The Road Crew

© Jeff W. Robinson

The Road Crew

Deb Koskovich 10/26/2009 3:33:18 AM

Now that's PERSPECTIVE! Great shot of big boys' toys, Jeff! #1196715

Colette M. Metcalf 10/26/2009 3:34:29 AM

Agree with Deb! Fantastic, Jeff!! #8073346

Usman M. Bajwa 10/26/2009 3:36:07 AM

Wonderful pov and that sky looks amazing too, Jeff!

UB. #8073357

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 10/26/2009 3:57:19 AM

Oh My WoW!!

Awesome Capture Jeff!!
Fantastic PoV
Maybe we Could see the men tomorrow?? ;0)
#8073474

Nikki McDonald 10/26/2009 4:01:40 AM

Nice pov with great depth, Jeff. Lovely light and tones, too. #8073492

Tiia Vissak 10/26/2009 4:02:16 AM

very cool! #8073498

Michelle Alton 10/26/2009 4:02:57 AM

Wow! Everything is perfect about this Jeff. A great piece of artistry! #8073502

Tammy M. Anderson 10/26/2009 4:11:30 AM

This is fantastic, Jeff. Excellent pov, colors and effects. #8073558

Tess L. Yee 10/26/2009 4:12:21 AM

Great capture and presentation, Jeff. #8073561

Claudia Kuhn 10/26/2009 4:13:05 AM

Wonderful wide angle view Jeff, great colors too. #8073564

Melissa Gurdus 10/26/2009 4:16:06 AM

Fantastic wide angle shot taken from a dramatic vantage point with sharp detail and terrific sky, Jeff!!! #8073577

Amy M. Wilson 10/26/2009 4:16:59 AM

Excellent comp, pov and treatment... fantastic capture, Jeff! #8073581

Gord MacEachern 10/26/2009 4:17:18 AM

Fantastic cpmposition Jeff, great POV.
The colors and clouds are awesome! #8073584

Agnes Fegan 10/26/2009 4:48:17 AM

Terrific point of view and effects...and hopefully the road won't bring a lot of traffic! #8073675

Ellen Hodges 10/26/2009 4:50:19 AM

Gorgeous image, Jeff! #8073686

Ken Smith 10/26/2009 5:02:24 AM

You make the ordinary look extraordinary. Super work, Jeff! #8073726

Maria A. Gonzalez 10/26/2009 5:32:40 AM

Excellent perspective,colors and a very interesting subject..The sky really adds a mood to this image and the effects applied make a great presentation.Very cool,Jeff. #8073823

Terri L. Scribner 10/26/2009 5:43:49 AM

Superb perspective!! I've never tried the topaz software, but I think I might! #8073868

Aimee S. McMaster 10/26/2009 5:49:51 AM

...AWESOME...Jeff...winner..Aimee #8073887

Jeana Clark 10/26/2009 6:05:40 AM


Kewl shot Jeff!!!
Sure wish these guys would come replace the road by my house!!!
Excellent effects and POV!!!

~J~ #8073925

Bobby Ray Goodman 10/26/2009 6:19:01 AM

Hi Jeff,those are lot of fun to drive.Outstanding capture!!!! #8073963

Monnie Ryan 10/26/2009 6:24:44 AM

I've always wanted to try driving one of these monsters, Jeff -- you've done a bang-up job capturing this one! #8073986

Bonnie C. Lackey 10/26/2009 6:39:59 AM

Hmmm, I've never wanted to drive one of these... Love the perspective and the treatment. I think we'll have to come up with a term more realistic than "shovel ready"! #8074037

Carol Sawyer 10/26/2009 6:50:03 AM

Outstanding capture, POV, colors and effects, My Friend!! #8074071

Margaret R. Barry 10/26/2009 6:50:44 AM

Fantastic comp., POV, colors and treatment, Jeff! #8074075

Ray & Audrey Clarke 10/26/2009 6:55:59 AM

Great capture and treatment Jeff, love it.!!!(R) #8074097

Jessica Jenney 10/26/2009 6:58:53 AM

Terrific wide-angle capture, colors and effects, Jeff! #8074108

Mike Clime 10/26/2009 6:59:54 AM

Wow! Terrific capture, pov and love the effects! #8074114

Jodi Zimmer 10/26/2009 7:17:14 AM

awesome pov and effects!! #8074160

Val Feldman 10/26/2009 7:37:14 AM

Such depth captured and wonderful, wonderful perspective. Perfect pp work - not a word I use often but am gonna with this one: AWESOME! Excellent work! #8074230

