Friday, June 20, 2008

Skywatch Friday: Gee Cross Fete


Last Sunday was Gee Cross Fete. It was cool and a bit breezy while I was there in the early part of the afternoon, but it brightened up and got quite warm a little later.

This is a shot of the sky over the top of the marquee. It is cropped from a much larger photograph I took of the band playing in front of the marquee. However, the leader of the band is frowning at me and the light is all wrong and it is a messy photo, so, as far as the original subject is concerned, the photograph is a reject.

Lose the ground and we are left with this!

A collection of nineteen different photographs from the Fete can be found at Gee Cross Fete 2008 which also has links to pictures from previous years.

To see other skywatchers visit the home of Skywatch Friday at Wigger's World.

26 comments:

  1. Sky Watch saved the day for this shot then Gerald... and LOOK no problem with posting here.. I'll keep trying on Old Hyde and let you know.

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  2. Great sky... and first i tought it was a sirkus tent... and that is the sky for children in our country in this summertime.

    Nice weekend from Anne in Norway.

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  3. Its amazing what a great photographer can do.
    Nice one Gerald.

    Hope you and DW are well.


    pop and see mine from the back garden.

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  4. I guess you had a good time. :)
    Very nice photo.

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  5. Judicious cropping is a wonderful thing! This made a perfect Sky Watch photo.

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  6. Chop Chop! Crop Crop! Voila! Sky Watch! Good one!

    Over at San Francisco Bay Daily Photo, we have a dance between the moon and the fog at midnight.

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  7. Wonderful capture. I like how the clouds are hanging low in the sky.

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  8. This is a great sky shot! Funny how you play with something and end up with a winner when all the time you thought you had a loser.

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  9. Never heard of Gee Cross before but you had some great photos there

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  10. The marquee adds a very nice touch. It looks like the weather is betwixt and between, and I like how you've captured it in your photo.

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  11. Your photo make mine look like a mess!!Nice Sky Watch! I enjoyed your photo and thanks for sharing,
    have a happy day, cheers.

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  12. What a great sky. I like the its drama. Happy SWF.

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  13. I often crop out 'stuff' and discover an amazing shot left over! Wonderful, Gerald!

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  14. Wonderful! The sky looks so ominous!

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  15. Wonderful sky shot, Gerald!

    Have a nice weekend.

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  16. So clever what can be done with photo cropping. I love the atmosphere in this photo.

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  17. If the subject frowns - crop it down! That's what I always say (well, from now on I will!!)

    Great picture.

    Gary
    Bodge's Bulletin

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  18. I see that I have missed so many beautiful posts on your blog but there just aren’t enough hours in the day. By the way my English slowing me down in catching up with my blogging friends which I would like to visit more regularly.
    But most of all I am very much sorry when I got to know that you sister passed away. I know that you’ll always miss her.
    I like your Sky Watch photo; those law and frowned clouds really looks interesting.

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  19. Good idea to isolate the sky from the rest of the photo!

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  20. Nice Sky Watch capture. I clicked to see the Gee Cross Fete. Looks like a lot of fun. I liked the picture of the sky with the airplane and church steeple.

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  21. It was not a loss in SWF - it seems you were lucky to have that tent.

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