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Camera:Canon EOS 300D
Lens:Sigma 18-50
Recording media:ISO 200
Title:Concrete Curves
Username:ericfaragh ericfaragh
Uploaded:18 Aug 2004 - 7:03 PM
Tags:Architecture, Seawall, Tidal defence, Tidal defences, Tide, Wave, Wave breaker, Wave breakers
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Votes:30
Voters:theorderingone · User_Removed · inward · brandi · speeedyblue2 · AdrianTurner · vfr400 · proberts · jan 1 · old timer · Mavis · RodJames · nigelsharman · andytvcams · dpf · cooky · UserHasLeft · deviant · UserRemoved · geegee · lobsterboy · jules41 · IanA · permission to land · thewaiter · roy clark · kengreen · seven21 · Greyheron · KBan ·
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jaglin
jaglin Plus Member 10jaglin vcard
18 Aug 2004 - 7:11 PM

You like those don't you? Is there any way the ones in the background could be really blurred?
Click
STef

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proberts
proberts Plus Member 10218 forum postsproberts vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
18 Aug 2004 - 7:15 PM

good shot Eric,like the lines and textures in this one,well done*click*
andrew.

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andytvcams
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18 Aug 2004 - 7:18 PM

Another fine shot Eric,again you have captured the curves well,excellent detail.

Andy...

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User_Removed
18 Aug 2004 - 7:26 PM

Great shot. love the composition. Den

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RodJames
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18 Aug 2004 - 7:30 PM

I like this Eric. Nicely composed - great curves.

Rod

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jan 1
jan 1 Plus Member 10jan 1 vcard Netherlands
18 Aug 2004 - 8:06 PM

A Real Beauty, Eric.!
Not to mention the curves aswell, Great job they made.
I like the green in it very much. It gave the picture the cream to it.
Jan

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UserHasLeft
18 Aug 2004 - 8:18 PM

A strong image, Eric....as is the whole series. I like the closeness of this composition. Good stuff Smile

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lobsterboy
lobsterboy Site Moderator 1114277 forum postslobsterboy vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
18 Aug 2004 - 8:20 PM

You've been building up to this |Eric. I recon this is the best so far of these. click.

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jules41
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18 Aug 2004 - 8:20 PM

I love the curves in this shot Eric and the colour is much more intense in the concrete,superb angle for the shot,well done*click*
julie

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permission to land
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18 Aug 2004 - 8:30 PM

Great series, lovely tones and curves *click*
Suey xx

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh Plus Member 11123 forum postsericfaragh vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Aug 2004 - 8:47 PM

Thanks Stef, Andrew, Andy, Den, Rod, Jan, Mike, Chris, Julie and Suey, good to have your comments. Smile

I could have blurred the background more, but I wanted a strong echo of the foreground shape, like the waves they are designed to repel, Stef. I do have shots of singles, which I may upload in the future. Smile

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old timer
old timer Plus Member 1055 forum postsold timer vcard Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Aug 2004 - 8:58 PM

Boy oh boy - you certainly know how to get the best shots out of everday objects, don't you, Eric?! This is excellent.
Jim

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IanA
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18 Aug 2004 - 9:00 PM

They get better Eric!

Ian (clicked)

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vfr400
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18 Aug 2004 - 9:02 PM

Not only are the curves nice but so is the light and shade. Nice one Eric the best yet.
chris

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh Plus Member 11123 forum postsericfaragh vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Aug 2004 - 9:15 PM

Thanks very much Jim, Ian and Chris, good to hear from you all. Smile

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speeedyblue2
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18 Aug 2004 - 9:45 PM

Brilliant image, brilliant series Eric, well done.

