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n.towndrow 12 4
16 Mar 2004 9:05PM
I absolutely adore this shot! The red of the traffic light complements the post box so well! The lighting is fantastic, love it! Click,click!

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n.towndrow 12 4
16 Mar 2004 9:07PM
First upload too!? Top debut upload!
sze4j 12 56 Singapore
16 Mar 2004 9:07PM
Good idea! nice one. =)
ade_mcfade 12 15.2k 216 England
16 Mar 2004 9:12PM

Was a bit daunting putting the first one up there - but I'm no longer a virgin on the site!

Have to think of tomorrow's now Smile
davidbailie 13 457 7 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2004 9:12PM
Having studied it a bit - I like it a lot - BUT - something is wonky ??

Having studied it further - it's the post box - and why not - it's probably been there 80+- ???? years

very effective shot and manipulation

The red in stop light kind of rounds it off!

Your 1st input ?? - keep going!

synaesthesia 12 389 England
16 Mar 2004 9:29PM
A fave of mine for the day.
Great use of desat and love the way both the traffic light and the post box have retained colour.
ade_mcfade 12 15.2k 216 England
16 Mar 2004 9:35PM
Cheers dave

It actually is that wonkey - must have been hit by a late-running posty once! I think it's pretty old too - it's got "GR" on the side, so that makes it Georgean.

PS - just stumbled on this site tonight whilst looking for Ring Flashes.... amazing what Google brings back sometimes.

It's an excellent idea, think I'll be around for a while.... so long as you're all kind!
vince 12 48 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2004 9:39PM
Now that's and impressive image.



Vince Smile
sean 13 169
16 Mar 2004 10:01PM
Great image, the overall result is eye catching and well thought out. I have used this technique myself a few times, and on the right image it can work wonders.

ukuwi 12 476 1 England
16 Mar 2004 10:03PM
I really like really well.
I would hang this on my wall.
good talking point picture
daffydill56 12 190 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2004 10:41PM
A great first upload Adrian. I have very unsuccessfully tried these type of shots and am jealous.Keep up the good work.Click

geegee 12 29 England
16 Mar 2004 11:10PM
What a super first upload, everything right for me.

naturenut 13 1.8k England
16 Mar 2004 11:24PM
Excellent shot, welcome to ephoto.
ken j. Plus
13 374
16 Mar 2004 11:28PM
Excellent first post.. More please.
deviant 12 3.1k 1 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2004 11:32PM
Nice use of colour. Welcome to the site. Look forward to seeing more.

jonjeds 12 509
17 Mar 2004 12:48AM
Very good.
highlander 12 32 Scotland
17 Mar 2004 5:52AM
Great introductory shot Adrian...the red box and light put a fine feature into this predominantly black and white shot. Good work.
blindpilot 12 69
17 Mar 2004 9:24AM
first upload and an ec, that's impressive. terrific image,

waiting to see how you follow this one up
tigertot 13 36 England
17 Mar 2004 9:46AM
Very nice, clever use of selective colour.
magda_indigo 12 418 England
17 Mar 2004 10:26AM
Welcome to the site, and what an entrance 'n all. Great image, click (*:*)
Terry L Plus
13 590 5 England
17 Mar 2004 1:10PM
Excellent first upload Adrian, good use of selective colour and welcome to ePz.

ukuwi 12 476 1 England
17 Mar 2004 5:17PM
Congratulations on the EC, just proves what good taste I have, well done
17 Mar 2004 5:32PM
Now thats a way to make an entrance! Well done and congrats on the EC
lovelylindax 12 16
17 Mar 2004 6:01PM
I particularly loved the traffic light and the overall effect is fantastic
Linda x
Tony_M 12 342 England
17 Mar 2004 11:41PM
A most impressive photograph. I'm glad you found us, and hope you plan to stay a while and inspire us with more work like this.
grahammul 13 120 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2004 1:14AM
Great shot you certainly got off to a good start here.
keithh Plus
12 25.1k 33 Wallis And Futuna
18 Mar 2004 11:49AM
I'll be looking for this box now when I'm down Park Row ands will probably prang the car. I'll send the bill. click
justyna 12
20 Mar 2004 12:42PM
my congratulations adrian
alzeepark 12 81 United Kingdom
25 Mar 2004 3:06PM
Long way down to get here, but well worth the journey, excellent shot, well thought out , click from me.
jimbo_t 13 959 England
28 Mar 2004 9:45PM
Top work fella!
You should get an editors award for tha......., oh right!!!
corin45 12
29 Mar 2004 6:34PM
Super shot Ade! Regards Steve.
Leo 14 46 9 England
19 Jul 2004 2:20PM
How you resisted the temptation to tweak the red of the post box I don't know(g) I would have myself...I can't resist emphasising the important, striking features of a shot. I'd have lifted the post box and the traffic light too, wouldn't have been able to resist it(g) Great shot...full marks and you landed the coveted EC too..well doneSmile
ali graham 13 102 Scotland
17 Aug 2004 1:04PM
Great shot, love the tweaking. Really stands out, love this type of shot.
Congrats on the EC.
clarkycat 13 89
19 Sep 2004 12:23PM
This is a great shot. Sorry I didn't notice it before.

Mikejs 11
27 Jan 2005 8:54AM
Cool shot indeed.
conniemayw 12 100 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2005 1:03PM
super shot and sorry i didn't find it sooner-how about straightening up the post box and submitting it again? Or is that too anal?
ChrissyA 11 4
30 Mar 2005 2:06PM
I really like this one ...I like how the red stands out against the black and white.
In answer to your question on my pic ...yep they are fine about pics being taken in the royal armouries worries.
obz_uk 12 1 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2005 4:32AM
It works very well...congratulations on the double award
fionaw 11
18 May 2005 10:36AM
Great piece of selective colouring, works really well on this image..
shaundp 11 73 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2005 8:38AM
v good post production work...shaun
Great wonky angle on the post box. An interesting study
Sweetpea 11 6 United Kingdom
25 Oct 2005 5:12AM
Great selective colouring!!! Looks fab - would look great as a big print Smile
Gavin 11 17
21 Dec 2005 12:49AM
I see what you mean by "less is more" it works really well in this image. Well done!

Hawkgenes 11 10 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2006 10:50AM
What a wonderfully creative idea. It works so well

VintageRed 10 15 1 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2006 8:18AM
There's no real substitute for red is there? Great shot. Nick.
CecilyC 10
27 Aug 2006 7:43PM

(amazing shot, as if you didnt already know)
narni 11 1 United Kingdom
20 Sep 2006 5:40PM
It works with subject together.
Smart usage of selective colours
JudeC 9 6 3 England
25 Aug 2007 7:19AM
Stunning - JudeC
starliz 12 1.6k 3 England
22 May 2008 11:40PM
4 years ago and it has had a comment every year lol

mmm the red is eye catching selective colouring works well,nice composition Smile
digicammad 13 22.0k 39 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2008 3:53PM
Pah, an EC with your first upload! I always knew you were a smart-arse.

Goggz 9 2.3k 72 Wales
8 Sep 2009 5:26PM
ROFLMAO - is Ian jealous???

although I don't think this is your best shot every Ade, it is nice.
Cheers, Goggz

p.s. that's 2009's comment then Tongue
ade_mcfade 12 15.2k 216 England
8 Sep 2009 11:20PM
it was at the time Goggzy, but things move on

it's hung above my loo - I see it several times a day Smile

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