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My Blue Period - moves to colour

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Thanks you for your clicks and comments on the first and second pictures in this short series.
Today I move into colour - big time WinkWinkWink
v1 the gate is still in place but half the fence has been removed
v2 the gate is relocated and there is a move from numbers to letters
I have of course used a colour burn to both shots to make the colours sing SmileSmile
Thanks for looking
Helen

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 450D
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:16 Jul 2012 - 4:12 PM
Focal Length:29mm
Aperture:f/7.1
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Action (High speed)
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:My Blue Period - moves to colour
Username:helenlinda helenlinda
Uploaded:17 Aug 2012 - 9:15 AM
Tags:Digitally manipulated, Photo journalism
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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7455 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1031 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2012 - 9:18 AM

So many memories... This is wonderful, Helen. I like the oblique composition, it hints at more.
Moira

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2012 - 9:20 AM

Like this a lot Helen, so much going on and what more encouragement could youngsters need to get there and play
Lovely vivid shot
Lillian
As this went on so did V2..another winner Helen

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2012 - 9:24 AM

Thanks Moira and Lillian SmileSmile

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SlowSong
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17 Aug 2012 - 9:35 AM

Most excellent work.
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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
17 Aug 2012 - 9:37 AM

Superb great composition, wonderful colour. V2 I love.

John

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2012 - 9:39 AM

Thanks Chris and John [and a click from Pete Smile]

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barbarahirst
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17 Aug 2012 - 9:47 AM

a sad sight without the kiddies ... a lost world

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NDODS
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17 Aug 2012 - 10:05 AM

"I can almost hear the deafening silence?"

Regards Nathan

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moiral
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17 Aug 2012 - 10:34 AM

Certainly colourful shots. Bet the kids must have enjoyed coming here. Moira

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2012 - 10:36 AM

Thanks Barbara, Nathan and Moira SmileSmileSmile

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2012 - 10:56 AM

So you took up the challenge with the hopscotch squares.
Great take. Good to see the colour returning too.
KateGrinGrin

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digital_boi
17 Aug 2012 - 11:03 AM

Looks like a fun place for the kids Hlen and obviously you loved it also good records for the new reception

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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helenlinda
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17 Aug 2012 - 11:42 AM

Thanks Kate and Graham SmileSmile

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Joline
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17 Aug 2012 - 11:46 AM

So many little feet have walked here.

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2012 - 11:46 AM

..............and also walked the mud indoors GrinGrin

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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2012 - 11:58 AM

Yes Helen on the lines I envisaged the squares provide a great lead in and both images adds to your portfolio of memories.

Albert

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achieverswales
17 Aug 2012 - 11:59 AM

Two good abstracts Helen.

Regards

Trev.

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helenlinda
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17 Aug 2012 - 1:09 PM

Thanks Albert and Trev SmileSmile

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CarolG
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17 Aug 2012 - 2:26 PM

Hopscotch, that brings back a few memories, Helen Smile Carol

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2012 - 2:37 PM

........for me too Smile

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annettep38
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17 Aug 2012 - 4:03 PM

this looks really good, how colour intersect the grey and gravel and breaks through!

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17 Aug 2012 - 4:04 PM

Whoa, there Helen! I can't keep up with this. Gates and fences that first aren't there, then are there, then gate without fence, fence with.....
...numbers that think they are letteres....my head's spinning.WinkGrin

So what is next? Your green, then red then yellow period? Where will it all end...kaleidoscopes?
Hmmm. Perhaps I shouldn't have put that idea in your head...

Malc

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WhiteRose1
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17 Aug 2012 - 4:26 PM

Gosh that's spooky. v2 - that's the name of the Polish guy that lives just down the road! Grin

Dave

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TrevBatWCC
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17 Aug 2012 - 4:39 PM

Two beautiful and colourful images, Helen, love 'em both - after much toggling I can't pick a fave, so it's half a vote for each! Wink
Trev Smile

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2012 - 4:41 PM

Thanks Annette, Malc, Dave and Trev SmileSmileSmileSmile

I'm afraid I'm no good with uploading in sequence Malc

- does sound rather Polish Dave SmileSmile

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17 Aug 2012 - 5:09 PM

Trust Dave! Wink Excellent joyful colour Helen!
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17 Aug 2012 - 6:44 PM

two belters helen wonderful colours brilliant details can't split these two so it's haf a vote each for me today nice ones Wink
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helenlinda
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17 Aug 2012 - 7:00 PM

Thanks Ann and Andy - and I've just seen a User Award from Moira appear - wow!!!
Many thanks indeed Moira - that really has made my day SmileSmileSmile

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17 Aug 2012 - 7:05 PM

Love version one, a truly fantastic image that keeps you looking.

Best Matt

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2012 - 7:18 PM

Thanks Matt - and I'm thrilled to bits to receive your User Award - SmileSmileSmile

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17 Aug 2012 - 8:06 PM

Superb colour combinations Helen - prefer V2 - a tighter composiyion that makes the colours work better for me.
Brian.

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17 Aug 2012 - 8:07 PM

Thanks Brian Smile

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17 Aug 2012 - 8:23 PM

Great sequence. am left wondering whats to left of 10. intersting composition. leaves the imagination running. paul

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helenlinda
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17 Aug 2012 - 8:26 PM

............at the moment there is a huge skip - but I know that is not what you mean Paul GrinGrin

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17 Aug 2012 - 9:38 PM

It's V2 for me, Helen, love that tight composition and, of course, the colours.

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17 Aug 2012 - 10:30 PM

Thanks Pamela Smile

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17 Aug 2012 - 11:15 PM

Lovely compositions Helen. I opt for V2
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17 Aug 2012 - 11:49 PM

Thanks Jim Smile

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18 Aug 2012 - 5:44 AM

A great reportage Helen, thanks for keeping us updated. The colour really pops and adds some cheerfulness to what at first seemed a sad tale!

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18 Aug 2012 - 7:46 AM


Quote: A sad sight without the kiddies ... a lost world

I quite agree

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18 Aug 2012 - 8:44 AM

Thanks Mark and Ray SmileSmile

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18 Aug 2012 - 4:37 PM

Nice one with the burn 'cos the colours stand out so well! V2 would make a beautiful square art card. Such wonderful colours and textures and just so full of life, you know?

Andrew

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18 Aug 2012 - 6:14 PM

Thanks Andrew Smile

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19 Aug 2012 - 3:15 AM

Oh all these lovely colours for the children to play happily with Helen . Great angles you have chosen . I would really enjoy to be there . Think my second childhood is emerging WinkWink xxx

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19 Aug 2012 - 8:18 AM

Thanks Mavis Smile

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20 Aug 2012 - 6:28 PM

nice bold colours!

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20 Aug 2012 - 8:56 PM

Thanks Pascal Smile

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