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A very late (or early) upload for me. Wont be around for a few days, so thought why not.

As if you didn't know from Grosmont.

Brand:Nikon CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D700 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:100.0-300.0 mm f/4.0
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:21 May 2011 - 9:31 AM
Focal Length:240mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:Full Steam Ahead
Username:Nick_w Nick_w
Uploaded:8 Jun 2011 - 12:20 AM
Tags:Black & white, Grosmont, Nymr, Specialist / abstract, Transport
Votes:121

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2011 - 12:23 AM

Well, where ever Grosmont is-- the conversion is masterly with bright whites and deep blacks, a pleasure to view!

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Nick_w
Nick_w e2 Member 73802 forum postsNick_w vcard England99 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2011 - 12:26 AM

Wooo wasn't expecting that so quick, thanks for the GEA really appreciated - Thank you Smile

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Dee_licious1
Dee_licious1 e2 Member 8Dee_licious1 vcard United Kingdom
8 Jun 2011 - 12:26 AM

Stunner!

Hugs,

Dee

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DaveMead
DaveMead  5 United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2011 - 12:27 AM

Superb!
Dave

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JPatrickM
JPatrickM  7 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2011 - 12:28 AM

Great pic. with loads of steam . I'm sure Eric Treacy would have approved.
Patrick

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petach
petach  4 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2011 - 12:35 AM

Drama on rails. Fantastic shot with great tones.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2011 - 12:36 AM

An awesome powerful image. Beautiful mono ..........Sandy

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4137 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2011 - 12:37 AM

Marvellous shot as the loco emerges from the tunnel wreathed in smoke......so evocative of everything I recall on looking back on the days of steam in my youth.
Ronnie

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sooty 36
sooty 36  9 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2011 - 1:23 AM

Brilliant pic....congrats on the award. Well deserved Smile

Chris

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debu
debu  4 India
8 Jun 2011 - 1:27 AM

Excellent image.
debu

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fix  7 Malta
8 Jun 2011 - 4:26 AM

nice work

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kirkoid
kirkoid  3 England1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2011 - 5:42 AM

Great atmospheric capture.
Dave

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cabbie
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8 Jun 2011 - 6:23 AM

A excellent capture and one to be proud of well done

Bob

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Wooly
Wooly  8112 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2011 - 6:50 AM

Excellent job Nick.

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PhillipMinnis

Nick, this is an outstanding image! Wonderful tones, details and composition! A real winner!


Cheers

Phil

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VIKI
VIKI  8 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2011 - 7:03 AM

Fabulous image!

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AlleyCatz
AlleyCatz  8274 forum posts England6 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2011 - 7:08 AM

Excellent image and conversion Nick.

Congrats on the GE Award Smile

~Alley~

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sut68
sut68  101994 forum posts England76 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2011 - 7:11 AM

Excellent stuff Nick, as good as any I've seen [or taken Wink] from here Smile

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Nick_w
Nick_w e2 Member 73802 forum postsNick_w vcard England99 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2011 - 7:21 AM

Thanks everyone.

Big thanks Paul for the award I'm over the moon. Smile

Theres something about Grosmont I just love.

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dathersmith
8 Jun 2011 - 7:44 AM

Wow, drama in abundance Nick. Excellent shot and conversion.

Darren.

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Nick_w
Nick_w e2 Member 73802 forum postsNick_w vcard England99 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2011 - 7:51 AM

Thanks everyone.

Once again a big thanks Phil the UA really is appreciated

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chris-p
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8 Jun 2011 - 8:04 AM

Great stuff Nick ......... congrats too Smile

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Sezz
Sezz e2 Member 9617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2011 - 8:17 AM

Superb mono Nick - excellent toning throughout, very atmospheric too!
My congrat's for your awards Smile

Sarah *

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franken
franken e2 Member 113029 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2011 - 8:25 AM

Powerful mono image.

Ken

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sut68
sut68  101994 forum posts England76 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2011 - 8:33 AM


Quote: Theres something about Grosmont I just love.

Me n'all mate, me n'all Smile

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Rob66
Rob66  4 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2011 - 9:37 AM

Great picture

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LesF
LesF  7175 forum posts8 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2011 - 1:22 PM

Bags of atmosphere Nick, had to be in mono this too, congrats on the awards

LesF

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Nick_w
Nick_w e2 Member 73802 forum postsNick_w vcard England99 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2011 - 3:38 PM

Thanks everyone. I wasn't expecting much of this been a mono an all so thanks to everyone really appreciated.

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chase
chase Critique Team 81115 forum postschase vcard England234 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2011 - 6:03 PM

Excellent capture of all that steam Nick,looks so good in B&W this one.

