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RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
17 Jul 2013 8:55AM
I guess exposure for this shot must have been a challenge but the result you have achieved is excellent and to my eye there is an almost abstract element here.
The light has caused the steam emissions to be slightly overexposed but the solid structures have been captured in fine detail.
Very well done indeed.

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franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
17 Jul 2013 8:58AM

Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
17 Jul 2013 9:06AM
A superb mono Rod !! Great atmosphere captured here !!
Nikonuser1 Plus
4 96 14 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2013 9:35AM
A great mono image Rod, well capturedSmile

capto Plus
4 4.0k 8 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2013 9:49AM
I think the lack of detail in the dark areas has helped to concentrate the sense of a busy steamy atmosphere. It's a yes from me.Smile

cats_123 Plus
12 4.6k 26 Northern Ireland
17 Jul 2013 9:53AM
A striking mono captured under difficult conditions GrinGrin
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2013 10:13AM

Quote:A striking mono captured under difficult conditions GrinGrin

quite agree
17 Jul 2013 10:16AM
staggeringly good.
widtink 4 406 2 Scotland
17 Jul 2013 10:18AM
You been drinkin Alan TongueTongue Cheers min hic
17 Jul 2013 10:19AM

Quote:You been drinkin Alan

no. but i might.
17 Jul 2013 10:46AM
Amazing mono capture, Rod.
boov Plus
3 2 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2013 11:37AM
Great ( emotive is right) image.....
17 Jul 2013 11:42AM
excellent love this one Rod

mrswoolybill Plus
9 985 1499 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2013 12:27PM
Light on steam. And darkness. Beautiful in the way that such places can look only through the filter of photography.
nonur Plus
7 17 11 Turkey
17 Jul 2013 12:45PM
Beautiful and Moira is right.
ErictheViking 3 124 102 Scotland
17 Jul 2013 1:11PM
What can I say Rod absolutley brilliant. Just demonstrates that colour is not always required to show a nightscene.

Fur that yae can have ma UA.

Mrsbass 3 2 1 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2013 1:37PM
Superb shot Rod - love it!
richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
17 Jul 2013 2:03PM
Grand Capture!! Like it a lot!!
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
17 Jul 2013 2:38PM
Really powerful image Rod! Makes me think of Mordor Wink
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
17 Jul 2013 2:41PM
The high contrast really captures the essence of the scene.

widtink 4 406 2 Scotland
17 Jul 2013 2:47PM
He he Rende nice one , so am a wee hairy hobbit then GrinGrin
17 Jul 2013 3:09PM

Quote: so am a wee hairy hobbit then

...more a faintly disgusting Orc, I'd have thought.

P.S. This pic seems to be doing quite well. Deserves to. I'm going to download it and tell people it's mine.
widtink 4 406 2 Scotland
17 Jul 2013 3:15PM
Its a privelege for the dark lord tae steal a mere orcs roughly hewn cave painting thingy .Blush
Zat u gien me a compliment FFS Alan.
senn Plus
5 4 1 Belgium
17 Jul 2013 6:48PM
absolutely fantastic !.. effective pp
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2013 7:12PM
Brilliant photography Rod. One of your finest mate, and you have come up with some crackers....

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
No "wee timorous beasty" here, this is a monster.
widtink 4 406 2 Scotland
17 Jul 2013 7:31PM
Cheers boys very kind words GrinGrinGrin Thanks for all the positivity Wink
hermless 3 1 Scotland
17 Jul 2013 10:47PM
aye its all been said above Rod. wan o yer best. really strong. Print it.
Nigeve1 Plus
3 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2013 6:20AM
Brilliant atmospheric mono image Rod.
Mike_Reid 9 45 Scotland
18 Jul 2013 7:38AM
Well done Rod,
Very moody shotSmile
JawDborn Plus
4 1.0k 1 England
18 Jul 2013 11:14PM
I liked the well balanced composition of this shot, as well as the points mentioned above. An intriguing image.


marktc Plus
6 86 14 United Kingdom
19 Jul 2013 3:17PM
Dante's descent into Hell springs to mind, dark and terrifying. A fabulous capture Rod, now I need a drink!
widtink 4 406 2 Scotland
19 Jul 2013 3:39PM
Any excuse Mark GrinGrin
Gary66 4 170 England
20 Jul 2013 5:07PM
Simply Great.
I aren't going to get technical, quite simply i like this, and the steam cloud in the middle that looks like a map of the uk, well done.
Wilco54 4 192 1 Luxembourg
1 Aug 2013 8:24AM
Rod - excellent, all the comments above are spot on!
Roymac 4 Scotland
29 Aug 2013 6:57PM
I missed this. I'll inspired to have a go at this myself.
widtink 4 406 2 Scotland
29 Aug 2013 8:19PM
Roy , it's a great place to go SmileSmile Loads of opportunities
3 Sep 2013 12:25AM
Not sure what I'm getting into here. It certainly is a beast loaded with intrigue...The extreme contrast is exquisite!

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