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Thanks to all who voted for my set yesterday, and to Dave and Ronnie for their UAs.
Also many thanks to Charlotte for her Award on Black Hill.

Brand:Panasonic
Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:18 Sep 2013 - 9:58 AM
Focal Length:140mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.8
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/60sec
Exposure Comp:-0.33
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:sadness
Username:whatriveristhis whatriveristhis
Uploaded:17 Nov 2013 - 9:02 AM
Tags:General, Terminus, Toned monochrome
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Votes:21

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41054 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2013 - 9:13 AM

I'm getting more of a calm serenity than melancholy, Alan, the light is very 'summer evening'.

Dave

Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2013 - 9:14 AM

Desolate looking place. Understand the sadness. Peter.

Michaela_Solway

A touch of mellowness..

charlotte
charlotte e2 Member 1034 forum postscharlotte vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2013 - 9:30 AM

You've caught the atmosphere superbly Alan...very somber indeed.

Charlotte

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7435 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1024 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2013 - 9:47 AM

Three falling diagonals including the branch at the bottom, and three rising, so emotional equilibrium I think.
That beam of light on the wall, sloping up to the gable end, is perfect.
Serenity, as Dave says.
Moira

whatriveristhis
whatriveristhis e2 Member 164 forum postswhatriveristhis vcard England75 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2013 - 9:55 AM

Wall? Gable end?

They're headstones.

woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2013 - 9:56 AM

More melancholy, I think. Delightful none the less.
Regards
Bill

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7435 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1024 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2013 - 10:04 AM

I totally misread the scale. I thought that was a ruined building with a curious window. I've never seen a pierced headstone before. Or a diagonally sloping top.
Being nosy - where is this?
Moira

whatriveristhis
whatriveristhis e2 Member 164 forum postswhatriveristhis vcard England75 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2013 - 10:16 AM

You need to be doing a few more Sudokus, Moira... keep mental deterioration at bay.

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2013 - 10:17 AM

A wonderful angle on this old graveyard. The play of light and the soft focus give a quiet feel and a touch of sepia gives time as well.

There's a quiet dignity to this Alan, would look in place on an Order of Service card.

Dougie

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2013 - 11:51 AM

Like this a lot Alan a great imageSmile

Cliff

Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2013 - 11:59 AM

I also missed that they were headstones.
A beautifully melancholic image.

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2013 - 12:08 PM

I too thought old Church - the overall composition is beautiful.
The soft falling branch and shadows make this too'pretty' to be sad.
I love it.
KateGrinGrinGrin

Nigeve1
Nigeve1 e2 Member 1753 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom88 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2013 - 3:33 PM


Quote: Wall? Gable end?

They're headstones.

I had derelict church buildin too until reading this, the scale of the leaves should have given it away. Deceptive and wonderfully composed image.
Nigel

lblythe
lblythe e2 Member 1lblythe vcard United Kingdom
17 Nov 2013 - 5:53 PM

Interesting composition.Like the way the various diagonals are repeated throughout the photograph. Sad, melancholy, a quiet calmness, lots of different emotions.
L

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43242 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2013 - 5:57 PM

Observational excellence, photographic finesse...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

mlseawell
mlseawell e2 Member 4mlseawell vcard United Kingdom
17 Nov 2013 - 7:41 PM

Moody image and not the typical view! Smile I like.

Mark

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