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Thank you so very much for all your wonderful comments and votes following yesterdays upload. A further mention going to: Lottiesphotography(Charlie) Nigevel(Nigel) MrsBass(Heather) and Craggwildlife(David) for presenting me with their coveted User Awards.

Todays upload is again something outside of my comfort zone, however it is something which I rather like, especially the range of blue and grey like hues.

I hope that you all have a wonderful day ahead, for me I am off to see the shrink in Sevenoaks, so I shall be out for a little while. However I shall endeavour to view and comment on as many of your images as possible before bedtime.

Regards as always NathanGrinGrinGrin

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 550D
Lens:TAMRON SP AF 90mm F2.8 Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:1 Aug 2013 - 8:11 PM
Focal Length:90mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/2.8
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:It's all in the detail
Username:NDODS NDODS
Uploaded:8 Aug 2013 - 8:26 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Rigging, Rope, Sailing
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Voters:pdunstan_Greymoon · pascalg · pollisher · Hermanus · Derek_Fearn · CarolG · Badgerfred · RobertTurley · ugly · Scottishlandscapes · ali63 · woolybill1 · User_Removed · Rogerex · Bzox · marshfam19 · WhiteRose1 · franken · HarrietH · ColleenA · cazozphil · WesternRed · EMJAYCEE · cats_123 · stuart1963 · Andysnapper · Pete · NaturesHaven · Alan_Baseley · Nikonuser1 · PattiW · morpheus1955 · BIGRY1 · SlowSong · costas · lonely_oryx · Lynniesefforts · S_Psharma · jamesmoorephotography · barbarahirst · georgiepoolie · tonyng · netta1234 · widtink · ValeryAst · pluckyfilly · Tish1 · DicksPics · Herge88 · digital_boi · Tosh4photos · GeorgePlatis · djh698 · SammyRatFan · longhoss · myrab · kuvailija · dudler · TrevBatWCC · Mike_Smith · danbrann · lifesnapper · RonnieAG · leontari · Lillian · hasslebladuk · Philip_H · 213hardy · Maiwand · williamsloan · Brian65 · RysiekJan · JuBarney · craggwildlifephotography · ValSaxby · SUE118 · Nigeve1 · Stephen_B · xwang · Lottiephotography · Irishkate · fazzer · Holmewood · Potra · Daisymaye · jaktis · Blakey_Boy · sparrowhawk · antisilence · Jenny-D · Source · Ridgeway · abeeror2 · bobsblues · Pinnace · brian17302 · Franko59 · UrbaneMagick · Ayoob · Chinga · Phantom7 · Glostopcat · basith · DonMc · kel55 · Armakk ·
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pdunstan_Greymoon
pdunstan_Greymoon Plus Member 3pdunstan_Greymoon vcard United Kingdom
8 Aug 2013 - 8:29 AM

I can see why you did this one Nathan, there is something about it which I quite like too.

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
8 Aug 2013 - 8:35 AM

A slight unravelling but basically solid and functional !! A lovely image Nathan !!

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2013 - 8:42 AM

Excellent dof, Nathan, and the blue hues are beautiful. Carol

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Scottishlandscapes Plus Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2013 - 8:50 AM

The wide open lens has given a crisp shallow layer of focus and the blues are as ever beautiful.
Lovely image Nathan.

Dougie

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ali63
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8 Aug 2013 - 8:50 AM

Great work Nathan,

Ali

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User_Removed
8 Aug 2013 - 8:58 AM

📷👍😃

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51306 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England143 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2013 - 9:02 AM

An abstract of tone and texture, the narrow dof works really well, Nathan.

Dave

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franken
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8 Aug 2013 - 9:10 AM

It works really well Nathan - I love the blue tones.

Ken

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ColleenA
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8 Aug 2013 - 9:24 AM

What a stunning image Nathan, love your shallow dof and colours are great....well captured

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WesternRed
WesternRed Plus Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
8 Aug 2013 - 9:34 AM

Colour tone is definitely the main theme of this capture and does not distract from focus in fact the
blue inhances the fibre of the rope!. Well done Nathan.
WesternRed.

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EMJAYCEE
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8 Aug 2013 - 9:37 AM

Can see why you did this Nathan - wonderful colour tones.
Joan.

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cats_123
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8 Aug 2013 - 9:38 AM

must start a thread WinkGrinGrinGrin

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Andysnapper
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8 Aug 2013 - 9:48 AM

Toned to perfection, a lovely image.

Andy

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2013 - 10:40 AM

A great abstract Nathan, like the cool colours, I like this alotSmile


Cliff

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morpheus1955
8 Aug 2013 - 11:04 AM

Super image Nathan, the dof is absolutely spot on like this a lot

Hugh

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BIGRY1
BIGRY1 Plus Member 3BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2013 - 11:14 AM

The title says it all! A fantastic imageGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

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lonely_oryx
8 Aug 2013 - 11:45 AM

Well controlled DOF

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8 Aug 2013 - 12:01 PM


Quote: What a stunning image Nathan, love your shallow dof and colours are great....well captured

Great image Nathan, and yes your title is so correct GrinGrin

Lynette GrinGrin

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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2013 - 12:04 PM

Outstanding image nice composition.

