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Local road in winter

By saltireblue    
One of only three roads I can take when leaving home. This one crosses our valley and dips down to the river which runs down the middle of the valley. The road is quite steep on both sides of the river, making for some Aha! moments in winter... This was taken after the road had been snow-ploughed and salted, something that doesn't happen all that often...

Many thanks for all the interest in my previous valley upload, much appreciated.

Thanks for bothering.

Tags: B&w Road Field Trees Landscape and travel Lierdalen

Voters: franken, mrswoolybill, mike9005 and 71 more

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franken Plus
17 5.1k 4 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2019 8:08AM
Wonderful light, Malc.


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mrswoolybill Plus
13 2.1k 2228 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2019 8:12AM
Wonderfully precipitous. Plus good memories...
woolybill1 Plus
13 33 76 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2019 8:21AM
Wonderful roads, as Moira says; wonderful landscape too. And a superb b&w with all those textures.

Quote:This was taken after the road had been . . . . salted, something that doesn't happen all that often...

Just be careful not to become Mr Saltier Grin
cats_123 Plus
16 5.0k 30 Northern Ireland
30 Dec 2019 8:29AM
Q. Is it better to go downhill first or last? 😁
richmowil Plus
11 412 2 England
30 Dec 2019 8:43AM
Impressive Image. Any reason why the fence disappears Wink
30 Dec 2019 9:11AM
A great graphic shot. Could almost be an etching. Good photography.
30 Dec 2019 9:16AM
superb graphics and tonal work
Saastad Plus
1 16 5 Norway
30 Dec 2019 9:34AM
Beautiful mono work Malc!

30 Dec 2019 10:02AM
Great image, Malc'. Even greater when viewed LARGE!

Nikonuser1 Plus
7 164 16 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2019 10:10AM
A great mono image MalcSmileSmile

mac Plus
18 6 Scotland
30 Dec 2019 10:35AM
Your image really brings out the starkness and danger of winter weather and roads.
clicknimagine Plus
10 640 100 India
30 Dec 2019 11:00AM
I wish i could have traveled in this disappearing road, your processing made it even mysterious...Superb location and capture...Well Done...
30 Dec 2019 11:35AM
I agree with John and Ian - it certainly deserves to be viewed in full screen to get the sense of being immersed in the landscape and it would make a beautiful etching or woodcut. Glorious!
Well, it'll have to be a gong for you my lad! SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
All the best for 2020 young Mr Malcolm and thanks for the laughs ....... and the pictures! SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
30 Dec 2019 12:04PM
Too damn good if you ask me...
pascalg Plus
12 37 France
30 Dec 2019 12:19PM
superb, impressive mono...!
Minty805 Plus
3 33 6 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2019 12:20PM
Another stunner, Malc, although all too easy to end on the gluteal toboggan, if you're not careful.
dudler Plus
16 1.2k 1664 England
30 Dec 2019 12:22PM
Desolate and claustrophobic at the same time...

30 Dec 2019 1:13PM
Love the high contrast treatment, excellent image !
Regards David
Irishkate Plus
9 42 118 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2019 3:25PM
Stunning mono and looks a very interesting road with thrills and sights.
30 Dec 2019 3:59PM
Brilliant "Road Movie" shot.
"In the shadow of the smokestacks,
Where the black snow lays on the land,
I walked home one winters morning,
My life savings in my hand".
John Cougar Mellencamp.

My award, Alan.
30 Dec 2019 4:41PM
Great scene and processing Malc 😊😊
mistere Plus
7 6 3 England
30 Dec 2019 5:03PM
Wonderful Malc. Full screen even better. Excellent work young man.

AlfieK Plus
3 1 1 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2019 5:29PM
Cracking mono composition.
danbrann 15 640 17
30 Dec 2019 6:23PM
What a beauty Malcolm. surely a winner.
NeilWigan Plus
10 17 16 England
30 Dec 2019 6:53PM
I see they have removed the fence at the bottom of the hill on the bend must be so it doesn't get damaged when you slide off .
dark_lord Plus
16 2.6k 675 England
30 Dec 2019 9:47PM
Nice one malc.

You have a choice of three roads?
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2019 2:57AM
Stunning mono, well worthy of all the awards...
Happy New Year !! Isabel GrinGrin
helenlinda Plus
13 366 22 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2019 5:27AM
What a feast for mono lovers - wonderful contrasts, excellent textures
Happy New Year Malc SmileSmileSmile
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 16 England
31 Dec 2019 11:20AM
A very lovely winter mono, Malc 👍
Trev 😀
bliba Plus
14 2 Austria
31 Dec 2019 4:31PM
fine tonal work



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