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After yesterday's foray back into the warm summer sunshine, it's back to to the cold winter sunshine.
More images of the former railway bridge over the River Calder, taken over the weekend.
All the images are variations of a 5 shot, handheld HDR

V1--HDR and adjusted in Topaz
V2--HDR and with a PS curves adjustment
V3--V2 converted to mono
V4--HDR "fiddled" with in PS
V5--A blend of V1 & V4

Camera:Pentax K10D--ISO 250 f16 Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:Sigma 10-20 Ex @ 11mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:The Bridge Again
Username:Alan_Baseley Alan_Baseley
Uploaded:6 Dec 2010 - 9:20 AM
Tags:Architecture, Digitally manipulated, Hdr, Landscape / travel, Railway bridge, River calder, Snow, Sun
Votes:67
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paddyman
paddyman  566 forum posts United Kingdom
6 Dec 2010 - 9:29 AM

nice image of the bridge,V1 as come out ok,not over done like a lot of HDR shots,
Alec

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Freila
Freila  4106 forum posts
6 Dec 2010 - 9:45 AM

V1 for me to Alan and I like the B/W
Freila

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7139 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2010 - 9:49 AM

Good work, Alan, torn between V's 1 & 2. Carol

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2010 - 9:58 AM

Love them all

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Rob66
Rob66  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2010 - 9:58 AM

Great shot - the processing has really made this stand out.

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Metro6R4
Metro6R4  3 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2010 - 10:10 AM

This photo stands out from the crowd.... Well done.

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Brian_Merrien
6 Dec 2010 - 11:29 AM

V1 definetly works best.

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2010 - 12:06 PM

V1 and 3 for different reasons.
Can you see the profile in the clouds on the left of the image? Looks like one of Scrooge's spiritsSmile

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2010 - 1:11 PM

wonderful st of captures cracking light and colour v1 for me today a cracker Wink
andy

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2010 - 1:16 PM

Some interesting variations -- v1 appeals most, perhaps 2 and 3--- a well done experiment!
JEnnnnn

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RTDS
RTDS  6 Cyprus
6 Dec 2010 - 2:13 PM

Great set of images.
I like them all.
Robert

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2010 - 3:07 PM

Much prefer V1. Great sky and love the lead in of shadows and light plus footprints.

Ann

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rajishravi
6 Dec 2010 - 3:09 PM

Excellent details ,well taken.

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8799 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1622 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2010 - 3:35 PM

This is an excellent image, and having looked at and admired each version, I have come back to V1 as being my favourite because I particularly like the detail in the footprints and shadows going across them. Yes, there IS a face in the sky.

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Mynett
Mynett e2 Member 6137 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2010 - 3:37 PM

1 and 3 work best for me, very nicely done

Linda

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Traceyflowerpots

Absolutely stunning, a fantastic composition, colours and light, the shadows on the bridge are lovely.

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2010 - 4:29 PM

Terrific series. Composition is first class. V1 is an absolute cracker.
Ron

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Imagephotographics

What a great image - V1 & 3 for me

Chris

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OAKEY  6 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2010 - 6:12 PM

Great work Alan, very nice light and colours V1 and 2 for me, very well done.
Shaun

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johnjones
johnjones  5 England
6 Dec 2010 - 6:25 PM

Great set Alan v1 and v3 for me but all excellent.
jj

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6249 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2010 - 6:34 PM

Superb set of variants. Love the perspective in this image, as well as the lovely light, tones and textures. V1 for me.
Sylvia

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NeilWigan
NeilWigan e2 Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2010 - 6:56 PM

definately V1 for us,good use of HDR.

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Jekaro
Jekaro e2 Member 5Jekaro vcard United Kingdom
6 Dec 2010 - 7:19 PM

A cracking shot, Alan, with all versions being well processed but it's V1 for me today.
Roy

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paulcr
paulcr  91536 forum posts Ireland9 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2010 - 7:20 PM

I think V3 enhances the light and shadow far better. Paul

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moiral
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6 Dec 2010 - 8:27 PM

All good but V2 my favourite. Moira

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Ruthannette
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6 Dec 2010 - 9:46 PM

V1 and 3 for me Alan, well done.

Ruth

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Anjantoo
Anjantoo  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2010 - 12:28 AM

Amazing work, love all of them but prefer V1. It just looks sooooo good!
Jann
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samlw68
samlw68  4 United Kingdom
7 Dec 2010 - 5:02 PM

good work, V1 for me.

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HobbitDave
7 Dec 2010 - 6:06 PM

Super set, v.1 stands out for me too. Superb.
Dave.

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Suehh
Suehh  739 forum posts England6 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2010 - 11:55 PM

Love this - all of them - but V2 is my favourite.

Sue

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Alan_Coles
9 Dec 2010 - 9:28 AM

Good set Alan...V2 for me

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viscostatic
11 Dec 2010 - 11:26 AM

V1 for me - a real beauty.

Phil.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Dec 2010 - 8:27 PM

Terrific light, shadows and composition Alan. I can't choose between the first three versions as they are all excellent

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