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30 Jul 2013 8:02AM
Great composition here Rod great range of tones and has a fine atmospheric feel to it if anything I would have cloned out the two wee bladed on the third turbine other than that magic

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30 Jul 2013 8:05AM
Rod no kidding that is an absolute bloody knockout. Blinder my son. Got to be one of your very best ever, in every respect, content/composition/processing/the lot.

Edit: Agree with above re third turbine.
widtink 4 406 2 Scotland
30 Jul 2013 8:15AM
Cheers boys i don't think i can clone SadSad I spotted that masel so i must be learning lol but don't know how to clone . Cheers Alan those are kind words fae the dark lord indeed GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Danial 7 Iran, Islamic Republic Of
30 Jul 2013 8:19AM
Nice shot and good lighting Smile
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
30 Jul 2013 8:28AM
Some people might hate them but the wind turbines are so powerful in this image (pun not intended). Excellent composition, Rod.

Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
30 Jul 2013 8:34AM
This is excellent Rod !! Really a superb capture !GrinGrin
hermless 3 1 Scotland
30 Jul 2013 8:35AM
OH YES!!. superb shot Rod. Great atmosphere. nice that you can make a thing of beauty out of these things. perfect exposure. i think alan is right maybe your best only suggestion would be to take out the telegraph lines in the foreground,or cropping out above them dont know if that would make a stronger imageGrinGrin
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
30 Jul 2013 8:42AM
I agree with all the comments above, Rod: a superb image, so atmospheric with the mist rolling around and the B and W presentation is excellent.
Whilst these turbines are now part of the landscape here, they do not add anything of beauty and for me spoil the visual beauty of the area.
Other contributors above don't seem to feel that from the remarks posted.
Not long back I posted images from Eaglesham Moor where there are over 200 of them: that Moor is rather bleak and in that situation I felt they actually enhanced the landscape, but I don't feel the same about here in this beauty spot.
That is not to detract in nay way from your have depicted and presented things as they were at the time of day beautifully.
Nigeve1 Plus
3 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2013 9:12AM
Totally agree, this is a fantastic image.
cats_123 Plus
12 4.6k 26 Northern Ireland
30 Jul 2013 9:22AM
Looks like a scene from `War of the Worlds'..peaceful farmstead unaware of the danger approaching GrinGrin
30 Jul 2013 9:25AM
One day I would hope to take photo's like that, must take a long time to be as good as you! love it, Camellia.GrinGrinGrinGrin
franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
30 Jul 2013 9:31AM
Wonderful b&w scene here.

Mike_Reid 9 45 Scotland
30 Jul 2013 9:43AM
Absolute stunner Rod,Looks fantasticSmile
footloose 5 1 England
30 Jul 2013 9:46AM
All being said about cloning and such,if you can do that, you have a fantastic image that would grace any wall.
it is still a cracker Rod.
charlotte 12 34 2 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2013 10:02AM
I love the 'beauty and beast' thing you've got going on here image with impact and very nicely processed.

boov Plus
3 2 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2013 10:10AM
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2013 10:25AM
An image which is made up from the finest photographic ingredients, blended perfectly and cooked to perfection Rod.

Regards Nathan Grin
30 Jul 2013 10:52AM
awards well deserved Rod GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Nikonuser1 Plus
4 95 14 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2013 10:55AM
Just one thing to do Rod, super imageSmile

JawDborn Plus
4 1.0k 1 England
30 Jul 2013 12:00PM
Well chosen foreground interest. Wisps of mist superb. It's strange how the oft cursed windmills have enhanced the scene.

Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
30 Jul 2013 1:15PM
Beautiful tones and composition Rod; strong B&W image!
30 Jul 2013 3:11PM
Un manejo excelente de las lineas. Felicitaciones.
ErictheViking 3 124 102 Scotland
30 Jul 2013 4:56PM
Just how a remember Glendevon but withoot the artificial wind machines on the hill ....... have yea noticed how since they erected awe them wind turbines we're gettin mair strang winds and gales !!!

Ad gie ye an award fur this but a dinae want tae appear like am junmpin on the band wagon WinkWinkWink Absolute cracker, just dinae show me up in Sept Blush

carper123 Plus
4 927 8 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2013 5:32PM
One word, brilliantttttttttttttttt. Smile
Fantastic work, Rod, great in black and white and you have achieved a fantastic depth to the picture.
Awards well deserved my friend.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmileSmile
Thank you so much for your concerns. SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Mrsbass 3 2 1 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2013 6:02PM
Stunning Rod - Love it.
ColleenA Plus
4 319 4 Australia
30 Jul 2013 6:54PM
All said above.....superb image...quite magical
Potra 3 Venezuela
30 Jul 2013 7:07PM
Oh dear Rod, this is more than guid (like you say). This is woyndeful! Smile
30 Jul 2013 7:14PM
They have called the joiner in to open up the doorway size at hame tae let his heed in Tongue
capto Plus
4 4.0k 8 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2013 7:28PM
Thumbs up! Well done.Smile

MalcolmM Plus
11 551 5 Scotland
30 Jul 2013 7:41PM
Congrats on a very fine image & deserved awards.
In spite of the b***** windmills - don't like our Scottish landscapes littered with them.
Well done
widtink 4 406 2 Scotland
30 Jul 2013 7:43PM
Good call Graham
I like yer grasp o Fife lingo Marian TongueTongueTongue
nonur Plus
7 17 11 Turkey
30 Jul 2013 8:49PM
Congrats, indeed! A seamless beautiful shot and conversion. I love it!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
bloody hell! this is absolutely superb........................10/10!!!!!!!
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2013 8:22PM
STUNNING! so worthy of the awards
widtink 4 406 2 Scotland
31 Jul 2013 9:01PM
Thanks Lillian , iam stunned actually SmileSmileBlush
senn Plus
5 4 1 Belgium
31 Jul 2013 9:23PM
a BW beauty !
1 Aug 2013 10:44PM
OH! happy happy! what a lovely photograph! I like colour but this is fantastic! I love it,we have problems down south!and you have these things but! fracking is worse, so I feel this is a lovely photograph, you do well young man! which I'm sure you are! and take no notice of that man about your head and the door way, I wish I could do photographs like your,CamelliaGrin
marktc Plus
6 86 14 United Kingdom
3 Aug 2013 9:30AM

Quote:Rod no kidding that is an absolute bloody knockout. Blinder my son. Got to be one of your very best ever, in every respect, content/composition/processing/the lot.

Edit: Agree with above re third turbine.

Rod, I'm sorry that I missed these, I thought I had connected to your profile, but obviously hadn't. To quote Alan it's bloody knockout and had I seen it on the day would have given my UA too. It really is a genuinely fantastic shot, and I love it!
widtink 4 406 2 Scotland
3 Aug 2013 9:37AM
Cheers Mark that's my new record in votes so am well chuffed Smile
Nice one, full of mystery and enigma Smile

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