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Sea Beams

By widtink
This is going to be the first in a wee set on Dysart a small village next to Kirkcaldy. It's really been swallowed up but don't let a Dysartian hear you saying that ! Dysart has done well over the years through manufacture of salt , weaving, fishing mining but like any other place it has fallen on hard times both now and in the past. The story of mining in the town is the most contentious round these parts. This art installation is called Sea Beams and the solid oak beams are meant to depict the different shades seen in the Firth of Forth (just behind) and thus make the connection tween land and sea.

Tags: Photo journalism General Digitally manipulated Landscape and travel

Voters: nonur, mrswoolybill, boov and 16 more


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Comments


nonur Plus
7 17 10 Turkey
2 Apr 2013 8:15AM
Wonderful harmony of colours and compo.

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mrswoolybill Plus
9 927 1463 United Kingdom
2 Apr 2013 8:43AM
All about vertical lines, but with the horizon to balance them. Like this a lot. My instinct if photographing this would be to look for asquare composition, but I think it benefits from that empty space on the right.
Moira
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
2 Apr 2013 9:00AM
Modern Art comes in many guises, but coloured Oak takes some beating Rod

Regards Nathan
ErictheViking 3 124 102 Scotland
2 Apr 2013 9:05AM
Rod yaer makin mae hame seek man. Mind Dysart well especially the old fishin village, but also "The Dubby" (Francis Colliery then Police HQ) and the woods o The Wemyss estate. Sorry Rod reminiscing must be a birthday thing.

Liked this image as B+W and now with the high Key colour its working really well. Lets have the next in the series.

Erik
widtink 4 406 2 Scotland
2 Apr 2013 9:14AM
Come doon any time Eric there are mare tae come including the Dubbie my man cheers
johnke 3 223 15
2 Apr 2013 10:22AM
Aye the noo jimmy or Roddy they speak in tongues on your page lol. Good job I spent some time attached to the RSDG's or I would be confused. Love the image too, super shadows off the Oak, well done Jimmy the noo...John
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
2 Apr 2013 10:24AM
Excellent photo Rod !!
widtink 4 406 2 Scotland
2 Apr 2013 10:27AM
Yeah we tend to speak in our own lingo when we get going Smile
2 Apr 2013 10:47AM
the lingo tens tae get wurserer as ra beer goes doon nice one Rod very pleasing and Dysartian different Tongue

GrahamGrinGrinGrin
franken Plus
13 3.9k 4 Wales
2 Apr 2013 10:50AM
Fascinating image and an interesting write up to go with it.

Ken
Nikonuser1 Plus
3 27 10 United Kingdom
2 Apr 2013 11:28AM
Like way you have placed these beams to one side Rod, well though out image, well capturedSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile


Cliff
widtink 4 406 2 Scotland
2 Apr 2013 11:58AM
Cheers everyone , yeah Moira i think the space on the right is important for the balance of the pic as well as for showing the link between the bits o wuid and the sea lol

Rod
Kind of a start and beautiful landscape and art shot.

Peter
footloose 5 1 England
2 Apr 2013 6:43PM
I think you have done a grand job here Rod,the sky is great the beams are where they should be, would it be even better if a person walking through the image to give the artwork scale? or am I talking a load of C..... just a thought,it is still a good un!!!!!!
Dennis
Nice one Rod, you could spend a whole day working around this doing different anglees as the sun moved. Best regards, Si.

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