Login or Join Now

Upload your photos, chat, win prizes and much more

Username:
Password:
Remember Me

Can't Access your Account?

New to ePHOTOzine? Join ePHOTOzine for free!

The Old Pier at Swanage

Join Now

Join ePHOTOzine, the friendliest photography community.

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more for free!

Add Comment

I am not really sure why a few decaying wooden posts should be such a photographic icon but anyway here is my attempt.
Derek

Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens:EF24-105mm F/4L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:The Old Pier at Swanage
Username:derekhansen derekhansen
Uploaded:10 Jul 2014 - 8:10 PM
Tags:Black & white, Dorset, Landscape / travel, Swanage, The Old Pier
Votes:50

Comments

andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2014 - 8:14 PM

wonderful tones and comp derek really works so well in mono a stunner Wink
andy

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

almiles
almiles  438 forum posts United Kingdom94 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2014 - 8:22 PM

Looks great in mono really showing off the graphic shape of the posts and the boat giving depth and drawing attention to the distant shoreline that I've never noticed before.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England207 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2014 - 8:22 PM

Like your comp and the mono conversion here Derek
Works well
Regards
Richard

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

gerainte1
10 Jul 2014 - 8:27 PM

really like the simplicity of this.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 2christinecilia vcard England
10 Jul 2014 - 8:34 PM

just beautiful. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

marktc
marktc  346 forum posts United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2014 - 8:56 PM

One of my all time favourite locations... This is as good as it gets Derek, perfection!

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Teaka53
10 Jul 2014 - 9:09 PM

Great simplicity, love it

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

pdove
pdove  4 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2014 - 9:42 PM

Simple and very effective. Like it.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Tynnwrlluniau
Tynnwrlluniau e2 Member 438 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales36 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2014 - 10:12 PM

That's the business, Derek. Love that ship in the distance too.
Alun

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2014 - 11:13 PM

Derek you have managed to make this iconic......I never could Sad
Ron

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

fazzer
fazzer e2 Member 532 forum postsfazzer vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2014 - 11:35 PM

beautiful Derek , it screams class and the boat is a perfect touch, love it Smile

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 2:08 AM

Well composed image.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41029 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England133 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 9:31 PM

A strong composition and the broken reflections look really good, Derek. I can see a bit of colour fringing in the sky and foreground sea .... worth a mono conversion maybe.

Dave

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

whatriveristhis
whatriveristhis e2 Member 163 forum postswhatriveristhis vcard England70 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 10:18 PM

Dave mentions the reflections, and that's the element that really makes it for me.
And strong composition, of course, as always.


Alan

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

PaulHolloway
PaulHolloway e2 Member 7PaulHolloway vcard Scotland3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2014 - 9:18 AM

Excellent work, Derek. The spacious composition around the pier works very well.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2014 - 2:29 PM

Wonderful combination of subtle tones and strong contrast Derek; strong image.
Rende

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

- Original Poster Comments
- Your Posts

Add a Comment

You must be a member to leave a comment

Username:
Password:
Remember me:
Un-tick this box if you want to login each time you visit.