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A simple railing.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF24-105mm F/4L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:18 Feb 2014 - 11:59 AM
Focal Length:105mm
Aperture:f/4.0
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
ISO:1000
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Constricting
Username:saltireblue saltireblue
Uploaded:26 Mar 2014 - 8:07 PM
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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2204 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
26 Mar 2014 - 8:19 PM

A great find, yes it does look like a snake...well captured.....so have you bought a lottery ticket Grin

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dark_lord
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26 Mar 2014 - 8:20 PM

Very well shot and presented mono.

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 44302 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway26 Constructive Critique Points
26 Mar 2014 - 8:23 PM


Quote: .....so have you bought a lottery ticket Grin

Yes, Colleen! A rolling 5-week coupon that only ever gives a few kroner now and again - enough for some tins of baked beans, nothing more.Sad

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
26 Mar 2014 - 8:45 PM

Great light in this image. Suits mono.

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
26 Mar 2014 - 9:13 PM

Like this mono image, a great capture MalcolmSmile

Cliff

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8531 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1094 Constructive Critique Points
26 Mar 2014 - 9:14 PM

I immediately saw a snake, and was rather peeved that you got there ahead of me!
If my green flowers were a shock, there's worse to come. I have pink to upload some time.
Moira

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
26 Mar 2014 - 9:25 PM

Could be a vine getting itself all tangled up. Or of course a snake.
First-rate use of shallow dof that combines nicely with the severe vignetting. Love the tone of the metal too. Very nice indeed, in fact.
Regards
Bill

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2539 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Mar 2014 - 9:40 PM

yes it does look like a snake, great work,

Ali

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
26 Mar 2014 - 10:03 PM

Superb forge work, a superb photograph!

Richard

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
26 Mar 2014 - 11:14 PM

Excellent mono Malcolm.
Ron

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43684 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
26 Mar 2014 - 11:28 PM

A wonderful observational study, very well captured and so very well suited to monochrome.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
27 Mar 2014 - 12:02 AM

Exceptional and very impressive processing!

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104255 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
27 Mar 2014 - 6:41 AM

Isn't that the emblem of the SAS? GrinGrin

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
27 Mar 2014 - 7:18 AM

Simplicity at its best

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
27 Mar 2014 - 8:37 AM

Shades of the original scene and carnal thoughts running through your head naughty boy.
A magical monochrome image for sure.

Dougie

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TanyaH
TanyaH Critique Team 11687 forum postsTanyaH vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
27 Mar 2014 - 10:26 AM

It actually reminds me of the medical symbol ... it's a superb study! Love the differential focusing, and the combination of curves and straight lines let the eyes and mind play for ages Smile

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
27 Mar 2014 - 3:11 PM

It certainly does look like a snake, err snaking it's way around the post! Wink Very well spotted and captured, and working very well in mono Smile
Trev Smile

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Mar 2014 - 6:06 PM

Brilliant piece of Work Malc. And I know what you mean about finding Time Sad

John Smile

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jasonrwl
jasonrwl e2 Member 4261 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
27 Mar 2014 - 6:50 PM

Really like this Malc - not sure what it is that is taking my attention but I want to keep going back to it - and that counts as success in my book.
Jason

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England211 Constructive Critique Points
27 Mar 2014 - 7:51 PM

A good subject and great mono work Malc
R

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
28 Mar 2014 - 12:06 AM

I am sorry, I just tried to give this my UA for today---OUtrage!!! They won't let me --something weird about the date!


Totally worthy of an award!

Jennnn

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41124 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England137 Constructive Critique Points
28 Mar 2014 - 9:44 PM

Thought you were more hypocritic than hippocratic, Malc GrinGrinGrin

Dave

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Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
30 Mar 2014 - 5:26 PM

Great shapes and tones Malc; a beauty!
Rende

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whatriveristhis
whatriveristhis e2 Member 167 forum postswhatriveristhis vcard England79 Constructive Critique Points
30 Mar 2014 - 8:23 PM

A really beautiful image, very sculptural. And superb processing too, everything perfectly judged.
Absolutely Award material, except that the site won't let me give it!!!! Sad
....It's the thought that counts.

Alan

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Mar 2014 - 8:56 PM

Excellent work Malc..Lin

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danbrann
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30 Mar 2014 - 11:09 PM

Twisted Mind................. but a cracking image....

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lblythe
lblythe e2 Member 1lblythe vcard United Kingdom
1 Apr 2014 - 7:33 PM

Beautiful shot. Love it.
L

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paulb20
paulb20 e2 Member 8paulb20 vcard United Kingdom
1 Apr 2014 - 7:44 PM

This is so good Malcolm.
Paul

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Quoise
Quoise e2 Member 1344 forum postsQuoise vcard United Kingdom
3 Apr 2014 - 10:30 AM

Very snake like, great shot Smile

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 8:09 PM

Its definitely a snake in my opinion SmileSmile
Helen

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gajewski
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4 Apr 2014 - 9:57 PM

Good rich tonalities and a wonderful composition.
-=\Walter

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