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AnneWorner Plus
8 620 43 United States
24 May 2010 6:25PM
The light makes this - beautifully lit, and nice detail.
Anne

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24 May 2010 6:26PM
the light gives it a lovely feel, know what you mean about the blow torch, what a shame
helenlinda Plus
8 342 22 United Kingdom
24 May 2010 6:28PM
A splendid find with some excellent tones Pamela- the natural light draws the eye over to the right hand side of the picture where there are some interesting shapes and tools. The very dark bottom left by contrast is quite difficult to work out, and as such I find myself going back to that rather too often, so I wonder if a little lightening there would help
Helen
CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
24 May 2010 6:44PM
A very interesting pair of images, Pamela, love to look at the old tools and marvel at how they were made to last, not like the modern throw-away world we live in! Carol
mikbee 8 3 8 Scotland
24 May 2010 6:54PM
What a lucky girl you are Pamela to discover a ''treasure trove'' like this.I have been telling my wife for years that diamonds are NOT a girls best friend !! Far better with all the goodies here !! Not only rust,but some very nice ''antique'' tools too !!
Excellent shots.
Mick.
franken Plus
13 3.8k 4 Wales
24 May 2010 7:06PM

Quote:A very interesting pair of images, Pamela, love to look at the old tools and marvel at how they were made to last, not like the modern throw-away world we live in! Carol


I agree, did well without a tripod.

Ken
Bob_V 8 1 2 United States
24 May 2010 7:37PM
What awesome light and tones with some great detail Pamela.
Bob
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
24 May 2010 7:37PM
A great set of tools

Peter
24 May 2010 8:05PM
An interesting collection of tools, you have captured some nice detail but I have to agree with Carol about the bottom left been a little, but still a super image
Glynnis
24 May 2010 8:06PM
Superb images here Pamela. I think the lighting is particularly good in the two images.
Jerry
alan a 12 9 United Kingdom
24 May 2010 8:23PM
Fantastic shot, just goes to show you don't need to carry a trailer full of tripod's, lenses etc. This very detailed shot proves the point. Well done.
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
24 May 2010 8:25PM
A great view of the tools and exp. the shed wall-- like the light--- a nightmare fo the photographer, but accomplished well!
Roly 8 Wales
24 May 2010 9:10PM
These are both excellent.V1 for me though because of the light.
pamelajean Plus
10 949 1785 United Kingdom
24 May 2010 10:23PM
Thankyou for your interesting comments.
HELEN & GLYNNIS: I have done a V3 with the bottom left corner lightened a bit. The bench shaded this area, but I quite liked the graduation from dark to light. However, having done the adjustment, I think you are probably right.
Pamela.
helenlinda Plus
8 342 22 United Kingdom
24 May 2010 10:31PM
I like what you have done in v3 Pamela. Obviously as you mouse over, the eye is initially drawn to that corner as there are changes there. Having spent a while however with v3, I do find that the eye can rest more easily with the light and the detail it exposes.
Certainly worth the effort of another version in my opinion.

Helen
bunbeam 10 2 United Kingdom
25 May 2010 12:10AM
brilliant set of shots, another place I must visit
bunSmile
Ray42 7 3 England
25 May 2010 7:42AM
A good trio Pamela - looks like they have found some more tools since I was there a few years ago
Mynett 7 142 6 United Kingdom
25 May 2010 8:19AM
An interesting array of tools in this nicely lit shed, you did well in the low light to get so much detail Pamela, a nice pair of images and the slight amendment to v1 is good and gives more even toning

Linda
fentiger Plus
14 916 23 England
25 May 2010 8:24AM
With the extremes of light these are particularly well photographed and your composition they make excellent images. I have tried for that yesteryear effect with a mod.

Albert
gingerdelight 9 298 11 United Kingdom
25 May 2010 8:35AM
Excellent detail in these images, and I do think that V3 works better. Lovely work!
Carol
bricurtis Plus
10 2.0k 49 England
25 May 2010 9:43AM
I prefer V2 Pamela - lovely textures in the collection of tools.
I have been looking at the V3 addition. I don't think you have quite lifted the light in that corner enough.
I have taken it a little further in a mod - I think the extra light projects the tool bench better but still leaves some shadow.
Brian.
glyndwr 8 66 9 Wales
25 May 2010 11:39AM
A great upload.

Robert
pamelajean Plus
10 949 1785 United Kingdom
25 May 2010 2:58PM
Thankyou, Albert and Brian, for your modifications.
25 May 2010 3:06PM
A very beautiful set of images, Pamela, love the tones & textures in these. Think I prefer V3 to V1, with the lightened left corner.
TrevB Smile
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
25 May 2010 4:58PM
So amazing that these are handheld at that shutter speed, Pamela. The image is so fine and smooth all over! Especially in V2.

Utterly utterly exquisite light...gosh...and I find that the dark bottom left corner sits perfectly well as is. 'Cos that's the way the light has played into and across the room. It's like the ends of some tools which are in shadow - they are so 'cos that's the way the light is.

Andrew
davidhu 10 19 United Kingdom
25 May 2010 7:52PM
Excellent studies Pamela with the sidelighting bringing out shapes and textures. V3 works best for me as well.
Dave
cassiecat 7 39 46 England
25 May 2010 8:59PM
v3 for me.lesley
Campbell 7 1 Scotland
27 May 2010 12:28AM
Excellent set of images, i like the different angle shot's in V1&V3 the close up in V2 is really good too. Well spotted.
Peter
27 May 2010 11:00AM
A lovely relaxed set of pictures with fine warm colour tones. A
wyatturp 10 2 England
27 May 2010 9:24PM
Nice mix of interesting tools
Glostopcat Plus
9 255 2 England
27 May 2010 9:46PM
An interesting set of images of this tool shop, the shear detail you've captured is terrific. I thought Mikbee would be tickled pink by them
27 May 2010 10:40PM
superb image/PF
29 May 2010 10:25PM
Superb light in these.........Sandy
xwang Plus
6 32 7
29 May 2010 11:29PM
I like the clour and light,V1 for me.
xiaoli
photophantom 7 108 3 Philippines
1 Jun 2010 1:10AM
superb trio Pamela, v1 for me
Dennis
Canadiann 6 2 Canada
2 Jun 2010 10:11PM
Hi Pamela, thanks so much for your thoughts and concern. Much appreciated indeed. These are wonderful captures love them all. So much texture and rich colours in these. A great choice of subject. Love V1 the best.
Regards
Ann
3 Jun 2010 1:38AM
Beautiful images Great detail & colour----milky
mrjt 9 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2010 9:48AM
GREAT shots, How would they look in Black/white.

First class Gallery. mrjt

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