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By MattmanB
Looking at a old rope, thats worn its way through it's holding post. Taken on the side of the river Orwell in Pin Mill near Ipswich.

Tags: Photo journalism White Black Unusual Interesting Natural 3 2 Cool Black and white 1 Sharp Depth Landscape and travel

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helenam 10 21
7 Oct 2006 12:51PM
this is a very stylish shot, I might have tried to change my angle to try to get the two posts a little closer together as there seems to be more "weight" on the right hand side of the shot, well done nevertheless.... it's a very classy image.

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joolsb 12 27.1k 38 Switzerland
7 Oct 2006 1:36PM
This is quite an ambitious shot to pull off successfully - so well done for trying. I agree with Helen that the comp needs to be tighter - or the far fencepost needs to be sharper.
whipspeed 12 4.2k 22 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2006 4:37PM
Agree with other posters, I would like to see a greater DOF on the front post so you get the texture of the rope.

Tooth 11 5.8k 227 Ireland
8 Oct 2006 1:31PM
We all seem to be in agreement here- it's a powerful subject and a good subject for DOF and selective focus - it's just the level of it that's subjective. I'd personally like to see more sharpness in the rope, but the far post not to be quite as blurred - it looks to much like motion blur the way it is at the moment, (though i know it's not.

I'd also be tempted to sewwp the burn brush across the sky a few times just bring out a bit more detail in it


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