Fence Post

By woolybill1
Last week-end's family business left a little time for photography after all. The fence surrounds a meadow not far from my brother's cottage.

70mm, 1/100th sec. @ f5, ISO 200, -0.7 EV

Tags: General Meadow Rust Specialist and abstract Fence post Barbed wire

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fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
17 Jun 2008 7:42AM
Nice use of dof for a good composition. Good rusty detail where it is sharp.


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bliba Plus
10 2 Austria
17 Jun 2008 7:52AM
very well composed.....
imagio 10 12 1 England
17 Jun 2008 8:05AM
Excellent composition Bill

danbrann Plus
12 624 17
17 Jun 2008 8:15AM
Good composition Bill and super detail.Were they trying to keep you Northerners out.
17 Jun 2008 8:30AM
Nice angle and tones. Sylvia
I was in close contact with barbed wire yesterday getting the poppies, it's nasty stuff when all you want to do is get closer to a flower. Nice colour in this and we're all very aware of the stuff.

wyatturp 11 2 England
17 Jun 2008 8:45AM
The rusty DOF,

Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
17 Jun 2008 9:00AM
Like the texture and lighting on the barded wire good use of DOF.
Regards Richard.
17 Jun 2008 10:58AM
Simple and effective.
Smile Lucy
17 Jun 2008 11:03AM
Just seeing a shot here shows active imagination Bill, makes a great image, Adrian
Mikelane 9 1 Wales
17 Jun 2008 11:06AM
Good composition bill good strong rustic colour well captured
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
17 Jun 2008 1:25PM
Magnificent rust!

17 Jun 2008 1:42PM
Good stuff Bill. I bet you moved up and down, side to side, backwards and forwards and all ways before you where happy with the comp'. Well I think you got it right, very well done.

John Smile
Has the protection quality
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
17 Jun 2008 2:21PM
A little teaser here Bill !!! A fine bit of rust on the curve here,but it is the line up of the rest of the curves,and the barbed wire,that makes me ''drooling'' for more !!!! Agree with Johns comment.I bet you had a few takes before you decided on this one.Good comp' here for a fine capture.And I hope to see some ''previous'' takes in the future !!!!!
tigertimb 8 40 66 United Kingdom
17 Jun 2008 2:36PM
Great shot Bill; I love the narrow DOF and the composition here
17 Jun 2008 4:03PM
I saw this earlier as a thumb thought it looked like it had might have. good dof and it does, great texture and colours too.
proz 12 205 United States
17 Jun 2008 4:07PM
brillaint and artisitic use of DoF, almost surreal Bill, well done.
gossyboy 8 460 United Kingdom
17 Jun 2008 5:36PM
Really nice image...............well spotted
newy17 10 273 United Kingdom
17 Jun 2008 6:18PM
love the focusing in this Bill nice one,,
GalleryGirl 9 4 2 United Kingdom
17 Jun 2008 7:08PM
Looks lethal! Great capture though.
Marilyn x
IainH 11 82
17 Jun 2008 7:37PM
Is that designed to stop people going in, coming out or to stop poachers maybe ?
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
17 Jun 2008 7:54PM
Nicely composed shot Bill. Great dof and a lovely curve
17 Jun 2008 8:39PM
Well worked Bill even if there wasn't too much time! great use of dof.

SRSmith 9 1 United States
17 Jun 2008 9:55PM
You picked the perfect focal point, and dof! Excellent shot!
pamelajean Plus
10 969 1832 United Kingdom
17 Jun 2008 10:04PM
A nice curve, a bit of corrosion, excellent dof....and we have a very nice image.
JudeC 9 6 3 England
18 Jun 2008 6:18AM
Hi Bill - excellent dof - great shot - Jude.
RobinF 10 83 1 England
18 Jun 2008 6:21AM
Really. really like this Bill so gave you my 'user award'. Glad you got a little time with the camera over the week-end because this is superb!
kind regards
photophantom 8 108 3 Philippines
18 Jun 2008 6:27AM
Well composed Bill. Nice dof.
18 Jun 2008 1:15PM
Excellent shot, Bill. Amazing pov, textures and colours.
kinfatric 12 550 9 Scotland
19 Jun 2008 6:00PM
well photographed Bill a B&W may also make a good alternative
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
19 Jun 2008 6:17PM
One of your best posts for a long time Bill, such exceptional rusty detail
SandraKay Plus
9 233 4 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2008 8:56PM
Fabulous photography.
20 Jun 2008 8:31AM
Excellent! Well worth the award!

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