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This image was captured not long after I had my second brain haemorrhage, so it brings back loads of memories, some good,some not so good. Anyway it was captured just alongside the Rochester-Strood, or Strood-Rochester Bridge, which crosses the River Medway in Kent. I can't exactly remember every exact detail regarding being there taking it, but I remember sitting in my wheelchair in the freezing cold waiting for that moment when I thought it was time to press the shutter. I did manage to capture a few more images, but this is one of my particular favourites, because of the silky look of the water. I hope you enjoy.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:29 Sep 2011 - 6:18 PM
Focal Length:62mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.5
Aperture:f/16.0
Shutter Speed:15sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:250
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Flaming Silk
Username:NDODS NDODS
Uploaded:20 Apr 2012 - 7:12 AM
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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2012 - 7:17 AM

hullo photo neighbour...
This really has a wonderful golden glow
And what can I say about the circumstances when you took this .......

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helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 7342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2012 - 7:21 AM

There is a wonderful sheen to that water - a golden moment for the capture - not so golden for you though SmileSmile
Helen

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2012 - 7:29 AM

brilliant detail nathan wonderful colour and light love the water a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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Ade_Osman
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20 Apr 2012 - 7:30 AM

Your a braver man than me Nathan, I hate the cold and this must have been especially cold if it were taken from your chair......

Ade

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LynneJoyce
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20 Apr 2012 - 7:36 AM

Love the texture on the water and love the title - so apt.

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ugly
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20 Apr 2012 - 7:37 AM

Very nice low light image..
Just enough light for reflection of light...

Dave

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Cor
Cor  6 Belgium
20 Apr 2012 - 7:40 AM

Beautyful nightshot with very good reflections.
cor.

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gary_d
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20 Apr 2012 - 8:00 AM

A beautiful golden glow to the whole image. - gary

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reflectionsinlight

a night of reflection

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20 Apr 2012 - 8:25 AM

The low light colours in this are spectacular. With good reflections on the lengthy exposure. Well done. WesternRed.

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SUE118
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20 Apr 2012 - 8:32 AM

Beautiful capture and I hope you are keeping well. All the best.

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JohnChambersPhotography

Good reflection good colours, like the low light everything look so different when the sun goes down. keep well regards

John

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20 Apr 2012 - 8:49 AM

Like the reflection and warm light in this Nathan
regards Richard

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jadaszek
jadaszek  3 United Kingdom
20 Apr 2012 - 9:49 AM

Absolutely de-light-ful Smile

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20 Apr 2012 - 9:53 AM

Wonderful work!

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51313 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England143 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2012 - 10:09 AM

Your title sums it up, Nathan. And I do like low-light bridgesGrin.

Dave

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20 Apr 2012 - 10:45 AM

Beautiful light and colours, and the water is so smooth........... lovelySmile
Diane

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photoshy
photoshy  3 United Kingdom
20 Apr 2012 - 10:46 AM

a great image i like the reflections with apt title.
stuart.

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2012 - 10:47 AM

Perfect timing, Nathan, the colours in this are stunning, well composed and captured. Carol

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peterthowe
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20 Apr 2012 - 10:48 AM

YOu have my user award for this one. Perfect.

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J_Tom
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20 Apr 2012 - 12:01 PM

Very nice low light image Wink

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Len1950 Plus Member 5Len1950 vcard England
20 Apr 2012 - 12:36 PM

Outstanding!! love the illumination, very well done Nathan.

Len

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danmclean
danmclean  8 Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2012 - 12:43 PM

Thats a lovely capture of the water, very impressed indeed. I like the way the light reflects off it, also the old brigh and steel bridge look good in the night street lighting, Well captured and well taken..

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gallero
gallero  3 Venezuela
20 Apr 2012 - 12:55 PM

La iluminicíon es perfecta...

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rontear Plus Member 12rontear vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2012 - 12:57 PM

An attractive night image Nathan. Exposure spot on, that bridge deserves more attention, very attractive design. Well done on the award and thanks for your comments on my images too.
Ron.

