Warm Day in January

PHOTO INFO
This was taken during the same afternoon, in the same location, as the image in the previous post.

Post-processing: Shot with the 5D at 17mm. I stopped the camera down quite a bit when I shot this. In post, I changed the white balance from the camera's auto-mode to add more warmth, added some vignetting, applied curves adjustments and desaturated the image overall.

Thanks, everyone! Hope 2006 is off to a great start!

--Kathleen

Comments:

so perfect..how do you do it?

Posted by at January 30, 2006 1:09 AM

I'm having trouble articulating my thoughts. I am, in an word, stunned.

The scene is fragile. Running, the lad is terribly small in the immensity of all that surrounds him. But even the sky, the land, and of course the shed seem to have a mysterious fragility - in response to the boy, maybe? I don't know. As I said...I can't quite get find the words...

But here's some, haphazardly:
tire-splashed muddy ground,
hope,
cherish,
awesome.

Posted by george.i. at January 30, 2006 1:11 AM

Wow, hard to believe there are only two comments on this one -- all of your images have amazing beauty, but this one strikes me as special. I can't put my finger on why I like it so much, but I do. Striking and lovely.

Posted by alex at February 3, 2006 11:10 AM

I'm speechless!!! So... absolutely... It's great! Congrats!

Posted by Andreea Ardelean at February 3, 2006 3:45 PM

This one is special, and stunning.
Your pictures are beautifully conceived and crafted.

Posted by don nelson at February 10, 2006 5:18 PM

My absolute favourite of all your shots. This one is really really special.

Posted by John at April 15, 2006 10:58 PM

just great! very touching..very good postprocessing job

Posted by mihai at May 26, 2006 11:23 AM

Great shot. Reminds me of Cartier-Bresson's 'Le pont de l'Europe'!

Posted by Charlie at July 20, 2006 1:48 PM

Absolutly awesome, super fine!

Posted by JH at July 23, 2006 3:03 PM

unbelievable.

Posted by a.b. at August 20, 2006 9:46 PM

You are immensely talented, thank you for sharing you vision with us! bravo!

Posted by Ali at March 10, 2007 7:51 AM

nice picture... could you be my teacher. i'm from Indonesia

Posted by wirasto at May 7, 2007 4:52 AM

Quelle splendeur!

Votre sensibilité est palpable...

Merci de ce momenr de bonheur...

Posted by Corrie at June 14, 2007 12:03 AM

This is extraordinary! I love the story it offers the viewer, I love how it demands participation from the viewer. Great job!

Posted by barbara at January 3, 2009 8:09 AM

Great picture! congratulations!
If you ever do an exhibition in Barcelona (Spain) could you let us know? I would love to see it!

Posted by Marta at February 20, 2009 12:27 PM
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