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This is Nile Creek on Vancouver Island. It needs more water in it so the salmon can make it up to spawn.
I'm in a b/w mood with the much needed rain.

Brand:Panasonic
Camera:Panasonic GF2
Lens:LUMIX G VARIO 14-42/F3.5-5.6
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:9 Oct 2012 - 8:46 AM
Focal Length:18mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.1
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:+0.66
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Up the Nile
Username:Daisymaye Daisymaye
Uploaded:14 Oct 2012 - 12:08 AM
Tags:Black & white, Chairs, Creek, River, Seagulls
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Votes:39
Voters:prabhusinha · NDODS · taggart · timduck · gwynn56 · chensuriashi · CarolG · gajewski · Hermanus · jdinne · morpheus1955 · andylea · NaturesHaven · WhiteRose1 · mrswoolybill · Badgerfred · Paree · EAS · Rende · jaktis · digital_boi · saltireblue · pascalg · Alan_Baseley · PaulLiley · frz67 · CaroleS · goso · TrevBatWCC · AnnChown · RockArea · derekhansen · Rock · gingerdelight · Briwooly · rontear · lesliea · BarbaraR · NeilWigan ·
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prabhusinha
prabhusinha Plus Member 7prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 12:12 AM

Hope every body take it serious "Global Warming". Otherwise every body shall turn B&W, in no time.

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43894 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom108 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 12:38 AM

This is an exceptional beautifully composed and crafted photograph Sandy. The positioning of the two wooden chairs is somewhat inspirational, whilst the mono works its magic so very well.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 1:14 AM

It does seem low-- a bad year for salmon me thinks--- nice conversion!

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timduck
timduck  3 United States
14 Oct 2012 - 1:21 AM

That's a great photo; and it expresses your feelings quite well. The whole continent (even down here on the Texas gulf coast) is in need of rain. For the sake of the salmon, and all of us, I Pray we get some soon. Love & Peace.....Duck

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8183 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 6:05 AM

A wonderful composition, Sandy, love the curve of the creek, and the birds in the distance. We had a little rain and a thunderstorm a week ago, the only rain we have seen here for the past 5 months. Carol

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gajewski
gajewski Plus Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 6:07 AM

Sandy, this is a nice, gritty B&W -- although sad to hear that there is not enough water to support the salmon spawning.
-\Walter

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
14 Oct 2012 - 6:09 AM

Beautiful photo and mono suits it well -rain or no rain Smile Well done Smile

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morpheus1955
14 Oct 2012 - 7:52 AM

Super image, great composition ,textures and tones.

Hugh

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51258 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England142 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 8:52 AM

Looks stark and barren. Well suited to mono, Sandy.

Dave

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mrswoolybill Critique Team 8649 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1177 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 8:55 AM

Those two empty picnic chairs, looking out over such a bleak landscape - brilliant!
Moira

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Rende
Rende Plus Member 837 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 11:34 AM

Beautiful mono image Sandy; those two chairs really make it.
Rende

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digital_boi
14 Oct 2012 - 12:23 PM

good tones and light Sandy hope the water rises

Graham GrinGrinGrin

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saltireblue Site Moderator 44639 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway26 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 12:34 PM

This probably won't mean anything to you, Sandy, but the title mead me think of the 'Carry on up The Nile' film from the famous Carry On series...and chairs of the joke by Morecombe & Wise about two old men sitting in deck-chairs...you could try googling themSmile
I guess the birds are attracted by the prospect of salmon for dinner.

Malc

Last Modified By saltireblue at 14 Oct 2012 - 12:35 PM

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 1:36 PM

Great lead in line there Sandy. Like the B&W treatment. Really suits the range of tones. paul

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frz67
frz67  5 Italy32 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 1:57 PM

great composition with the two empty chairs looking at the panorama

francesco

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 3:03 PM

When I first this and the title, I thought this doesn't look like the Nile that I've sailed on! Wink I don't know what it would look like in colour, but this mono version works very well, great composition and capture, Sandy
Trev Smile

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AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 3:37 PM

The mono brings out the textures of the stones really well Sandy.
Ann

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RockArea
RockArea  8 United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 4:30 PM

Plenty of rain over here, Sandy! Hope you get some soon. In the meantime an atmospheric mono with those empty loungers over the bank.

David

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derekhansen
derekhansen Plus Member 6200 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom24 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 8:50 PM

Very nicely done Sandy.
Derek

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gingerdelight
14 Oct 2012 - 9:08 PM

An excellent mono Sandy!
Carol

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2012 - 3:26 PM

A lovely, strong capture with great composition.
I hope things improve in time for the Salmon.

B.

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