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pleasure - I don't quite know what's going on there, but it looks rude. Great background too!

tool - could you come over and paint our wardrobes if you have any white left? ;)
 
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good work on the whites
Better than real life :)
Theme done. So many have submitted 'shed-type' tools, so well done for providing something different.
I was kinda expecting a lot more camera shots, but yes, I did want to avoid the obvious if possible.
Works for the theme Tim those whites are lovely and white nicely handled.
De-sat a bit , play with the WB and boost the exposure :)
pleasure - I don't quite know what's going on there, but it looks rude. Great background too!

tool - could you come over and paint our wardrobes if you have any white left? ;)
Well, if you know your Harley or Deadpool... :)
The photo lies. IRL they aren't as good (it's only the primer though).
Mental note avoid any themes possibly remotely connected to Comicon :p
Like you avoid Jazz ones eh? ;)
 
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Hi Tim,
Loving the shot for pleasure. Really creative and spot on the theme (y)
I don't think your shot for tool is a PABD at all. It works for my and kinda has a high key / minimalist feel to it. I like it :)
 
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Decorating! {shudder}

Nicely shot!
 
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Hi Tim,
Loving the shot for pleasure. Really creative and spot on the theme (y)
I don't think your shot for tool is a PABD at all. It works for my and kinda has a high key / minimalist feel to it. I like it :)
I certainly enjoyed doing the pleasure shot far more than the painting :)
Surely this is multi-tasking :D. Good shot and nicely done with all that white.
Non-Binary me, so I'm allowed to multitask :)
Decorating! {shudder}

Nicely shot!
I totally agree. But while I'm working from home, @minx has got me doing some DIY.
 
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HI Tim, I'm scrambling to stay up to date with commenting as well as images so it feels very late to be getting back to your thread but I've made it :) PABD or not, it's definitely on topic and you've kept the whites white, which isn't a given in photography, so well done for making extra use of your DIY time! It's a different type of tool too (although not quite as different as Cobra's!) so well done for that.

Oops, I thought I had missed Pleasure but there it was, hiding behind a Spoiler! :D A cheeky idea but why not, and the background is a good idea too.
 
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HI Tim, I'm scrambling to stay up to date with commenting as well as images so it feels very late to be getting back to your thread but I've made it :) PABD or not, it's definitely on topic and you've kept the whites white, which isn't a given in photography, so well done for making extra use of your DIY time! It's a different type of tool too (although not quite as different as Cobra's!) so well done for that.

Oops, I thought I had missed Pleasure but there it was, hiding behind a Spoiler! :D A cheeky idea but why not, and the background is a good idea too.
Thanks Andrea. I would have needed a spoiler for Tool as well as Pleasure if I'd followed @Cobra's lead ;)
Tool was *interesting* to process, Pleasure was more fun to create.
 
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Week 4 - Discarded

In common with thousands of other steam locomotives, SR N15 Sir Lamiel and BR Std 8F 48624 were discarded by British Railways as part of the "Modernisation Plan", some after only a few years in service.
Some were fortunate enough to be 'scrapped' at Barry in South Wales, which was busy on other work and they survived long enough for the preservation movement to start buying them up for restoration.
Sir Lamiel and 48624 are pictured here in the GCR works at Loughborough.

Hand held at ISO 3200 and given a processing effect suited to the 1950s


Southern Railway N15 - 777 - Sir Lamiel / British Railways 8F - 48624
by Tim White, on Flickr
 

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#61
Tis a shame about all the discarded Locos.
I used to watch them go by at the bottom of the playing fields but that was a few years ago, and that line, along with so many fell to the Beeching Axe.

Nice shoehorn I mean nice processing, it does indeed suit the image.
 
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Such a shame they still don`t run as normal, loving the effect you gave it in 50s style.
Tis a shame about all the discarded Locos.
I used to watch them go by at the bottom of the playing fields but that was a few years ago, and that line, along with so many fell to the Beeching Axe.