Kathleen Brennan 10/26/2009 7:49:54 AM

Great perspective and the topaz adjust gives it that interesting HDR look! #8074284

Renata Gusciora 10/26/2009 7:59:49 AM

Wow!Cool HDR image with super effects and colors,Jeff! #8074318

Susan T. Parady 10/26/2009 8:07:10 AM

Great perspective and nice work in the digital darkroom. I love it! #8074347

Carla Metzler 10/26/2009 8:35:37 AM

Great perspective and ...
Super work, Jeff! #8074428

Chuck Bruton 10/26/2009 9:00:11 AM

Nice shot and treatment
You don't see this type of image very often
Well done #8074494

Debra R. Harder 10/26/2009 9:09:07 AM

What a great POV...and I love the wide on this, Jeff!! The rich colors and details are absolutely SUPERB!! Deb #8074536

Jack Ryan 10/26/2009 9:44:09 AM

Outstanding perspective and composition...that sky is awesome! Well done. #8074671

Ann Coates 10/26/2009 10:06:33 AM

Wow Jeff, this is a goodie. Love your perspective on this one and your topaz works really well on this image. Fantastic capture. #8074723

Janet Daniel 10/26/2009 10:20:53 AM

Awesome shot & creative PP work, Jeff! This image Rocks! #8074744

Stephen Zacker 10/26/2009 10:21:39 AM

Like your perspective and that sky #8074746

Doug Pignet 10/26/2009 10:33:45 AM

Excellent work on this big bad boy....lol Well done Jeff. #8074790

Tarun Bose 10/26/2009 10:37:53 AM

Excellent capture with super effects and colours. Well done Jeff. #8074808

Lynn M. Whitt 10/26/2009 10:52:31 AM

Gorgeous colors and effects Jeff... #8074850

Kaye Burazin 10/26/2009 11:46:53 AM

A welcome sight. Hope this means construction is on the rise. Great effects...perfect! #8074990

Kerry Hill 10/26/2009 12:24:44 PM

Fantastic composition and treatment Jeff, great image!! #8075168

Bill Houghton 10/26/2009 12:58:55 PM

Jeff, this is such a great shot. I like the effect. Thanks foe your comment on my grist mill. Have a great day, Bill #8075406

Jyri Vissak 10/26/2009 1:14:21 PM

Cool find! Well done. #8075497

Lorraine A. Cook 10/26/2009 1:24:12 PM

What a SUPER COOL image...your POV is Excellent...as is the color and lighting, Jeff!<:))

How long before the road is finished??? #8075585

Allen O. Howard 10/26/2009 1:39:55 PM

Great shot, Jeff! Nice after touch as well! I have this lens and I really like it under the right circumstances... LIKE THIS! #8075696

Jill Odice 10/26/2009 2:09:34 PM

The HDR look to this makes it more interesting! You have managed to take an ordinary everyday scene and turn it into a work of art my friend :-)Most folks would just walk right by and not see what your photographer's eye did :-) #8075841

Carol L. Fowler 10/26/2009 4:19:28 PM

What a machine! All the guys are drooling over this, I am sure! #8076255

Gail Vitikacs 10/26/2009 4:46:54 PM

Pretty incredible! Your effects are over the top! Way to go Jeff! #8076323

Howard B. Cheek 10/26/2009 5:59:56 PM

Cool :)
I spent hours with this machine when I was a kid..Smaller version though ;-}
Well done! #8076617

Ken Jarvis 10/26/2009 6:13:34 PM

Amazing effects and tones, Jeff! #8076669

Nancy L. Green 10/26/2009 9:02:13 PM

I LOVE your wonderful POV here Jeff, and the PS work makes this a true masterpiece, WTG!!! <>< #8077144

a2o aini 10/27/2009 12:10:57 AM

excellent work, Jeff! amazing effect, well presented! #8077324

Tommy E. Burgess 10/27/2009 12:51:43 AM

WOW Jeff this looks like a gold winner to me!! Outstanding capture and treatments! #8077368

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 10/27/2009 1:58:33 AM

Fantastic capture taken from a great pov and with terrific treatment, Jeff. #8077480

