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As I didn't get many shots of the Green Arrow in service, this will have to serve as my tribute to the broken machine. This bloke worked tirelessly [as did others] to get her sparklingly clean for the days' service.

Feel free to comment as you wish, have a great day and an even better weekend ... cheers for looking in.

Paul

Camera:Canon Eos 40D
Lens:Sigma 17-70mm F2.8
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Pinstriping ...
Username:sut68 sut68
Uploaded:4 Apr 2008 - 9:17 AM
Tags:4771, Bucket, Cleaner, General, Green arrow, Grosmont, Man & machine, Pinstriping, Portraits / people, Sock, Steam, Transport
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CliveA
CliveA e2 Member 8CliveA vcard United Kingdom
4 Apr 2008 - 9:25 AM

Lovely detail of the paintwork.
Clive

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chris-p
chris-p e2 Member 964 forum postschris-p vcard England
4 Apr 2008 - 9:28 AM

Off up 'there' today...hope i get half as good a shot as your recent series Smile

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sut68
sut68 e2 Member 111998 forum postssut68 vcard England76 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2008 - 9:30 AM

Ta Clive.

Wondered if by your earlier reference Chris, you were going. I hope you get some great shots mate, look forward to seeing them.

Paul

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DaveU
DaveU e2 Member 81344 forum postsDaveU vcard England121 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2008 - 9:30 AM

It's the little details that make this such a joy to look at Paul. The bucket and little bit of sock add so much.

And the crop is perfect Wink

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EllieEdge
EllieEdge e2 Member 7EllieEdge vcard Norway42 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2008 - 9:31 AM

Lovely. And like the reflections suggesting he has not an easy job.

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culturedcanvas
culturedcanvas e2 Member 94686 forum postsculturedcanvas vcard United Kingdom59 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2008 - 9:35 AM

Far more interesting than yesterdays image and for me and altogether better shot.

Dan

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sut68
sut68 e2 Member 111998 forum postssut68 vcard England76 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2008 - 9:36 AM


Quote: It's the little details that make this such a joy to look at Paul. The bucket and little bit of sock add so much.

And the crop is perfect

... I'm gonna print that comment out and frame it Dave ... no criticism in it anywhere Wink

Cheers Eli too,
Paul

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sut68
sut68 e2 Member 111998 forum postssut68 vcard England76 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2008 - 9:37 AM

You too Dan, ta!!!

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DaveU
DaveU e2 Member 81344 forum postsDaveU vcard England121 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2008 - 9:39 AM

Cheeky beggar .... would you prefer "Fantastic shot Paul. Nice colour and amazing DOF" Wink

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sut68
sut68 e2 Member 111998 forum postssut68 vcard England76 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2008 - 9:44 AM

... not a great deal of DoF in this one though Dave Wink

Nah, keep it real as you always do mate,
Paul

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peugeot406
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4 Apr 2008 - 9:45 AM

Great image of an old warrior
Brian

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kaybee
kaybee e2 Member 103953 forum postskaybee vcard Scotland24 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2008 - 9:46 AM

Missed a bit......................

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elkiebrooks
elkiebrooks e2 Member 1183 forum postselkiebrooks vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2008 - 9:57 AM

A super image with great detail especially when viewed large. I hope he had matching socks.

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MrsS
MrsS e2 Member 84527 forum postsMrsS vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2008 - 10:18 AM

Has Dave taken a Chill Pill?? LOL Wink


Quote: ... I'm gonna print that comment out and frame it Dave ... no criticism in it anywhere

Already picked out a space on the wall for it! Wink

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dave thelens
dave thelens e2 Member 11936 forum postsdave thelens vcard United Kingdom
4 Apr 2008 - 10:20 AM

He's missed a bit .... Wink

DTL

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jonny_greentree
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4 Apr 2008 - 10:28 AM

loving these train images

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DaveU
DaveU e2 Member 81344 forum postsDaveU vcard England121 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2008 - 10:43 AM

You and Fran crack me up .... lucky I've got a thick Brummie skin. Or am I just a thick Brummie Sad

