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The Druid's Ancient Harvesting Ritual
The Druid's Ancient Harvesting Ritual

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Challenge: Harvest (Standard Editing)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Sony A7S mark 2
Lens: Sigma 35mm f1.4 dg hsm for Canon
Location: Anversa Degli Abruzzi - Gole del Sagittario
Date: Oct 9, 2016
Aperture: 1.4
ISO: 160
Shutter: 1/250
Date Uploaded: Oct 9, 2016


Well, I thought this might have been voted in a kind of harsh way, but I didn't expect such the harshness :\

I guess I should have focused more on the "harvest", than on the "harvesting".

My mistake.

Anyway, thank you high voters for the high votes and thanks to all of you for your appreciation!


This is another picture I'm particularly fond of.

I've always been fascinated by ancient celtic traditions, both real and "fantasy".

This shot came out EXACTLY how I had it in mind.

The Sigma 35mm f/1.4 Art is by far my favorite lens and I LOVE the depth it gives to the whole image.

This is, IMHO, one of the best conceptual examples of how a fast prime enhances a portrait in context: I took another picture, from another POV, exploiting the A7S II extreme stabilization and shooting, handheld, at 1/10 so I could get "silky" water; the shot came out well but, since I had to shut the aperture, the nice effect on the water couldn't ever pay back for the stolen shallow DOF.

This is one of the most genuine acts of harvesting: a druid seeking the ingredients for his (her) potions, deep in the woods.

I sincerely hope you'll appreciate this.


Place: 16 out of 35
Avg (all users): 5.5424
Avg (commenters): 9.0000
Avg (participants): 5.1111
Avg (non-participants): 5.7317
Views since voting: 208
Views during voting: 111
Votes: 59
Comments: 2
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10/17/2016 06:13:02 AM
Originally posted by Toniann220:

love it !

Thank you for your kind comment, Toniann.

This is one of my best pictures Ever, didn't think it would have been so "doesn't meet the challege" :\

Thank you again!
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10/16/2016 11:12:56 PM
love it !
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