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During the winter months steam gala's are a must to visit. The combination of cold and steam make for atmospheric images. This one taken on the Watercress line in Hampshire. This has been converted to mono in photoshop.

Camera:Canon EOS 5
Lens:70- 300 Canon zoom
Recording media:Provia 100 F
Title:Driver and mate
Username:rontear rontear
Uploaded:29 Aug 2006 - 6:09 PM
Tags:Driver, Mate, Portraits / people, Steam, Watercress line
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TheImagepoint
TheImagepoint e2 Member 8TheImagepoint vcard
29 Aug 2006 - 6:10 PM

wow..what a great bnw image...deserves alot of attention..

alex

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eddieali1961
eddieali1961 e2 Member 1097 forum postseddieali1961 vcard United Kingdom
29 Aug 2006 - 6:11 PM

B&W works so well with this shot.
First class.
Eddie.

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ptoshea
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29 Aug 2006 - 6:13 PM

I like the mood, well taken.
pete

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NevP
NevP  9853 forum posts Canada13 Constructive Critique Points
29 Aug 2006 - 6:16 PM

Terrific, classic mono shot, very well done.

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User_Removed Junior Member 851 forum posts
29 Aug 2006 - 6:38 PM

Superb candid shot.

Derek

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LongDucDong
LongDucDong e2 Member 8LongDucDong vcard United States
29 Aug 2006 - 9:37 PM

Wow thats interesting. GREAT candid shot! Has a very moody feel to it. CLICK!!!!

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jjwithamlao
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29 Aug 2006 - 9:48 PM

Brilliant atmospheric shot.

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anthhope
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30 Aug 2006 - 8:18 AM

Superb!!;

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monstersnowman
monstersnowman e2 Member 91687 forum postsmonstersnowman vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2006 - 11:17 PM

Really nice shot .. the impassive expression of the 'driver' (is that the word) and the mysterious anonymity of the person behind together with the atmospheric mood of the image works so well with the monochrome to make this an ageless shot. Regards, Paul.

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bliba
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12 Oct 2006 - 9:05 PM

love the vintage feel one this...a great mono shot .....

ollie

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MediumSizeUnavailable
MediumSizeUnavailable e2 Member 91503 forum postsMediumSizeUnavailable vcard Belgium44 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2006 - 4:07 PM

"outstanding" doesn't even cover it. One of the better photos I've seen on the site all year

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Michael_Lister
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4 Nov 2006 - 11:44 PM

Love the GHOSTING EFFECT..Bravo

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clevercloggs
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5 Nov 2006 - 3:16 PM

good photo. I like the reality it shows so well.

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rosie42
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27 Nov 2006 - 9:04 AM

A terrific shot which works so well in b&w ...

Susie :o)

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Consulo
Consulo e2 Member 10815 forum postsConsulo vcard Scotland10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2006 - 1:23 PM

Another stunner! Grin

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jackieo
jackieo e2 Member 8jackieo vcard United States
11 Jan 2007 - 3:32 PM

well done...

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MusicManMatt
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26 Jan 2007 - 3:17 AM

Excellent, makes me feel like theres alot more to this photo than meets the eye, nice one.

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RIKO
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26 Jan 2007 - 6:06 PM

STUNNING..GREAT BW

RIKO

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sugarbird
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4 May 2007 - 8:32 AM

An excellent image!!!

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bop651
bop651 e2 Member 7bop651 vcard
8 Jun 2007 - 9:43 PM

this picture is beautiful,shows me how far i have to go,but this picture has certainly inspired me,thanks for comment on my tiger picture,once again a great pic

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dudler
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1 Jul 2007 - 9:14 AM

Beautifully evocative.

John

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kayslab
kayslab e2 Member 7kayslab vcard New Zealand
3 Aug 2007 - 5:24 AM

Yeah i like this one a lot

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Taya
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27 Aug 2007 - 7:30 PM

Very ghost like!

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chrisco
chrisco e2 Member 959 forum postschrisco vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2007 - 4:49 PM

Fabulous shot,B+W suits it well,well done.

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stormchayser
stormchayser e2 Member 7stormchayser vcard England
16 Dec 2007 - 11:38 PM

this is really nice, love the dark shadowy fgure in the background, almost has a gothic feel to it. Love the effect.
Pete

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SFd
SFd e2 Member 7SFd vcard United Kingdom
21 Feb 2008 - 5:29 PM

Another excellent image.
Steve

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Michael_Lister
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20 Apr 2008 - 12:01 AM

This image is hauntingly beautiful..every time I revisit it..
A definate 10

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dannybeath
dannybeath e2 Member 10dannybeath vcard United Kingdom
18 Jun 2008 - 4:26 PM

excellent mood and atmosphere ron!

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david deveson
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2 Jul 2008 - 8:10 AM

Superb...
David

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Thiternik
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29 Jan 2009 - 9:05 AM

I really like this. the smoke, faces and the mood.

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rontear
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21 Apr 2009 - 8:26 AM

Thank you all for such stimulating comments ! Ron.

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Skinnyde
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15 May 2009 - 10:01 PM

Wonderful atmosphere, perfect for B&W.

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26 Jun 2009 - 6:30 PM

and this is a great shot

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amirrezaee
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19 Jan 2010 - 7:40 PM

Beautifull And strong work
good gallery
Amir

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mrjt e2 Member 8mrjt vcard United Kingdom
6 Jul 2010 - 4:28 PM

Ronnie a great picture....Jack

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10 Oct 2010 - 4:13 PM

Super B&W you got here. Dusfim

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reflectionsinlight
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16 Mar 2012 - 1:11 PM

nice mood great mono

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Source
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12 Jun 2012 - 11:41 PM

Amazing
-source

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UrbaneMagick
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4 Sep 2013 - 12:23 PM

Love this Ron, atmosphere in abundance.
Just taking a sneaky look through your showcase now whilst on lunch break.

Gareth

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amanda0102
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5 Dec 2013 - 4:13 PM

so much atmosphere!

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BydoR9
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10 Jan 2014 - 9:19 AM

Awesome atmosphere in this shot Ron - it was made to be black & white! Smile

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