Mary

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ericfaragh
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18 Aug 2004 - 9:51 PM

Many thanks Mary, glad you like it. Smile

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AdrianTurner
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18 Aug 2004 - 9:55 PM

Another cracker Eric, a quality series. ..........click

Adrian

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ericfaragh
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18 Aug 2004 - 10:00 PM

Thanks Adrian, good to hear from you. Smile

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deviant
deviant Plus Member 103024 forum postsdeviant vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Aug 2004 - 10:32 PM

My fave so far (deja-vu?) However like the first one I'd still like to see it from higher perspective. Not a critisism just wondering if it'd work in a different way.
David

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cooky
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18 Aug 2004 - 11:08 PM

Angle and perspective work really well on this one Eric.
Kath

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theorderingone
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18 Aug 2004 - 11:17 PM

Very well composed this one Eric! The lower angle helps give a better impression of perspective IMO.
Have you tried this one in B&W? I bet this one would suit some real hifgh contrast treatment. Try fiddlin with the curves thing in Photoshop, thats if you don't already know that! ;D

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ericfaragh
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19 Aug 2004 - 7:04 AM

Thanks David, Kath and Gary, good to have your input. Smile

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UserRemoved
19 Aug 2004 - 7:05 AM

My vote still goes with the B/W but this has to be a very close 2nd. Great series!

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ericfaragh
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19 Aug 2004 - 7:24 AM

Thanks Mark, glad you like it. Smile

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johnjohn01
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19 Aug 2004 - 1:21 PM

Nice shot Eric. I like the composition.

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ericfaragh
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19 Aug 2004 - 1:28 PM

Many thanks John, good to have your comment. Smile

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nigelsharman
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19 Aug 2004 - 1:47 PM

Another good one Eric, nice series of images,

Nigel.

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geegee
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19 Aug 2004 - 6:27 PM

I love the repetitive almost parallel curves on this one. Lovely composition.
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George.

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ericfaragh
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19 Aug 2004 - 8:19 PM

Thanks Nigel and George, great to hear from you both. Smile

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thewaiter
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20 Aug 2004 - 12:34 PM

strong image, it's warmer than yesterdays image,
I'm slightly distracted with the edge of the breaker in the top left hand corner, but a good series of images

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20 Aug 2004 - 12:35 PM

strong image, it's warmer than yesterdays image,
I'm slightly distracted with the edge of the breaker in the top left hand corner, but a good series of images

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20 Aug 2004 - 1:47 PM

Thanks Kevin, good to hear from you. Smile

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22 Aug 2004 - 7:50 PM

Excellent composition Eric - steve

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ericfaragh
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22 Aug 2004 - 8:31 PM

Thanks Steve, glad you like it. Smile

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kengreen
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23 Aug 2004 - 9:44 PM

Lovely shapes. Are they really wave breakers or are they sculptures. They would appear to work well as both.
Ken
Wrote that before carefully browsing .thms and see that they must be what one could call functional sculptures. I like they different ways you have captured them. Nice work.

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ericfaragh
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23 Aug 2004 - 9:54 PM

Thanks for viewing and commenting, Ken.

No, they aren't intended as sculptures; yes, they are designed to protect the seawall. I like them better than art as they have, in a way, been designed by nature. Their shape is determined as a function of the mathematics of waves. There's something very satifying in that. Smile

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kengreen
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23 Aug 2004 - 9:56 PM

Thanks for your answer. By the way have you heard that they now must change the thinking of mathematical wave theory since the exsistence of "monster" waves has been proven through satelite measurements. That is of course not a problem on normal coastal areas.
Ken

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kengreen
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23 Aug 2004 - 9:59 PM

And I agree that nature is still the greatest designer of all mathematics or not Smile
Ken

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23 Aug 2004 - 10:13 PM

Interesting information, once again, thanks. Smile

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29 Aug 2004 - 8:55 PM

A fine eye for detail as always Eric, excellent work.

Mike

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30 Aug 2004 - 8:54 PM

Thanks Mike, glad you like it. Smile

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22 Jul 2005 - 12:12 PM

Just rounding them uP!!
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3 Mar 2008 - 2:07 AM

Lol, cheers Keith. Smile

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