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Idyllic Mooring

By JCowlan
I found this moored at the bottom of someone's garden, by the looks of the narrow boat it has been there for quite a while which I thought was an idyllic setting with the tree overhanging. Hence the name of the title.

Ive added a canvas effect to the whole picture and a touch of motion blur to the over hanging branches.

Tech stuff:
ISO 100
1/25th sec
focal length of lens set at 50mm.

Tags: Digitally manipulated

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thorn 12 124 2 Scotland
14 Apr 2006 12:26PM
Hi James,lovely textures,tones,detail,lighting and presentation.Superb composition.Take care.AnnSmile
Happy Easter and have a great weekend.

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exposure 12 3.7k England
14 Apr 2006 1:26PM
Lovely light tones detail treatment and composition.
tonymarq 10 1 United States
14 Apr 2006 8:27PM
James beauitful image well captured and love how the willows overhang boat!

stay well
CollY 10 14
14 Apr 2006 9:29PM
Has an old feel about it, looks great with the canvas effect. Love the sweeping willows, great comp.
Chant57 Plus
10 395 3 United Kingdom
14 Apr 2006 11:05PM
Good composition James, great colours and I really like the movement you have created in the weeping willow. The canvas effect has created an old feel to this.

Happy Easter to you and the family.
Jaye 10 3
15 Apr 2006 2:31AM
Love the effect and great composition of a pretty scene..Judith
GillyB Plus
11 317 8 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2006 3:14AM
An interesting effect which the more I look the more I like! Good composition!
KBan 11 490 4 England
15 Apr 2006 10:52AM
excellent work James
daringdaphne 12 82 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2006 11:45AM
Lovely work, excellent ideas used in this. Makes a lovely scene as you say!!

Well-done and thought out

pcjackso Junior Member 11 7
15 Apr 2006 11:57AM
You have done a grand job with this image,a nice composition with a lovely effect
delan 12
15 Apr 2006 12:09PM
works wonderfully..lovely image..trish
Mavis Plus
14 143 2 England
15 Apr 2006 12:27PM
Looks an Idylic place to moor a boat , as you say James . Think I would like to see this shot as took ? xx
VNelson 11 3 United States
15 Apr 2006 2:36PM
A quiet scene, very much a painting.

ChazB 11 64 3 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2006 5:12PM
Lovely composition and colours, like the canvas effect!
Happy Easter to you too!
glenalva Plus
10 338 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2006 10:49PM
A wonderful scene, and capture. Love the effect too.

A very Happy Easter to you and your family Smile

elcid 12 150 England
16 Apr 2006 2:45AM
A lovely scene. Nice manipulation, well done James.

janehewitt 13 215 1 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2006 3:12AM
Has a very peaceful feel to this, jane
16 Apr 2006 5:00AM
A peaceful image, well done James. Christine
16 Apr 2006 7:57AM
Brilliant image bruv! looks great on canvas
Well done
Sis xx
lilipolala 10 8 Northern Ireland
16 Apr 2006 1:56PM
Lovely effect - makes this a great image
Wonderful composition
Well done
Miriam xx
sunshot 11 24 United Kingdom
17 Apr 2006 1:23AM
looks superb to me, very well done indeed.

donnaree 11 36
17 Apr 2006 6:34AM
Love the composition. Looks like a painting.

angelamary 10 6 England
18 Apr 2006 2:45AM
Nice compsition, lovely colours. Good shot.
vonny 10
18 Apr 2006 3:19AM
Love the effect and colours
bricurtis Plus
11 2.0k 49 England
18 Apr 2006 5:20AM
The canvas effect works well on this shot James. The weeping willow gives a good colour contrast to the overall image.

Blenkinsopp 10 320 4 England
18 Apr 2006 12:09PM
your skill has created the perfect scene
18 Apr 2006 12:16PM
Love the effect you have created here James. Great composition, a lovely peaceful inage.

AlanBW 10 20 England
19 Apr 2006 3:38AM
Impressive image
itinerario 13 42 Netherlands
19 Apr 2006 5:55AM
Peaceful scene with vibrant colours.
evelen 11 5 England
19 Apr 2006 9:07AM
glad to give rc.
SueTurner 11 81 3 England
21 Apr 2006 1:05PM
Like the effect you have given this. Works well
vparmar 11 7 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2006 6:10AM
WOW! excellent shot!
well done
24 Apr 2006 2:24PM
It works well for me .... love the painting effect look! Great colours ... and it looks a lovely place to be! Click*
donnaw 10
26 Apr 2006 9:23AM
lovely photo, i like the canvas effect..
Ceciliat 11 6 Philippines
27 Apr 2006 6:55PM
Excellent capture,beautiful colours and composition...
Well taken.
alexanderL 10 3
30 Apr 2006 11:41AM
excellent composition


Dotrob 10 Wales
8 May 2006 1:10PM
Great effect you have achieved here,super colours.
annefromleo 10 11 1 United Kingdom
8 May 2006 10:13PM
Good morning!
inspired James this is just lovely
Mari 12 1.8k Wales
10 May 2006 10:28PM
Hi James

Thanks for all your comments, I'm trying to play catch up all the time, its so hard to keep up isn't it?

Anyway I love this and the canvas effect really works here, the colours are great

Mari Smile

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