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Good Morning to you all.

Back from my little holiday "not" and after a good nights sleep in my own bed I feel that I am ready to face the world again.

Thank you all for your most gracious comments, and messages of support not only yesterday but throughout what has been a rather unfathomable week for me.

Todays upload was captured whilst out and about a little while ago at St Mary's Island near Chatham. I was instantly drawn to the subject and the wonderfully straight pin point perspective that it gave me, and although at first I did not like the figure in the shot, I now feel that it adds to the interest at provides one with a focal point on which to concentrate on.

I hope that you all have a great day for me it's all about R 'n' R.

Regards as always Nathan

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF-S18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:10 Aug 2013 - 5:55 PM
Focal Length:26mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.2
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Boardwalk
Username:NDODS NDODS
Uploaded:17 Aug 2013 - 8:03 AM
Tags:Boardwalk, Docks, General, Quays, Riverside, Slipways, Water
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Margaret101
Margaret101 Plus Member 3Margaret101 vcard United Kingdom
17 Aug 2013 - 8:09 AM

Lovely shot of the walk way and what a moody sky!!! good capture

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brian17302
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17 Aug 2013 - 8:09 AM

Great image,like the perspective
Regards Brian

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Nigeve1
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17 Aug 2013 - 8:13 AM

Great perspective shot and well composed.
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SlowSong
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17 Aug 2013 - 8:20 AM

A superb composition, and the figure is just right. Lovely stormy clouds too - much better than bright blue skies. Smile

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CarolG
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17 Aug 2013 - 8:23 AM

Wonderful perspective, Nathan, a fine spot and capture. Carol

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Philip_H
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17 Aug 2013 - 8:24 AM

Great composition, Nathan.

P.

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Badgerfred
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17 Aug 2013 - 8:32 AM

Superb,
Fred.

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franken
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17 Aug 2013 - 8:37 AM

Superb composition Nathan and the figure ads to it.

Ken

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5146 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2013 - 8:39 AMConstructive Critique!This comment was flagged as constructive critique! 

I like this one too, Nathan, and I find the figure's presence does add to appreciation of scale, space and distance: I also like the lower framing on either side by the white fencing (?).......allows the eye to sweep along the boardwalk, which is a recently modern addition, I guess, as are the very modern flats overlooking the basin.
Ronnie.

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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2013 - 8:41 AM

A great composition.

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CaroleS
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17 Aug 2013 - 9:03 AM

An excellent composition Nasthan

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pluckyfilly
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17 Aug 2013 - 9:04 AM

definitely needs that person walking the pathway Nathan it makes the picture complete for me - love that perspective - personally I am not as steady on my feet and tend to avoid situations such as thisWink

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pentaxpatty
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17 Aug 2013 - 9:07 AM

Wonderful perspective Nathan. I like the figure in.it, glad your feeling better thus morning, best wishes to you. Patty

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williamsloan
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17 Aug 2013 - 9:11 AM

a great subject and a lovely shot.


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chrissie3
chrissie3  6 England
17 Aug 2013 - 9:12 AM

Excellent! I think the figure is small enough not to detract from the straight lines of the picture. Glad you are home. Grin

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nonur
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17 Aug 2013 - 9:20 AM

Excellent, indeed. Hope you have a great day at home or out, Nathan.

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LynneJoyce
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17 Aug 2013 - 9:21 AM

All of the above.

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richmowil
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17 Aug 2013 - 9:28 AM

Nice composition Nathan!! Nice Image!! I like it a lot!!

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ali63
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17 Aug 2013 - 9:39 AM

Brilliant shot,

enjoy your r & r,

Ali SmileSmile

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cats_123
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17 Aug 2013 - 9:44 AM

The loneliness of the long distance board walker WinkGrinGrinGrin

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Michaela_Solway

Really like this Nathan, super sharp, love the light hitting the red frames which contrasts against the dark grey sky.. Superb composition & the figure is perfectly placed for scale.. My kind of photo Smile

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Nikonuser1
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17 Aug 2013 - 10:41 AM

Hope he got under shelter in time Nathan, looks like the heavens are about to open. Excellent image, great comp, the walkway leads the eye straight to the subject, well captured, really like this image Nathan,Smile

Cliff

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widtink
widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2013 - 11:21 AM

Nice contrast ..............the inclusion of the figure is perfect Smile

Rod

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2013 - 11:27 AM

Perfect composition. Love the moody lack of real colours other than those provided by the reds!

