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1 Jul 2012 12:57AM
The mono background works well here well done


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LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2012 1:00AM
Very clever colour popping.
xGei8ht 8 62 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2012 1:17AM
Nicely done.
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
1 Jul 2012 1:27AM
Really like what you've done here..........Sandy
tonyguitar 4 55 32 Canada
1 Jul 2012 3:11AM
Ideal way for this image. I really like it. Well done! TG
Carrie_1 6 2 6 Wales
1 Jul 2012 7:54AM
Lovely work, it really makes the steam engine stand out.
AnnChown Plus
6 199 1 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2012 8:41AM
It pops out of my screen - brilliant processing.
Metro6R4 5 3 1 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2012 10:38AM
VERY well processed image.............
sherring 9 46 13 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2012 10:45AM
Nice processing. Shame you cut off part of the wheel though.

I really like the subject and composition. The flat cap of the driver matches the scene completely. I like the fact you have gone for the processing style you have. For me because the background is modern and not terribly attractive I might have been tempted to go a step further and either blur the background (Gaussian blur) to draw attention to the main subject or convert to black and white, sepia tint with a vignette. Regards Russell
nonur Plus
7 17 11 Turkey
1 Jul 2012 7:45PM
Brilliant shot!
gonzalito Plus
6 32 13 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2012 10:55PM
two things here:

1. I do agree that the background should've been blured a bit to allow for more depth
2. More attention could've been given to framing the scene - the front, bottom wheel has been cut.

apart from the two things above, I think this is a great photo and the mono works very well too.
Well done my friend!
A Booth 14 11 4 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2012 12:00PM
this is a beautiful image, with an interesting steam roller subject with people to give scale. the detail and colour are first class as is the composition.
JackAllTog Plus
7 4.4k 58 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2012 3:35PM
Thank you to everybody for C & C's, this was a last minute picture grab whilst shopping and a few hours process late one evening/morning.
wonderful processing, wonderful photo. deserves a lot more votes!

Big_Beavis 11 4 2 England
19 Jul 2012 5:14PM
Great result, deserves far more attention.

6 Aug 2012 9:18PM
I'm not fond of colour popping (or whatever name you know it by !Smile) but it works fairly well here. I like how the effect is subdued nearest to the driver. I'm thinking you made a selection and reduced the saturation, as opposed to applying a desaturation gradient? I also would agree with others who suggested a blur on the background. Good shot and good processing. Well done.
KDC 4 5 6 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2013 2:53PM
Damn that wheel! Otherwise Perfect, I like it.Wink

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