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I know it is Shadowily Saturday but whilst in the flow of things I thought that I would keep up with my chosen theme of Dungeness. Your comments have been wonderfully honest and straight to the point as always, and these have helped me understand a little more about composition, punch and whites all of which I need to consider if I am every going to be up their as a photographer of some worth.

My meetings with my Consultant and Psychiatrist went remarkably well however Psychiatrists have a remarkable knack of making one feeling like a fool.

I hope that you all have a great day ahead, for me it will be spent taking a walk 'without camera and Kizmet' along the Saxon Shore.

Regards as always Nathan

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:Tamron 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 SP Di II LD Aspherical Lens Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:24 Jan 2012 - 1:31 PM
Focal Length:11mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.5
Aperture:f/4.5
Shutter Speed:1/100sec
Exposure Comp:-1.0
ISO:125
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Half Time
Username:NDODS NDODS
Uploaded:5 Jan 2013 - 9:04 AM
Tags:Boats, Dungeness, Employment, Fishing, General, Seaside, Trawler
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franken
franken Plus Member 123429 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 9:12 AM

I like the composition Nathan - excellent!

Ken

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bobsblues
bobsblues  5 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 9:19 AM

Happy new year Nathan hope you had a good one. Great pov here and nice colour .
Rob

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 9:23 AM

Very artistically composed.

Ann

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Growmore
Growmore Plus Member 6Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 9:34 AM

Where are you getting all those birds from for your shots are they paid extras Nathan, great POV in this one you gave me a bit sea and wonderful sky.

Gary

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rontear
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5 Jan 2013 - 9:34 AM

Excellent POV Nathan, inclusion of gulls a decisive moment.
Ron.

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morpheus1955
5 Jan 2013 - 9:36 AM

Brilliant shot Nathan, excellent composition and dof, I love the circling birds

Regards

Hugh

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 9:37 AM

That sky has the atmospheric look for this image Nathan,
great shot
Lillian

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
5 Jan 2013 - 9:42 AM

Super composition Nathan,
Fred.

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platzy
platzy  2 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2013 - 9:46 AM

Great composition and aspect, superb image.

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fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 9:55 AM

Well seen and composed Nathan.

I don't need a psychiatrist to feel a fool Wink

Albert

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nonur
nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey9 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 9:56 AM

Were those gulls following you, or you were you after them? Excellent compo, very powerful and impressive. Love it! Enjoy the walk,Nathan!

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lonely_oryx
5 Jan 2013 - 10:05 AM

Very good POV. The birds are in exactly the right place to give interest in the sky

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
5 Jan 2013 - 10:08 AM

A really superb photo Nathan ! I also noticed that there seems to be circling birds in many of your latest photos Smile They must be endeamic to the area Smile

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chrissie3
chrissie3  6 England
5 Jan 2013 - 10:11 AM

Lovely image - the green gunge round the boat adds to it.Smile

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8184 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 10:16 AM

Excellent low pov, Nathan, well captured. Glad to hear your appointment went well. Carol

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
5 Jan 2013 - 10:43 AM

I like boats! and even parts of boats so yes I like this shot Nathan, great colour blue then the sea, and sky, little bonus of the birds, I did wonder if you had added them? not that it matters because if you did then good thinking, as mentioned the bit of green plus the gravel all add up to a good photo, well done, Regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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cats_123 Plus Member 114304 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 10:52 AM

trick cyclists should be kept in the circus GrinGrinGrin

a good long walk (with or without camera OR Kizmet) is the best you can get GrinGrin

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williamsloan
williamsloan Plus Member 4williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 10:56 AM

well worked image good job.

billy

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51258 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England142 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 11:05 AM

Those birds get about, Nathan Grin. Maybe they follow you like a swarm of midges in Scotland TongueGrinGrin A good low pov giving a strong perspective. Is that someone's leg sticking out under the boat TongueTongue

Dave

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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
5 Jan 2013 - 11:08 AM

Great angle Nathan! Lovely composition full of colours and textures. IB

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netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3232 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 11:31 AM

Brilliant shot Nathen ,like the birds again,do you feed them with something?.
Enjoy your walk,I will be off for one as well this afternoon,it's dry at the moment.
NettaSmile

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Herge88
Herge88 Plus Member 840 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 12:08 PM

Nothing wrong with the composition here Nathan, love the inclusion of the flock of birds in this well balanced image.

