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Blot on the Landscape?

By ade_mcfade      
This is a typical west yorks scene - you get lovely golden fields, long shadows from trees and can see for miles... and there's always some cooling towers there of course

This one's Eggborough and lies in the middle of 3 statsion on the M62.

Was out with Dave, this was from the canal banks where he took the shot of me stood on some old lock gates

I've put the "?" at the end of the title because in many cases, they've provided me with a focal point and location for maney a shoot. So are they really a blot?

Tags: Architecture Power station M62 Eggborough Ferrybridge Landscape and travel Coolling tower

Voters: SandraKay, Sep, phillj and 29 more

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jondf 11 2.7k
29 Jul 2007 7:48PM
Lovely heavy mood shot.

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richc 15 15 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2007 9:05PM
Great shot.

Reminds me of my youth. I lived near Redcar, Cleveland. My dad worked on the farm in front of Wilton ICI chemical works. Often looked like this.
lobsterboy 13 14.9k 13 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2007 9:16PM
Nicely done - congrats on the HC
ade_mcfade 13 15.2k 216 England
29 Jul 2007 9:27PM
ta folks

2 HC's from power stations in a week - definitely not a blot in my eyes then Smile
GlynnisFrith 11 23 3 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2007 9:27PM
Past there many time but never seen it looking as beautiful as this. Super shot
dazzaman 11 631 England
29 Jul 2007 10:41PM
Goggz 10 2.3k 72 Wales
29 Jul 2007 11:04PM
Looks damn good to me!
Excellent comp!
Badger 15 4.7k 20 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2007 12:29AM
I'm liking the light on this one Ade, although the shadow is a bit of an issue for me. Still the shot is a stunner, again!

They're never a blot, always carry an industrial beauty.
redstag 12 100 15 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2007 7:01AM
You've caught the light superbly. A blot? can't say really as you and Dave make 'em look great.
Tandberg Plus
14 1.2k 2 England
30 Jul 2007 8:27AM
Nice one mate,But i got the full version lol
thefatcat44 10 82
30 Jul 2007 8:35AM
I love the light and composition - it records the land as it is, I guess. From this distance in this light, they look almost attractive. Click
ade_mcfade 13 15.2k 216 England
30 Jul 2007 9:19AM
Matt - I'll go saw the tree down for next time Smile

I quite like it, gives an air of mystery to the foreground.

I've got a few with the sun in too dave, but it just dominates too much in my shot. thought this was a bit more subtle. you going to post yours?
Tandberg Plus
14 1.2k 2 England
30 Jul 2007 10:33AM
nah its ***** lol

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