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The Bank Barn       ©2016 johncomyn
Panasonic DMC-GX1       3rd place, 178 points
1/30s, f6.3, ISO 400, 58mm, Aperture Priority, Pattern, no flash
 
Post-Processing: Convert from Raw
Noise Reduction
Curves
HDR Efex - Sinister Preset
Color Efex - Glamour Glow
Color Efex - Foliage
Clone out trees on the left and branches above barn.
Clone Power lines
Crop
Add Vignette
USM
      Extra Info: The Bank Barn, historic development to modern day farming

The Bank Barn first made it's appearance in the 1660's in the UK and was widely built in the 19th century in North America.

A bank barn or banked barn is a style of barn noted for its accessibility, at ground level, on two separate levels.

To the farming community, the Bank Barn is very important part of their Heritage. Very few if any new barns are built in this style anymore. Long may we see this history on our landscapes.
 
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Lo
Nov 15, 2016
    Congratulations John. You always manage to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary and open our eyes to its beauty.

Anthony Comyn
Nov 15, 2016
    Congrats on the 3rd place... it was so clear this was you.. Such a John Photo

Mepo
Nov 14, 2016
    Congrats. I had no idea what they were called but have long admired the functionality of the design.

mrsawyer
Nov 14, 2016
    I'm glad this one got the recognition it deserved. You elevated an old barn into a treasure. Good historical context added! Congrats on your high finish.

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jomari
Nov 14, 2016
    You have chosen a viewpoint which shows this interesting old building well and gives enough visual information to see that there is access to a higher level on the far side. I love all that mist on the right! In my favourites.

dk
Nov 14, 2016
    painterly composition from what looks like a beautiful morning. Very pleasing

babysister
Nov 14, 2016
    Well composed and right on theme. (and well preserved)

Lo
Nov 13, 2016
    Thank you for the information on the Bank Barn. I know I have seen one, but didn't realize the history or practicality of it. The fog is a great touch; also like the pp and the vignette.

Qixil
Nov 13, 2016
    It's a great composition and colours - but a bit bland. I know it would be excellent with the full pixel count.

forkcandles
Nov 12, 2016
    this is a very nice image. the use of the time of day and the mist makes this stand out

kerszkavet
Nov 12, 2016
    beautiful tone and atmosphere from the colouring and the mist really makes this shot work.

ysal
Nov 12, 2016
    Simple and beautiful shot of an old barn. I like the mist to the right too.

SteveBee
Nov 12, 2016
    Lovely image. I'm a sucker for old barns. I've seen many of this style barn where I grew up.

aoc46
Nov 11, 2016
    Good choice of historic subject. Like the simple elegance of the scene. Though the green color seems a bit odd, it gives a sense of an old, hand-colored print. Nice!

Anthony Comyn
Nov 11, 2016
    I figure John... Nicely done and historic!
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By johncomyn


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