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woodrow 9 153 Scotland
17 Nov 2008 8:57PM
colour fest or not! lol the toned/mono image works for me, a stark/different composition - good work



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HarryStan 11 50 Australia
17 Nov 2008 8:59PM
Prefer this one Ade...good comp & tones
edrhodes 11 546 12 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2008 9:05PM
Brilliant, good to see a different take here. I've seen many from here(including myself) but none like this, well seen.
17 Nov 2008 9:11PM
Version one for me Ade, I'm with Mr's different. Love the hint of light on the left side of each turbine
fatherpie 8 18 12 England
17 Nov 2008 9:11PM
I agree ... I can see these from my doorstep too (if I stand on tiptoe and it's a clear day)
comma 8 108 6 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2008 9:39PM
The first version works really really well and achieves what you set out to do, superb work. The second version doesn't have the same edge, although it is still a great image.
sitan1 8 1.1k United Kingdom
17 Nov 2008 9:44PM
I like both versions, they are both great shots with there own qualities.
EamonnM 7 1 1 Ireland
17 Nov 2008 9:49PM
I really like the colour, tones and crop of the 1V, well captured
challicew 8 1 1 South Africa
17 Nov 2008 9:52PM
Gary_Macleod 12 159 Scotland
17 Nov 2008 10:04PM
fantastic work..V1 for me
ade_mcfade 12 15.2k 216 England
17 Nov 2008 10:10PM
cheers folks - you've restored my faith in the world Smile

I geuss the people who would love the second shot have not looked at the first cause the thumbnail would not be colourful enough Wink

Lots of comments too - often says a lot when that happens Wink
Barrynic 9 16
17 Nov 2008 10:14PM
V1 is a good original take on these modern monoliths. Smile
17 Nov 2008 10:29PM
I'm one of the people who don't like these things, but I do like this picture (Version 1). It all works!

Nigel_95 Plus
10 260 2 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2008 10:34PM
I like them both for different reasons. I like the side lighting and mood (menace?) of 1, and the colours in the sky on 2.

JamesBurns 8 1.3k 7
17 Nov 2008 11:21PM
Sometimes mate, you're just a bit of a ****ing cynic, aren't you? Wink

I like it.
But then, I'm just a miserable **** at heart.
pmorgan 9 217 13 England
18 Nov 2008 12:18AM
Something very "Big Brotherish" about V1, and I don't mean that sh*t on TV! Kind of superior race if you know what I mean!

V2 is very pretty too Wink

pamelajean Plus
10 969 1832 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2008 12:34AM
I like the horizontal lines in the clouds with the vertical turbines against them, the composition of the turbines, almost in pairs, and the fact that they are all different sizes.
DebbieBMP 7 33 1 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2008 8:18AM
Great images both are brilliant - I like windfarms I think they add to our landscapes and are eco friendly hopefully Smile
davart 11 2 2 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2008 10:41AM
Great pics Ade. First one is the best, with that brooding, menacing atmosphere. The limited colour palette works really well.

JohnParminter 9 1.3k 14 England
18 Nov 2008 4:34PM
I personally like them, when I look out my living room window I can get an instant indication of which way the wind is blowing, if at all...and that's from an engineer that has worked in every fossil fuel and Nuclear power industry there is. Smile
V1 for me Ade, not keen on the sky colour or out of focus image of V2
ade_mcfade 12 15.2k 216 England
18 Nov 2008 5:25PM

Quote:out of focus image of V2

it may not have been sharpened after resize as I rushed it as a joke, but it's certainly not out of focus!!!!
JouŠo 12 56 Finland
18 Nov 2008 5:29PM
grand work!

User_Removed 9 407 1 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2008 5:51PM
Stunning work, really like V1
monkeygrip 8 574 6 England
19 Nov 2008 5:19PM
V1 is stunning love it.Stu
24 Nov 2008 11:42PM
excellent work ade,
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
29 Nov 2008 12:30PM
love the moodiness of v1.lesley
elkiebrooks 13 83 5 United Kingdom
1 Dec 2008 12:00PM
Prefer the 1st image. A lot more dramatic and it "feels" more real. The 2nd image is slightly over saturated.
DaveU Plus
10 1.3k 123 England
1 Dec 2008 12:31PM
Gobsmacked this did'nt get a Pete Award so you'll just have to make do with mine. I don't care for V2 at all but V1 is certainly the best turbine shot I've seen in a long while.
mdpontin Plus
12 6.0k Scotland
1 Dec 2008 12:34PM
Definitely the mono-ish shot for me (1). Far more interesting. The dark, brooding sky, the impression of cyclopean eyes all staring towards the horizon behind the point of view, and the good motion-blur on the blades all work together very well.

The brightly coloured one is, by comparison, just a photo of some wind turbines.
Big Bri 15 16.1k United Kingdom
1 Dec 2008 1:44PM
I like them both. The colours on the 2nd one are "nice", but the composition of the 1st wins for me
Morpyre Plus
11 1.6k 8 Wales
1 Dec 2008 11:11PM
there is no doubt - V1 is the best - it is outstanding, original, powerful, thought provoking and makes the viewer want to hang around and study it for a good length of time. V2 though good does nothing for me and makes me think of all the other sunset saturated bright coloured landscape shots that everyone flood the galleries day in day out. i love something original and different and V1 fills my needs 100% - the type of shot that should be getting the EC's, HC's and user awards - not the done to death style like V2.
if i took up landscape photography i would aim to achieve a V1 type image any time any day.

i hope i havent caused any offense, none at all was meant by my words and now i will shut up because i am waffling Grin

peter "morpyre" turner
angej 11 477 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2008 1:37PM
V1 is outstanding and achieves what you set out to achieve Ade.
JohnParminter 9 1.3k 14 England
2 Dec 2008 3:50PM

Quote:Quote:out of focus image of V2it may not have been sharpened after resize as I rushed it as a joke, but it's certainly not out of focus!!!!

I stand corrected Ade, should have read 'unsharp image of V2'.
Melcatfish 10 39
16 Dec 2008 10:45AM
Version two is a nice photo but version one is jam packed with mood, menace and feeling.
jken 10 1.7k 1 United Kingdom
17 Dec 2008 4:50PM
Prefer #1 Ade.


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