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The sculpture in the front of our town hall. It seems an appropriate title for the first day of a new year, far more appropriate than the alternative name used by some--The lager Lout.

If anyone wishes to see a large version of the shot it can be viewed here

A HAPPY and PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR to ALL EPHOTOZINE MEMBERS and STAFF

and remember...keep clicking

Brand:Pentax
Camera:Pentax K-30 Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:smc PENTAX-DA 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 ED AL[IF] DC WR
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:1 Jan 2013 - 12:20 PM
Focal Length:18mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:640
Exposure Mode:Not Defined
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:The Good Samaritan
Username:Alan_Baseley Alan_Baseley
Uploaded:1 Jan 2013 - 3:43 PM
Tags:Architecture, Black & white, Dewsbury, Happy new year, Landscape / travel, The Good Samaritan, Town hall
Votes:53

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jan 2013 - 3:51 PM

A very beautiful sculpture, Alan, and I like your presentation of it. All the very best for the New Year. Carol

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jan 2013 - 3:56 PM

Nice mono, and all the best for the new year.

Cliff

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41050 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jan 2013 - 4:18 PM

Mono looks good in that light with the shadows and texture. Nicely free of distractions.

Dave

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mrswoolybill Critique Team 7435 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1022 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jan 2013 - 4:55 PM

Beautiful and moving. What immediately comes to mind is the memorial to Father Edward Flanagan, founder of the Boys' Town community, origin of He ain't heavy, he's my brother.
Moira

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43242 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jan 2013 - 5:00 PM

A wonderfully observed image Alan, one which has been wonderfully composed, processed and presented.

A very Happy New Year.

Regards as always Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jan 2013 - 5:03 PM

Excellent treatment Alan. The mono tends to give this the appearance of a fine old engraving.
Ron

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 95916 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jan 2013 - 5:29 PM

If the clock is correct, then you haven't reset your camera to GMTWink


HNY Alan

Adrian

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BIGRY1
BIGRY1 e2 Member 2BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jan 2013 - 5:55 PM

This image has everything! Great comp, great subject but the detail on the building is fantastic! Congrats on a job well done!Grin
Happy New Year!
Ryan

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jan 2013 - 6:27 PM

Super image with great clarity and comp.

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
1 Jan 2013 - 6:38 PM

Great image and title

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thedon1941
1 Jan 2013 - 6:49 PM

Beautiful image, sharp, well composed and great in mono. HNY. Don

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
1 Jan 2013 - 8:15 PM

Happy new year

Peter

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Alan_Baseley
Alan_Baseley e2 Member 13321 forum postsAlan_Baseley vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jan 2013 - 8:25 PM


Quote: If the clock is correct, then you haven't reset your camera to GMTWink


HNY Alan

Adrian

I wondered if anyone would spot that

Alan

PS I've now done it

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HELANA
HELANA e2 Member 4HELANA vcard United Kingdom
1 Jan 2013 - 8:55 PM

Nicely taken and presented Alan, Happy New Year.
Elena

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 7:40 AM

A very good mono Alan.
Carole

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Gerryrys
Gerryrys  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 9:40 AM

Nicely composed and presented Alan. The nickname for the statue is very apt, given the pose in current times. Smile

Happy New Year

Gerry

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digital_boi
2 Jan 2013 - 1:02 PM

fine composition Alan i had a look at the large version fine work indeed

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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maggietear
2 Jan 2013 - 1:45 PM

I love the photo in mono,Alan, it workds well with a poignant subject matter.
Maggie

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 6612 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States42 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 1:48 PM

Excellent capture and conversion.

A Happy New Year to you also.

Anne

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YorkshireSam
25 Jan 2013 - 1:18 PM

Great result and I particularly like the tidy thought out composition.

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