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Submitter's name: Donald MacDonald
Title: Charlotte Dundas
Gear Used: 35RD
Diaphragm: Auto
Shutter Speed: 1/125
Film Used: Ilford Delta 100
Technical Information: Handheld, developed by Ilford, negative scanned at 2700 on Acer Scanwit 2720S, sky burned in using Photoshop 7, reflections in water restored by dodging in same. A little other tweaking of highlight and shadow, USM.
Subject Information: Intended eventually as a full working replica of the 'first practical steamboat', engined in 1801. Built at Grangemouth by William Symington,, was used on the Forth & Clyde Canal for experiments by Lord Dundas, and was named after his daughter. Original was broken up in 1861. Seen in the basin below the Falkirk Wheel. Bit of a giveaway, this one...
 

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Comment left by: Olaf Greve (no e-mail specified) Great powerful shot!

Comment left by: Chris (ftog at threeshoes.co.uk) Lovely tones; and I am envious of your prowess with PS.

Comment left by: Gary Edwards (no e-mail specified) Yes, Donald. Well visualized and very well executed.

Lots happening in the frame, but it still holds together.

Comment left by: Duncan Paterson (no e-mail specified) I really like the tonal range in this shot and the juxtaposition of aged and modern subjects. Very well done!

Comment left by: Billy (http://www.pbase.com/bwoolfolk) I really like this shot. I found it because I was searching for photos taken by the Oly 35RD. Do you have any more shots posted that you took with this camera?



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