By mrswoolybill
Saturday shadows from Beamish.
(The Tanfield series will resume on Monday).
Thanks for looking,

Tags: Photo journalism Black and white Specialist and abstract Saturday shadows

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CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
2 Feb 2013 8:12AM
Wonderful textures in that curly ironwork, Moira, and great shadows as the background. Carol

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Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
2 Feb 2013 8:15AM
Excellent close up with great texture and shadows Moira !!GrinGrin
2 Feb 2013 8:21AM
An excellent capture Moira with a lovely texture and shadows on the background
franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 8:21AM
Lovely textures and shadows Moira.

Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
2 Feb 2013 8:38AM
SmileSmileSmile. Great minds. Had to smile at your use of camera terminology in the title.

Have you used mono to disguise the rust and concentrate on the shapes and shadows? Smile Mick will be upset if you have. I do like your use of the corner metal as a frame.

richmowil Plus
9 352 2 England
2 Feb 2013 9:07AM
Excellent Texture - Good Image!!
Hop-A-Long 11 52 1 England
2 Feb 2013 9:43AM
This is lovely, the mimicked shadow concealed within the bokeh of the image.

NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 9:44AM
Beamish is indeed a photographers playroom. A beautifully observed curvaceous textured form which for me works quite superbly in monochrome.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
widtink 5 406 2 Scotland
2 Feb 2013 10:40AM
This is very very good Moira and also very clever. It's also framed wonderfully (must remember what you did there !).Iam certainly learning stuff through your images Moira so thanks Grin

Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
2 Feb 2013 10:43AM
Beautifully composed Moira , and with a wonderfully gritty B&W conversion that fits the subject.
xwang 9 56 8
2 Feb 2013 11:05AM
Beautiful MONO, Moira.Wonderfully framed image.. I always like the old metal work, the craft man's work is beautiful..they are everywhere,but we don't 'see' them much.
BTW, thank you for the comments on the 'dummies' .Smile
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
2 Feb 2013 11:15AM
Superb shadow shot in mono, Moira! I love the shapes!
2 Feb 2013 12:59PM
The title alone is worth a vote Moira Smile

John Smile
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
2 Feb 2013 1:17PM
Great shadow, they remind me of musical notes........Sandy
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 1:24PM
Thanks to everyone who has called in here while we were out this morning, and particularly to people who have noticed the background shadows, the framing and the title. (I was rather pleased with all three... )

Quote:Have you used mono to disguise the rust and concentrate on the shapes and shadows?

Well not necessarily the former but certainly the latter.
I will admit to a certain amount of trickery to get that right angle top left. I thought it was worth it.
2 Feb 2013 3:31PM
Wonderful texture on this lovely curvey - and I like the echo-ing shadows.

AnneWorner 10 620 43 United States
2 Feb 2013 4:12PM
Square crop works beautifully, with very good use of partial framing on the top and left hand side. Excellent tones, textures and bokeh, repeating spiral shapes and the background spirals echoing the shape of the in focus wrought iron.

TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
2 Feb 2013 4:30PM
A fine shot, Moira, lots of lovely curls and shadows here! Wink
Trev Smile
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 4:54PM
Lovely textures and shadows Moira! A great find.
saltireblue Plus
8 8.1k 33 Norway
2 Feb 2013 6:31PM
The depth in this is not immediate apparent, Moira. I have re-visited several times and see something new each time. I have deliberately refrained from reading the comments until I self have posted (as I often do), and see that I have discovered what some others have, namely the mimicked effect in the background, which at first take are overshadowed (no pun) by the eye automatically concentrating on the wrought iron in the fg.
(I remember making these curvy forms in 3rd year metalwork)

An image more intricate than seen at first glance.

2 Feb 2013 7:36PM
I love the texture in the foreground - the shadows are for me a bonus which works very well Moira.

2 Feb 2013 9:32PM
Been there today! Great image.

pamelajean Plus
12 1.1k 2023 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 9:40PM
Very clever, Moira, it's obvious that you wanted to get this just right, and it is.
2 Feb 2013 9:42PM
Doodle Moira!TongueTongueTongueTongueTongue
Sezz 13 617 15 England
2 Feb 2013 10:54PM
Love the curves Moira and agree with all of the above re the shadows, processing and title!

Sarah *
ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
3 Feb 2013 1:40PM
Ohhh...wonderful tendrily shadows, Moira SmileSmile

Love your composition and title too Grin

tonyng 8 10 2 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2013 5:03PM
Like the texture and details of the ironwork.

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