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Taken in the Purbecks in Dorset - looking for a landscape shot of the rape field, when these cyclists appeared along the farmers track. Taken with a polarizing filter helped to contrast the colours.

Camera:Canon EOS 20D
Lens:Canon 18-55mm
Recording media:ISO 100
Title:Purbeck Cyclists
Username:JohnoP JohnoP
Uploaded:26 May 2006 - 10:03 AM
Tags:Cyclists, Landscape, Landscape / travel, Purbecks
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davidhu
davidhu Plus Member 9davidhu vcard United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
26 May 2006 - 10:05 AM

Works for me. Well spotted.
dave

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Skull
Skull Plus Member 828 forum postsSkull vcard United Kingdom
26 May 2006 - 10:28 AM

Fantastic

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VNelson
VNelson Plus Member 10VNelson vcard United States
26 May 2006 - 10:31 AM

I agree, fantastic.

Verne

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oppo
oppo  8 Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
26 May 2006 - 10:49 AM

Brilliant image and original. Makes a big difference from the norm.

Phil

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fellsnapper
fellsnapper Plus Member 8fellsnapper vcard United Kingdom
26 May 2006 - 11:04 AM

I nearly passed this by but I'm so glad I didn't - it's a fabulous image. It would make a nice landscape anyway but the cyclists just finish it perfectly. Great!

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fossilized
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26 May 2006 - 11:23 AM

Different and interesting. Well spotted.

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Malc_V
Malc_V Plus Member 8Malc_V vcard England
26 May 2006 - 11:30 AM

Well captured, wonderful shot.
Malc.

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phillips
phillips Plus Member 869 forum postsphillips vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
26 May 2006 - 11:47 AM

Whether you saw this or were a tad instrumental in setting it up doesn't matter, it's a great shot and deserves to do really well.

Guy

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Chant57
Chant57 Plus Member 9391 forum postsChant57 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
26 May 2006 - 11:57 AM

A very different rape field capture! Great shot.
C

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Blenkinsopp
Blenkinsopp Plus Member 9320 forum postsBlenkinsopp vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
26 May 2006 - 12:00 PM

well spotted and caught - original and different

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ChrisOs
ChrisOs Plus Member 9ChrisOs vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 May 2006 - 12:02 PM

Nice one, John. Cracking colours and a fine comp. I like the contrast between the dark sky and the bright yellow of the oilseed rape. The cyclists are a great touch.
Chris

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starliz
starliz  101594 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
26 May 2006 - 12:08 PM

lovely contrast colour but the cyclists certainly add an extra something,great shot.

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DaveU
DaveU Plus Member 81344 forum postsDaveU vcard England121 Constructive Critique Points
26 May 2006 - 12:16 PM

Excellent shot. Would be pleasant enough without the cyclists, but is so much better for their inclusion. Dave.

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lifesnapper
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26 May 2006 - 12:29 PM

Great shot, like it alot.
john.

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simon butterworth
simon butterworth Plus Member 1041 forum postssimon butterworth vcard 1 Constructive Critique Points
26 May 2006 - 12:31 PM

Great image, very unusual.
You must have quick wits to have caught this!

Simon

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JohnHawthorne
JohnHawthorne Plus Member 91746 forum postsJohnHawthorne vcard Scotland5 Constructive Critique Points
26 May 2006 - 12:46 PM

Yep, this is very good indeed. The colours are striking and the composition/cropping is well thought out. Nice one.

John.

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SusieH
SusieH Plus Member 967 forum postsSusieH vcard England
26 May 2006 - 1:29 PM

Almost an RC and it will be well deserved - cracking shot.

Sue

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Sezz
Sezz Plus Member 10617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
26 May 2006 - 1:33 PM

So glad to be 30th! great image and so different. A wonderful carpet of yellow and the addition of the cyclists makes it picture perfect!

Sez Smile

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26 May 2006 - 7:58 PM

Fabulous, well seen. Pam

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Steelpins Plus Member 978 forum postsSteelpins vcard England
26 May 2006 - 11:18 PM

An almost surreal image. Wonderful colours.

Steve

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shane
shane Plus Member 10shane vcard United Kingdom
27 May 2006 - 12:13 AM

superb capture. I bet you couldn't believe your lcuk when these popped up...LOL

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shane

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27 May 2006 - 12:50 AM

good work,well timed and thought out capture.
Ian.

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JouŠo
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27 May 2006 - 1:02 AM

Brilliant!
Glad to make it 40...

Jouko

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eosdpete
eosdpete Plus Member 10eosdpete vcard United Kingdom
27 May 2006 - 2:33 PM

Well !!! Congrats on the HC and the RC and a bloody good image, great colours and composition, Nice one you old git Smile
I'am going to have to get me a donkey to !!!

Pete,

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29 May 2006 - 11:12 AM

WELL DONE ON THIS SUPER PICTURE.

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nothsafoto
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2 Jun 2006 - 10:56 PM

This image is lifted by the cyclists breaking up the yellow of the rape seed field. Superb colours.

Rob

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Marian
Marian  962 forum posts England
14 Jun 2006 - 10:11 PM

A very nice picture, congrats on the well deserved HC
Marian

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highlander
highlander  1132 forum posts Scotland
22 Jun 2006 - 8:04 PM

Superb colour composition John and the subjects add to the beautiful exposure.
Doug.

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