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Dundigging

By HouseMartin  
I've been passing this old digger daily for ages thinking 'must get a shot of that'. Trouble is there's always vehicles penning it in. Today was my lucky day, nothing about so went back and took the opportunity. Tinkered a bit in PS, hope I've done it justice.

ISO200, 1/8s, f/14

Thanks to all for comments on previous upload.

Tags: Still life Transport Abandoned Close-up and macro Digger

Voters: HuntedDragon, t_downes, JackAllTog and 2 more


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JackAllTog Plus
13 6.4k 58 United Kingdom
4 Jan 2011 1:00PM
Nice capture, love the old rundown look.
nikonhammer 12 129 2 England
4 Jan 2011 7:06PM
To be honest Im not sure mate. Looks a bit over sharp for me! which makes the tyres look over black and un natural and the top looks almost a yellow green. I woulld be inclined to mono it and some serious burning to bring out what could be a fantastic digger shot. Only mho

Chris
HouseMartin 12 193 1 England
4 Jan 2011 9:57PM
Thanks for the feedback guys, and thanks for the crit Chris. Closer would be well over-contrasty to be honest, it's a process/look I haven't mastered yet. And thanks for the mono idea. Weird, I tend to mono most shots just to see but for some reason I went for popped colour with this without a thought for B&W.
Paul

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