093434

Joan Kocak June 22, 2008

Congrats Dominic! This is oneof my all time favorites #6094345

Erica Murphy level-deluxe June 23, 2008

Congratulations on your wonderful FIRST PLACE WINNER! #6098672

Jacqualyn A. Volker level-deluxe June 23, 2008

Very Very Cool!! Congratulations on your 1st place win! Very well deserved! #6099405

Wally Orlowsky June 24, 2008

Congratulations on this dramatic and creative winner, Dominic! #6100611

Mitzie Loland June 25, 2008

Congratulations on your winner Dominic!! #6103918

Darson Sumarno June 26, 2008

love the tone and the bg light ...can become a good book cover :) ...COngrats #6111196

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict July 06, 2008

Congratulations Dominic on your Double Win.

Dominick #6146786

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic July 11, 2008

Love the engrossing feel to it. Congrats. #6166188

Jean B. Hall July 20, 2008

Missed this when it first came on. It's great! Belated congratulations! #6202142

Madeleine Guenette level-classic February 04, 2009

Congratulations Dominic on a outstanding image. The tones, the composition and the presentation are perfect. Mado #7126117

Nancy Grace Chen March 25, 2009

dreamy, beautiful scene. love how the photo is punctuated by the birds, love the mist. #7331654

Margie R. Kirby September 08, 2009

Beautiful tones and lighting. A dramatic photo. Congratulations! #7925648

Julie Christiansen March 15, 2010

Congrats late and quite outstanding. #8457400

September 01, 2010

perfect!!!!!! #8876358

Alexandra Hankova May 28, 2012

This is a bit late...but...congratulations! :-) Fantastic image! #10157576

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