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Midway through my shooting sunrise I remembered a comment from my wife – “Once you get your 10-20 lens onto the camera, you never take it off”. So – I decided to shoot landscape with my 80-200 AFD :-)

Shooting against the light – I liked the soft haze I got.

Nikon D80
Nikkor 80-200 f/2.8 AFD
f/5.6 and 1/90 secs
WB on cloudy to get it even warmer than it was.

Tags

hill, india, lake, landscape, mountain, nilgiri, sunrise, vertical, warm

Comments

  • Kym Howard
    Kym Howardabout 4 years ago

    Looks wonderful Vikram I like the vertical Panorama and good to see you listen and draw advice from your wife as this works very well.

  • :-) Thank you so much Kym.
    Yep – she’s my source of inspiration and I’m certain would take better pics as she has a really good eye (just not the patience) for photography.

    – Vikram Franklin

  • Dinni H
    Dinni Habout 4 years ago

    looks like a paiting Vikram, fantastic capture! looks bit dry there though!!

  • Thanks Dinesh – coming from an artist – I’m thrilled!
    Not dry at all – would pour from 1 PM till evening.
    The depleted water line is only cos It hadn’t rained at all the last few years. By October the water level should be back up.

    – Vikram Franklin

  • Dean Mullin
    Dean Mullinabout 4 years ago

    :o)

  • Hey – I’m still waiting for the avalanche of awesomeness to be uploaded from your HDD …. you must have enough for months!!

    – Vikram Franklin

  • George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)
    George Parapad...about 4 years ago

    You should listen to your wife more often :-) Gorgeous landscape my friend!

  • You’ve been speaking with her!!
    Thank you so much my friend – hope you’re enjoying the holiday!

    – Vikram Franklin

  • Joanne  Bradley
    Joanne Bradleyabout 4 years ago

    Oh this is superb! What a gorgeous view! Love the golden tones! Excellent composition and I love the vertical presentation!

  • Thank you so very much Joanne!

    – Vikram Franklin

  • David Davies
    David Daviesabout 4 years ago

    Wonderful colour!

  • Thank you so much David. I like shooting against the morning light to get that lovely warmness.

    – Vikram Franklin

  • simoneb
    simonebabout 4 years ago

    Wow so atmospherically magical my friend, just gorgeous!!

  • Thank you so much Simone. I spent the rest of the morning on a 2.5 hour trek up the very steep hill behind me (where I’d taken this shot) hoping to get a lovely shot of the rolling hills. But the clouds rolled in and I was literally standing in the middle of the rain cloud with no way of taking any pics as I couldn’t see very far (Yes, it does rain even inside a rain cloud). Then spent the next 2 hours coming down a very slippery hill through dense forest (and saw tiger pug marks which didn’t make me any happier).

    – Vikram Franklin

  • Scott  d'Almeida
    Scott d'Almeidaabout 4 years ago

    excellent!

  • Thank you so much Scott!

    – Vikram Franklin

  • Appel
    Appelabout 4 years ago

    Gorgeous morning shot!! I like the softness too and the lighting and color really combines for a definite beauty!!

  • Thanks so much Ann – I love shooting into morning light for the softness and flare. Glad you like this one.

    – Vikram Franklin

  • Honor Kyne
    Honor Kyneabout 4 years ago

    Stunning…instant fav! :)

  • Thank you so much Honor – for both the comment here and on FB!

    – Vikram Franklin

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