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Detail of a riverside bench in Durham.

Brand:Panasonic
Camera:Panasonic Lumix G2
Lens:Nikkor 50mm f1.8 D AF Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:1 May 2012 - 10:27 AM
Lens Max Aperture:f/1.0
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:-0.33
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Dragons' Tails
Username:woolybill1 woolybill1
Uploaded:30 May 2012 - 8:41 AM
Tags:Black & white, Humour, Photo journalism
Votes:46

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franken
franken Plus Member 123521 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2012 - 8:46 AM

Wonderful tones and excellent use of dof Bill.

Ken

Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2012 - 8:47 AM

Like the curve repeat here Bill good use of a shallow DOF
regards Richard

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes Plus Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2012 - 9:11 AM

Tremendous use of this very good lens and it's wide aperture. Love the curves repeating, maybe a little more light left in the highlights of the curved railing.

Lovely monochrome work with lots of long tones.

Dougie

JohnChambersPhotography

Very good focus with spot on DOF.bold with impact, like it.

John

cats_123
cats_123 Plus Member 114341 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2012 - 9:26 AM

fine comp and dof Smile

danbrann
danbrann Plus Member 10532 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2012 - 9:38 AM

I like everything about this one Bill. The contents and the processing.

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51357 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England145 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2012 - 9:46 AM

The devil's in the de-tail!!Grin

Dave

reflectionsinlight

like the DOF and comp

barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 7barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2012 - 10:32 AM

Fabulous

AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2012 - 11:30 AM

The detail makes a wonderful image - and has to be mono.
Ann

SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 65132 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2012 - 11:33 AM

There's something very pleasing about that curve.
Chris

Joline
Joline Plus Member 9Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2012 - 11:50 AM

This is a joy to look at....such energy is implied by this stationary object. Excellent!

mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2012 - 1:02 PM

I do hope this is not part of the bench you park your behind on Bill ?
A good but painful looking shot !!
Mick.

ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2012 - 3:31 PM

Ohhh...VERY well composed, Bill. Now I see what you mean by uploading a dragon!

Good eyes Smile

Andrew

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 7TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2012 - 4:13 PM

You certainly have a good eye for close-ups like this, Bill Wink A great image, love it! Smile
Trev Smile

taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2012 - 4:26 PM

Quite a marvelous composition !

jonwebber
jonwebber  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2012 - 5:45 PM

Never managed to persuade a dragon to pose for me . . .
jon

pascalg
pascalg Plus Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
30 May 2012 - 6:45 PM

soperb!

lifesnapper
lifesnapper Plus Member 9lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2012 - 6:54 PM

Great title Bill, and VERY nice dof.

John Smile

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 7LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2012 - 7:01 PM

Went there today but it was for Tribunal training so I didn't get to see these. Thanks for alerting me to their presence for the next time I visit.

SueEley
SueEley  9271 forum posts Wales96 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2012 - 7:18 PM

Great use of dof

nonur
nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey9 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2012 - 9:14 PM

Great piece of work, I like it very much. They look like fishing hooks.

helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 8342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2012 - 9:28 PM

Strong composition Bill - love the double curve SmileSmile
Helen

bliba
bliba  9 Austria2 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2012 - 10:19 AM

EXCELLENT use of a shallow DOF.....love it

LexEquine
LexEquine  9 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 10:48 PM

'Very Sharp Monochrome Shot,' Bill~~ Smile

~ Peter

brownsilent
brownsilent Plus Member 8brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jun 2012 - 12:41 PM

Very beautiful subject, great use of dof - superb image!
Johanna

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jun 2012 - 4:10 PM

A wonderful close up study, this is something most of us, myself included would have missed

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