Rushes v Rush Hour

By SlowSong
Another shot from Rainham Marshes nature reserve in Essex. One side is all peace and tranquility, the other the main line trains and a scrap yard.

Tags: Photo journalism Nature General Transport Black and white Landscape and travel

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gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
9 Apr 2013 10:01AM
I know which side I would be then, I like the movement in this. - gary

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rontear Plus
12 8 7 England
9 Apr 2013 10:10AM
Says a lot about our society Chris.
Ron.
Hi Chris, Love all those horizontals in to half against lower verticals. Perfect shutter speed. Well seen. Si.
CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
9 Apr 2013 10:58AM
A wonderful image, Chris, give me peace any time Wink Carol
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
9 Apr 2013 11:21AM
A strong composition capturing two direct opposites wonderfully observed and crafted Chris

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin
cats_123 Plus
12 4.4k 25 Northern Ireland
9 Apr 2013 11:57AM
nice timing Smile
helenlinda Plus
8 342 22 United Kingdom
9 Apr 2013 12:10PM
Quite a contrast Chris - Helen Smile
9 Apr 2013 12:36PM
Wonderful combination of various contrasting elements, and a good choice of b/w to emphasise the contrasts.
Nice piece of work, like this a lot.

Richard
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
9 Apr 2013 1:16PM
Seen together makes one stop to think---

about a lot of things!
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.5k 148 England
9 Apr 2013 1:53PM
Knew exactly where you were before reading the description! Far too many people in a hurry to get nowhere!! Excellent contrast between the reeds and the rush Tongue

Dave
franken Plus
13 3.8k 4 Wales
9 Apr 2013 2:08PM

Quote:A wonderful image, Chris, give me peace any time Wink Carol



I agree,

ken
9 Apr 2013 2:14PM
Maybe to calm us down as we travel at a rushed pace back and forth to work. Who knows why things are what they are. Seems theres a shortage of common sense in the world. A great shot of it........Sandy
9 Apr 2013 4:00PM
an app title.
TyChee Plus
11 269 1 United States
9 Apr 2013 4:16PM
Love this.
Ty
9 Apr 2013 5:18PM
A fine shot, Chris, capturing the movement very well Smile
Trev Smile
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
9 Apr 2013 5:51PM
Excellent contrast; works well in B&W.
Rende
AnnChown Plus
6 197 1 United Kingdom
9 Apr 2013 7:33PM
Superb contrasts Chris - I love your take on this area!
Ann
nonur Plus
7 15 9 Turkey
9 Apr 2013 8:58PM
I like it to be in mono, the energy runs horizontally over the the peace and quiet. Well done, Chris.
1881 3 India
9 Apr 2013 9:01PM
EXCELLENT FOCUS.
SANJEEV
10 Apr 2013 7:45AM
Told you I'd pop by. I like this, also other stuff in yr pf using movement. There's a restraint and a subtlety here that I admire, and somehow a strong sense of easy control. I'm talking about yr pf in general there, but this particular image is one I could keep coming back to~ superficially simple, as the best images often are, but very accomplished. Nice one, Slow.

P.S. Anything good in the scrapyard? Or is it a no go?

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