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The Power

By ade_mcfade      
Another from the shoot with dave tandberg last night - we'd seen a really powerful sun illuminating the steam clouds from the M62 - fantastic.. and despite some manic driving on my part, the cloud ate the sun before we could get any shots...

so we made the best of it and I got this one.

upped the reds quite a lot here as the scene was blue-dominant. just after some contrasting colours

got some lovely wheat shots to come, but thought I'd do a different one today

Tags: Photo journalism Architecture Overgrown Ferrybridge Landscape and travel Bugger With tandberg Missed the suset Stung by nettles Familiar old sight

Voters: newy17, brianus, woolybill1 and 35 more

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26 Jul 2007 10:44PM
Cracking shot.

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newy17 Plus
12 273 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2007 10:44PM
oh yes,superb shot love the sky and reflections and great exposure wll captured.
26 Jul 2007 11:25PM
Bravo, Maybe the sunset would've spoiled it Ya never know

MrsS Plus
11 4.5k 18 England
26 Jul 2007 11:30PM

Quote:missed the suset

It's a real bu@@er, missing the suset, isn't it Ade!!! Wink

F xx
26 Jul 2007 11:39PM
To hell with the sunset this is a cracking shot, love it.
sparklep Plus
10 146 1
26 Jul 2007 11:42PM
This is brilliant. Reflections are great. Never thought I would like these chimneys.
TelStar Plus
12 116 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2007 12:25AM
Yep, cracking shot. Well upped with the colour contrasts. Fab silhouettes too.

Cooling towers feature in one or two of my paintings, they can be as gorgeous as Monet's haystacks - if you like that sort of thing.

rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
27 Jul 2007 7:47AM
Some wonderful light qualities Adrian, central band of silhouette somewhat dominant. Ron.
Alison_S Plus
12 339 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2007 8:09AM
Very strong image, terrific mood to this. Great silhouettes and the glow coming from the windows as well.

Nick_w Plus
10 4.3k 99 England
27 Jul 2007 8:49AM
A strong image enhanced by the geometric lines of the power lines
Hanners Plus
12 875 10 Ireland
27 Jul 2007 9:50AM
LOL @ the tags, I wonder if anyone will put "bugger" in the search box....

Tandberg Plus
14 1.2k 2 England
27 Jul 2007 10:19AM
darker than mine mate!!!
I just gone all natural for a change.

People may think i'm weird
Coleslaw Plus
12 13.4k 28 Wales
27 Jul 2007 6:04PM

Quote:despite some manic driuving on my part

I hope you were driving, not driuving...Wink
Possum Plus
11 148 England
27 Jul 2007 8:17PM
Cracking colours and light.
Goggz Plus
10 2.3k 72 Wales
27 Jul 2007 9:13PM
Very dark compared to Tandberg's. Moody....
Cheers, goggz
Great sinister shot. Clive
culturedcanvas Plus
12 4.7k 59 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2007 11:31PM
Close call between this and Tand's for me ... this one for photographic merit .. tand's as a record shot with more realism ...

Make sense ??

Both nice work of my local Wink
ade_mcfade Plus
13 15.2k 216 England
28 Jul 2007 12:45AM
ta folks

can't believe I out-darked daves!
he went real, I just dipped the curves a tad... and upped them there reds too of course

can't go too blue
redstag Plus
12 100 15 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2007 8:55AM
Clicked on Dave's, yours is as good, so suppose I ought to click it too! LOL.

Beware the darkside...

stevie Plus
14 1.2k 2 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2007 2:42PM
Used to live near here when I was a kid, I remember going to look at the place when half of the cooling towers blew down in a storm.
ade_mcfade Plus
13 15.2k 216 England
28 Jul 2007 4:05PM
I am alwayws wsary of the dark side Smile


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