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I can't believe what the site limitations have done to the size - but anyway, especially for Mark and Dave, here's the right side on show. Grin

Camera:Canon EOS 300D
Lens:Sigma 18-50
Recording media:ISO 400
Title:Wave Breakers 2
Username:ericfaragh ericfaragh
Uploaded:15 Aug 2004 - 11:11 AM
Tags:General, Seawall, Tidal defence, Tidal defences, Tide, Wave, Wave breaker, Wave breakers
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davidbailie
davidbailie e2 Member 11451 forum postsdavidbailie vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2004 - 11:12 AM

Thank you Eric - Don't know what you think but I believe there's more dynamic ?

Click

Dave

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adamm
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15 Aug 2004 - 11:16 AM

great follow up Eric..... *click*

adam

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jules41
jules41 e2 Member 10197 forum postsjules41 vcard United Kingdom
15 Aug 2004 - 11:19 AM

Excellent shot Eric,good tones too,well done on such a well taken shot*click*
julie

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rhion
rhion e2 Member 1135 forum postsrhion vcard United Kingdom
15 Aug 2004 - 11:26 AM

Both good images Eric but this one just pips it for me. Good spot and I'm sure it has extra scope with different light etc
Richard

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proberts
proberts e2 Member 10218 forum postsproberts vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2004 - 12:09 PM

Very good shot Eric,excellent repeating patterns and tones,very well done*click*
andrew.

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johnjrp
johnjrp e2 Member 10431 forum postsjohnjrp vcard Australia5 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2004 - 12:14 PM

Like this. The tone and clarity work well. John
click

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johnjrp
johnjrp e2 Member 10431 forum postsjohnjrp vcard Australia5 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2004 - 12:14 PM

Like this. The tone and clarity work well. John
click

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rosie42
rosie42 e2 Member 10rosie42 vcard Australia
15 Aug 2004 - 12:45 PM

Like the crisp detail and textures ... the repetitive pattern really adds interest. Well spotted! *click*
Susie :o)

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old timer
old timer e2 Member 1055 forum postsold timer vcard Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2004 - 1:49 PM

I think I actually prefer this image, Eric - I like the diagonal.
Jim

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user_absconded
15 Aug 2004 - 2:08 PM

Had a look at yesterday's which didn't grab my attention. This one did. Super shot.
click

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speeedyblue2
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15 Aug 2004 - 3:28 PM

Like them both Eric, excellent!

Mary

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u08mcb
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15 Aug 2004 - 5:51 PM

Makes me think of the shapes sidewinder snakes make in sand. Imagination is your friend Eric Smile

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geegee
geegee e2 Member 1129 forum postsgeegee vcard England
15 Aug 2004 - 7:18 PM

How do you see them Eric? That is a fantastic composition with superb perspective.
Click.

George.

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UserHasLeft
15 Aug 2004 - 7:27 PM

It's another lovely picture, Eric. I would appear to be in the minority for preferring the first one - I liked the depth to it.

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh e2 Member 11121 forum postsericfaragh vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2004 - 8:39 PM

Many thanks for the good feedback, just returned from a second visit to this place. Hoping to get a few more good images out of these yet. Smile

I do think that this is the more immediately visually striking composition (and I believe immediacy is a vast strength to an image). However, I think my first upload is a more original approach, in that, it gets you right in amongst them and you can actually get a better idea of their bulk, their size, their texture, and you can really see what they are, as well as perceiving the fact that they repeat for a great distance. This second upload is the shot that occurred to me at once upon seeing them. I regard it as the standard approach and I tend to suspect that most photographers would take this shot. That is why I did not put it up first, seeing as I was pretty sure that it would be well received. I was going to save this one until last, actually. The first upload was something I found, and I tend to believe that the majority of photographers would not capture that view. The first upload, I hope, grows on you. Grin

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theorderingone
theorderingone e2 Member 102376 forum poststheorderingone vcard United Kingdom
15 Aug 2004 - 9:35 PM

The perspective in this one makes it a much more interesting image IMO. Surreal in a kinda bladerunnery sorta way. Love it!

The other one probably is a more original view, but at 500pixels the detail towards the horizon just gets lost.

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh e2 Member 11121 forum postsericfaragh vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2004 - 9:44 PM

Many thanks for looking and commenting Gary. Smile

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theorderingone
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15 Aug 2004 - 10:14 PM

Your welcome, I forgot to say how well I think it works in B&W!

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dave w
dave w e2 Member 10dave w vcard
15 Aug 2004 - 10:14 PM

Nice one Eric love the perspective you have given this shot would print out great on A3.
Well Done.

REGARDS DAVE.

PS Been to HORNSEA today Eric on the seafront there is the start point for the
coast to coast walking and cycling path.the other marker is in SOUTHPORT.