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naturalywild
8 Jun 2011 - 6:07 PM

very good shot

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Eviscera
Eviscera  81096 forum posts United Kingdom149 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2011 - 7:02 PM

Superb range Nick !

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Nick_w
Nick_w e2 Member 73802 forum postsNick_w vcard England99 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2011 - 9:31 PM

Thanks Janet, Dave & naturallywild

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Nick_w
Nick_w e2 Member 73802 forum postsNick_w vcard England99 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2011 - 3:39 PM

Big thanks Pete really appreciated Smile

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LesF
LesF  7175 forum posts8 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2011 - 4:52 PM

Congrats on the EC Nick

LesF

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chris-p
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9 Jun 2011 - 5:20 PM

Congrats Nick......well worth gettin' down and dirty Wink

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Nick_w
Nick_w e2 Member 73802 forum postsNick_w vcard England99 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2011 - 8:05 PM

Thanks Les & Chris for the kind words.

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GlynnisFrith
GlynnisFrith e2 Member 7GlynnisFrith vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2011 - 9:26 PM

What a cracking image I love it & it's a great mono conversion which works well with the subject

Glynnis

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Nigel_95
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9 Jun 2011 - 10:04 PM

Terrific atmosphere. Looks like it is steaming out of the screen at me.

Nigel

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Nick_w
Nick_w e2 Member 73802 forum postsNick_w vcard England99 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2011 - 10:25 PM

Thanks Glynnis & Nigel

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martin.w
martin.w e2 Member 12350 forum postsmartin.w vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2011 - 7:06 PM

I agree with Paul....one of best (if not THE best!) from here. Wish it was mine Wink

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Nick_w
Nick_w e2 Member 73802 forum postsNick_w vcard England99 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2011 - 7:27 PM

Thanks Martin that's a compliment indeed.

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Alan_Coles
12 Jun 2011 - 11:54 AM

Stonking image...full of atmosphere and the mono conversion is inspirational

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DaveU
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12 Jun 2011 - 1:47 PM

Striking image Nick and a top notch BW conversion.

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MilanaG
MilanaG  8 Bulgaria
12 Jun 2011 - 4:19 PM

Very good b&w work! Well seen and taken!
Milena

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Nick_w
Nick_w e2 Member 73802 forum postsNick_w vcard England99 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jun 2011 - 8:42 PM

Thanks Milana, Dave & valleywalker

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cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jun 2011 - 8:50 PM

fabulous, congrats on all the awards.lsley

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jun 2011 - 2:27 PM

A cracking capture, Nick - didn't see this much lovely smoke when I was there last week! Wink
Trev Smile

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baileysmith
14 Jun 2011 - 4:04 PM

Fantastic image, really conveys the power and energy of these old trains. My dad's a train buff (not a photographer) and loves this picture. Thanks!

Matt

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Nick_w
Nick_w e2 Member 73802 forum postsNick_w vcard England99 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2011 - 9:13 PM

Thanks Lesley, Trevor and Matt, its really appreciated.

Big thanks to Tom for the user award its the most UA ive ever had on one image Smile

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cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2011 - 9:45 PM

all you need now is POTW for a full house Grin lesley

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Nick_w
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15 Jun 2011 - 10:12 PM

Thanks for the kind words Lesley.

I'm almost lost for words... That's something I never expected in a million years thanks Keith Smile

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martinl e2 Member 10248 forum postsmartinl vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2011 - 2:33 PM

Bit late to the party, but glad I finally arrived, it's well worth the effort to get here. Many congrats.
Smile

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paulblignaut
26 Jun 2011 - 7:46 AM

Amasing, black and white brigs the " whoow" factor out in the photo!

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Jat_Riski
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19 Jul 2011 - 8:32 PM

Master class shot. I love 2c in landscape format.

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NobbytheNobster
24 Jul 2011 - 11:21 PM

Superb shot Smile
Ricky.

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Bloggs
Bloggs  2313 forum posts England
26 Dec 2011 - 7:32 PM

Fabulous shot congrats Grin

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KevSB
KevSB  101403 forum posts United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2012 - 6:04 PM

Stunning Image, I find it strange how we look back at this wonderful scene with alls its drama and paint a wonderful picture of the past, The reality is that it was dirty, Smelly and Noisy Compared to the modern Equivelent, But Maybee thats what attacts us to it. Thankyou for sharing

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amyadamson
17 May 2012 - 3:34 AM

Beautiful!!

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Nick_w
Nick_w e2 Member 73802 forum postsNick_w vcard England99 Constructive Critique Points
17 May 2012 - 5:20 AM

Thanks Amy

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amyadamson
17 May 2012 - 11:54 PM

Your welcome. Its nice to be able to appreciate good work. Some day after a bit of studying hopfully il be able to match it haha

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