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Dorset Steam Fair at Night
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Posted By: moonglum, 01-22-2010, 04:01 PM

A couple of photos taken at the Dorset steam fair.
Hand held long exposures so at least one obrders on the abstract.....

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01-22-2010, 04:03 PM   #2
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I quite like the 3rd one
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I like the first one, it's very atmospheric.

Is that a spot on your sensor I'm seeing or a lump of coal flying out of one of the engines?
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Hi Nick...thanks for the trip to the fair I like the 1st and the 3rd

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Not a lump of coal - an unfortunate slip in gimp whilst resizing the picture!
D'oh!
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Psychedelic! First shot has a good feel to it.
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The first shot has an almost otherworldy mood - I like it. Gee, I'd love to attend a "steam fair" - something I didn't even know exists.

Nice job.

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Cool stuff. A tripod would have been handy, but you did alright for hand holding.
The images are on the warm side, reducing the temperature would make them look more natural.

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The Dorset steam fair is a quite amazing thing. Basically held in a big field in dorset (middle of the south coast of england, only county in england without a motorway) it attracted 250 000 people last year. Nearly twice as many people that went to the glastonbury music festival. And basically it is all about steam power - traction engines, tractor pulls, ploughing competitions, and a *lot* of very strong cider.
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