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Windmills and Jet

Posted by
Craig Persel (Montreal, Canada) on 26 November 2006 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Tehachapi, California

NIKON D50 1/2000 second F/5.6 300 mm (35mm equiv.)

Mommith in Chief from Naperville, United States

Wow. You are a genious of photography. Truly, I am speechless.

26 Nov 2006 10:25pm

micki from United States

Ah, the magic of b&w showcased well here!!

26 Nov 2006 11:41pm

Kelvin Chan from New York City, United States

That jet trail balances everything out and fills out a rather empty sky. Great work. I wonder how it would look with a long shutter. The blades would blur, and the jet trail would be longer. Would love to see the windmills not frozen solid.

27 Nov 2006 12:40am

Martine Lapointe from Quebec, Canada

Wind forest. I love it.

27 Nov 2006 12:42am

Paul Ricciardi from Lexington, United States

I'm not sure what else there is to say about this other than it is very well done. It really speaks to me, it's filled with objects that are complex and dynamic yet at the same time they are all very artificial and thus this photo leaves me with a sense of loneliness...the jet trail in the sky, as mentioned, balances it all out and yields the photo a sense of leaving and loss. I too would like to see it with a longer exposure, but even still it is a veyr well done photograph. Good work, I've always enjoyed your art.

27 Nov 2006 2:04am

Duncan Galbraith from kyoto, Japan

welcome back craig. A fine image. Wind farms have always been rather eerily exciting for me as when I was younger Id walk up to the base of these giants and just stare up. You couldnt gauge the distance to the blades and it felt as though theyd take my head clean off...luckily they didnt. Your photo brings back memories. thank you.

27 Nov 2006 2:54am

Aaron Schmidt from Auckland, New Zealand

You love your airplanes in the sky... and, I must admit, so do I. =)

27 Nov 2006 3:46am

Michael Zhang from New York City, United States

The repetition of subjects, uniformity of shapes, simplicity of color make this photograph great, but the plane makes it phenomenal.

27 Nov 2006 4:33am

Prashanth Manikyarajaiah from Bengalooru, India

amazing!! nice shot.

27 Nov 2006 6:36am

Chris Sullivan from Melbourne, Australia

Excellent. They're having trouble installing these in Oz, something about wiping out an endangered parrot. Great shot.

27 Nov 2006 7:29am

Damon Schreiber from Toronto, Canada

Amazing! The black and white treatment really focusses the subject and tones. Truly stunning.

27 Nov 2006 4:04pm

Jean-Fred from Québec, Canada

Simplicité et élégance, j'aime.

27 Nov 2006 6:12pm

Still from VALENCE, France

Superb and really graphic shot. I like it a lot!

27 Nov 2006 8:27pm

Jason Kravitz from Brussels, Belgium

great shot Craig. I often wonder how to use these windmills in a composition and I think you've created something really nice here. The jet trail is perfect.

27 Nov 2006 9:53pm

deano from Cardiff, United Kingdom


28 Nov 2006 12:20am

H.O from Victoria, Canada

Very cool shot Craig.

28 Nov 2006 5:33am

Helen from Melbourne, Australia

You are a talented artist Craig. What a stunner of a photo.

28 Nov 2006 7:58am

Daniel from United States

Cool shot.

3 Dec 2006 4:29pm

1/2000 second
300 mm (35mm equiv.)