Best Matt

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rayme330
rayme330 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 12:17 PM

Excellent composition Nathan, the birds are in just the right place.

Ray

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 12:18 PM

A good exercise in perspective with those gulls so small by comparison with the boat.
I can imagine your session with a Psychiatrist! I feel that way about magicians.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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digital_boi
5 Jan 2013 - 12:25 PM

fine composition Nathan you must be the only photographer with his own permanent flock of gulls in his employmentTongueWink

Pleasure to view fine perspective capture

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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leontari
leontari Plus Member 2leontari vcard Greece
5 Jan 2013 - 12:33 PM


Quote: Very artistically composed.

Ann

I agree with Ann. SmileSmileSmile
Effrossini

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mrswoolybill Critique Team 8654 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1178 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 1:13 PM

The gulls, the bit of green; plus what looks suspiciously leke a small foot emerging from the pebbles...
Everyone has their own personal Dungeness.
Moira

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taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 1:25 PM

An amazing view!

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mex
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5 Jan 2013 - 1:56 PM

Good comp and pov nathan.
cheers phil.

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 2:45 PM

A fine viewpoint and composition, Nathan - with the added bonus of the birds too! Wink
Trev Smile

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CaroleS
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5 Jan 2013 - 2:49 PM

A brilliant and bold pov. A first class image.
Carole

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Pinnace
Pinnace  6 Wales
5 Jan 2013 - 3:25 PM

You've done it again! Cracking capture

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5 Jan 2013 - 4:12 PM

Excellent composition and atmosphere Nathan

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Cliff1944
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5 Jan 2013 - 4:18 PM

Those birds again!
Great shot.
Cliff

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hasslebladuk Plus Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 4:24 PM

Excellent shot and the birds in the sky hold well in the image
mike

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HELANA
HELANA Plus Member 5HELANA vcard United Kingdom
5 Jan 2013 - 4:29 PM

Very good pov Nathan, the birds make the picture again.
Elena

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AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 4:34 PM

Those birds seem to be very biddable, appearing again here! Smile I like your composition and pov Nathan!
Ann

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ChristineD
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5 Jan 2013 - 4:54 PM

Great composition and POV

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widtink
widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 5:14 PM

nice pov Nathan hope Kizmet is settling in Wink

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Philip_H
Philip_H  3 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2013 - 5:39 PM

A dramatic capture/composition, Nathan.

P.

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achieverswales

Excellent crop shows how artistic you are Nathan.

Regards

Trev.

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ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
5 Jan 2013 - 7:38 PM

I'll be brief - GREAT!Smile
Regards Valery

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Joline
Joline Plus Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 8:54 PM

This is a wonderfully strong composition.
I see a blue leg sticking out from under the bow....maybe a sea urchinWink

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pdcche
pdcche  4 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2013 - 10:20 PM

Great comp Nathan and pov, like it, Peter..

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UrbaneMagick
UrbaneMagick Plus Member 3153 forum postsUrbaneMagick vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 10:20 PM

Hope your;e good Nathan,

great clarity.

Gareth Smile

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aniamoore
aniamoore  2 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2013 - 11:19 PM

Any treasure inside this boat, Nathan?!SmileSmileSmileTongueTongue
AniaWink

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 11:23 PM

it has all been said and moreSmile
I like the little W shaped figure. it is a bid like legs sticking out from under a carSmile bit like me Smile

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha Plus Member 7prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2013 - 4:47 AM

A fine image with beautiful DOF & detail even in low light.

Psychiatrist are good sooth Sayers too.

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ali63 Plus Member 3658 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2013 - 5:52 PM

Excellent Nathan,
Ali

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basith
basith  2 Sri Lanka
6 Jan 2013 - 6:19 PM

Love the angle and nice composition.

Basith

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lifesnapper Plus Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2013 - 5:31 PM

Super view point Nathan.

John Smile

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LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2013 - 7:26 PM

'Great Shot!' ~ LEx

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