Shyama Prasad Mishra's picture

*** Lavendar Lane ***

Took this shot at a Lavendar farm near London.

The gap between the lavandar rows are used as leading lines to draw the viewer's eye towards the main subject.

I intentional wore a yellow hoodie to introduce complementary colour theory to the composition.

Camera Settings: ISO 100, F 8.0 , 1/4sec

Canon 60D
16mm · f/8.0 · 1/4s · ISO 100
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Shyama Prasad Mishra's picture

Thanks Scott :)

Sean Mason's picture

I like how the field of flowers looks never ending, like he is on some sort of outer worldly journey.

Shyama Prasad Mishra's picture

Very well Said Sean.

Sarah Lazenbee's picture

Love this shot! I don't know why but I feel like this shot would look a lot cleaner if the trees on camera left were taken out. justa thought.

Shyama Prasad Mishra's picture

Thanks a lot Sarah for your input!

Even I had similar though while processing the photo.
How ever when I removed the trees, I kind of felt a void in the shot.
Probably because in back of my head, the trees were still part of the original scene.

To me, the trees break the continuity as the eye meets the horizon line.

I am sure many people would disagree to me, but its my thought. :)

Once again thank you for your valuable comment. I really appreciate it.

mark stevens's picture

I agree that the trees should be there. I think it would be too sterile without them.

Deleted Account's picture

dont like the trees in the pic but otherwise great comp

q az's picture

The theme of a bright colored hoodie is an intrusion onto a pastoral scene. While it worked well for the waterfall, it broke the reflection pond and shrouded mountain scene and does nothing to enhance this photo.

Shyama Prasad Mishra's picture

I do not quite agree with what you said, but I appreciate your opinion.


Arun Hegden's picture

stunner. :)

Nikiforos Pittaras's picture

Beautiful image. The perspective and colours are great.

Vick Wheeler's picture

I love lavender and I love this picture

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Omar Ghomrawi's picture

road to the infinity !

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Pete Ware's picture

The color of the sky against the lavender is incredible. Makes the shot!

Shyama Prasad Mishra's picture

Thanks Pete!!!

Silviu Gheorghe's picture

Superb colours and edit. Nice work!

Mike Ofstedahl's picture

cool portfolio!!

Ian Oliver's picture

Great photo. Did you have permission from the farmer to do that?