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Today's upload was captured yesterday whilst out and about with my Support Worker. We ventured into Hoo Marina which is located on the Peninsula. The visit proved to be quite successful however the light was terrible. This image has had some work done to it in Lightroom. I wanted to achieve an antique, yesteryear finish, in order to lift the image slightly and tie in with the chosen theme. I hope you like...

Thank you so very much for all you wonderful comments following yesterdays upload. They prove to be an interesting and often and educational read.

I hope that you have a great weekend ahead, for me I will be heading off to Chipstead for a weeks respite whilst Julie is in hospital.

Bye for now Nathan GrinGrinGrin

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF24-105mm F/4L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:28 Feb 2013 - 3:22 PM
Focal Length:28mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Custom
Title:Yesteryear
Username:NDODS NDODS
Uploaded:1 Mar 2013 - 8:07 AM
Tags:Marina., Sailing boats, Transport
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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 8:10 AM

really like the comp on this one nathan brilliant colour and tones a real belter nice one Wink
andy

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LynneJoyce
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1 Mar 2013 - 8:13 AM

Love the desaturated, hand-tinted style of this image.

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
1 Mar 2013 - 8:19 AM

Excellent composition Nathan, a super image,
Fred.

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widtink
widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 8:19 AM

Very nicely done Nathan i love the sympathetic way you have treated the imageGrin

Rod

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morpheus1955
1 Mar 2013 - 8:32 AM

Wonderful image Nathan, excellent composition and muted colours, I like this a lot

Hugh

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franken
franken Plus Member 123386 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 8:37 AM

You've created an image that could have been taken decades ago Nathan - superb!

Ken

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ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3645 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 8:38 AM

Lovely work Nathan, it is such a pleasure to view, my best wishes to you & Julie,

Ali GrinGrin

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8178 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 8:46 AM

A fine image, Nathan, glad you had success yesterday Smile. Do hope all goes well for both you and Julie next week. Carol

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chrissie3
chrissie3  6 England
1 Mar 2013 - 8:54 AM

What a beautiful picture. I love the composition and coolness of it - the bluey/grey shades are great. Went to award my UA - can't till the 3rd so you'll have to have a virtual one!SadSmile

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JohnChambersPhotography

A fine capture Nathan you sure did get that look you were looking for, desaturated to perfection . best wishes for Julie next week and you take care no staying out all night dancing the night away,lol, asif.

John

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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven Plus Member 3275 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 9:01 AM

Nice processing.you have achieved the aged effect................GrinGrinGrin

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richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6304 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 9:18 AM

Colour and tones are good! Nice Image! I like it a lot!

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8326 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 9:33 AM

Poor Julie I hope her hospital,stay goes well - enjoy your trip to Chipstead!

Love the upload today, great composition and well worked to bring back some of the missing light you encountered, I like the inclusion of the flock of birds Smile

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Meheecho
Meheecho  2275 forum posts United Kingdom
1 Mar 2013 - 9:45 AM

This is a cranking image - well captured and processed. Best wishes for the immediate future
Steve

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ColinEJ
ColinEJ  8 United Kingdom17 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 9:47 AM

You have achieved your objective with a sensitive and beautifully lit marine shot that looks 100 years old.

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 9:52 AM

A beautifully captured shot and look Nathan
and the top 'flock' of gulls just adds so much
Good luck to both yourself and Julie
Lillian

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51241 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England142 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 9:53 AM

It's those birds again!! GrinGrin Beautifully placed and I like the processing, Nathan, nicely antiquated.

Dave

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Jenny-D
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1 Mar 2013 - 10:03 AM

Wonderfully processed to achieve a beautiful image, love it... Smile
Regards
Jenny Smile

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Suzicoo Plus Member 3429 forum postsSuzicoo vcard United Kingdom
1 Mar 2013 - 10:07 AM


Quote: Nice processing.you have achieved the aged effect................GrinGrinGrin

and good effect with "the birds" lol Wink
Suzicoo

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nonur
nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey9 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 10:52 AM

Superbly achieved the effect you wanted, Nathan. A fond subject for me, simply FABULOUS.

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luckybry
luckybry Plus Member 5luckybry vcard Scotland
1 Mar 2013 - 11:22 AM

wonderfull image Nathan realy works well i think having the birds in the top left hand corner adds a certain something to it

bryan

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 11:53 AM

Your processing belies any poor weather.
A beautiful image with that flock of birds following you aroundWink
I like very much.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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fificat100
1 Mar 2013 - 12:00 PM

I really like this, Nathan. You have acheived a lovely agèd effect in this super composition Smile

Lavina

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digital_boi
1 Mar 2013 - 12:03 PM

works for me Nathan have a good week and very best wishes for Julie

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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achieverswales
1 Mar 2013 - 12:13 PM

Excellent photography and processing Nathan.

