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A perfectly still River Thames provided mirror perfect reflections on this morning. The clear blue sky enhanced the illusion.
Processed in photoshop CS6 and Nik Silver FX.

Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens:EF17-40mm f/4L USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:QE2 Bridge
Username:derekhansen derekhansen
Uploaded:29 May 2013 - 7:54 PM
Tags:Architecture, Black & white, Dartford, Kent, Landscape / travel, QE2 Bridge, River thames.
Votes:65

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Greyheron
Greyheron e2 Member 12276 forum postsGreyheron vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2013 - 8:03 PM

A beautifully processed and captured image Derek - the stillness I feel in your image certainly belies the reality of the place...!!!

Mike

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 4966 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England129 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2013 - 8:04 PM

Superb, Derek, just wish I could get there easily.

Dave

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zapar40
zapar40  466 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2013 - 8:06 PM

stunning mono work Derek, good comp.
ant.

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derekhansen
derekhansen e2 Member 5169 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2013 - 8:08 PM


Quote: Superb, Derek, just wish I could get there easily.

Dave

We ought to try to do an evening shoot this summer Dave. I have got the hang of where to park etc.

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clive burrow
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29 May 2013 - 8:14 PM

excellent work Derek
Clive

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 342 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2013 - 8:15 PM

I knew this was yours as soon as I set eyes on it... another to aspire to.

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fazzer
fazzer e2 Member 426 forum postsfazzer vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2013 - 8:16 PM

Quality shot Derek and the standard of the processing is jaw droppingly good .....LOVE it SmileSmile

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dathersmith
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29 May 2013 - 8:20 PM

Fine work Derek, nicely composed and processed.

Darren.

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LesF
LesF  7175 forum posts8 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2013 - 8:57 PM

Fabulous mono Derek


LesF

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derekhansen
derekhansen e2 Member 5169 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2013 - 8:59 PM

Thanks everyone and particular thanks to Alan and Les for your UA's. Its very much appreciated Gents.

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widtink
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29 May 2013 - 9:09 PM

Very special Derek , fantastic work Smile

Rod

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derekhansen
derekhansen e2 Member 5169 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2013 - 9:35 PM

A big thank you for the UA Roddy. A pleasure to receive.

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2013 - 10:00 PM

Strong mono Derek ( worth an entry into Landscape Photographer of the Year !! along with others in your P/F ) Congratulations on the awards.

Ron.

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 103958 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland24 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2013 - 10:30 PM

Have driven over it many times but never seen it as beautiful as this Smile Smile Smile

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Tynnwrlluniau
Tynnwrlluniau e2 Member 426 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales32 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2013 - 11:56 PM

A wonderful mono, Derek. Top work!
Alun

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England205 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 7:21 AM

Good work here Derek.
a fine mono conversion too.
Regards Richard.

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Sezz
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30 May 2013 - 9:43 AM

Superb mono conversion Derek, captured the stillness and reflections perfectly!

Sarah *

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conrad
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30 May 2013 - 10:22 AM

Quite dark, but I love the lines, and it works well in mono.

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helenlinda
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30 May 2013 - 10:32 AM

Strong, dark and with wonderful reflections SmileSmile
I particularly like how you have lit up and captured the fine detail of the wires Smile
Helen

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derekhansen
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30 May 2013 - 11:06 AM


Quote: Strong, dark and with wonderful reflections SmileSmile
I particularly like how you have lit up and captured the fine detail of the wires Smile
Helen

Thanks Helen. I also like the way that the shadow of the stanchion is cast onto the wires/cables.

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helenlinda
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30 May 2013 - 11:10 AM

How did I miss that the first time I looked SadSad

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boov
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30 May 2013 - 1:13 PM

Superb this is... superb

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danbrann
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30 May 2013 - 2:08 PM

An absolutely cracking image in every respect. Love it.

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derekhansen
derekhansen e2 Member 5169 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 2:10 PM

Thats really nice of you Dan. Thank you.

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PhilSingleton
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30 May 2013 - 6:55 PM

Great image Derek -super composition, with so many "lines" converging to the end of the bridge, leading you all the way through the frame.

Phil.

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AnnChown
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31 May 2013 - 7:42 AM

Beautiful - and no traffic noise or fumes! Great work Derek!
Ann

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Scottishlandscapes
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31 May 2013 - 5:58 PM

Marvellous monochrome conversion and a lovely image to start with.
Super detail and composition,
You do excellent photography Derek.

Dougie

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