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December 7, 2021
Swamp sunset by blackdigger
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Swamp sunset


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oil painting on canvas, 40x50 cm

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Image details
Image size
4423x3444px 6.07 MB
Canon EOS M50m2
Shutter Speed
1/10 second
Focal Length
50 mm
ISO Speed
Date Taken
Oct 26, 2021, 3:29:33 PM
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ยฉ 2021 - 2022 blackdigger
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Very atmospheric

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thanks a lot! ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ˜€

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I love how realistic the sky looks.

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many thanks!!!๐Ÿ˜

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thank you! always a pleasure to hear a compliment about colors, because I'm colorblind ๐Ÿ˜ subtle shades of many colors look the same to me... (red\green, brown\green, orange\green, violet\blue, pink\grey, etc - half of color wheel) so I need to mix colors very careful to make realistic paintings

Beautiful work!

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thank you! ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ˜€

Fantastic, so atmospheric!

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thank you!! I really struggled to find the balance between the light sky and dark earth, and not to loose the overall atmosphere (usual problem when taking photos, atmosphere is lost because of exposure). glad you liked it :)

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thank you! ๐Ÿ˜€

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Great work, definitely worthy of the DD.

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thank you! I have never expected so much attention! :D

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damn the energy it exposes :)) i thought that was real before clicking on it. and even more amazing because it was painted. it brought some childhood memories and the feeling of adventure

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very glad that this painting brings up feelings! this swamp is not so far from my house, following the forest trail. I've been there many times as a child, collecting mushrooms in the forest. once me and my friend lost the directions in that swamp (no mobile phones in that time yet) and for couple of hours were trying to find a way. for some reasons I haven't been there for like 15 years, but this year I decided that I really need to eat some cloudberries and maybe do a pleinair, so went to that swamp. I found it very picturesque (there is another painting from that place). later, in autumn, I wanted to capture some evening photos of it and also went there. I was rewarded by beautiful sunset and a fog as well. not to mention some cranberries :) I repeated this evening trip like 10 times, watching, collecting berries in the dusk, half-frozen in moss, with half-frozen fingers. every return back home was in heavy dusk, across the completely dark forest, very interesting feelings (especially if you see bear trails by daylight, sometimes). some day later I've created this painting. very happy that you feel some of emotions that I remember from that place :)

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Wow, i could be there by reading your message, i appreciate the time you took to write it, it has infinite values i hope you can do those walks again and keep that good feeling. those memories rare gold thanks for the sharing. I am going to look for that other picture about this place. very weel done again for that work, i feel thankful for what it wakes in my memories :)) <3<3

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Congratulations on getting featured ๐Ÿ˜Š

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thank you! I was very lucky to get noticed! โ˜บ๏ธ

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Wonderful work!

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very glad that you like it!!

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