The Rowing Boat

By MarkBroughton  

This is a rework of an image taken earlier this year, and thought it looked quite good as a mono. The conditions have to be good at Heswall shore to enable you to stand on the mud and the weather needs to have been warm and dry, I guess I was lucky that night Smile

Please view large if you have the chance.

Thanks for looking

Tags: Black and white Digitally manipulated Landscape and travel

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Excellent image and processing Mark


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Coleslaw Plus
11 13.4k 28 Wales
26 Nov 2009 7:38PM
I can see what you mean...
26 Nov 2009 7:39PM
a cracking shot that looks great in mono .yup the large version is a must see .
26 Nov 2009 7:40PM

Quote:I can see what you mean...

If I remember correctly though Cole, the mud still smelled really bad Wink

Thanks guys
Wonderful image, well composed and the toning suits.
Sue_R Plus
10 11 6 Scotland
26 Nov 2009 7:52PM
Just love the cracked mud Smile

26 Nov 2009 7:54PM
Thanks James and Sue Smile
Excellent work, the cracked mud really adds the interest.
yellowmunky Plus
12 127 1 Wales
26 Nov 2009 8:00PM
absolutely loving that cracked earth
cassiecat Plus
8 39 46 England
26 Nov 2009 8:03PM
agree with sue love the cracked mud.lesley
WildLight Plus
9 145 3 United Kingdom
26 Nov 2009 8:15PM
Superb photo!
The cracked mud is fab!

wamp Plus
10 276 8 England
26 Nov 2009 8:17PM
Those shapes and lines from the dried mud look great, nicely emphasised by the toning too! Smile

26 Nov 2009 8:18PM
that mud is made for mono and boy have you done this scene justice
User_Removed 13 16 1 United Kingdom
26 Nov 2009 8:23PM
stands out in the crowd

26 Nov 2009 8:26PM
Wonderful mono Mark, really like this. The textures in and around the cracked mud are just great. A moody sky tops the image off.

ripleysalien Plus
10 1.2k 11 United Kingdom
26 Nov 2009 8:45PM
Sheer class, great work.
User_Removed 9 485 13 England
26 Nov 2009 8:50PM
outstanding image and congrats on the HC Mark

26 Nov 2009 8:51PM
peach of a shot Mark
Briwooly Plus
11 452 5 England
26 Nov 2009 8:53PM
Stunning Mono well deserved HC

This is stunning! great work.

superb mono
Very nice Mark, I remember the mud well. Great shot.
26 Nov 2009 9:42PM
Nice mono conversion Mark.

xstevex Plus
9 89 1 England
26 Nov 2009 10:41PM
Nice one

Platchet Plus
10 5 8 Wales
26 Nov 2009 11:27PM
60 get in there! good image.
Sezz Plus
12 617 15 England
26 Nov 2009 11:48PM
Excellent choice for mono - my congrats! Smile

Sarah *
27 Nov 2009 6:41AM
Whoa, thank you everyone for the clicks and lovely comments, too many to individually thank now. Huge thanks to Pete for the award, and to Ian and Steve for the UA's, all really much appreciated Smile
sprock Plus
13 66 1 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2009 8:44AM
Awesome image. Love the composition, contrast, and texture.
fraser Plus
13 631 14 Scotland
27 Nov 2009 8:55AM
Absloutely spot-on and well worth the HC and RC.
Fantastic image that suits the mono conversion down to the ground. Love the compo and the cracks in the mud are awesome. Chaz.
tg Plus
12 86 Scotland
27 Nov 2009 9:38AM
Lovely shot. Works really well in B&W.
d3looo Plus
8 16 1 Slovakia
27 Nov 2009 11:17AM
Cracking image Mark!!! Really like it, great details in the foreground and nice movement in the sky, also like processing. Well done.

Hazel Plus
10 1 United States
27 Nov 2009 2:44PM
Stunning shot. From the cracked shore to the ominous sky, it all came together for a terrific image. One I would hang on my wall!
Jouİo Plus
12 56 Finland
27 Nov 2009 5:20PM

Fantastic detail in the foreground - great composition.
Really great shot.
27 Nov 2009 7:09PM
Thank you kindly folks Smile
28 Nov 2009 12:54PM
WOw, this is simply stunning!!

28 Nov 2009 8:57PM
Thank you Scott Smile
Morgs Plus
8 20 62 Wales
1 Dec 2009 9:51PM
Gorgeous shot.

eos3 Plus
12 41 Wales
14 Feb 2010 1:00AM
Just love this shot. Think this would look great framed on a wall.

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