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I really can't think of a title for this. It's part of a strange hotch-potch of bits from a scrapyard made into a "sculpture" or "work of art" which sits in a pool of water at More London. Anyway, two treatments/versions, just because.

Thank you for all your comments on my previous lighthearted uploads. Much appreciated.
And I'm so glad I'm not the only one - IYKWIM. Wink

Chris Smile

Will catch up with some voting etc. soon. Yesterday was a bit of a day so have got behind. Sad

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon Powershot G11
Lens:6.1-30.5 mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:2 Mar 2013 - 2:05 PM
Focal Length:21.5mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/4.5
Shutter Speed:1/40sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:400
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:***
Username:SlowSong SlowSong
Uploaded:5 Mar 2013 - 8:58 AM
Tags:Art Jim but not as we know it, Black & white, Digitally manipulated, Photo journalism, Specialist / abstract
Votes:39
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
5 Mar 2013 - 9:03 AM

this is nice...

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8141 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 9:09 AM

V.1 looks like my water tank on the roof, which has sprung a leak and has to be replaced. Sod's law, the leak is at the bottom and not the top Sad
Rather a strange water sculpture, Chris, not sure 'sculpture' is the right word to describe it Grin Carol

rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 9:31 AM

Mono questions Chris, I like the answers Wink
Ron.

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41077 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 9:44 AM

The sculpture (The Navigators) is a bit of an abstract in itself, Chris. I like the part views and processing making an abstract of the abstract. The presentation of v1 is pretty nifty, too.

Dave

marktc
marktc e2 Member 448 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 9:45 AM

A couple of great images Chris, love the abstract nature of the shots, they work very well in mono. Superb

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64595 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 9:53 AM


Quote: The sculpture (The Navigators) is a bit of an abstract in itself, Chris. I like the part views and processing making an abstract of the abstract. The presentation of v1 is pretty nifty, too.
Dave

Thanks Dave. I'm hopeless at getting details like titles. Smile

Grin@ Carol. The Water Tank. Spot on. Smile

Last Modified By SlowSong at 5 Mar 2013 - 9:54 AM
barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 10:08 AM

V2 for a vote today.
What a great image......

Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 10:10 AM

Intriguing image Chris, beautifully composed and presented.
Rende

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 10:41 AM

How clever to find these two abstracts out of that monstrosity Chris which work really well in mono! I couldn't even begin to see these...
Ann

jovanovic
jovanovic e2 Member 3jovanovic vcard France
5 Mar 2013 - 11:13 AM

Great B&W images Smile

gary_d
gary_d  6556 forum posts Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 12:06 PM

Well spotted, most would not have seen the image. - gary

woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 12:30 PM

Love the splashing water in V1, Chris: the most attractive part of the entire installation?????
Your processing is just right for the subject, in both cases. Both compositions work well, too. I didn't notice the coins in the fountain through my fisheye lens or I might have jumped in to fill my pockets WinkWinkBlush
Regards
Bill

franken
franken e2 Member 123197 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 2:53 PM

Excellent and interesting abstracts with version one being my favourite Chris.

Ken

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 2:54 PM

Very intriguing pieces of work, Chris, but nicely captured and presented Wink
Trev Smile

danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10476 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 3:09 PM

Two gooduns Chris with that treatment being spot on.

Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom30 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 5:23 PM

Like them both!
Diane

saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 44080 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway26 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 6:02 PM

Looks like a bit of something the Fat Controller will soon wave his flag at, ChrisSmile
The conversion to b&w makes the water look like black oil.

Malc

nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 7:03 PM

I like both versions, they are intriguing but wonderful abstracts and bot work so well as B&W shots. Well seen and executed.

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91911 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 7:22 PM

V1 for me - a leaking sink.Smile

AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 7614 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States43 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2013 - 2:59 PM

V1 for that wonderful splashing water - v2 for the composition. Both good Chris Smile

Anne

Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
7 Mar 2013 - 6:24 AM

Good images! I love that area Hay's Galleria
The bronze fountain at the centre of the Galleria is a 60 ft moving sculpture of a ship, called 'The Navigators' by sculptor David Kemp, unveiled in 1987 to commemorate the Galleria's shipping heritage. It's nice to sit there having a coffee just looking at it... IB

RockArea
RockArea e2 Member 8RockArea vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2013 - 6:32 PM

This is excellent, V1 particularly, as I love the way the water has been caught. It's a bit like water leaking through an old range.

David

whatriveristhis
whatriveristhis e2 Member 167 forum postswhatriveristhis vcard England77 Constructive Critique Points
11 Apr 2013 - 10:31 AM

Particularly like V2. A seriously class piece of work. I'd have that on my wall.

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