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Letterbox Landscape

By conrad  
I've always liked the British red letterboxes, phone boxes and doubledecker buses (no, not the new ones but the old ones, obviously), and combining them with a nice background was something I'd been looking for, when during the Pitlochry Meet Pete, Ian, Robbie and I drove past this one. I couldn't resist and had to shoot it, although there was a serious lack of nice light. So I decided to use my on-board flash to highlight the letterbox, using my 10mm lens to stand close enough for it to have an effect.

Not the most spectacular photo I've ever taken, but I do still quite like it.

Comments, critiques and modifications welcome!

Tags: Landscape Scotland Flash Red Meet General Green Letterbox Pitlochry Landscape and travel Flash and lighting

Voters: GDO, IgorKo, phil99 and 7 more


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GDO 5 23 Czech Republic
4 Jan 2011 4:18PM
I like it a lot, for french guy like me it's something exceptionnal.
I've seen one red english phonebox in the city of Arles in the south of France, so exceptionnal that it was attraction and subject of photos all day long.

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jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
4 Jan 2011 7:44PM
Excellent with the contrasting red letterbox

Peter
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
4 Jan 2011 10:11PM
To be found in wonderful locations Conrad. Ron.
danbrann Plus
11 582 16
6 Jan 2011 4:04PM
A suer record and location.
Richsr Plus
9 90 220 England
16 Jan 2011 11:29AM
Certainly a great location for one of these, like the light on it, makes it stand out well.
Regard Richard
conrad 11 10.9k 116
16 Jan 2011 11:34AM
Thanks, everyone! I appreciate the comments on what's definitely not a spectacular image...
saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
12 Feb 2011 12:00AM
Beautiful and well composed image with stunning view,very well taken and presented,
saeid

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