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Fisherman's Palette

By ade_mcfade      
A wierd palette thing painted turquoise, stuck on stilts and planted in the edge of the water at Fairburn for fishermen to use, under a pylon?

Are the developers trying to get rid of anglers?

this is t'other side of the road to the last shot of the ings - a bit brighter, this was facing south - a little colour in the sky in that direction

Part 2 of this is a shot I really like, think it powerful but isnt' really EPZ friendly, but take a look at Yorkshire's 3 Graces Smile

Tags: Fishing West yorkshire Water Pylon Landscape and travel Fairburn ings

Voters: riprap007, User_Removed, GrahamWard and 106 more

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User_Removed 10 172 1 United Kingdom
17 Apr 2008 8:38PM
Excellent comp and colours, great work


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riprap007 13 1.6k 37 England
17 Apr 2008 8:39PM
that turquise is a great lead into the image, this just improves big time in the large version
ade_mcfade 14 15.2k 216 England
17 Apr 2008 8:43PM

I spent a while cropping to get those lead lines looking just right - glad you noticed them Smile
JouŠo 14 56 Finland
17 Apr 2008 8:43PM
awesome work, Ade!

Richsr 11 91 223 England
17 Apr 2008 8:45PM
Inspiring Ade. Now get on with that Book!
Regards Richard.
SueEley 12 279 96 Wales
17 Apr 2008 8:45PM
number two has an abstract and surreal feel. Like both.
peugeot406 11 7 1 England
17 Apr 2008 8:53PM
Great images
17 Apr 2008 8:59PM
No. 2 deserves a place of its own on here - it's fantastic!

SamGillespie 12 94 United Kingdom
17 Apr 2008 10:01PM
Looks like world war three, the second shot!
Nettles 11 England
17 Apr 2008 10:15PM
Two excellent shots and both striking in their own ways.
Excellent colours and comp in 1.
danbrann Plus
13 637 17
17 Apr 2008 10:31PM
rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
17 Apr 2008 11:52PM
Glad to be r/c Ade. Fishing with a carbon rod could be troublesome. Ron.
bfgstew 11 668 105 England
18 Apr 2008 12:22AM
Both excellent Ade, super.
comma 10 108 6 United Kingdom
18 Apr 2008 12:52AM
Both wonderful images. Both very different but both beautifully composed and good choices on colour and mono
PatrickSmith 13 1.2k 2 United States
18 Apr 2008 4:41AM
#2 is quite impressive. We have one refinery where on the coldest day of the year it will get like this, but 3 is much more dramatic. #1 has some great colour going for it and I rarely see clouds or skies like this where I live.

ade_mcfade 14 15.2k 216 England
18 Apr 2008 10:00AM
Cheers Patrick, but there's only 2 images there...
18 Apr 2008 11:52AM

Quote:Part 2 of this is a shot I really like, think it powerful but isnt' really EPZ friendly you decided to hide it behind a shot with nice colours that would be more 'popular?'

No. 2 is leauges ahead of no.1 as a photograph. The click's for no.2...
ade_mcfade 14 15.2k 216 England
18 Apr 2008 11:55AM
Been here a while, know the score on the site bud - but you're right, I prefer number 2 by a long way

I'll upload it now then - in glorious PANO Smile

Lets see if the masses like it!
18 Apr 2008 12:07PM
Been here a while too - longer than you, in fact Wink
Don't be fooled by the 'new member' tag...

Sorry if it sounded a bit harsh, just the choice of no. 1 & no. 2 seemed a bit cynical to me.

ade_mcfade 14 15.2k 216 England
18 Apr 2008 2:08PM
not at all "mystery Steve" Smile

I agree, but to get the audience, you've got to play to it some times!

Going to post the better shot now Wink
NEWMANP 10 1.6k 574 United Kingdom
18 Apr 2008 3:00PM
could it be that ADE and PICSMITH are one and the same, the light and darkside of the same person.
ade_mcfade 14 15.2k 216 England
18 Apr 2008 3:03PM
errr, no....

I'm not piscmith

but am I NEWMANP, that's the question?
NEWMANP 10 1.6k 574 United Kingdom
18 Apr 2008 10:21PM
not last time i looked,
Boyd 14 11.2k 11 Wales
18 Apr 2008 11:38PM
Looks like you played the audience well - enough to get an EC.
ade_mcfade 14 15.2k 216 England
19 Apr 2008 12:37PM

Cheers Pete - you're as unpredictable as ever, which is why I like EC's so much Smile
culturedcanvas 12 4.7k 59 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2008 1:14PM
Had this pinned for an EC from the moment I clicked it. Had it shortlisted for my award and having reviewed the others in there have to say this is best.

Stands out a mile from the thumba dn doesn't let you down when opened large.

ade_mcfade 14 15.2k 216 England
19 Apr 2008 1:18PM
Cheers Dan - I think the turquoise plays a huge factor, and with there being very little ambient light there, the colours were really strong.

I think 8/10 togs would have gone home long before I took this a there was no "perfect light" that people crave Smile
culturedcanvas 12 4.7k 59 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2008 9:19PM
Totally correct .. the turquoise does make it work for me .. that and its subtle message ... the simple comp just finishes it off.

davart 12 2 2 United Kingdom
20 Apr 2008 2:34PM
The colours and the composition make it.

fauxtography 13 6.6k 36
20 Apr 2008 7:01PM
2nd one isn't epz friendly? feck it.. get it posted on its own as a it.
keithh Plus
14 25.4k 33 Wallis And Futuna
21 Apr 2008 3:12PM
Love the black and white but can happily walk by the colour one.

(post the B&W on it's own)
ade_mcfade 14 15.2k 216 England
21 Apr 2008 9:39PM
I did Keith - it's the next one Smile
PatrickSmith 13 1.2k 2 United States
22 Apr 2008 6:32AM
Ah... I meant the three 'graces!' Three of them are much more dramatic then one.

rossi 14 142 11 England
25 Apr 2008 5:10PM
Everything is perfect in this, really top image.

starliz 14 1.6k 3 England
22 May 2008 10:51PM
How come you see a brilliant shot out of something so blooming ordinary a pylon and a pallette Smile
Like the shadow/reflection of the palette and as for v2 it is just amazing.
14 Jun 2008 9:56PM
Leads the eye perfectly....superb image
looboss 11 3.1k 7 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2008 2:22PM
I've not seen this one before now, I think its brill! well worth the awards.

well done Ade.
Term 12 86 9 England
3 Jul 2008 5:06PM
its a great shot, nicely composed, wonderful crisp details and colour, dont think I'd fancy fishing from there, looks a little unsteady.

Foxfire 14 322 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2008 10:02PM
Love the subtle hues in the sky against the harshness of an industrial site.
Great shot
17 Oct 2008 9:22AM
great image with fantastic detail
Well done
KevSB 14 1.5k 5 United Kingdom
3 Jan 2009 7:36PM
the quality of this great, A 5d is on my next chrissy list.
tepot 13 4.4k United Kingdom
12 Jan 2009 5:51AM
I actually prefere the #2 shot, very dramatic.
Really do like your original style.
29 Jan 2009 10:54PM
Wow the colours in this image are beautiful and the composition is fab!

kronos 9 Scotland
1 Feb 2009 12:28AM
superb capture, nicely done, and thankyou for the kind comment on my photo, also it would be funny to see your version of the photo, look forward to it Wink
paulashby 9 10 1 United Kingdom
12 Apr 2009 6:44PM
Love the atmosphere of this, great stuff.

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