As Libby was feeling quite a bit better today I spent an hour up at Fleetwood with John. We got rained out, but I did manage to get a couple of shots that I'm reasonably happy with. I'll put the other one up tomorrow.
I really like this, it's very calming...which is something I'm sure you need after the last week!
This is, frankly, stunning. I love the colours. Almost moon-like.
I've never commented before, but I've really enjoyed the last few photos!
I agree with Paul. This is very calming. Glad libby is feeling better.
This one for some reason looks like an underwater scene to me. Maybe its the way there is a hole around each of the rusty pilons? In any case, sure make you wonder what they once supported.
Nice processing. I agree this does almost look like being on the moon, except for the clouds of course. I like how the rusty steel pillars stand out from the rest of the image. What caused the darkening around the outside of the image? I like the effect it has in this case.
This is amazing, a sense of the abandoned in the photo.
Nice work. Perfect
This is beautiful.
One question though... would it ever be possible to post the original unprocessed image to compare with the final post production?!
David, huge fan of your stuff. One question about this one. Is there something funky goin on with the blues in this image? Whatever I am picking up is especailly evident in the right-hand pylon. The overall feel of the image is great but something is up with those pylons. PS Glad to hear your wife is feeling better!
Really nice mood. I like the color of the light in this one.
This is right up there with my favourites of yours Dave, if not at the top.
I can just picture Charlton Heston off frame, screaming "Damn you all to hell!"
Well done for being able to juggle this website, and the stress's of your wifes health. This Photo has a sad, almost lonesome feel to it, but I don't know if thats anything to do with the past few pictures and your own comments.
Keep up the good work, only when you're up to doing it, we've got so many cracking shots of yours to drool over when you're not posting new ones =)
Simple and beautiful, well spotted, some nice post processing to give an almost ethereal feel.
I like the composition you set in here. The mood you created is quite dramatic. However the viewer can feel kind of calmness or nostalgia at the same time, what I like as well.
Wish you best and hopefully you will never ever have to experience such days again.
Glad to know that Libby is feeling better. You'll see that everything will be back to normal very soon.
What I like in today's photo is the ambience created by those metal parts. It's like some kind of ancient alien artifacts laid down in an abandoned place. Remind me alot of "2001: A Space Odyssey".
awesome shot, great colors.
composition is perfect as always!
In my opinion, the blue/indigo tone doesn't blend well with rust/iron. As a result, the photo seemed awkward to me. But I do like what happened to the sand with this tone. I also think that it would be more dramatic if you colourized the sky a bit more and giving a little more contrast to the whole image. I'm no expert, but that's what I think, at least.
Very glad to hear that Libby is feeling better. Wishing her a swift recovery.
Another lovely beach shot from you. I like the simplicity and the melancholy feel to this one.
nice, neutral density?
Nice shot. The sky does look menacing. What are those things in the sand?
Watching this images creates a feeling of loneliness and sadness ... so it's a great photo!
This is very nice. Quite understated, but a really powerful shot. Awesome composition and absolutley beautiful light. It has a silky softness to it. And the warmth of those soft greys... This is Chromasia in top form.
I'm very pleased to hear Libby is feeling better. I hope her recovery continues.
yet it feels like an underwater shot...
Love this shot, the whole tone, minimal contrast seems to work and the composition of the three subjects, its almost like you asked the them too stand in those positions :)
Gorgeous - love the sense of desolation. The muted grey works wonderfully with the contrasting reds of what ook like old wooden piles. Definitely one of your best.
Good news re Libby!
the content of the picture is superb, only have a bit problems on focussing on the 3 rusty poles. Maybe a bit more vignetting by dramatic sky and shadow on sand would help to bring the first pole more to the front.
Happy that its going better with Libby.
Very, very nice.
Excellent, excellent news after last few days.
Onward and upward.
This is a classic Chromasia photo! Very nice...
I´like this images most.
Great colouring. Great shot.
I love the toning, and the low contrast. Really good. Glad Libby is feeling better.
I 'm the first time to visit here.I think I won't miss any amazing moments recorded here any more.^_^
This one is just terrific.
** I would be interested to see an HDR version with more detail on the 3 foreground rusted steel beams.
Love the tone in this picture. Nice muted colours, and low contrast.
The composition rocks.
Maybe this wil be the end of " LOST "
Great comeback posts :)
Visually stunning. Almost surreal. Love the monochromatic scheme and the muted colors.
Such a wonderful feeling of loneliness and desolation. A very dramatic and emotionally powerful image.
You have so many comments, i feel it's pointless to throw in my hat. But i'm going to anyway. I like this one, but it's not quite crisp. Cheers anyway. You rock.
Rob: I don't know what they previously supported.
Andrew: the darkening around the edge of the image is a vignette added during processing.
sam: I don't have the time to put up an unprocessed version of this one, but it's something I'll try and do more of in the future.
Dave F: there's a reverse S curve on the blue channel; i.e. more blue in the shadows, less in the highlights. It looks ok on my machine, so it could be something to do with the way in which your monitor is profiled.
redge: this image, and the next two, are both less contrasty than normal. At the moment, for some reason, I'm moving towards less punchy images.
Rob: yep, an HDR version probably would have worked but I didn't have time to try it.
JC: I could have sharpened this more, but I don't like (what I consider to be) over-sharpened images.
looks like a display at a modern art museum
Amazing pic. Looks like letters from an ancient alphabet..
I love the tones and the flat contrast. Really nice. Love how clear those stones in the foreground are - they just pop out. It looks like another planet.
I REALLY must get over to the coast sooner than later from here to try and grab some shots...
Very nice / wierd lighting on this, looks great though in context.
magic colors. awesome!
awesome!!! rerally dig this.
Great composition. For me , I feel calm with this image. Very oniric.
Looks like a post apocalyptic setting. What is left when we are gone. Very nice!
Great photo. I loved the way it looks like the colours are drained out of the shot.
Nice picture, like the sky processed this way, nice photo
The best pic here in my opinion.
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