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Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 11 April 2010 in Sport & Recreation and Portfolio.

Dodgem cars lined up and waiting for customers as the Ocean Beach Amusement Park in South Shields had a weekend temporarily opened up and testing the equipment before the official opening on Good Friday.

HDR processed in Photomatix.

PENTAX K100D 1/125 second F/3.5 ISO 200 18 mm

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Adam from Adelaide, Australia

Just the right amount of HDR applied here - perfect!

11 Apr 2010 5:10am

PATRICK from miramas, France

wow 5***** for this magnific hdr
have a good sunday

11 Apr 2010 5:49am

Sonia Nansid from Stockholm, Sweden

Once again a great HDR processing!

11 Apr 2010 6:29am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Really attractive colors !

11 Apr 2010 8:01am

Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Excellent views and a perfect HDR work! Curly're a great artist! Thanks for your explanation! Best regards! Adela

11 Apr 2010 8:35am

Zora Zoé - sichtbar fotogrativ from Berlin, Germany

Yeah, so nice and vivid again - excellent HDR-work, Curly. Great angle and detail, masterly as usual of you - brilliant!

11 Apr 2010 9:27am

sawsengee from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

such is the splendour of colours......beautiful editing with excellent metallic glow of the colour hues marvellously displayed

11 Apr 2010 10:05am

Bonvilston from Cardiff, United Kingdom

Now THAT's colour ! Good use of HDR

11 Apr 2010 12:19pm

JJ from Jersey City, United States

The hDr processing has really brought out all the cool colors here, I always enjoy th dodgems at fairs

11 Apr 2010 12:29pm

NaDu from Köln, Germany

Flashy crying plastic colors, an eye candy and something to smile. Very pleasing!

11 Apr 2010 1:51pm

Julie Brown from Indianapolis, United States

Fun colors and composition, Curly!

11 Apr 2010 2:08pm

Shar from Regina, SK, Canada

Very cool in HDR...love the exaggerated colors!

11 Apr 2010 2:16pm

@Shar: Nothing exaggerated here, this is a fairground it's loud and brash Lol :-)

Julie from United States

Great processing, the colors just look awesome! We call them bumper cars here, what memories these bring back!

11 Apr 2010 3:06pm

Tomix from landerneau, France

fantastic colors and composition!

11 Apr 2010 3:08pm

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

I don't think I want to get in one of those, it looks as if it might eat me :)

11 Apr 2010 5:02pm

Céline from New York City, United States

Nice textures !

11 Apr 2010 7:22pm

philippe from moselle, France

c'est toujours excellent dans les traitements, bravo !!!

11 Apr 2010 7:52pm

Nina from Hamburg, Germany

So wonderful colours... this is a fantastic image, great processing!

11 Apr 2010 8:05pm

Philip from South Wales, United Kingdom

Lovely processing which shows the dodgems in great light. I do not know if it is the kid in me but I always smile when I see Dodgems!

11 Apr 2010 8:30pm

Seraphine from San Francisco, United States

i'll do it if you do it.
but you better watch out
i get a bit crazy
behind the wheel.

11 Apr 2010 8:40pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom


11 Apr 2010 9:08pm

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

Beautiful! I love te colours. Great comp and POV. BRAVO!

11 Apr 2010 10:27pm

Paul from summerside, Canada

Great capture

11 Apr 2010 11:26pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

The overdone HDR gives it a very strange Ray Bradbury feel.

11 Apr 2010 11:34pm

Memreze from Coventry, United States

Beautiful, vivid colors!

11 Apr 2010 11:48pm

Gary from Cochise County, United States

The perfect subject for your colorful processing. This really works well.

12 Apr 2010 1:23am

drphoto from Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

The HDR effect has lent a surreal feel to the metallic surfaces of the dodgems. I feel like I could just dip my hand in and stir it up - it looks cool!


12 Apr 2010 2:47am

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Very colorful,vivid to the max,lovely

12 Apr 2010 3:40am

ripple from Nottingham, United Kingdom

love the light and the treatment of this shot- brilliant

12 Apr 2010 4:18pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Sweet shot !!!

12 Apr 2010 8:01pm

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

espectacular!! buen trabajo!

13 Apr 2010 1:45am

Skyriani from Nelson, New Zealand

Curly, you have such a wonderful photographic voice and style!

13 Apr 2010 3:22am

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld(old West wales boy), Germany

All the fun of the fair,nicely composed and processed..

13 Apr 2010 7:41am

marsa from Tehran, Iran

the colors are fantastic.

14 Apr 2010 1:55pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

jolies couleurs.

16 Apr 2010 4:55am

1/125 second
ISO 200
18 mm