Nice shoehorn I mean nice processing, it does indeed suit the image.
I think it needed that look. A sharp, vibrant colour version would have bene too out of keeping imo.
 
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Ooooh I do like an 8F :)

Never considered an old steamer for "Discarded" - Hmmm... maybe I should - not sure I can get to one before Thursday though.
 
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Impressive beasts.. so much more character than the sleek modern versions. The processing is well suited to the era.
 
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Nice Discarded image, the composition is really nicely balanced. I wonder if it might 'benefit' from some added grain/noise, to really complement the antique look in the pp (?). We weren't bad at proper engineering back then.
 
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A great atmospheric shot, and a beautiful subject, I still remember standing on a bridge with my mum waiting to be blasted with steam..andb I loved the smell.
You can still do that in a few places :)
Ooooh I do like an 8F :)

Never considered an old steamer for "Discarded" - Hmmm... maybe I should - not sure I can get to one before Thursday though.
I honestly thought you'd beat me to a kettle shot for this!
Lovely processing on this and it really suits the theme.
Thanks, I envisaged this look when I took it.
Thank goodness for the preservation movement, nice fit for the theme
Indeed :)
Impressive beasts.. so much more character than the sleek modern versions. The processing is well suited to the era.
Thanks Helen, it's what I was aiming for.
Nice Discarded image, the composition is really nicely balanced. I wonder if it might 'benefit' from some added grain/noise, to really complement the antique look in the pp (?). We weren't bad at proper engineering back then.
It's 3200ISO already ;) I think there is enough grain, especially once you zoom in. Feel free to have a play and post a version though :)
:clap: I like that a lot, Tim. Nice view angle and composition. The exposure is spot-on too, the slight grainy high ISO and mono process with a hind of sepia tint just suit that mid-1900 feel.

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Cheers Stan. I liked it. Had to wait around a fair bit to get the shot without people in it (who would have looked out of place on their phones etc.)
Nice trains! Very sharp, nice details and great processing!
Cheers Brrnd :)
 
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Interesting take on the theme and I like the processing on this - feels quite 'cold' which sets the tone well for the theme.
 
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Spot on processing here Tim!
It really does have the feel and look of an image taken in the fifties, which perfectly suits the subject.
Impressive!(y)
Really like that Tim the processing is absolutely perfect for it, it feels as though it was taken in the 50's.
Those are fine pieces of engineering and I like that the processing gives the pic even more "atmosphere".
Cheers all. I was quite happy with the effect I got and it seems that most others are too :)
 
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Playing catch up with comments tonight.
Last weeks theme of tools was totally out of the ordinary, whilst the rest of us were photographing the obvious you were seeing the obvious whilst being press ganged into doing some DIY. The crispness of the White really made the paint tray stand out.
I love the aged feel to this weeks discarded shot, the engines stand discarded in their shed and all because locomotive design and performance meant they were discarded for the new shiny engines that emerged. I think the aged feel makes this photo, had they been in colour it wouldn’t have done them justice and wouldn’t have been interpreted in the same way.
Thumbs up from me
 
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Playing catch up with comments tonight.
Last weeks theme of tools was totally out of the ordinary, whilst the rest of us were photographing the obvious you were seeing the obvious whilst being press ganged into doing some DIY. The crispness of the White really made the paint tray stand out.
I love the aged feel to this weeks discarded shot, the engines stand discarded in their shed and all because locomotive design and performance meant they were discarded for the new shiny engines that emerged. I think the aged feel makes this photo, had they been in colour it wouldn’t have done them justice and wouldn’t have been interpreted in the same way.
Thumbs up from me
Thanks Heather :)
I'm quite pleased with discarded. Tools was more of a PABD, but I did pay attention to the black & white points.
 
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I'm glad there are still people/enthusiasts around who are willing to give up their time to restore and run these great trains of our heritage. I was going to say, our industrial heritage, but like you said a lot of these engines aren't or weren't very old when they were put out of service.
 
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