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Wire we Here

By Irishkate  
LynneJoyce gave us a challenge after I uploaded an image recently in which I kept
the electricity wires. Normally I'd clone or use the healing brush to get rid of them all!
I didn't have time nor inspiration for this challenge so I'm using this image from Santorini
one of the most beautiful places I've been to but this particular area was spoiled by wires
everywhere. I'll upload another of a fence at the Birks of Aberfeldy which caught my eye a few months ago. I'll look forward to seeing what the others participants have conjured up.
Glad you all enjoyed my Chocolate Room Abstract - some great comments and two excellent mods from digital-boi (Graham).
P.S. I could easily have removed the top right wire but left it in for the purpose of this exercise!

Tags: Santorini Specialist and abstract Wire we Here Challenge

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RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
4 Jun 2014 2:24AM
Love these Mediterranean colours, Kate, and I too wish I was there: the cables are really just part of the overall scene here and I feel that any attempt to remove them would lose a good bit of it's ambience and inherent character, although having said that I might be tempted to do so with that single strand across the top right doesn't really serve any purpose in the shot. That would be a relatively easy exercise.
And I like your composition here and the verticals precisely so.

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Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
4 Jun 2014 2:34AM
Agree with Ronnie. Great image.
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2014 3:05AM
The colours & shapes are very appealing...catches the eye instantly!! Grin
PS - I like the green in V2...
Mollycat Plus
4 11 2 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2014 3:27AM
Santorini is a place we always wanted to visit, too hilly unfortunately. Like your picture Kate, and my view is the same, just clone out the cable on the right.
Night, night Peter GrinGrinGrin
V1 is a wonderful image, and I also agree about the line in the upper right. The other do not bother me, Kate.

tonyguitar 6 62 37 Canada
4 Jun 2014 4:04AM
The masterful elegance of design is so strong that it easily overpowers the cables. The two blues and the graduated sky are very pleasing. TG
PranavMishra 5 52 17 India
4 Jun 2014 5:17AM
wires create a lot of disturbance for photographers.. we see a historical monument before us and we are all excited.. but then we see a wire runs across it in the middle.. however here, the architecture is so beautiful that it still wins..
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
4 Jun 2014 5:59AM
The wiring in Greece leaves a lot to be desired, Kate, I've spotted many a photo opportunity ruined by the criss-crossing of cables everywhere Smile Love V.1, Santorini is such a beautiful island. Carol
4 Jun 2014 6:05AM
Those ubiquitous cables cause headaches for sure.Sad A beautiful place Santorini.

andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2014 7:08AM
wonderful light kate brilliant detail and colour love the comp a cracker nice one Wink
Nikonuser1 Plus
5 152 16 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2014 7:17AM
Great light Kate really like V1, as Ronnie suggested remove the wire top right of the image, v2 like the way your eye follows the fence up over the hillock to where?Smile

barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2014 7:33AM
I don't think I would have taken the photo to start with
Wires just don't look nice especially in the viewfinder.
We all approach photography in our own way...and my enjoyment is in that eyepiece at the back of the camera
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2014 7:35AM
It seems that the Mediterranean is littered with wires! Thanks for joining in Kate.
GarrathE 9 4 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2014 7:37AM
Hits the brief on the nail. Thanks for taking part.
4 Jun 2014 8:18AM
Kate, love that dome looks so 3D against the lighter blue sky....................great bells.

rayme330 6 17 1 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2014 8:49AM
Lovely shot Kate and I see what you mean about the wires spoiling the shot. Dodgy wiring seems to be a feature of old European towns.

4 Jun 2014 9:04AM
yes wires are for sure a right pain in the neck always spoil some shots the lower one I don't mind the top right one should be cloned...... still a fine Mediterranean capture with the typical blues and whites very catching to the eye Kate
ddolfelin Plus
6 103 3 Wales
4 Jun 2014 10:02AM
With a little application, Kate, you could probably edit out that Church thing for a better wire picture.
Good quality as always.
3 beauties but I really like no 2

4 Jun 2014 10:58AM
Heck, Kate, you could rub out all the buildings - and just leave the wires in..?!
Isn't that "Wire We Here"..???
You could have a problem, when it comes to those trees, though...!
Leave the manequin in, though, she looks like she's been eating bisquits and all the crumbs have fallen down onto her 'nearly' skirt...
Great fun shots, showing it how it really is, for once.
Hat's off to you, for celebrating wires so well Grin

NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2014 11:28AM
Whatever happened to the wireless age?

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
I would get rid of the right hand side wire without losing any of the picture. That would make it better.
Well done Kate.
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
4 Jun 2014 1:20PM
Good shots for the theme Kate,
and can you imagine these camera club judges
hitting the floor with their heart attacks seeing these shots !!
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
4 Jun 2014 2:16PM
We have found Europe to be connected wonderfully-- wi-fi ways--- perhaps these wires are why!I haave one for this challenge I will post tonight!
6 3 8 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2014 3:22PM
V1 is a great location but my fav image is V3. Very clever and originalGrin
gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
4 Jun 2014 6:04PM
Kate -- very nice series of images.
V1 made me smile because the tutorial that I watched on how to remove wires using Photoshop utilized an image of Santorini as an example image file.
Your shot here brings back fond memories of the trip Sue and I took not long ago. What a beautiful island.
I like your V3 as well. The ubiquitous wire shopping carts are a perfect subject for inclusion in our Wire We Here -- but it took you to notice that. Nicely done.
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
4 Jun 2014 6:13PM
wonderful blue on blue shot of the orthodox church!
Indeed, they must have a direct line to the pope!

I love your supermarket trolley idea, well thought out indeed
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
4 Jun 2014 7:07PM
Nice wiry shots, Kate.
jasonrwl Plus
8 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2014 10:05PM
Love your Greek shots Kate - I have a week in Cyprus later this summer so I will have to watch out for those wires.
4 Jun 2014 10:07PM
one wonders would we wither without wires.
ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
5 Jun 2014 1:20AM
Ooo...I'm a sky person and I just love that blue in V1! Gorgeous light too. The shopping cart in V3 is inspired Smile

5 Jun 2014 11:41PM
A lovely shot Kate some where I want to go to..Lin

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