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lcmerrin 13 17 England
7 May 2006 7:17AM



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redstag 12 100 15 United Kingdom
7 May 2006 7:20AM
This should not be a good shot with great colour, but it is, very nice!
maljohns 14 431 Wales
7 May 2006 7:27AM
Top stuff!

Westers 13 3.9k 1 Burkina Faso
7 May 2006 7:33AM
Aye, aye, I recognise this.

Nice one Rob, and an angle I couldn't do 'cos of the security guards.
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
7 May 2006 7:42AM
Thanks for the votes everyone Smile

Ian, I was wearing all black and moving very slowly, so there was less chance of being detected by CCTV or the security guaurds.

janehewitt 14 215 1 United Kingdom
7 May 2006 7:58AM
Hi Rob, a real change for you but another great shot, I like the foreground interest and the sublte tones in the sky Jane
KBan 13 502 4 United Kingdom
7 May 2006 8:27AM
brilliant shot.
my Dad was a miner for 14 years, best time of his life he said!
fossilized 13 79 United Kingdom
7 May 2006 8:50AM
Like this composition - works really well.
mickp 12 9 7 United Kingdom
7 May 2006 9:18AM
Great shot. End of an era.
RichardB 13 328 United Kingdom
7 May 2006 9:53AM
Nice shot - good colour and composition .
Alan_Warriner 12 545 England
7 May 2006 10:14AM
The way oil/gas prices are they'll be opening this again soon.

Great image
BarbaraB 12 53 United Kingdom
7 May 2006 10:49AM
Excellent image. Makes interesting reading.
ericfaragh Plus
14 149 4 United Kingdom
7 May 2006 10:59AM
Great composition and colour, lovely use of the foreground rubble.
urban-hero 14 23 United Kingdom
7 May 2006 3:11PM
Superb image, love it's depth and the colours of the sky.

Chant57 Plus
12 395 3 United Kingdom
7 May 2006 11:44PM
Great image, the composition works very well.
TonyA 13 11 Spain
7 May 2006 11:53PM
Great image with gorgeous colors and muted feel on the pile of wood.

8 May 2006 12:48AM
Great shot Rob ! I should have worn all black too !
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
8 May 2006 11:25AM
Thanks all very much indeed for your comments and votes Smile
claret 13 49 England
8 May 2006 10:21PM
Nice to see you posting again, Rob - and with a landscape too. If you can't beat um, join um I suppose.
lobsterboy Plus
14 14.9k 13 United Kingdom
10 May 2006 9:36AM
Good lighting and compositon on this one Rob, good to see you posting & doing something different.
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
10 May 2006 10:59AM
Thanks very much Iain and Chris
Gary_Williams 14 38 3 United Kingdom
13 May 2006 1:55PM

A great shot, beautiful tones & well composed.


15 May 2006 1:42PM
fantastic capture
TeresaH 13 1.1k United Kingdom
17 May 2006 11:28PM
Beautiful light, makes this scene work very well.

Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
18 May 2006 1:03PM
Thank you very much Gary, Ivana and Teresa Smile
helena 14 134 United Kingdom
19 May 2006 1:47AM
A brilliant shot, superb colours regards Tara x
kokobrown 13 1.9k Scotland
20 May 2006 10:54AM
The colours are excellent. The light is just perfect.

I love the wee hint of red sky..

L x
denka 13 7 Finland
22 May 2006 2:18AM
I love the colours on the sky and the surrounding gives such a nice intrest and mood to the photo. Good job!
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
28 May 2006 2:49PM
Thank you for your comments Tara, Laura and Denka Smile
glazzaro 13 70 23 United States
12 Jun 2006 4:51AM
Nice shot, sorry I missed it earlier, thought you were taking a break. So when are you going to start posting again, you do keep things hoping on the site! Wink Spot on! Click!!!

Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2006 5:00AM
Thanks Greg, not too sure when I will be posting again, there's been a few changes in my life and more to come yet.

I may be off ePz for quite a while in the near future due to these changes. But they are all good changes, and hopefully will be back posting with more regularity as a result Smile

Ceciliat 13 6 Philippines
13 Jun 2006 4:49PM
Sorry I missed this one as well. Welcome back...
By the way, you did a wonderful job with this image.
The colours, frame and the texture make this picture extremely attractive.
Well done...

Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
14 Jun 2006 12:40AM
Thank you very much Cesie Smile
Nic_WA 13 179 2 Australia
14 Jun 2006 1:44AM
This slipped under my radar too...must have been the black clothes and the slow movements Smile
Glad to hear that life's good for you.
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
14 Jun 2006 2:56AM
Thanks Nic, it must have been something like that Smile
DYankee 12 6 United States
15 Jun 2006 3:55PM
Great photo, Rob, and so personal. Depth of your connection with the scene is well brought out in the photo.
Beautiful work!
Dawn Smile
jimPat 13 8 1 Scotland
21 Jun 2006 6:49PM
Great image, takes me back to my youth amongst the pits of Ayrshire - great industrial landscape Regards JP
steve neil 13 597 Australia
23 Jun 2006 1:54PM
Hi Rob - hope all is well Smile Good to capture a piece of your past and a fine piece too Smile
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2006 5:38PM
Thank you Dawn, James and Steve Smile

Yes I'm getting there thanks Steve. Hope ur good too?
Lou41 12 139 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2006 5:57PM
Great shot Rob and one for the historical records, LOUSmile
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2006 6:06PM
Thanks Lou Smile
turtle1 14 41 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2006 7:33AM
How, just catching industry at the right time and right composition can make it look beautiful. Super work

Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2006 11:34AM
Thank you Barb Smile
lynsfiona 14 5
25 Jun 2006 8:41PM
My Dad used to work here and I used to go to Garibaldi school close by but I've never seen Clipstone pit look so great!

Wonderful shot!! Lyns x
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
25 Jun 2006 8:47PM
Garibaldi is my old school too. It's one of the best schools in Nottinghamshire.

Clipstone pit wont be there for too much longer I dont think, so I though I'd better capture it the best way I could, with some nice backlighting.

Thanks for the comment btw Smile
26 Jun 2006 2:29AM
A very striking image, Rob! Striking colours, silhouettes and comp!


Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2006 4:38PM
Thanks Phil Smile
chrisbooth 13 16 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2006 5:14PM
Nice to see you can create good images out of nothing rob!
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2006 5:51PM
Cheers Chris! Where you been hiding?!

highlander 14 32 Scotland
29 Jun 2006 10:17AM
The sky detail makes the colliery a grand silhouetted feature...good sharp exposure.
davidbailie 14 457 7 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2006 5:24PM
Hello Rob - haven't looked in for awhile

God shot with appropriate sense of melancholy

davidbailie 14 457 7 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2006 6:59PM
apart from being a 'god' shot also quite good
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2006 10:21PM
Thank you Doug and Dave.

Cheers Dave Smile)
yjjeep 14 13
9 Jul 2006 8:42PM
Love the angle this was shot at.
podgod 14 513 3 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2006 11:16AM
A memory from my youth, I was brought up in a mining area and worked down the pit in Rossington before seeing the light and joining the RAF. Not many of these left standing now, this image shows the sadness of the decline of the industry.
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2006 1:02PM
Thank you very much indeed Brad Smile
SuziBlue 15 16.2k 10 Scotland
12 Feb 2007 7:16PM
Fantastic picture - so appropriate to have the sun sinking in the background. Good gritty image taken with sympathy.
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2007 11:43PM
Thanks very much for looking Suzanne Smile
Mjhearne 11 432 4 Scotland
12 Apr 2007 1:45PM
Love the detail and texture on the rocks used as your foreground.
A well composed image with a great coloured sky!

Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
13 Apr 2007 5:14PM
Thanks Matthew Smile
28 Feb 2008 2:10PM
Stunning shot.
Atlas 14 621 United Kingdom
29 Feb 2008 9:29PM
Thank you very much indeed Ernest.
7 Mar 2008 12:20AM
I really like the composition and the lighting,as a begginner I hope to eventually be as good.
just come across your photo, fully deserved votes on this! excellent capture/lighting/clarity & presentation
Such beauty can be found in dereliction!

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