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A heavy mono conversion from Southampton Waters looking into the distance you can see the lit radio masts and the lights of cowes.

Thanks to all those that clicked and commented on yesterday's upload!

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 500D
Lens:Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:9 Nov 2012 - 5:56 PM
Focal Length:13mm
Aperture:f/4.5
Shutter Speed:2sec
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:Almost a negative
Username:marktc marktc
Uploaded:20 Nov 2012 - 5:57 AM
Tags:Black and white, Landscape / travel, Seascape
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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
19 Nov 2012 - 10:26 PM

Very dark and has atmosphere here Mark
but must say I am addicted to you colour images
Lillian

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
19 Nov 2012 - 11:47 PM

Woooa! That sky looks like it's about to fall on your head!
Dramatic and interesting view. IB

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 6101 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 6:43 AM

I like it....but.... I think, for me, the foreground is a little too dark, the sky is fantastic but it needs something to be in contrast with and the fg is too similar to it. Also, the lit masts are too small to add to the image and just look like marks on the image.

Sorry to sound negative and I know its just nit-picking really but this is overall a really good image with lots of atmosphere and I really like it.

Cheers

Andy

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charlotte
charlotte e2 Member 1034 forum postscharlotte vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 6:43 AM

Oooo....really love that sky Mark. Nice processing.

Charlotte

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41054 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 8:13 AM

Only 2 secs, Mark, fastest speed you've used for a long time!! Dark and foreboding, and the line of lights shine out nicely.

Dave

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PinkK
PinkK  580 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 9:51 AM

What a mean looking sky...makes a great image!

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 10:52 AM

Fantastic Mark - makes a real impact.
The sky is wonderful for mono.
Many people have to work an image to get a sky like yours.
The line of light sky low on right is just enough to give contrast.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 2:36 PM

A very moody image Mark created by that sky. Love the lights on the horizon on the IoW.
Ann

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom29 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 5:00 PM

Great composition, looks very moody with that dark sky that goes for miles!
Diane

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gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
27 Nov 2012 - 6:45 PM

I agree with Fefe -- great comp.
The skies have a very threatening look -- nice processing job.
-=\Walter

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