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NikonNovice 11 107 1 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2013 5:37PM
Cracking image.

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AnneWorner 10 620 43 United States
8 Dec 2013 5:38PM
Not much more to say than: exceptional.

I feel myself being pulled into the cauldron of water at the end of those steps.

Gary_Macleod 14 162 Scotland
8 Dec 2013 6:00PM
8 Dec 2013 7:08PM
An absolute stonker of a B&W. Very jealous.
SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
8 Dec 2013 7:13PM
Beautifully punchy tones. Very dramatic.
Richsr 11 91 223 England
8 Dec 2013 7:39PM
Congrats on the awards Les, like the mono processing, but just wonder about the hard white edge outline near the bottom of the steps perhaps a bit of toning to soften it as the other transitions
Regards Richard
LesF 11 182 9
8 Dec 2013 7:46PM
Thanks for the comments and likes everyone, specially Anne for her GEA award and Mr B for the extra sticker.

Richard I looked at that long and hard, in the end my thoughts were to leave it, when it comes to printing I may look again, until then I'm happy with the image as is.
ollimar71 8 2 1 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2013 8:17PM

Quote:An absolute stonker of a B&W. Very jealous.

Ditto - a great image, wish it was mine Smile
IanFlindt 13 740 21 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2013 8:56PM
I am loving this to bits. Absolutely gorgeous, Les.
LesF 11 182 9
8 Dec 2013 9:02PM
Thank you so much for your user award Ian, pleased it ticks the boxes for you
derekhansen Plus
9 210 24 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2013 9:06PM
Absolutely superb Les and my taste in subject matter to boot. The high contrast toning works extremely well. Gets my award today
LesF 11 182 9
8 Dec 2013 9:11PM
Thank you so much Derek for your User Award, like Ian's it mean a lot to me, thank you
LesF 11 182 9
8 Dec 2013 9:18PM
Cheers Brian for your User Award, these mean a great detail to me, pleased you like the image.
Nick_w Plus
11 4.3k 99 England
8 Dec 2013 9:50PM
Very strong image Les, tho I do agree with Richard about the end step, water transition line.
LesF 11 182 9
8 Dec 2013 9:56PM
Cheers Nick, it's the wash back of the tide, because it's natural I decided to keep it in, I believe it adds rather than detracts, appreciate the comment though
phil99 11 45 6 United Kingdom
9 Dec 2013 10:17AM
A real stunner Les .Have my award to go along with all the others ...Phil
Sezz 13 617 15 England
9 Dec 2013 12:06PM
Congrat's Les, excellent mono work!

Sarah *
LesF 11 182 9
9 Dec 2013 1:16PM
Thanks for your User Award Phil, very much appreciated.
sawsengee Plus
11 6 15 Malaysia
9 Dec 2013 3:42PM
a stunning monochrome well deserved all the accolades Smile
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
9 Dec 2013 4:26PM
Top quality mono work, Les, a cracking image Wink
Trev Smile
LesF 11 182 9
9 Dec 2013 9:37PM
Thank you Captain-Scalet for your User Award, pleased you like the image
oll1e Plus
11 57 2 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2013 2:59AM
My kind of image Les ,got some like this but no where near as good,really like the reflective light on the side walls and steps .
superb mateWink
12 12 1 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2013 11:55AM
Excellent Les.
User_Removed 5 10 4 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2013 10:14PM
the lights and darks work well and the central view point has initial impact, have you thought about a boat on the horizon?

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