Paul E. Earl 10/27/2009 2:09:57 AM

Wonderful image!!!! #8077505

Jeff W. Robinson 10/27/2009 3:14:00 AM

Thanks Everyone Very Much!! Jeff #8077622

Peggy J. Maguire 10/27/2009 10:35:12 AM

Outstanding work Jeff!!!!!!! #8079482

Susie Peek-Swint 10/27/2009 1:54:50 PM

Great pov and effects Jeff ~ terrific image! #8079802

frank w. degenhardt 10/27/2009 3:43:56 PM

Jeff- You took a picture of a couple of road machines we have all seen and passed by and showed that if done right, they are beautiful and have a gorgeous artful quality to them. Just love that pov and the way you make it like its ready to drive off the page. That Topaz really makes the colors stand out.
Sensational work my friend.
Have a great day, you take care. #8080052

David Van Camp 10/27/2009 10:04:59 PM

Awesome processing and perspective here, Jeff :) #8080885

Brett Dolsen 10/28/2009 2:04:11 AM

Awesome work all round Jeff!!Brett #8081114

Jeff W. Robinson 10/28/2009 3:08:01 AM

Thank You! Jeff #8081228

Judy V. Kennamer 10/28/2009 4:33:19 AM

WOW! Great job Jeff!!! Beautiful!!! #8081540

Boyd L. Alexander 10/28/2009 7:02:40 AM

WOW, an instant fav!!! Beautifully composed with superb color and lighting, WTG Jeff!!! #8082123

Mitch Spence 10/28/2009 8:10:33 AM

You're a master at this sort of image, Jeff. Beautiful work. #8082345

Marilyn K. Lincecum 10/28/2009 1:49:17 PM

AWESOME !!! Fantastic perspective, lighting, colors and effects !! Hope to see this one again!! #8083107

Sheila D. Robertson 10/28/2009 3:00:19 PM

The treatment sure goes with the subject. I LOVE this one! #8083236

Cathy Barrows 10/28/2009 3:36:13 PM

you really know how to make big yellow machines look good #8083306

Jeff W. Robinson 10/28/2009 5:22:36 PM

Thank You!! Jeff #8083518

Jim Baines 10/29/2009 8:40:19 AM

Certainly the best looking road grader I've seen, Jeff, and I've run across a few! Fantastic sky, lighing and POV! #8085577

Jeff W. Robinson 10/30/2009 3:33:49 AM

Thank You Jim! Jeff #8087749

Maria Coulson 10/31/2009 9:00:11 AM

Jeff, What a cool imge. It goes to show that any subject can be art. Love the colors, light and composition. And the use of filter. Well done! #8090944

Carrie M. Groseclose 10/31/2009 12:40:53 PM

WOW, Jeff, this is outstanding! Wonderful use of Topaz!! #8091456

Summer A. Kozisek 10/31/2009 5:04:45 PM

Fantastic image Jeff, love your topaz effects!! #8092021

Jeff W. Robinson 11/1/2009 1:48:18 AM

Thank You Maria, Carrie and Summer! Jeff #8092732

Aimee S. McMaster 11/23/2009 5:46:47 AM

....knew it read my comment above......congratulations on your awesome finalist Jeff...Aimee #8154812

Jack Ryan 11/23/2009 6:23:41 AM

Congratulations! Very deserving! #8155007

Amy M. Wilson 11/23/2009 7:17:55 AM

Huge congratulations on your outstanding Finalist, Jeff!!! #8155415

Eivor Kuchta 11/23/2009 8:42:08 AM

Congratulations on your well deserved finalist, Jeff! #8156053

Tiia Vissak 11/23/2009 8:45:32 AM

Congratulations! #8156080

Usman M. Bajwa 11/23/2009 9:16:55 AM

CONGRATZ Jeff on a lovely Finalist and good luck!

