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All in all this is a wonderful piece, no doubt. As for it's accomplishment of the theme-- I think there is one aspect lacking, which is the hopelessness and circular thought loops of real insomnia, but it is a subjective topic.

What I love about this immensely is it's essence of being a place where, despite being late, I would not sleep. It is dark, it is past my bedtime (perceivably), but this space is so welcoming. It engages the viewer in the lush textures of dawn. The cool, for some depressing, tones of temperature really make it a surreal kind of comfort found in this image. You don't know if this is a comfortable place physically, you just know it is vast, and flourishing, even without you there to witness it.

There could be more focus directed on that reflection of body of water in behind-- I think that, serving as a barrier between the intimidating night sky and the unexpected warmth of the foreground. It is just one solidifying element I can think of.

As for your choice of focal length and rectilinear final outcome, I think you hit the nail on the head. The straightness of the trees in particular enhances the mood significantly.

I would have been tempted to keep in some more details, although the crucial ones are included here. There is clearly a dramatic moment happening in the photo, so dramatic reduction of shadows feels fitting. I like the element of warmth in the tips of the grass and blooming trees, and feel like there could have been just a touch more.

Looks like it was fun to go shoot :) keep it up.
Canon 70-200mm f/2.8 IS I

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theworst24 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2015
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Bibire Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Hobbyist
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.....my world with sounds........hope you're enjoy it, S!
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TheSpenner Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015
Awesome tunes, thoroughly enjoyed it all :fish:
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QuirkyBrainiac Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the llama, I really appreciate it!  Take care and keep rocking on with your mad, wicked skills! :D
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QuirkyBrainiac Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy birthday!  Hope it's a great one!
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Schokopir Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Hey there!
Thank you so much for watching me :hug:
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theworst24 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2014
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FineForNow Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2013
Thanks for all the favs ^_~ <3
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TheSpenner Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2013
And to you for the faveable loot~ :fish:
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QuirkyBrainiac Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
JOYEUX ANNIVERSAIRE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
FELIZ CUMPLEANOS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
YOM HULETECH SAMEACH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
FELICEM NATALEM TIBI!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Hyvää syntymäpäivää!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Herzlichen Glueckwunsch zum Geburtstag!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

That's English, French, Spanish, Hebrew, Latin, Finnish, Swedish, and German. Those are the only ones I know XD  Keep rocking on with your mad, wicked skills, and have a great day!!!!!
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