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    Gum trees through the bridge mechanism

    Here is a photo I took today of some gum trees through a swing bridge mechanism.

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    Re: Gum trees through the bridge mechanism

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    First reactions are that this has got a lovely balanced range of colour and tone. As a result, it's a pleasing image to look at. The idea of combining nature and engineering is a good one and, in this case, works well, because the bridge structure provides a very good frame.

    But I do think the whole thing needs to be rotated. If you look at where there are meant to be vertical lines, they are all sloping to teh right. So, it needs a counter-clockwise rotation to straighten those. I think that would make a significant improvement to the image.

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    Re: Gum trees through the bridge mechanism

    First view I'm struggling with the verticals too but putting that aside it's attractive,the colours are warm. How about one outside from a couple of angles to include with the bridge, I expect the bridge is attractive - looks to be a nice location.

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    Re: Gum trees through the bridge mechanism

    Quote Originally Posted by Donald View Post
    Debbie

    First reactions are that this has got a lovely balanced range of colour and tone. As a result, it's a pleasing image to look at. The idea of combining nature and engineering is a good one and, in this case, works well, because the bridge structure provides a very good frame.

    But I do think the whole thing needs to be rotated. If you look at where there are meant to be vertical lines, they are all sloping to teh right. So, it needs a counter-clockwise rotation to straighten those. I think that would make a significant improvement to the image.
    Thanks I'll try that
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    Re: Gum trees through the bridge mechanism

    Quote Originally Posted by Donald View Post
    Debbie

    First reactions are that this has got a lovely balanced range of colour and tone. As a result, it's a pleasing image to look at. The idea of combining nature and engineering is a good one and, in this case, works well, because the bridge structure provides a very good frame.

    But I do think the whole thing needs to be rotated. If you look at where there are meant to be vertical lines, they are all sloping to teh right. So, it needs a counter-clockwise rotation to straighten those. I think that would make a significant improvement to the image.
    Does this look any better?
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    Re: Gum trees through the bridge mechanism

    I Ilke it Deb! Nice combination of elements!

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    Re: Gum trees through the bridge mechanism

    I like the last edit as well. Seems like there may be some good shots of the gears on the bridge all by themselves....

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    Quote Originally Posted by FrankMi View Post
    I Ilke it Deb! Nice combination of elements!
    Thanks Frank

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    Re: Gum trees through the bridge mechanism

    Scott,

    It does look better being straightened. It's good to get this info from others when you don't initially see it yourself. I did take a few shots of the gears as well.
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    Re: Gum trees through the bridge mechanism

    It looks great straightened. I'm a bit of a sucker for metal so take that for what it is worth! I think you did very well it's a nice combination of nature and foundry! Keep them coming...

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    Quote Originally Posted by epmi314 View Post
    It looks great straightened. I'm a bit of a sucker for metal so take that for what it is worth! I think you did very well it's a nice combination of nature and foundry! Keep them coming...
    Thanks Scott

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    Re: Gum trees through the bridge mechanism

    A lovely combination of man and nature Debbie and all the better for straightening. Well spotted and I look forward to some more.

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    Re: Gum trees through the bridge mechanism

    Thanks everyone for viewing.
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