UB. #8156300

Ann Coates 11/23/2009 9:25:09 AM

Huge congratulations Jeff on your outstanding finalist. #8156366

Allen O. Howard 11/23/2009 9:37:46 AM

Another great finalist, Jeff! Congratulations! #8156448

Phyllis Burchett 11/23/2009 9:48:48 AM

Cool image and treatment, congrats on your finalist! #8156508

Carrie M. Groseclose 11/23/2009 10:10:07 AM

Congratulations Jeff on your awesome Finalist!! #8156628

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 11/23/2009 10:22:34 AM

Awesome colors and effects, Jeff! Congratulations!! :) #8156721

Stefania Barbier 11/23/2009 11:26:32 AM

gorgeous finalist, congratulations!!! #8157059

Ellen Hodges 11/23/2009 11:46:23 AM

Congrats on an awesome finalist, Jeff! Best luck! #8157193

Renee Doyle 11/23/2009 12:26:43 PM

Awesome Jefff!!! Huge congratulations!!!
#8157431

Sabrina Ryan 11/23/2009 1:38:59 PM

Congratulations on this Wonderful Finalist image, Jeff! #8157707

Judy V. Kennamer 11/23/2009 3:37:24 PM

Beautiful Jeff! Congrats on your wonderful Finalist! #8158628

Cathy Barrows 11/23/2009 3:51:43 PM

Congrats on your finalist #8158712

frank w. degenhardt 11/23/2009 4:14:46 PM

I just love the work you did with this one Jeff. Such incredible talent you have. Congratulations on the Finalist and best of luck in the next round. #8158904

Courtenay Vanderbilt 11/23/2009 4:52:44 PM

Wonderful capture, Jeff! CONGRATULATIONS!! #8159271

Patrick Rouzes 11/23/2009 5:28:06 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing finalist, Jeff! WTG! #8159578

Summer A. Kozisek 11/23/2009 7:28:01 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Jeff! #8160497

Carol L. Fowler 11/23/2009 8:31:34 PM

Congrats! #8160815

Nancyj Hovey 11/23/2009 9:51:04 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8161165

Tommy E. Burgess 11/23/2009 10:03:23 PM

Huge congratulations on this outstanding finalist Jeff!! #8161192

Alex T. Mizuno 11/23/2009 10:29:39 PM

Very creative work Jeff! Congratulations on your Finalist!!! #8161233

Terri L. Scribner 11/24/2009 3:21:32 AM

Huge Congratulations on this, Jeff!! #8161667

Janet McNeil 11/24/2009 5:23:52 AM

Congratulations, Jeff, and good luck!!! #8162244

Karen Tate 11/24/2009 6:02:32 AM

This is also a VERY deserving Finalist award, Jeff. Congrats and good luck!!! (sorry about my belated congrats on that other image - I was in the wrong month. Coffee hasn't kicked in yet!) #8162448

Carol Eade 11/24/2009 6:23:51 AM

Love the Topaz effect on this one...congratulations, Jeff! #8162544

JO ANN CLEVELAND 11/24/2009 7:37:20 AM

Congratulations Jeff on your fabulous Finalist!

jo ann c. #8162808

Gail Vitikacs 11/24/2009 5:19:01 PM

No surprise on this creative finalist Jeff! Way to go! #8164529

Tamara K. Walker 11/24/2009 7:22:55 PM

CONGRATULATIONS! #8164876

Julie Burnett 11/25/2009 5:44:23 AM

Congrats on this fantastic finalist, Jeff!! #8166266

Jeff W. Robinson 11/25/2009 8:44:01 AM

Thanks Everyone Very Much!! Jeff #8166984

Jill Odice 11/25/2009 10:25:46 AM

Congrats on your wonderful finalist! Way to go Jeff! #8167487

Jeff W. Robinson 11/26/2009 5:50:46 AM

Thank You Jill! Jeff #8170039

Debra R. Harder 11/27/2009 12:28:27 PM

I knew this was a winner when I first saw it, Jeff!! CONGRATULATIONS on your AWESOME finalist!! Deb #8173159

Jeff W. Robinson 11/28/2009 3:53:34 AM

Thank You Deb! Jeff #8174388

Maria Coulson 11/29/2009 4:42:07 PM

Jeff, not surprise to see this here. Congratulations! #8177822

Jeff W. Robinson 11/30/2009 3:58:56 PM

Thank You Maria! Jeff #8180160

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These Road Graders are part of the equipment being used to build a new road near our home. I took this image late on a Sunday afternoon when the crews were not working. Adjustments with PSE7 and Topaz Adjust.

Sigma 10-20 at 10mm. Late afternoon, ISO 250, 1/640th @ f8.0, EC -1/3 (CA)

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/640 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 250, FocalLength: 10.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 30D

Uploaded on 10/26/2009 3:29:52 AM

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