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32 Hopeman Beach

By hwatt  
Hopeman, Moray, Scotland.
I love colour so you can imagine my delight at finding this wonderful beach hut among a row of other equally jolly painted examples. I wanted it to look as incongruous and childlike as possible so I photographed it two dimensionally, head on, just like you would find in a nursery book or a childs drawing of a house and then made sure the backdrop was as unspectacular and bland as possible. Any shadows would have complicated the picture adding unwanted 3 dimensionality so I waited for the sun to go in and the shadows to soften. The hut is deliberately placed as symmetrically in the frame as possible to further enhance the childlike appearance. Oh yes needless to say I took a lot more shots using the graphic lines too, I might make up a little portfolio.

Pentax 67II 90-180 zoom, polariser, f/11 at 1/30 sec, Velvia.

Tags: Scotland Colour Rainbow Hut Graphic Coast Beach hut Moray Landscape and travel Hopeman Childlike

Voters: peugeot406, Sahyadri, Stace and 17 more


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Comments


peugeot406 9 7 1 England
26 Jun 2008 11:14AM
Wow, this is colourful, Great idea of a straight on image
Brian

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Sahyadri 8 61 2 India
26 Jun 2008 11:19AM
whew! truly great compostion with a brilliant find ...
Stace Plus
8 2 2 England
26 Jun 2008 11:45AM
This jumped out of the thumbnails, Great colours super shot

Stace
I think you managed to get exactly the look you were after.

Michael
deegee 11 181 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2008 3:01PM
I think if I lived nearby I would make a project out of shooting this fantastic hut in all sorts of circumstances.
Hanners Plus
10 875 10 Ireland
26 Jun 2008 3:51PM
fantastic colour, brilliant spot Smile
Not for the wall then? A slight deviation from the normal beautiful landscapes. Certainly must have given your sensor a fright when this image hit it.

Dougie
Stewy Plus
9 102 2 England
27 Jun 2008 8:36PM
Fabulous.

Martyn
tg 12 86 Scotland
30 Jun 2008 2:15AM
Hi mate,

That's a new one! Haven't they done a great job in painting it, and you in capturing it.

Thomas

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