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Last week-end's family business left a little time for photography after all. The fence surrounds a meadow not far from my brother's cottage.

70mm, 1/100th sec. @ f5, ISO 200, -0.7 EV

Camera:Nikon D70S Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Nikkor 18-70mm Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Fence Post
Username:woolybill1 woolybill1
Uploaded:17 Jun 2008 - 7:40 AM
Tags:Barbed wire, Fence post, General, Meadow, Rust, Specialist / abstract
Votes:52

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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2008 - 7:42 AM

Nice use of dof for a good composition. Good rusty detail where it is sharp.

Albert

bliba
bliba  8 Austria2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2008 - 7:52 AM

very well composed.....

imagio
imagio  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2008 - 8:05 AM

Excellent composition Bill

Bernie

danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10474 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2008 - 8:15 AM

Good composition Bill and super detail.Were they trying to keep you Northerners out.

Silverzone
17 Jun 2008 - 8:30 AM

Nice angle and tones. Sylvia

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2008 - 8:37 AM

I was in close contact with barbed wire yesterday getting the poppies, it's nasty stuff when all you want to do is get closer to a flower. Nice colour in this and we're all very aware of the stuff.

Dougie

wyatturp
wyatturp  9 England
17 Jun 2008 - 8:45 AM

The rusty DOF,

DougSmile

Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England210 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2008 - 9:00 AM

Like the texture and lighting on the barded wire good use of DOF.
Regards Richard.

LuzDeNoche
17 Jun 2008 - 10:58 AM

Simple and effective.
Smile Lucy

Adrian_Reynolds
17 Jun 2008 - 11:03 AM

Just seeing a shot here shows active imagination Bill, makes a great image, Adrian

Mikelane
Mikelane  7 Wales
17 Jun 2008 - 11:06 AM

Good composition bill good strong rustic colour well captured
Mike

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2008 - 1:25 PM

Magnificent rust!

Jennnn

lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2008 - 1:42 PM

Good stuff Bill. I bet you moved up and down, side to side, backwards and forwards and all ways before you where happy with the comp'. Well I think you got it right, very well done.

John Smile

Andree_Borrel
17 Jun 2008 - 2:04 PM

Has the protection quality

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2008 - 2:21 PM

A little teaser here Bill !!! A fine bit of rust on the curve here,but it is the line up of the rest of the curves,and the barbed wire,that makes me ''drooling'' for more !!!! Agree with Johns comment.I bet you had a few takes before you decided on this one.Good comp' here for a fine capture.And I hope to see some ''previous'' takes in the future !!!!!
Mick.

tigertimb
tigertimb  640 forum posts United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2008 - 2:36 PM

Great shot Bill; I love the narrow DOF and the composition here
Tim

Scaramanga
17 Jun 2008 - 4:03 PM

I saw this earlier as a thumb thought it looked like it had might have. good dof and it does, great texture and colours too.

proz
proz  10205 forum posts United States
17 Jun 2008 - 4:07 PM

brillaint and artisitic use of DoF, almost surreal Bill, well done.

gossyboy
gossyboy  6460 forum posts United Kingdom
17 Jun 2008 - 5:36 PM

Really nice image...............well spotted

newy17
newy17  8273 forum posts United Kingdom
17 Jun 2008 - 6:18 PM

love the focusing in this Bill nice one,,
ian

GalleryGirl
17 Jun 2008 - 7:08 PM

Looks lethal! Great capture though.
Marilyn x

IainH
IainH  982 forum posts
17 Jun 2008 - 7:37 PM

Is that designed to stop people going in, coming out or to stop poachers maybe ?

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2008 - 7:54 PM

Nicely composed shot Bill. Great dof and a lovely curve
Helen

oldgreyheron
oldgreyheron e2 Member 7124 forum postsoldgreyheron vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2008 - 8:39 PM

Well worked Bill even if there wasn't too much time! great use of dof.

Mike

SRSmith
SRSmith  7 United States
17 Jun 2008 - 9:55 PM

You picked the perfect focal point, and dof! Excellent shot!

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8799 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1621 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2008 - 10:04 PM

A nice curve, a bit of corrosion, excellent dof....and we have a very nice image.

JudeC
JudeC  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jun 2008 - 6:18 AM

Hi Bill - excellent dof - great shot - Jude.

RobinF
RobinF  883 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jun 2008 - 6:21 AM

Really. really like this Bill so gave you my 'user award'. Glad you got a little time with the camera over the week-end because this is superb!
kind regards
Robin

photophantom
18 Jun 2008 - 6:27 AM

Well composed Bill. Nice dof.
Dennis

Skye24Blue
18 Jun 2008 - 1:15 PM

Excellent shot, Bill. Amazing pov, textures and colours.
Mac

kinfatric
kinfatric  10550 forum posts Scotland9 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2008 - 6:00 PM

well photographed Bill a B&W may also make a good alternative

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2008 - 6:17 PM

One of your best posts for a long time Bill, such exceptional rusty detail

SandraKay
SandraKay e2 Member 7233 forum postsSandraKay vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2008 - 8:56 PM

Fabulous photography.
Sandra

brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2008 - 8:31 AM

Excellent! Well worth the award!
Johanna

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