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Still looking through some archive shots as it'll be another week before I get some new material.

What can I say about this? It's a gate..in a field..at sunset..at the Wash. Smile

Cheers for looking, Paul

Camera:Canon EOS 20D
Lens:EFS 17-85 IS @17mm
Recording media:RAW ISO 100
Title:- the gate -
Username:paulstefan paulstefan
Uploaded:6 Jul 2006 - 11:14 AM
Tags:Barbed wire, Black & white, Fence, Field, Gate, Landscape / travel, Sunset, The wash
Votes:80

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jken
jken  81672 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2006 - 11:19 AM

That's nice, really nice. Love the mood.

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paulstefan
6 Jul 2006 - 11:30 AM

Cool, thanks Pete
Smile

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SamGillespie
6 Jul 2006 - 11:33 AM

Great shot paul! Ominous sky Smile
Click
Sam

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mattw
mattw  105189 forum posts United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2006 - 11:40 AM

I like it! Great mood.

Mattw

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jeanie
jeanie e2 Member 105971 forum postsjeanie vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2006 - 11:42 AM

Moody and powerful! Excellent work Paul.

Jeanie

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DaveU
DaveU e2 Member 81339 forum postsDaveU vcard England121 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2006 - 11:46 AM

What can I say about this? It's a gate..in a field..at sunset..at the Wash.. with an HC.

Cracking shot Paul.

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John_Duckett
6 Jul 2006 - 11:50 AM

Excellent work

John

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davidhu
davidhu  8 United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2006 - 11:50 AM

Simple composition and a great result. Congrats on the well deserved HC
Dave

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paulstefan
6 Jul 2006 - 11:51 AM

he he - thanks Dave (DaveU)

Cheers All, Paul

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simon butterworth

Fab image.

Simon

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riprap007
riprap007  101568 forum posts England37 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2006 - 12:12 PM

wonderfully simple composition a cracker

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Slaterm
Slaterm  8496 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2006 - 12:39 PM

Dark and broody - I love it

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AlleyCatz
AlleyCatz  8274 forum posts England6 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2006 - 12:42 PM

Love this image and the atmosphere it conjures up.Congrats on a well deserved HC.

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billma
billma  10119 forum posts United States
6 Jul 2006 - 12:46 PM

Great in black and white. RC for sure.

bill

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Dave_G
Dave_G  941 forum posts1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2006 - 12:55 PM

How can you not click this image. It's superb!

Dave

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paulstefan
6 Jul 2006 - 1:10 PM

LOL, Dave.

Thanks All
Paul..

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Mari
Mari  111825 forum posts Wales
6 Jul 2006 - 2:21 PM

Stunning and understated b&w, brilliant Paul

Mari Smile

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Chriscj
Chriscj  896 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2006 - 2:27 PM

Very good B&W image. Congrats on your HC.

Chris

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PatrickSmith
6 Jul 2006 - 2:52 PM

Congrats! I see that Pete has promulgated his approval.
I'll be going now...
Patrick

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old timer
old timer  1055 forum posts Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2006 - 2:55 PM

Simple and stunning, Paul.
Jim

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DavidGresham
6 Jul 2006 - 3:00 PM

Great ! very moody....

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paulstefan
6 Jul 2006 - 3:07 PM

Groan, Patrick Wink

Many thanks folks.
Paul..

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edrhodes
edrhodes  9521 forum posts United Kingdom12 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2006 - 3:08 PM

Terrific shot Paul, well deserved HC.

Ed..

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JohnDyer
JohnDyer e2 Member 867 forum postsJohnDyer vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2006 - 4:08 PM

very dramatic, congrats on the hc
John

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nigelsharman
6 Jul 2006 - 4:42 PM

Great black and white image.

Nigel.

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Maddie
Maddie  92714 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2006 - 4:46 PM

well done on the HC paul

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dp
dp  10163 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2006 - 6:46 PM

Great. Sheer expanse of black sky would spoil a lot of shots but this is spot on.

Dave

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paulstefan
6 Jul 2006 - 7:35 PM

Thanks folks
Paul..

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U4eA
U4eA  10475 forum posts England
6 Jul 2006 - 7:58 PM

Subtle rather than simple,expertlt shot and processed...just perfect in fact.

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redstag
redstag e2 Member 8100 forum postsredstag vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2006 - 6:51 AM

Stunning and graphic shot, really well taken.
Jon

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sunshot
sunshot  9 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2006 - 10:36 AM

well done cracking shot that works so well in b/w.

marc.

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IanFlindt
IanFlindt  9739 forum posts United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2006 - 11:54 AM

What an eye you have. Congrats on the HC, Paul.

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paulstefan
7 Jul 2006 - 12:16 PM

Cheers All.
Actually, Ian - I have two
Wink

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User_Removed
7 Jul 2006 - 2:06 PM

Just SO effective! First class work Paul and a VERY worthy HC award.

Mike

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thorn
thorn  10124 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2006 - 5:55 PM

Hi Paul,brilliant b/w,contrast,silhouette,lighting,exposure,detail and presentation.Take care.AnnSmile
Congratulations on your HC award,well deserved.

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IanFlindt  9739 forum posts United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2006 - 6:52 PM

That explains a lot, Paul!

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danbaker1988
8 Jul 2006 - 10:39 PM

so simple but yet so impressive.

Dan

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park my ferret
9 Jul 2006 - 11:42 AM

fantastic.
Paul

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martin.w e2 Member 12352 forum postsmartin.w vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2006 - 8:16 AM

Dan has it spot on, you have made the most of a minimal composition.

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highlander
highlander  1032 forum posts Scotland
12 Jul 2006 - 8:05 PM

You produce great black and white images Paul...the ability to contrast and keep it sharp reinforces your skills beautifully.
Doug.

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