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LexEquine
LexEquine  9 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2012 - 2:31 PM

'Artistic Image frame Composition with optimal photographic qualities {A++++},' Nathan~

Have a great Weekend,...Mate~

Ciao~ Peter

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2012 - 2:40 PM

A good golden glow here.
Freezing cold you were maybe,
but a heartwarming image !!
Mick.

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20 Apr 2012 - 3:09 PM

I appreciate your courage to fight all odds in life. May be the love for photography a driving force.Any time if my dream comes true, I would like meet U in person.

The real beauty in this pic is the details in shadow areas along with the golden glitters.

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achieverswales
20 Apr 2012 - 3:34 PM

Night photography at its best Nathan, excellent exposure and composed image!

Regards

Trev.

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Niknut Plus Member 5963 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2012 - 3:44 PM

Beautiful shot !!!

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moiral
moiral  5 Scotland
20 Apr 2012 - 4:19 PM

Wonderful shot Nathan. Beautiful colours and reflections on that gorgeous water. Moira

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AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2012 - 4:48 PM

A fabulous image with that wonderful light and those reflections - your wait there sounds to me like a good bit of therapy following your haemorrhage.
Ann

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Hop-A-Long
20 Apr 2012 - 5:14 PM

Beautiful light and motion captured in the water. Great shot.

Andy

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pdcche  4 United Kingdom
20 Apr 2012 - 9:58 PM

Beautiful shot with a golden sheen on the water, nice work Nathan.. Peter

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Michaela_Solway
20 Apr 2012 - 11:00 PM

Superb sheen on the water.. Captured beautifully .. A challenging low light image
Like the title and framing tooWink

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
21 Apr 2012 - 5:44 PM

An excellent night time shot, the light and colours reflected in the waters of the river so beautifully captured, Nathan.
I like that slight area of mauve on the skyline centre, perhaps on a domed building?
Ronnie.

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gazlowe
gazlowe  3 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2012 - 6:47 PM

Nathan

Your picture shows what a great photographer you are (truly beautiful image) and your story humbles me and says what a really great man you are

All the best - Garry

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NDODS Plus Member 44026 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom111 Constructive Critique Points
21 Apr 2012 - 7:03 PM

Thank you all for taking time out to view my image, and provide me with such gracious comments.

Regards Nathan

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UrbaneMagick
UrbaneMagick Plus Member 3154 forum postsUrbaneMagick vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Apr 2012 - 8:53 PM

Stunner Nathan.

certainly the water represents rippled silk...love it!

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22 Apr 2012 - 7:26 AM

Lovely use of the lights and reflection Nathan ...Bill

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22 Apr 2012 - 8:53 AM

Smashing Night shot, and great title.

John Smile

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2012 - 11:15 AM

absolutely stunning!
how could I miss this. wonderful night textures, silk is a very fitting description

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bobsblues
bobsblues  5 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2012 - 5:45 PM

Brilliant Nathan, Ditto for all comments said well done
Rob

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 Plus Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2012 - 9:25 PM

A stunning image Nathan,Good luck what a great person you are,keep up the great work..Lin

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saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2012 - 2:41 AM

Beautiful and great Night shot,very well done,
Saeid

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evelen
evelen  10 England
23 Apr 2012 - 6:20 PM

stunning capture .
eve.

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yultony
yultony  3 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2012 - 5:59 PM

Amazing shot, like the star filter effect and reflections

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24 Apr 2012 - 6:46 PM

An excellent night shot Nathan, such wonderful reflections of the bright lights in the water

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nicedayout
24 Apr 2012 - 10:42 PM

another fantastic image , Jamie

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1881  3 India
26 Apr 2012 - 7:33 PM

Vary tough work you have done, superb.
Regards - SANJEEV

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CHRISB911  954 forum posts1 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2012 - 8:08 AM

superb capture
Chris

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cocobean
cocobean  2 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2012 - 9:52 AM

brillant shot

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