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I uploaded this in colour in 2009
I rarely if ever converted to mono in those days
Thought it would make a good one for Shadow Saturday

Many thanks to Andy for his User Award for In the sink yesterday

Bright and sunny here today - hope you all have a good weekend SmileSmile

Helen

Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Flat tyre shadow
Username:helenlinda helenlinda
Uploaded:2 Feb 2013 - 12:37 PM
Tags:Black & white, Saurday Shadows, Specialist / abstract, Transport
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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 12:59 PM

Great shadow with a bent wheel. Well spotted Helen......Sandy

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 1:01 PM

That's a cracking shadow, Helen, makes mine pale into insignificance Grin. Carol

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41054 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 1:11 PM

Prefer the mono, Helen, and two cracking titles SmileSmile

Dave

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 1:20 PM

Thanks Sandy, Carol and Dave SmileSmileSmile

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 6612 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States42 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 1:26 PM

The cast shadow is great - a bike with grander ideas of its worth Smile

Anne

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PattiW
PattiW e2 Member 9PattiW vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 1:28 PM

OH YES! Now this I like! Patti Smile

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 1:29 PM

Thanks Anne and Patti SmileSmile

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 1:31 PM

Bicycles provide fascinating and detailed shadows - this is an excellent example. Love the oval rear wheel Smile
Regards
Bill

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 1:34 PM

Thanks Bill Smile

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 1:49 PM

Stunning and great shot and it work so well in B&W,
saeid

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Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 2:08 PM

Excellent shadow and a beautiful composition. B&W is great!
Rende

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7435 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1024 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 2:13 PM

Clever composition, low pov and sideways angle allow the image to occupy the frame fully.
B&W allows us to see that more easily I think, it allows lines and structures to dominate.
Moira

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
2 Feb 2013 - 2:24 PM

Now this is a strong shadow !! Love that back wheel SmileGrin

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achieverswales

Very strong shadow Helen, one of the best today, like the mono conversion.

Regards

Trev.

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franken
franken e2 Member 123132 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 2:36 PM

Excellent addition to Saturday shadow Helen.

Ken

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 2:40 PM

A most interesting shadow.
Quite intriguing to see how shadows form.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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digital_boi
2 Feb 2013 - 3:06 PM

fine one for saturday Helen good defined shadow

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 4:34 PM

Thanks everyone SmileSmile

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 4:42 PM

Great shot, Helen, and works very well in mono Wink
Trev Smile

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 4:46 PM

Thanks Trev Smile

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 5:09 PM

Love the distorted shadow at the rear of the bike. It works really well.
Ann

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 347 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 5:37 PM

Super shadow Helen

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2185 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 6:07 PM

Great shadow imageSmile
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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
2 Feb 2013 - 6:26 PM

An excellent capture, lovely light and great shadow. Works very well in mono
Effrossini

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oldgreyheron
oldgreyheron e2 Member 7124 forum postsoldgreyheron vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 7:31 PM

You can tell how out of touch I am - I didn't know of shadow Saturdays... This sells the concept brilliantly Helen.

Mike

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
2 Feb 2013 - 7:49 PM

Thats a great shadow you have captured here Helen.

John

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 8:16 PM

looks brilliant in mono helen a cracker nice one Wink
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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8769 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1598 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 9:12 PM

I always think bike shadows look great, and with this shadow against the brick wall, it's even greaterTongue.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 9:13 PM

A great saturday shot-- great shadow!

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2013 - 2:31 PM

This work sooo well in BW, Helen, and that is one AWESOME shadow SmileSmile

Andrew

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2013 - 2:33 PM

Thanks everyone - Pamela I remember one particular bike shadow of you too SmileSmile

Last Modified By helenlinda at 3 Feb 2013 - 2:35 PM

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3 Feb 2013 - 3:02 PM

I like this because the shadows shows elements of the bike we otherwise wouldn't see...like the shock absorber under the cross-bar.
Good idea to do this as b&w...it works so well, Helen.

Malc

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
3 Feb 2013 - 3:13 PM

Great idea you should do B&W more often if this is the result Helen, splendid shot well processed like it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2013 - 6:39 PM

Thanks Malc and Leon SmileSmile

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RobinF
RobinF  883 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2013 - 8:03 PM

Excellent viewpoint and a very dramatic capture, brilliant!


kind regards,

Robin

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derekhansen
derekhansen e2 Member 5185 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom23 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2013 - 8:19 PM

You certainly have an eye for a good looking shadow Helen. A very good image that suits the mono processing.

Derek

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2013 - 9:48 PM

Thanks Robin and Derek SmileSmile

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Sianp
Sianp  7 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2013 - 11:50 PM

Great play on light and shadows!

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
13 Feb 2013 - 9:40 AM

Thanks Sian SmileSmile

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