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Andysnapper 8 109 25 England
7 Jun 2013 6:37AM
What an interesting shot. I love the solitary figure and the gull, the light from the sky reflected in the sand balances the image and the contrast between nature and industry. Great shot.

Andy

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7 Jun 2013 6:44AM
Much appreciated AndySmile
SlowSong Plus
7 6.2k 29 England
7 Jun 2013 7:51AM
Industry meets Estuary. Very nice bit of split toning - the shoreline has that lovely metallic glint which complements the background subject matter very well.
widtink 4 406 2 Scotland
7 Jun 2013 8:06AM
Fantastic Alan , i love this mixture of nature and industry , it works really well. The copper tones of the beach are wonderful combined withe the steam/smoke in the background makes for a cracking image .

Rod
widtink 4 406 2 Scotland
7 Jun 2013 8:08AM
**** , forgot tae mention the high horizon . You cleaning bog roll today my man TongueTongue

Rod
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
7 Jun 2013 8:20AM
I like the toning and the scale is very deceptive. I thought this was quite an expanse of river until I noticed the bird and solitary figure. Very nicely done.

Dave
mrswoolybill Plus
9 927 1463 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2013 8:40AM
Beauty and the Beast. Plus a rather nicely placed bird (much more important than the human figure).
I like the way this flows up and down between two worlds. But I tend to think in squares, and it occurs to me that there are two good, alternative images to be had, from the upper and lower parts of the frame. They would be so very different from each other.
Moira
7 Jun 2013 8:41AM

Quote: You cleaning bog roll today my man


Spic'n'Span, ol' pal. And thanks for the UA, you curious little scot, that goes down nicely.


Quote:I like the toning and the scale is very deceptive.


Thanks Dave, I've got this thing about wet sand. No toning though, just the colour of low sunlight.
7 Jun 2013 8:44AM
That's interesting, Moira, because I've actually done 3 squarish crops from this. Great minds......Wink
mrswoolybill Plus
9 927 1463 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2013 8:48AM
Yes, I can see the third one... Wink
woolybill1 Plus
9 22 67 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2013 9:06AM
Big swirls and small swirls, a lot to absorb despite the apparent simplicity.
Regards
Bill
7 Jun 2013 9:46AM
Thanks, Bill. I bashed you a bit yesterday, I think Blush
marktc Plus
5 85 14 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2013 4:02PM
The textures and metallic colours of this scene confuse the senses quite nicely, stark industrial vs beautiful natural patterns and textures two extremes competing yet combining to produce a very individual image and pleasing image

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