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Lovely old Doom and Gloom!

Righty! Managed to process some images wot I took out at Orford Ness a while back and I added them to the set “The Ness”on the website. I’ve gone back for a bit of lovely old doom and gloom, and dark and eerie mono, I was gettin far to cheerful playin around with all that colour malarky. And lets not forget that where there’s grumpy there’s creativity! Take Vlad the Impaler for example!

The Armoury. ©LeeThornberry 2012

Test Laboratories one and two. ©LeeThornberry 2012

Laboratory Row. ©LeeThornberry 2012

Bright Pagoda. ©LeeThornberry 2012

29 responses

  1. Rhey

    loving those skies.

    09/06/2012 at 6:15 am

  2. Rob

    Indeed – lovely, lovely skies. Yours is some of my favourite black and white photography.

    09/06/2012 at 8:13 am

  3. Oh yes… nothing like a bunch of gloriously gorgeous gloom…

    09/06/2012 at 10:52 am

  4. epreuve

    good series, I particularly like Laboratory Row

    09/06/2012 at 12:29 pm

    • Tis a very eerie place considering its past 🙂

      09/06/2012 at 9:29 pm

      • epreuve

        what is its past?

        10/06/2012 at 12:05 pm

  5. Complete and utter secrecy! Has been a site of secret weapons research since before WWII. They helped develop radar there and bombing techniques and during the cold war it was a Nuclear weapons research establishment and the site of “Cobra Mist” a top secret over the horizon radar base. My very very first post “A Walk on the Ness” has more pictures. And there is a set on my main website too. 🙂

    10/06/2012 at 12:43 pm

  6. You have a very atmospheric landscape to stroll around. I’m jealous.

    10/06/2012 at 7:00 pm

    • I think that just about where ever you go in Blighty there is a history and a past that effects the landscape. Trying to find the time to have a blunder about and swear a lot down at Dungeness, that looks nice and desolate and atmospheric 🙂

      10/06/2012 at 7:53 pm

      • I think the south coast has more of this stuff due to World War II and the threat of invasion.

        10/06/2012 at 8:48 pm

  7. Incredible drama!

    11/06/2012 at 10:25 am

  8. Great post! I nominated your blog for the Awesome Blog Content Award– More info can be found here–

    12/06/2012 at 6:58 am

    • Cheers! I shall try and sort this when I have a moment 🙂

      12/06/2012 at 10:06 am

  9. Seems like a very interesting place, and that´s some great photos to 🙂

    12/06/2012 at 7:29 pm

  10. Ciao, Is this your ‘doom & gloom ‘ phase? How long does it last, can you take a pill for it (or a drink?) Come on….when’s the blue phase? 🙂

    13/06/2012 at 6:03 pm

    • Apparently I’ve always been a bit of a miserable git 😀

      17/06/2012 at 8:25 pm

  11. Love gloom! Great captures! And thanks for the ‘like’ on my latest photo post!

    16/06/2012 at 1:29 pm

  12. gorgeous photos!
    thanks for stopping by plucky umbrella – nice to meet you, mary

    17/06/2012 at 3:28 am

  13. Awesome!

    What all are you doing to process your skies like this?

    23/06/2012 at 1:28 pm

    • I play about with the exposure, contrast and saturation in `light`room, then further process in Silver Efex Pro 2 enhancing shadows and mid tones. Then add any grain or vignetting I think suitable. Cheers 🙂

      23/06/2012 at 3:14 pm

  14. wow!!! awesome photography

    09/07/2012 at 4:15 pm

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