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Three of a Kind

By Goggz
I went out last night hoping to get a sunset. Yes, you can laugh at my folly if you like....

It was very misty and, as I wandered around looking for a viewpoint, just after twilight I stumbled across this little chapel in the process of being converted into a home. It struck me that, as religion, the telephone kiosk and postal services are all undergoing tremendous change and are seemingly in decline, it might be an interesting little study of the three, hence the hamfisted attempt at making them stand out.

I've cloned out a few wires and deepened the sky a bit. Used a gradient map to convert to mono.

4.5 sec f8 ISO100 40mm

Hope it gives you food for thought in these changing times and, as always, comments & critique very welcome.

CHeers, Goggz

Tags: Mono Colour Photo journalism Bt Telephone Religion History Black and white Digitally manipulated Kiosk Post office Chapel B and w Goggz All in decline

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wasper 15 533 1 Ireland
13 Jul 2007 1:17PM
Very clever manipulation.
newy17 15 273 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2007 1:28PM
i love this its superb,great composition and great work.
ian.
Hanners 15 875 10 Ireland
13 Jul 2007 1:55PM
great use of selective colouring - just right

CLIXSmile
Richsr 14 91 223 England
13 Jul 2007 2:14PM
Nice Image like the selective colouring .
R.
thefatcat44 14 82
13 Jul 2007 2:45PM
right up my street - love the selective colour - especially the lights - I don't know why but it makes me think of Dylan Thomas...
Goggz 14 2.3k 72 Wales
13 Jul 2007 4:15PM
Cor! Thanks a lot you'se!

@ wasper - there ain't anything clever about my PS skills! But it's nice of you to say so..

Cheers, Goggz
bunbeam 16 2 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2007 8:00PM
twilight zone!!!!! brilliant image
bunSmile
MrsS 15 4.5k 18 England
13 Jul 2007 9:01PM
works well Pete - - nice one - - and the narrative really DOES give you something to ponder on Smile

Cheers!

Fran x
13 Jul 2007 11:50PM
Awesome perspective, love your editing too! click
LesF 15 182 9
14 Jul 2007 10:39AM
This really works well Pete, super image I like this lots.

Les F
magnus 17 661 5 United Arab Emirates
15 Jul 2007 6:55AM
Works really nicely - good idea well executed
Goggz 14 2.3k 72 Wales
15 Jul 2007 3:26PM
Thanks you all for your kind comments.
There is one more from that place lined up.
Cheers, Goggz
brownsilent 14 7 2 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2007 12:14AM
Keep in touch - brilliant.
Johanna

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