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Under The Boardwalk

By Nick_w      
Funny isn't it, I decide to take some time out, because I feel jaded, uploading for uploadings sake. I start to archieve some old shots - then get the buzz back, tho processing for my pleasure - and I've processed more images in the last week than I've done in quite some time, and for me some of my best work - and not a DM in sight (well depends what you call DM Wink ).

So New Years ressolution, just process the stuff I want !!

This is from Saltburn (and no its not HDR), taken 2 years ago, I could never get it right, when I tried HDR it was noisy as hell, so back to the drawing board, a bit of manual(ish) blending.

Tags: General Black and white Specialist and abstract Landscape and travel

Voters: tezquirk, PinkK, stuart1963 and 125 more

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Comments


6 Jan 2013 1:22PM
Dramatic pov, super processing and a wonderful sense of foreboding.

P.

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Jellyfire 4 41 4 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2013 1:26PM
Beautiful image. I absolutely love it
SueEley 10 279 96 Wales
6 Jan 2013 1:26PM
It looks great. Sky works really well, too.
Tibetan 4 3 England
6 Jan 2013 1:30PM
Excellent well worth the effort to my mind, love it top shot well processed, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
6 Jan 2013 1:33PM
I used to swim under this pier many years ago...........very nice processing............I've seen the same view but this is a much better version...............GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
6 Jan 2013 1:53PM
Love it.
Jenni
6 Jan 2013 2:27PM
Beautiful Image ...
love it well done. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
The thumbnail looked good the image is stunning. Great positioning, and shutter control.

Very nice.

Regards.

Gavin
marktc Plus
5 86 14 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2013 2:51PM
Marvellous
sut68 Plus
13 2.0k 76 England
6 Jan 2013 3:01PM
Lovely stuff mate, love the symmetry. Processing's not bad either Wink
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
6 Jan 2013 3:14PM
Great shot, Nick, love the viewpoint Smile
Trev Smile
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
6 Jan 2013 3:15PM
Classic---what a great perspective!
Nikonuser1 Plus
4 72 14 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2013 3:53PM
Great monoSmile

Cliff
6 Jan 2013 4:24PM
Wonderful image, well done! Grin
Nick_w 9 4.3k 99 England
6 Jan 2013 4:57PM
Big thanks everyone, I didn't expect this to do so well. Thanks Lee for th UA it's really appreciated.
LesF 9 182 9
6 Jan 2013 5:34PM
Strong mono, mind you wouldn't expect anything else Wink

LesF
Greyheron 14 282 7 England
6 Jan 2013 6:45PM
Outstanding in all respects...

Mike
chase 11 1.1k 246 England
6 Jan 2013 7:22PM
Lovely sympathetic conversion Nick,fab light on the water,very eerie.
derekhansen Plus
7 210 24 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2013 7:35PM
Brilliant Nick. The toning and detail are outstanding and the composition is wonderful. Please accept my UA.
Derek
Nick_w 9 4.3k 99 England
6 Jan 2013 7:49PM
Big thanks Derek for your UA, it's really appreciated Smile to get awards from someone who's work I admire is always something special.
chris-p Plus
10 65 England
6 Jan 2013 9:15PM
Bang on Smile
fazzer Plus
7 54 7 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2013 9:30PM
Beautiful
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
7 Jan 2013 6:39AM
Superb Nick
Tom.
Nick_w 9 4.3k 99 England
7 Jan 2013 7:55AM
A big thanks Pete for the EC, really appreciated Smile, and thanks for the UA it's really appreciated
7 Jan 2013 8:49AM
Superb Nick, perfectly composed and your processing is bang on, great detail and tones. Glad to hear you've got your mojo back, it's weird how inspiration can come from unexpected places isn't it Wink

Paul
7 Jan 2013 8:50AM
.......oh and congrats on the awards too, very well deserved.
Coleslaw 11 13.4k 28 Wales
7 Jan 2013 9:11AM
drop it in the dropbox, mate! Smile
HowieR 5 20 3 United Kingdom
7 Jan 2013 10:32AM
Tremendous processing technique - a masterpiece
Howie
7 Jan 2013 5:34PM
great shot
7 Jan 2013 11:05PM
That's a really strong image and a great angle to use. I just posted one of Saltburn pier today but it's quite different from yours. Great place to photograph though.
A fantastic moody image - Superb !
Phil.
You captured the mood so well amazing mono fantastic work,

John
Dinky65 3 1 United States
10 Jan 2013 12:00AM
Cool, different nice shot.
Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
10 Jan 2013 1:31PM
Superb mono work Nick, the toning is excellent - congrat's for your EC and yes just keep processing the stuff you like! Smile

Sarah *
edwood 8 3 Scotland
14 Jan 2013 9:08AM
STUNNING SHOT.
This is beautiful. Love the symmetry and tonality. Very skillfully done.

Michael
oll1e 9 57 2 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2013 5:40PM
wow Nick this is excellent ,just love the way you have managed to get such great detail in the boarding above .
superb mate Wink
Taff 11 59 Scotland
1 Mar 2013 8:18AM
Stunning shot, just a shame about that central Pylon!

Next time, take a decent angle grinder with you and a good diamond blade - Just wheech it away Smile

Taf

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