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Abandoned

Abandoned
Copyright ©2007, Jeremy Sanson Win ¤

An abandoned piece of farm machinery left in a field near the irrigation canals I work on...

Photographer: Jeremy Sanson Win ¤
Folder: Country Living
Uploaded: 2007-Aug-27 22:04 EDT
Current Rating: 0.00/0 (Weighted rating: 8.00)
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Camera: Olympus E-300
Lens: Olympus ED 50-200mm f2.8/3.5
Lens Adapter: None
ISO: 100
Aperture: f8
Shutter Speed: 1/400
Focal Length: 50
Flash: No
Tripod/Monopod: No
Critique Level: Dead Honest Critique

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Wow! Very rich and deep colors, including the brown of the abandoned implement. I like how the clouds are very wispy and not overpowering. I also like that tiny bit of green foliage springing up from the implement. Very pleasing!

Regards, Chris

Chris O'Neill ¤ $ at 01:03 EDT on 2007-Aug-28 [Reply]

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A pleasing image. Did you boost the saturation when processing this image?

Grant Mundell ¤ at 03:03 EDT on 2007-Aug-28 [Reply]

This looks ....

very nice to me, Jeremy. Few elements in a well done composition (horizon in upper third and this abandoned machine not in center). Curious how this would look in b+w?

However a convincing work, like it. Best wishes,

Horst Schmier HoF Win ¤ $ at 14:07 EDT on 2007-Aug-28 [Reply]

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I wrote "yummie, yummie" and "love the bright, strong colours and light" on Klaus' "facing west at 7pm" (http://www.myfourthirds.com/document.php?id=37993). I could say exactly the same for this picture. :-)

Nice with the rusty equipment left behind. I like minimalist pictures, but this would have been too minimalist for my taste if the equipment wasn't there. I also like your composition wih all that wonderful yellow taking up so much space as it does and the nice curve/"hill" to the left.

Caroline

p.t. Inactive Win ¤ $ at 16:19 EDT on 2007-Aug-28 [Reply]

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Thanks so much for your comments Chris. I'm very happy how this one turned out

Jeremy Sanson Win ¤ at 17:27 EDT on 2007-Aug-28 [Reply]

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Thank you Grant. Yes, saturation was part of the processing of this image.

Jeremy Sanson Win ¤ at 17:28 EDT on 2007-Aug-28 [Reply]

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I appreciate your comment Horst. I hadn't considered black and white. I will look into it. Thanks

Jeremy Sanson Win ¤ at 17:33 EDT on 2007-Aug-28 [Reply]

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Caroline, thank you very much for taking the time to look at this and comment.

Jeremy Sanson Win ¤ at 17:52 EDT on 2007-Aug-28 [Reply]

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Great colours Jeremy... simple with a beautiful result.

Robert Melnyk HoF ¤ $1 at 17:59 EDT on 2007-Aug-28 [Reply]

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Thank you Robert

Jeremy Sanson Win ¤1 at 19:43 EDT on 2007-Aug-28 [Reply]

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Jeremy - this is very similar in color to my last post, (blue, yellow and rust) although of course this is a much more beautiful scene. The composition works well for me (maybe a bit too much FG but I am sure you have tried what is working best). The colors and light are great. You have done well at the horizon line where the sky blends with the crop (oats?) - I experienced this to be quite difficult if you push pp adjustments too much which results in nasty effects.

Klaus Er HoF Win ¤1 at 12:03 EDT on 2007-Aug-29 [Reply]

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i love these pastoral scenes and the old aged equipment; you presented all well here ; i 'd wish for a bit more vibrancy in the colors ...cheers ;-))

dee vee HoF Win ¤ $1 at 15:55 EDT on 2007-Aug-29 [Reply]

Klaus

I have always admired your work. It means a lot to me that you would compare this to yours. Thanks.

Jeremy Sanson Win ¤1 at 22:44 EDT on 2007-Aug-29 [Reply]

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Thanks dv. By more vibrancy in the colours, do you mean increasing the saturation?

Jeremy Sanson Win ¤1 at 22:45 EDT on 2007-Aug-29 [Reply]

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My eyes are always drawn top yellows esp when there are blues to go with it. I like this one. I like your choice of compo. Great image.

Geno Sajko HoF Win ¤ $1 at 19:53 EDT on 2011-Jul-22 [Reply]

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Thank you very much Geno. I also like the contrast of blue and yellow

Jeremy Sanson Win ¤1 at 00:12 EDT on 2011-Jul-23 [Reply]