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UserRemoved
15 Aug 2004 - 10:28 PM

This is it - this was the shot I was after! Thanks!

Don't disagree that this might be the shot that most would go for, but not everyone would succeed as well as this!

Not sure how Philip K **** and 'Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep' fit into this (author and name of book: Bladerunner) - yes, maybe it has filmic qualities!

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User_Removed
15 Aug 2004 - 11:21 PM

Nice shot. less intense than the first, but what do I know! Den

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mwatkins9801
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16 Aug 2004 - 2:52 AM

very nice shot

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IanA
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16 Aug 2004 - 4:02 AM

Smile)

Ian (clicked)

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daffydill56
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16 Aug 2004 - 5:36 AM

Like it Eric,nice work as always.Click

Fran

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lobsterboy
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16 Aug 2004 - 8:01 AM

nice repeating patterns. click.

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh e2 Member 11121 forum postsericfaragh vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2004 - 10:16 AM

Thanks again Gary. Smile

Yes Dave, I've been doing that walk from the Southport end, in stages between railway stations. Smile

Thanks Mark, Den, Michael, Ian, Fran and Chris, great to hear from you all. Smile

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muzzeyman
muzzeyman e2 Member 11293 forum postsmuzzeyman vcard United Kingdom
16 Aug 2004 - 11:01 AM

Prefer this to the the 1st Eric. The symetry of the wave breakers coupled with the angle & colour make for a very effective shot.

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh e2 Member 11121 forum postsericfaragh vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2004 - 11:14 AM

Thanks very much for viewing and commenting Phil, great to hear from you. Smile

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cal9
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16 Aug 2004 - 12:41 PM

Great perspective shot Eric, "click"
:O)
Alan

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tull
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16 Aug 2004 - 12:55 PM

Love them both Eric,great perspective mate.

Best wishes.

Mark.

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deviant
deviant e2 Member 103024 forum postsdeviant vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2004 - 1:02 PM

Like this one better for showing more than the first but once again find myself wanting to know how it would look from higher up?

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh e2 Member 11121 forum postsericfaragh vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2004 - 3:59 PM

Thanks Alan, Mark and David. I'll see what I can do, David. Smile

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jan 1
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16 Aug 2004 - 4:06 PM

Perfect composition, Eric.
Still, I prefer the coloured one.
Jan

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RodJames
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16 Aug 2004 - 5:04 PM

I prefer this image Eric. The pattern and depth work very well.

Rod

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permission to land
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16 Aug 2004 - 6:47 PM

Great second pic. Fantastic *click*
Suey xx

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh e2 Member 11121 forum postsericfaragh vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2004 - 6:53 PM

Many thanks Jan, Rod and Suey, glad to have your opinions. Smile

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Atlas
Atlas e2 Member 11621 forum postsAtlas vcard United Kingdom
16 Aug 2004 - 9:43 PM

Like this too Eric...great image.

Rob

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh e2 Member 11121 forum postsericfaragh vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2004 - 9:55 PM

Thanks Rob, great to hear from you. Smile

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BrianM
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18 Aug 2004 - 8:01 AM

An excellent spot and capture, love the angle, great image, I like it.

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh e2 Member 11121 forum postsericfaragh vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Aug 2004 - 8:04 AM

Thanks Brian, great to have your comment. Smile

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billydo
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18 Aug 2004 - 7:00 PM

That's a cracking image Eric, good work sir!
Neal.

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh e2 Member 11121 forum postsericfaragh vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Aug 2004 - 7:06 PM

Thank you Neal, great to hear from you. Smile

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corin45
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20 Aug 2004 - 9:40 PM

Super comp and shot Eric! Steve.

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh e2 Member 11121 forum postsericfaragh vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2004 - 9:45 PM

Thanks very much Steve, great to have your comment. Smile

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MartinWait
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21 Aug 2004 - 9:39 AM

This is excellent!

Martin.

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh e2 Member 11121 forum postsericfaragh vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2004 - 9:49 AM

Thanks Martin, good to know you think so. Smile

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zed
zed e2 Member 10551 forum postszed vcard United Kingdom
31 Aug 2004 - 4:03 PM

Really like this, in fact I've been viewing all your portfolio lately and its an impressive collection. Good pics all round for me!!

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh e2 Member 11121 forum postsericfaragh vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Aug 2004 - 4:40 PM

Many thanks Zoe, glad to hear from you. Smile

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wing
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11 Sep 2004 - 4:01 PM

I love the composition and the perspective you have created in this Eric.

Good tonal range.

Paul

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh e2 Member 11121 forum postsericfaragh vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2004 - 4:24 PM

Thanks Paul, glad you think so. Smile

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