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Pooch came over at the weekend with all his lights, we ended up as ever messing about =0)
Thanks Pooch it was good fun as always and good to let off some steam.

PLEASE GO LARGE FOR EXTRA CHOO CHOO

Camera:Canon EOS 30D
Lens:10-20mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:LetTiNg oFf SteAM
Username:The_Collector The_Collector
Uploaded:18 Mar 2008 - 8:32 AM
Tags:Digitally manipulated, Portraits / people, Specialist / abstract
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riprap007
riprap007  91568 forum posts England37 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2008 - 8:33 AM

cracking image, perhaps a little more yellow kept in would lift it a touch?

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AnMe
AnMe  6 England
18 Mar 2008 - 8:33 AM

I love this shot!

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Coleslaw
Coleslaw e2 Member 913403 forum postsColeslaw vcard Wales28 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2008 - 8:34 AM

I like the treatment a lot.

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andreduplessis
18 Mar 2008 - 8:35 AM

Absolutely incredible. Congrats!

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POOCHIE
POOCHIE e2 Member 8POOCHIE vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2008 - 8:36 AM

lol.

Pooch.

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shortski
shortski  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2008 - 8:38 AM

LOLOLOL...you pair of goons-this is an absolute cracker...jojo xxxx

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2008 - 8:48 AM

Great fun

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photojenic
18 Mar 2008 - 9:07 AM

hilarious!
like the tones.
jen

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culturedcanvas
18 Mar 2008 - 9:38 AM

Superb !

Dan

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sketch
sketch  71469 forum posts United Kingdom
18 Mar 2008 - 10:06 AM

certainly has lots of choo choo, and made me chuckle, wonderful and amusing.

sarah x

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thetriguy
thetriguy  9 United States12 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2008 - 10:51 AM

Great shot, Darren. Not only is it a good image, it made me smile, too!
Best, Bill

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91894 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2008 - 11:13 AM

Thanks for the laugh - Choo Choooooo - love it.

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BlueRoom
BlueRoom e2 Member 873 forum postsBlueRoom vcard United Kingdom20 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2008 - 11:16 AM

Brilliant! Totally lunatic but beautifully produced. The little puffs of smoke lift this into a world of it's own. This is well worth one of my coveted Blue Diamonds.

ErK

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MediumSizeUnavailable

That's a cracker ! award material.

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proz
proz  9205 forum posts United States
18 Mar 2008 - 12:46 PM

this is excellent. I really like your stuff.

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NevP
NevP  8853 forum posts Canada13 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2008 - 1:04 PM

Chuffing mad. I love this. Fine work.

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MarkT
MarkT  9119 forum posts England2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2008 - 1:29 PM

Lol, excellent stuff!

Mark.

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CathyT
CathyT e2 Member 87271 forum postsCathyT vcard United Kingdom18 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2008 - 3:45 PM

LOL...

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DaveU
DaveU e2 Member 81339 forum postsDaveU vcard England121 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2008 - 5:44 PM

There is a very fine line between barking madness and genius and I'm not sure which side of the line you fall on Wink

Brilliant pic though.

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Milla
Milla  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2008 - 6:15 PM

choo choo, lol.

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luxaeternam
18 Mar 2008 - 6:22 PM

Great manipulation - or is this as shot?
Smile Lucy

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RockArea
RockArea e2 Member 7RockArea vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2008 - 6:35 PM

You're chuffing mad, you are! (It's a great pic though)

David

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mialewis
mialewis  6 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2008 - 8:37 PM

Priceless!!
Mia

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The_Collector
18 Mar 2008 - 8:50 PM

thanks for all the comments peoples, Lucy this is mostly as shot apart from the background and the "steam" coming from Poochies hat! as for he basically just 2 layers with some bnw conversion then curves and some opacity to the 2nd layer letting a little colour through.

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Coleslaw
Coleslaw e2 Member 913403 forum postsColeslaw vcard Wales28 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2008 - 9:46 PM

Congrats.

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kitsch
kitsch e2 Member 8425 forum postskitsch vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2008 - 10:03 PM

just voted on Jojos and now this!!!
congrats to you too!

bloody brilliant!
love this Smile
jo

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GregorP
GregorP  9 Slovenia
18 Mar 2008 - 10:12 PM

Fantastic shot and work! I really like it!
Congrats on EC and RC awards!

Gregor

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backbeat
backbeat  8134 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2008 - 10:14 PM

Whahay!..well done on the EC mate!

could this be the first husband and wife EC on the same night??..i better check the Guinness Bokk of Records...
mind you, your both up for POTW now....should be a bit tense next Monday...lol

what a great picture though..

phil

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Possum
Possum  7148 forum posts England
18 Mar 2008 - 10:28 PM

Fantastic work; just love this Smile
Allie

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The_Collector
18 Mar 2008 - 10:46 PM

Whooooo! thanks for the EC Pete =0)
I'm delighted to say the least, and thanks for all the kind comments people.

And Mr U you will soon see which side of the line on my next upload lol! (even I'm a bit scared when I look at it)

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thearmsofvenusdemilo

Must be something in the water down Devon way... Brilliant well done Darren

Colin

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HowardA
HowardA  7231 forum posts
18 Mar 2008 - 11:26 PM

Great teamwork to the three of you! Congrats all round. Bonkers work but quality nonetheless.

Howard

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The_Collector
18 Mar 2008 - 11:57 PM

jeepers, thanks Erk & Phil great to have user awards =0)

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POOCHIE
POOCHIE e2 Member 8POOCHIE vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2008 - 12:11 AM

I'd say the barking side of the line.

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funkeldink
funkeldink  101592 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2008 - 5:42 AM

LMAO!!!!!!!!!

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TommyStr
TommyStr  8 Norway3 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2008 - 6:15 AM

lol..superb stuff. Congrats

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DaveU
DaveU e2 Member 81339 forum postsDaveU vcard England121 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2008 - 7:47 AM

ReSuLt x3 I'd say Smile

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MediumSizeUnavailable

Great to see this get the EC and UAs. congrats Darren

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davidhu
davidhu  8 United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2008 - 11:53 AM

Cracking shot. Congrats on the EC.
Dave

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user_absconded
19 Mar 2008 - 1:43 PM

Came back to say congrats. Smile

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User_Removed
20 Mar 2008 - 4:49 AM

...very original!.. super image!... well done!

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bliba
bliba  8 Austria2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2008 - 9:40 PM

congrats....a well desrved EC

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Eviscera
Eviscera  81097 forum posts United Kingdom149 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2008 - 10:11 PM

mad as pooches hat , way to go imagination mate

Dave

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javam
javam e2 Member 91083 forum postsjavam vcard United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2008 - 2:38 PM

Great set-up, shot and processing. A very well deserved EC Darren, congrats.


Neil

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TamJ
TamJ  7 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2008 - 8:48 PM

This is so funny and really well processed - congrats on the ec

Tam Smile

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Strobe
Strobe  61254 forum posts United States
24 Mar 2008 - 9:04 PM

Fantastic image and a well deserved EC !!

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sussed
sussed  7 Spain
4 Apr 2008 - 12:45 AM

Congratulations Darren great shot.

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Scaramanga
Scaramanga e2 Member 637 forum postsScaramanga vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2008 - 11:46 PM

Absolutely fantastic. I love Pooch.

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sputnki
sputnki  10 Canada
17 Aug 2008 - 11:53 PM

Sorry I'm so late putting this in Darren. F***'in amazing shot! Pooch never looked so good!

Doug

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