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THIS IS MY FIRST ATTEMPT AT SOMETHING LIKE THIS. THOUGHT THE SEPIA WORKED WELL IN THE FINAL RESULT. TAKEN AT A LEVEL PEDESTRIAN CROSSING - I'M NOT THE SUICIDAL TYPE!

Camera:Nikon COOLPIX 4100 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:coolpix
Title:RAILWAY LINE
Username:Chocwendy Chocwendy
Uploaded:5 Mar 2006 - 11:17 AM
Tags:Landscape / travel
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Doclassie
Doclassie e2 Member 91135 forum postsDoclassie vcard England
5 Mar 2006 - 11:22 AM

I agree. The sepia treatement has worked really well.

Nice work!

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Hanners
Hanners e2 Member 9875 forum postsHanners vcard Ireland10 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2006 - 11:23 AM

Works for me too

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Terry_R
Terry_R e2 Member 9Terry_R vcard United Kingdom
5 Mar 2006 - 11:35 AM

Hi.. yes the sepia works well on this image. Try also really bringing out the contrast in the clouds in your software as I think that will up the impact further. This would work very well as a really contrasty lith print effect too.

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Potto
Potto e2 Member 10Potto vcard United Kingdom
5 Mar 2006 - 11:42 AM

Whatever motivated you to stand where you did. We have to jetwash enough bodyparts off train underframes from suicides without adding photographers to the list. Also that that third rail carries 750 volts dc. You will die if you touch that.

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Chocwendy
Chocwendy e2 Member 8Chocwendy vcard United Kingdom
5 Mar 2006 - 11:47 AM

MAYBE I SHOULD ADD THIS WAS TAKEN AT A PEDESTRIAN LEVEL CROSSING!! I'M NOT THE SUICIDAL TYPE - CHECK OUT WHAT I DO FOR A LIVING! GIVE ME SOME CREDIT! POTTO.

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Blenkinsopp
Blenkinsopp e2 Member 9320 forum postsBlenkinsopp vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2006 - 12:13 PM

lovely lines (no pun intended) and beautiful tones

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jimbocarroll
jimbocarroll e2 Member 930 forum postsjimbocarroll vcard Ireland
5 Mar 2006 - 12:42 PM

I agree with terry re:clouds. There is good detail throughout, and good lead in lines! well done
Jamie

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david deveson
david deveson e2 Member 1058 forum postsdavid deveson vcard Italy2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2006 - 12:50 PM

Great image...I'd try and give it more black levels, might find it gains a bit more oomph...
David

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franken
franken e2 Member 123320 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2006 - 12:57 PM

Different and interesting. The tint works really well.

regards
Ken

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dark_lord
dark_lord Critique Team 101525 forum postsdark_lord vcard England151 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2006 - 1:05 PM

The toning works very well, especially as the subject is bold with good contrast and strong features.

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AllyBoy
AllyBoy e2 Member 892 forum postsAllyBoy vcard United Kingdom
5 Mar 2006 - 2:06 PM

I love it, Looks Great!!!!

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Tina_Michelle
Tina_Michelle e2 Member 9Tina_Michelle vcard
5 Mar 2006 - 3:17 PM

the sepia toning definitely is a great choice for this. adds atmosphere.

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Tina_Michelle
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5 Mar 2006 - 3:18 PM

the sepia toning definitely is a great choice for this. adds atmosphere.

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User_Removed
6 Mar 2006 - 1:13 AM

The only thing missing from this shot is the "damsel in distress" and the "wicked uncle".

Excellent!

Stuart

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6 Mar 2006 - 7:18 AM

Good shot.. I like taking shots of railway lines also.. as in Train Perspective and Snow Storm Train 2.

Jim

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francisg
francisg e2 Member 10703 forum postsfrancisg vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2006 - 10:56 AM

A lovely shot and the sepia tone works well, My only ptroblem is that there is something missing that will break the pattern. The lines lead your eye along but there is nothing to rest on. Just a thought.

Frank

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mongogushi
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8 Mar 2006 - 12:09 AM

nice tones, great perspective

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Chocwendy
Chocwendy e2 Member 8Chocwendy vcard United Kingdom
8 Mar 2006 - 12:34 AM

Thanks for your comments! I thought that maybe the focus was just on the line, showing the city far ahead in the distance...but what do i know, i'm learning!! Appreciate your opinions!
Thanks for your support!
Wendy

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DaveU
DaveU e2 Member 81344 forum postsDaveU vcard England121 Constructive Critique Points
26 Mar 2006 - 1:05 AM

Like the composition and toning. Pity the shot is dead symmetrical, just my opinion though. Dave.

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Big_T
Big_T e2 Member 958 forum postsBig_T vcard United Kingdom
27 Mar 2006 - 12:03 PM

lovely well worked image.

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Behrooz
Behrooz e2 Member 8Behrooz vcard
28 Mar 2006 - 7:51 PM

Hi . I am giving general opin. on ur photography , the good think i see is, you know what you want from ur shoot thats very good and i am sure you are very good person also if that ur photo you also looking cute
take care . BM

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Chocwendy
Chocwendy e2 Member 8Chocwendy vcard United Kingdom
29 Mar 2006 - 9:18 AM

Well! I don't know what to say..! Thanks for your chioce of words..think i get the idea! And , Yes it really IS me in the photo!! Cute,Eh? Did you all hear that!!!
Wendy

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joeb
joeb e2 Member 9joeb vcard
7 Apr 2006 - 9:46 PM

Another award for you Wendy.

Well done.

Karen

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jkennedy
jkennedy e2 Member 8jkennedy vcard Indonesia1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2006 - 11:53 PM

Smashing shot with great lead in lines. Very moody and atmospheric which the sepia treatment adds to. Very well done and congrats on the well deserved RC award.
Joe

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Jasbe
Jasbe e2 Member 9116 forum postsJasbe vcard England
23 Apr 2006 - 8:44 AM

Hi Wendy, your right they do make good subjects, nice work.
Jason

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Spartan319
Spartan319 e2 Member 10Spartan319 vcard United Kingdom
26 Apr 2006 - 12:13 AM

Great composition and the sepia is inspirational

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gaston
gaston e2 Member 10gaston vcard United Kingdom
24 Jun 2006 - 3:22 PM

Sepia works well, I also think that the sky detail could have a little more impact, but the composition is very strong, really leads you into the pic.
Tim

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