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barbarahirst
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8 Aug 2013 - 12:16 PM

have fun!!!!
like this alot

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netta1234
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8 Aug 2013 - 12:35 PM

A Great shot NathenSmile
NettaSmile

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kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise Plus Member 3421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2013 - 12:39 PM

I like this alot, beautiful colours and textures GrinGrin

Kathryn

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widtink
widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2013 - 12:58 PM

Nice GrinGrinGrinGrin Cool tones.

Rod

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ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
8 Aug 2013 - 1:24 PM

What can I say, Nathan ... Impeccable work!Smile Bravo!
Regards Valery

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pluckyfilly
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8 Aug 2013 - 1:27 PM

Good detail in the rope Nathan

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DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2013 - 1:35 PM

Super sharp focus and great depth of field, Nathan!
An impressive, aptly titled image!
Hope things go/have gone well today.
Regards,
Richard

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digital_boi
8 Aug 2013 - 1:39 PM

good detail Nathan looks a bit like me a bit frayed at the edges to say the leaset

GrahamGrinGrinGrinGrin

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GeorgePlatis
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8 Aug 2013 - 1:57 PM

Stunning composition !

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djh698
djh698  112449 forum posts United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2013 - 2:36 PM

good colour and detail
David

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longhoss
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8 Aug 2013 - 4:20 PM

Lovely image Nathan
Great tones and dof
Glyn

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kuvailija
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8 Aug 2013 - 4:38 PM

A wonderful idea , Nathan! And well captured!SmileSmileSmile ---- Jukka.

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TrevBatWCC
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8 Aug 2013 - 5:26 PM

A very striking and colourful shot, Nathan, well seen and excellently captured Wink
Trev Smile

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Mike_Smith
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8 Aug 2013 - 5:38 PM

Yes i also like this, its a great close up

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danbrann
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8 Aug 2013 - 5:45 PM

The first thing to worry about is the focus..and that is spot on. The next thing to worry about are the colour and tones...and they are spot. In fact I would say the image is spot.

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lifesnapper
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8 Aug 2013 - 5:50 PM

A fascinating shot Nathan, and I love those Blues.

John Smile

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leontari
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8 Aug 2013 - 6:33 PM

Fascinating composition Nathan - I love the colour tones!
Effrossini

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Lillian
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8 Aug 2013 - 6:46 PM

Works well Nathan with a good POV and the colour jumps out!
Lillian

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8 Aug 2013 - 6:53 PM

Excellent shot love the colour
mike

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8 Aug 2013 - 7:28 PM

Very attractive presentation Nathan.GrinGrin
Ron

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8 Aug 2013 - 7:30 PM

a well taken shot [love it].


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8 Aug 2013 - 7:50 PM

A really good abstract & lovely colour.
Ju

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8 Aug 2013 - 8:07 PM

something different and like yourself quite like ..

Hope things went ok today for you

Regards
David

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8 Aug 2013 - 9:20 PM

Very accomplished image, Nathan. The shallow DOF, cool tones and great composition yeild an excellent image.
Nigel

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xwang  631 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2013 - 10:03 PM

Wonderful detail.. like the colour..

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Lottiephotography

I like it! Lovely blue colours and great detail in the rope.

Charlie x

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8 Aug 2013 - 10:37 PM

So difficult to do this and get it right!
KateGrinGrinGrin

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8 Aug 2013 - 10:40 PM

Great shot. Cathy

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8 Aug 2013 - 10:59 PM

The detail of a detail. Well done Nathan!
M

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9 Aug 2013 - 10:38 PM

A super high quality and creative image.Nice work.
-source

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Ridgeway
Ridgeway  8222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2013 - 11:10 PM

Love everything about this one Nathan, as mr source says,creative.

Aidan,,

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abeeror2  2 Spain
9 Aug 2013 - 11:39 PM

I would hang this on my wall, beautiful!SmileSmileSmile

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bobsblues  5 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2013 - 8:01 AM

That is an amazing shot Nathan great composition and colour love it.SmileSmile
Rob

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11 Aug 2013 - 11:52 AM

Great technique and presentation, I like this!!,,,, regards Ian

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11 Aug 2013 - 6:23 PM

Classy little image Nathan, I hope life finds you well Smile

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Chinga
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12 Aug 2013 - 5:24 AM

A very nice result with beautiful focus work on the subject...
Nice one Nathan! Grin
IB

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Phantom7  929 forum posts United Kingdom
12 Aug 2013 - 10:34 PM

Now this is very good indeed,as it makes you think.

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18 Aug 2013 - 3:18 PM

A marvellous macro study with some wonderful blue hues

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kel55
kel55  2 United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2013 - 8:21 PM

Love macro shots , this one is very interesting , the colour is very cool an the detail in the focus plain is perfectly sharp . It's a shot of something that normally should not be interesting , but by zoning into a macro shot it totally is , well done Nathan , kind regards Kel

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