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sut68
sut68 e2 Member 111998 forum postssut68 vcard England76 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2008 - 10:43 AM

Smile
Quote: Great image of an old warrior
Brian

... I didn't think he was that old, probably in his mid to late 30's Wink

LOL @ DTL, your favourite words Wink

Cheers folks, doing a little better than I first thought it would Smile

Paul

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ketch
ketch e2 Member 7770 forum postsketch vcard Turks and Caicos Islands50 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2008 - 12:00 PM

Superb image - tells a great story (and its easy to read) lovely stuff

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JouŠo
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4 Apr 2008 - 12:54 PM

haa! ..ve a RC on me Wink

Jouko

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martinl
martinl e2 Member 11255 forum postsmartinl vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2008 - 12:58 PM

A good detail shot Paul.
Have a good weekend yourself mate.
Martin

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sut68
sut68 e2 Member 111998 forum postssut68 vcard England76 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2008 - 1:10 PM

Cheers guys, enjoy the weekend Wink

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dazzaman
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4 Apr 2008 - 2:20 PM

the detail and clarity in this is outstanding paul.
the little details like the water dripping from the bottom pipe, the sock, and the bucket, make it for me.

altogether a truly stunning image. (is it gonna be an A3 paul)

daz.

must crack on with the hoovering, ill be picking her up from work soon. lol.

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sut68
sut68 e2 Member 111998 forum postssut68 vcard England76 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2008 - 3:10 PM

... yer apron's slipping Daz Wink

Probably not A3 Daz, well, not for me anyhow!!!

Paul

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newy17
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4 Apr 2008 - 3:23 PM

WOW the detail and clarity is fantastic paul,
superbly captured,
ian

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dave thelens
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4 Apr 2008 - 3:48 PM


Quote: Probably not A3 Daz, well, not for me anyhow!!!


Its a V2

DTL

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sut68
sut68 e2 Member 111998 forum postssut68 vcard England76 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2008 - 4:02 PM

PMSL @ DTL Wink

Cheers guys, enjoy the weekend,
Paul

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TonyFrith
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4 Apr 2008 - 4:27 PM

So you also got the guy with 1 leg shorter than the other
Tony

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LesF
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4 Apr 2008 - 4:58 PM

A well captured moment Paul and the colours and excellent.

Les F

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ashley
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4 Apr 2008 - 5:55 PM

nice capture, details & light.
well done

Ash

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rangerpaul
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4 Apr 2008 - 5:55 PM

It just tells such a great story!
Hats of to all the enthusiasts who keep these trains running. And to the photographer who documents it Wink
Paul

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4 Apr 2008 - 6:31 PM

Great shot Paul, I was just thinking how good the red stripes looked when I read your title. Very fitting.

Darren.

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PatrickSmith
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4 Apr 2008 - 6:41 PM

The numbers and letter looks 3D. Nice effect.

Have a great weekend,

Patrick

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sut68
sut68 e2 Member 111998 forum postssut68 vcard England76 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2008 - 6:58 PM

Cheers everyone.

Darren, it's the little details like that, that truly make these machines so beautiful to look at.

Ta for now folks,
Paul

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4 Apr 2008 - 7:43 PM

Super tribute Paul he could do with a pair of ladders the rest the top LOL
Glynnis

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Phil_Morgan
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4 Apr 2008 - 7:55 PM

Classy as usual mate. Showing my ignorance now, what has happened to damage her?

Phil.

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sut68
sut68 e2 Member 111998 forum postssut68 vcard England76 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2008 - 8:33 PM

Cheers Glynnis and Phil. Basically she's got some cracked tubes in her boiler Phil, to repair them could take up to 8 weeks but she's only got 3 weeks left on her boiler certificate, so it's been decided to put her on static display from now on. Don't worry mate, it's not ignorance, just that hanging around them every now and again, you pick up snippets of info.

Paul

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sut68 e2 Member 111998 forum postssut68 vcard England76 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2008 - 1:26 PM

Thanks Beverley for the award, appreciate it Smile

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