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I liked the look of the huge bolts holding the tension cables of the Millennium Bridge, but decided to jazz them up a bit.

PS. I changed the background colour as per DaveU's suggestion. The white keyline is just different sizes now.

Thanks for looking.
Chris

Camera:Canon EOS 400D
Lens:10-20mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Tension Cables
Username:SlowSong SlowSong
Uploaded:12 Mar 2009 - 2:40 PM
Tags:Architecture, Digitally manipulated, Specialist / abstract
Votes:61
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2009 - 2:48 PM

Interesting subject well captured.

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DaveU
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12 Mar 2009 - 2:50 PM

A "simple" image but strong lines and good repeats ... it holds the interest well. Just thinking it may have a little more impact if presented on a black background with a thin white keyline?

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Briwooly
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12 Mar 2009 - 2:53 PM

Really like this Chris abstract in its feel well spotted

Brian.........................................

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SlowSong
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12 Mar 2009 - 3:00 PM


Quote: A "simple" image but strong lines and good repeats ... it holds the interest well. Just thinking it may have a little more impact if presented on a black background with a thin white keyline?

Thanks Dave. I'll try it in PS.
Cheers

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8581 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1120 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2009 - 3:07 PM

Strong, menacing, like alien claws. I agree with DaveU's suggestion re presentation.
Moira

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SlowSong
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12 Mar 2009 - 3:21 PM

Thanks Moira. I've uploaded a version just to compare.
Cheers, Chris

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12 Mar 2009 - 3:26 PM

Amazing shapes here Chris

bernie

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RockArea
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12 Mar 2009 - 3:38 PM

That's superb, Chris. An awful lot of power in the image and you've brought in some fluidity too.

David

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barbarahirst
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12 Mar 2009 - 3:48 PM

V2 for me please

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Bob_V
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12 Mar 2009 - 3:54 PM

Some fantastic shapes and lines, great work here.
Bob

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woolybill1
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12 Mar 2009 - 4:05 PM

An image of precise beauty, or beautiful precision. Composition and tones are excellent.
Bill

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rontear
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12 Mar 2009 - 4:27 PM

Detailed, Chris. Very metalic. Ron.

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videotec
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12 Mar 2009 - 4:43 PM

Amazing shot Chris--superb work
Pete

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12 Mar 2009 - 5:04 PM

Well seen and taken, V2 does have the edge, no pun intended,
Steve

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Daisymaye
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12 Mar 2009 - 6:55 PM

Great shots Chris....Like the shine of the steel. And the repetition.....Sandy

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12 Mar 2009 - 7:07 PM

Good detail...well seen and taken!
Milena

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Roly
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12 Mar 2009 - 7:45 PM

Excellent shot.

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12 Mar 2009 - 10:02 PM

Wow, thanks guys. Really appreciate your comments.
Chris

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DaveU
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12 Mar 2009 - 10:18 PM

oooh yes .... I like V2 Smile

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12 Mar 2009 - 10:51 PM

Nice subject,great abstract. Ray

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13 Mar 2009 - 2:41 AM

This looks really great! Nice work.
Ty

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zebraboy
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13 Mar 2009 - 7:17 AM

Great shot Chris.
Not into boarders myself, can't stand the coffee Wink

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13 Mar 2009 - 8:56 AM

Great capture, super lighting

Stace

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gerrymac
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13 Mar 2009 - 4:35 PM

Nice absract,well spotted...make a great wall hanging....
Gerry

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13 Mar 2009 - 4:42 PM

Cracking image, nicely captured.
Cheesey.

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Paree
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13 Mar 2009 - 5:26 PM

love this it works so well
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SlowSong
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13 Mar 2009 - 6:12 PM

Thank you everyone.
Chris

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Eviscera
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13 Mar 2009 - 9:17 PM

beautiful tension and study , like all good things should be..

Dave

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13 Mar 2009 - 9:55 PM

makes an excellent image...like it a lot

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JohnH37
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14 Mar 2009 - 9:59 AM

This works so well.Amazing shapes and nice clarity/detail.
-John

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14 Mar 2009 - 1:24 PM

Excellent, superb detail in this Image, well seen and captured,
Alan

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paulashby
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16 Mar 2009 - 9:16 AM

You can feel the strength of the bolts and cables and I love the angle of the frame.
Paul

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PhotoG76
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26 Mar 2009 - 12:57 PM

Lovely shot well spotted. You got a excellent eye for seeing the shots that most of us would miss.

Mick

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oppo
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31 Mar 2009 - 8:43 PM

Wow ! What a splendid abstract. Love the sheen on the metalic curvy bits. Drooling over this one ! Superb work !

Phil

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9 Apr 2009 - 1:42 PM

Excellent.
Cor.

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14 Apr 2009 - 12:01 AM

Wonderful image, really great spot and capture. I'm not keen on the keyline, the subect has a shape and balance that makes a thin border look out of square but the image is terrific.
andy

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15 Apr 2009 - 1:38 AM

sharp sight

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27 Apr 2009 - 2:29 PM

Very strong image, lovely tones!
Craig.

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Morpyre
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22 May 2009 - 5:39 PM

great approach for an abstract image - it is always a wonderful thing to find something interesting that would probably usually go unnoticed and makes a strong full of impact creation Grin

i like doing similar thing with macro photography finding interesting shapes and patterns in tiny stuff Grin

peter "morpyre" turner

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4 Jun 2009 - 6:22 PM

I prefer the narrower border on V2.

The shot looks slightly dostorted to me, like you've reduced the height of the shot but not the width, squashing it downward slightly. Could be just the angle.

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SlowSong
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6 Jun 2009 - 8:00 PM

Hi Davey, just a little warp here and there.
Smile

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