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Thanks to all for your votes and comments on "wood," and to Eric, Georgios, and Diane, for their UAs.

Back to the Durham Dales...

Brand:Panasonic
Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ6
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Teesdale
Username:whatriveristhis whatriveristhis
Uploaded:9 Mar 2014 - 10:39 PM
Tags:Black & white, Landscape / travel
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marktc
marktc e2 Member 346 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
9 Mar 2014 - 10:42 PM

Bleak, windswept and marvellous!

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Mollycat
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9 Mar 2014 - 10:45 PM

Your an artist Alan.
Peter.

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jadus
jadus e2 Member 2972 forum postsjadus vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Mar 2014 - 10:46 PM

Really like this Alan. I love the way the murk of the wall takes the eye towards the light at the back of the image. Cracking!!

Jade

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iosatel
10 Mar 2014 - 12:37 AM

W o n d e r f u l !

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peekay2001
10 Mar 2014 - 12:42 AM

no upload yesterday.. but this one is as good as it gets.. beautifully composed..
as though everything has been done justice.. well balanced.. the amount of drama and sedation perfectly balanced.. and it's all about balance.. and it gives the statement, 'you go ahead mate, i want to see it from here.'

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 1Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
10 Mar 2014 - 7:09 AM

Excellent mono image AlanSmile

Cliff

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lblythe
lblythe  1 United Kingdom
10 Mar 2014 - 7:36 AM

What can I say to do justice to this beautiful shot? You really are so good at this Alan.
L

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Nigeve1
Nigeve1 e2 Member 1628 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom74 Constructive Critique Points
10 Mar 2014 - 7:47 AM

Great landscape image with very effective composition, Alan.
Nigel

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
10 Mar 2014 - 7:51 AM

An area but little known by the great general public. Let's hope it stays that way as I'm almost seeing it now through your eyes rather than mine.
Superb image, Alan.
Regards
Bill

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7394 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom968 Constructive Critique Points
10 Mar 2014 - 8:26 AM

A landscape where even on a still day you are always aware of the dominant wind direction.
Moira

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charlotte
charlotte e2 Member 934 forum postscharlotte vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Mar 2014 - 11:16 AM

Nicely done Alan...the splash of light on the hills at the back is beautiful.

Charlotte

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
10 Mar 2014 - 11:43 AM

I love the old stone walls, if only they could talk there'd be many an interesting tale!

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ErictheViking
ErictheViking e2 Member 1124 forum postsErictheViking vcard Scotland102 Constructive Critique Points
10 Mar 2014 - 12:47 PM

Everybodies really said it all Alan. I like the leadin fromthe wall which sends youto the bright spot in the distance. Really nice composition.

Eric

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 43627 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway23 Constructive Critique Points
10 Mar 2014 - 4:21 PM

The light in the distance beckons us but I'm buggered if I can be bothered to walk that far. Looks good from here so will save my legs, Alan.
Top-notch comp.

Malc

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derekhansen
derekhansen e2 Member 5180 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
10 Mar 2014 - 8:11 PM

Your composition is excellent Alan with a strong lead in via the wall and the sunlight on the distant field acting as focal point. I think this works well as a mono.
Perhaps darkening the sky with a gradient would balance the dark foreground a little better.
Derek

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whatriveristhis
whatriveristhis e2 Member 163 forum postswhatriveristhis vcard England70 Constructive Critique Points
10 Mar 2014 - 8:59 PM

Thanks for your input, Derek. I'm unsure about the gradient, but I'll try it and see how it goes. Cheers.

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dark_lord
dark_lord Critique Team 101448 forum postsdark_lord vcard England123 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2014 - 4:19 PM

I love the bleakness of this, good work.

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom28 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2014 - 8:55 PM


Quote: A landscape where even on a still day you are always aware of the dominant wind direction.
Moira

Just the words I was looking for.......Looks windy, but I dont think it was....was it?

Diane

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whatriveristhis
whatriveristhis e2 Member 163 forum postswhatriveristhis vcard England70 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2014 - 9:03 PM


Quote: .Looks windy, but I dont think it was....was it?

no.

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fazzer
fazzer e2 Member 528 forum postsfazzer vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2014 - 9:54 PM

works really well Alan , beautifully toned and exposed and I like the clump of trees as it leaves the viewer wandering what the landscape is going on behind, the toning is seriously good.....LOVE IT
regards Smile

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41028 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England133 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2014 - 10:39 PM

Bleak and beautiful, Alan. I like Derek's suggestion, the bright sky at the top tends to pull the eye up the image. I think the brightest spot should be the valley where the wall leads you to. Maybe just crop to below the bright cloud in the right corner? (Thinking out loud now)

Dave

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whatriveristhis
whatriveristhis e2 Member 163 forum postswhatriveristhis vcard England70 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2014 - 10:48 PM

Cheers Dave. Not at all sure about that crop though, I think it makes the image a bit too tight. So I'm keeping things as they are... haven't decided about the gradient.
Good to get others thoughts though.Smile

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