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The Duck Shed

By John_Horner  
We went in search of Snow.
Yes! Chant and I went in search of snow yesterday and headed up into weardale toward Hamsterly Forest.
This shed stands in the grounds of Hamsterly and houses ducks. As the ducks hear your car pull up they come rushing out toward you. I guess they think its feed time everytime.
I just liked the rustic features of the shed and the way the snow was starting to lay on the broken gate and fence posts.
We had a wonderful day even if our lenses did keep fogging up with condensation.
Had a wonderful meal and finished up as wedding crashers almost, but thats another story.

Thanks for looking. Hope you have a fine day and keep warm.

Thank you Chant for a super time.

Tags: Architecture Landscape and travel

Voters: User_Removed, Chant57, newty1 and 44 more

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User_Removed 14 17.9k 8 Norway
2 Feb 2008 9:47AM
Nicely done John.

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Chant57 Plus
12 395 3 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2008 9:54AM
this has turned out so very well John, with super detail, texture colour and tones in the Duck Shed, the falling snow enhances the image too, An excellent wintry scene that is beautifully composed.
Thanks for a great day, good company, good food, and the wedding was..erm......different! haha
C x
newty1 12 3 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2008 9:57AM
i love rustic pics like this, nice work
Andy Smile
ripleysalien Plus
11 1.2k 11 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2008 10:03AM
This is very good john, it has the look of the HDR effect, I might crop a tad tighter top and bottom but thats me, cracking stuff.

glyndwr 11 66 10 Wales
2 Feb 2008 10:14AM
Brilliant John.
Love the light, it seems to bring BKG and FG closer together.
Great shed and snow capture.

MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
2 Feb 2008 10:27AM
Beuatifully observed and captured John Smile

Fran x
User_Removed 11 485 13 England
2 Feb 2008 10:31AM
cracker John, wonderful detail in the wood and again well done for going out in that weather lol

Hanners Plus
12 875 10 Ireland
2 Feb 2008 11:13AM
love the texture to this John, superb work Smile
Sezz 13 617 15 England
2 Feb 2008 11:53AM
I like this John, almost looks like an illustration for a book perhaps. The falling snow really does add to an already wintery looking scene.

Sarah *
Barrynic 11 16
2 Feb 2008 1:25PM
Love the fine detail in the shed John, good shot.
Nettles 11 England
2 Feb 2008 3:11PM
Superb, love it.
jaktis 14 84 Sweden
2 Feb 2008 3:16PM
A good capture off the snow

steviehutch 11 18 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2008 3:27PM
lovely image and excellent detail
2 Feb 2008 4:11PM
I like the colours here John, and the blowing snow!

mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2008 4:15PM
Oh boy that looks cold! Love the capture of the falling snow flakes. though as to the idea of going out looking for snow... We could have sent you some!
Richsr 11 91 223 England
2 Feb 2008 5:38PM
Like the details and colours in this - well captured.
Have 30 on me.
Regards Richard.
ashley 14 167 1 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2008 7:45PM
nice capture & well seen john
like the details & colours
nice snow flakes to top it all off

well done
A Booth 15 11 4 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2008 7:55PM
good architectural record shot - good detail.
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
3 Feb 2008 3:15AM
mmmmmm---glad I did not miss this one--I love the comp , and the time just before the snow really happens--

LOL, no sheds for ducks here- they have to live in the creek!

HUMIE 11 2 United Kingdom
20 Feb 2008 11:08PM
Superb image !


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