Ann

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2013 - 11:52 AM

Lovely image Smile

Eileen

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ColleenA
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17 Aug 2013 - 12:38 PM


Quote: A superb composition, and the figure is just right. Lovely stormy clouds too - much better than bright blue skies. Smile

A wonderful image Nathan...glad you are home

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lonely_oryx
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17 Aug 2013 - 1:15 PM

The figure is just right

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lifesnapper
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17 Aug 2013 - 1:30 PM

Fantastic atmosphere and mood Nathan, super subject matter and great Photography.

John Smile

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Irishkate
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17 Aug 2013 - 1:40 PM

Good sense of scale and the figure is just right to give us that sense.
I rather like the overall grey with the contrast in the warm frames of the windows.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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WesternRed
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17 Aug 2013 - 1:56 PM

I like the composition light and shadow a good one Nathan. Well done.
WesternRed.

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Growmore
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17 Aug 2013 - 2:18 PM

Great point of view and DOF Nathan a splendid capture, like the awesome sky and the little figure in the distance work well in the composition.
Gary

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
17 Aug 2013 - 2:19 PM

A boardwalk to infinity and beyond !! Excellent image Nathan !!

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myrab
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17 Aug 2013 - 2:39 PM

I love the composition Nathan, also the moodiness of it a great image.

Myra

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Barjo
Barjo  3 United States
17 Aug 2013 - 2:43 PM

Terrific POV! A beautifully captured image with a very appealing sky....Fine work!

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AngelaSeager
17 Aug 2013 - 2:56 PM

Great composition and I agree with you, that the person in the shot adds to the perspective....Best wishes Angela

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TrevBatWCC
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17 Aug 2013 - 2:59 PM

Nice one, Nathan, and great perspective here - the figure definitely gives it added interest and scale, too Wink
Trev Smile

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mikbee
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17 Aug 2013 - 3:10 PM

Yes,need the figure here Nathan.
Good lead in.
Good shot.
Mick.

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Lillian
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17 Aug 2013 - 3:16 PM

lovely lead into what looks also like a storm brewing over head Nathan
Lillian

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17 Aug 2013 - 3:20 PM

The distant figure in the white top makes this, Nathan. A focal point that is necessary in this dark and foreboding image taken, one presumes, immediately before the heavens opened.


Malc

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ChristineD
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17 Aug 2013 - 4:44 PM

Great perspective shot

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17 Aug 2013 - 4:48 PM

Beautiful prespective and composition, Nathan !
George

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17 Aug 2013 - 7:50 PM

Lovely shot Nathan

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17 Aug 2013 - 8:14 PM

A superb perspective shot, Nathan!SmileSmile
Well composed and taken, as always!!
Hope you've had a good day.
Regards,
Richard

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17 Aug 2013 - 8:19 PM

Well captured, and I like the figure in it. Moira

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17 Aug 2013 - 9:55 PM

Nathan,i hope that after all you feel better,and are without any" hiccups " ! Very beautiful Boardwalk image of yours, i like very much of the straight and curvy lines in it among other things! Take care Nathan! ---- Jukka.

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maggietear
17 Aug 2013 - 10:05 PM

I like the strong lines here Nathan, they take you all the way through the image!
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17 Aug 2013 - 10:45 PM

Great perspective and a brilliant scene and capture
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18 Aug 2013 - 1:21 AM

A good lead in and a nice captureGrin
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18 Aug 2013 - 2:37 AM

Nathan, great lines, keeps your eye well, just drifting away. Nice job mate.....


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18 Aug 2013 - 5:35 AM

Awesome shot, Nathan.
M

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digital_boi
18 Aug 2013 - 9:42 AM

the figure adds a lot to this Nathan giving good scale like it, playing catch-up today

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cazozphil
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18 Aug 2013 - 2:54 PM

Stunning. Makes me think the boardwalk goes on forever. Lovely.

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18 Aug 2013 - 3:29 PM

Excellent composition Nathan and i agree with others that the walker adds so much by giving one a real sense of scale

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18 Aug 2013 - 5:07 PM

How it's important to find the correct angle for shooting! You have done it, again, NathanSmile
Regards Valery

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fificat100
19 Aug 2013 - 1:43 AM

Superb perspective in this very nice shot. Well done

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20 Aug 2013 - 10:48 AM

I like these converging lines .. walker is a precious element of scale

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focused-photography

Another great shot from you Smile

Carsten

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