Regards

Trev.

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cats_123
cats_123 Plus Member 114298 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 12:16 PM

great treatment

enjoy your "holiday" Smile Smile

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Growmore
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1 Mar 2013 - 12:22 PM

A little beauty Nathan and great composition, i see those bloody birds are back in the picture.
Gary

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SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 64918 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 12:23 PM

Very nice colour work. Smile

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Rende
Rende Plus Member 837 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 12:29 PM

Lovely shot with beautiful tones Nathan. If those seagulls hadn't been there you should have put them there Wink
Rende

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1 Mar 2013 - 12:36 PM

Love the watercolour feel Smile

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canonfan
canonfan Plus Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
1 Mar 2013 - 12:41 PM

Lovely work Nathan. You have certainly achieved your aim to present a yester year image. Timeless
Jim

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
1 Mar 2013 - 12:42 PM

I love the look you have created here Nathan !! great stuff !! Enjoy the weeks rest and we trust that all will be well with Julie !!

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AnneWorner
1 Mar 2013 - 1:05 PM

Very much like the processing and tones in this.

Anne

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danbrann
danbrann Plus Member 10512 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 1:08 PM

I think this one turned out exactly as planned Nathan . Excellent processing.

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 1:39 PM

A lovely composition and capture, Nathan, nice bit of work done on it too Smile Like the inclusion of the seagulls, perfectly positioned! Wink
Trev Smile

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rayme330
rayme330 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 1:49 PM

You succeeded in your mission Nathan, it does have an exquisite, antique yesteryear look about it.

Ray

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 2:00 PM

My first thought was a yester year image--- I have copies of some similar done by LCTiffany, but you have used color, and used it well!

Take care-- wishing you well!

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1 Mar 2013 - 2:36 PM

Excellent process, with superb result.
Effrossini

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2251 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 2:49 PM

A great capture, and like the yesteryear look you created. The birds add drama to the image. Well doneGrin A good weekend to you too

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helenlinda Plus Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 2:53 PM

Well worked - it certainly does have an old world feel about it SmileSmile
Helen

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Sezz
Sezz Plus Member 10617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 4:06 PM

It does look timeless Nathan, very effective!

Sarah *

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BlueRoom
BlueRoom Plus Member 873 forum postsBlueRoom vcard United Kingdom20 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 4:41 PM

Calm and timeless. Nicely balanced for relaxed viewing.

Eric

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Mike_Smith Plus Member 7219 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 5:06 PM

well it worked Nathan, it looks like it was taken years ago

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 5:18 PM

Excellent result of your capture and manipulation, Nathan. Hope all goes very well in this coming week with both yourself and Julie.

Ann

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platzy  2 United Kingdom
1 Mar 2013 - 5:22 PM

Great processing of this timeless looking composition, superb work Nathan.

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Phantom7
Phantom7  929 forum posts United Kingdom
1 Mar 2013 - 5:30 PM

Very nice.

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Philip_H
Philip_H  3 United Kingdom
1 Mar 2013 - 5:46 PM

I like the 'old postcard' feel of this, Nathan.

P.

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myrab
myrab Plus Member 8myrab vcard United Kingdom
1 Mar 2013 - 6:13 PM

This is lovely Nathan, a very restful image.

Myra

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saltireblue Site Moderator 44572 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway26 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 7:23 PM

I feel you have achieved your goal with this, Nathan. It certainly has an old postcard look to it.
A very peaceful scene.

Malc

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netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3228 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 7:41 PM

This is a great image Nathen,Hope all goes well to Julie and yourselfSmile
NettaSmile

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1 Mar 2013 - 11:34 PM

Hope you have a restful week and all is well for Julie. I am a little better. Eric.

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2 Mar 2013 - 8:15 AM

This works beautifully.

Lucien.

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ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
2 Mar 2013 - 10:43 AM

This picture could be an ornament of the wall in any living room!Smile
Regards Valery

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lifesnapper Plus Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 2:48 PM

What a remarkable contribution the Sea Gulls make to this shot Nathan. Wonderful comp', this is both the Ink and the Paper, the sleep and the Dream.

John Smile

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RobinF
RobinF  883 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2013 - 7:32 AM

Lovely subtle colours and tones in the sky and sea Nathan. Fabulous work.
Hope the respite goes well and all is good news for Julie's hospital visit.
kind regards,
Robin

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iancatch  8 England45 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2013 - 9:59 AM

Very nice sepia like tones - love it

Ian

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14 Mar 2013 - 11:03 PM

beautiful image,love the processing it works very well with the subject

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bluelemon
bluelemon  3 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2013 - 1:26 PM

Wonderful shot of the old Barge, know HOO well great area for photography along the river...Best wishes Alan.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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