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Gate with Strong Contrast

Posted by john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 23 January 2011 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

I love gates. This is the first of a few gate shots.

Nikon D700 F/8.0 ISO 800 42 mm (35mm equiv.)

¨‘°ºO Dutçh Oº°‘¨ from Neverwhere, United States

Gates are great.. so are fences. Good beginning!

23 Jan 2011 5:21am

Gary from Cochise County, United States

They are a favorite of mine also. And this looks great in B&W.

23 Jan 2011 5:53am

Laur from Clermont-Ferrand, France

Elle est belle cette barrière dans ce décor campagnard, le N&B lui va bien, good sunday to you !

23 Jan 2011 6:42am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Firstly, love the shot,and the contrasty treatment works so well. Secondly I love the way that many gates are like this-solidly(Probably locked) shut, but no wall or similar next to them so you can ignore them. It always strikes me as odd...

23 Jan 2011 7:05am

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

Beautiful drama and scratchy graphic texture. I'm going to love this gate series.

23 Jan 2011 7:11am

@DULCIE: actually there are only four; however, gates are not uncommon in my photographs

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

Great composition and wonderful processing

23 Jan 2011 7:16am

SOUL AFLAME from The bosom of nature Canada &, United Kingdom

Great shot, Jack and the contrast really adds to the scene here.

23 Jan 2011 7:57am

PAPOU from paris, France

Le belles gelées du matin.

23 Jan 2011 10:32am

Mhelene from Paris, France

Beautiful composition !

23 Jan 2011 10:46am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Open the door and go on walk! Beautiful contrast on this B & W Good day.

23 Jan 2011 10:47am

PATRICK from miramas, France

great capture

23 Jan 2011 10:53am

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

Nice contrast. I am not sure the gate is very useful there as I cannot see any fence in continuation.

23 Jan 2011 10:56am

Sylvia from -, Netherlands

Very nice, I really love this composition.

23 Jan 2011 11:13am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Nice processing, I like intensive bw

23 Jan 2011 11:29am

Arnd from Basel, Switzerland

Two thumbs up for processing and composition!

23 Jan 2011 11:35am

tataray from france, France

Un bel avant plan dans ce paysage de campagne ))

23 Jan 2011 11:38am

JCJ from Troyes, France

nice

23 Jan 2011 1:37pm

Sonia Nansid from Barcelona Stockholm, Sweden

Lovely.

23 Jan 2011 2:46pm

Marleen from Doesburg, Netherlands

Gates/fences in the country are always a great subject! Very nice shot, Jack!

23 Jan 2011 3:06pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Always a great photographic subject Jack! You have presented this one beautifully! Well done! ;-)

23 Jan 2011 3:31pm

klauSZ from Kufstein, Austria

beautiful contrast and textures!!! very impressive and great processing!

23 Jan 2011 3:39pm

don from spokane, United States

I especially like the processing and contrast in this very nice "gate" shot. It makes a very attractive black and white image.

23 Jan 2011 4:00pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Nicely seen and captured...lovely b&w....

23 Jan 2011 4:07pm

oncho from granada, Spain

Great contrast annd textures, great

23 Jan 2011 4:08pm

harry from apex, United States

Your processing adds a moody and forbidding aura to the scene.

23 Jan 2011 4:45pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Nice composition. Like the contrast and textures. Lovely B&W :)

23 Jan 2011 4:56pm

Irene from L C, France

Beautiful composition and B@W !

23 Jan 2011 5:44pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

A door to life. to happiness. to peace!. Fantastic contrast! Muchos besos amigo Jack!

23 Jan 2011 6:10pm

Richard Geven from Netherlands

I like the composition and the way you processed this shot JAck!!

23 Jan 2011 6:24pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Oh yes, this is wonderful! And the open gate with the path leading up and turning...how could we NOT want to be there and go on up the path! Fantastic and so very magnetic, Jack...beautiful!

23 Jan 2011 6:45pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

I like that high contrast B&W.

23 Jan 2011 6:58pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, Florida, United States

Dark and dreary, but very graphic. Can you tell I've been missing our FL sunshine? It did return today, finally, in spite of the cold weather!

23 Jan 2011 10:03pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

I like. Don't need to say anything else.

24 Jan 2011 1:14am

willow from Chelsea, United States

Nicely done. The contrast makes this image more intriguing. What do you suppose is beyond the gate????

24 Jan 2011 1:41am

@willow: I know what's behind the gate. I stomped around there taking pictures.

Becky from los angeles, United States

beautifully shot - love the pp - works perfectly.

24 Jan 2011 2:10am

Sunder from India

Superb shot! Nice composition and texture...

24 Jan 2011 2:48am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Makes us wonder what is beyond...

24 Jan 2011 3:10am

Annie Viguié from Bordeaux, France

I like very much this b&w Jack !!!!!

24 Jan 2011 5:47am

Andrea from Regina, Canada

Great processing and composition.

24 Jan 2011 6:46pm

Céline from New York City, United States

Beautiful contrast !

27 Jan 2011 12:13am