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This is a close up/abstract of the sculpture of a giant aeolian harp, designed to resonate and sing with the wind without any electrical power or amplification. Vibrations in strings attached to some of the tubes are transferred through skins covering the tops, and projected down through the tubes towards the viewer standing beneath the arch. More information here - http://www.lukejerram.com/aeolus - where you can even have a listen. An earlier upload of mine shows the sculpture in full.

Camera:Nikon D80 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4.5DCMacroAsp.IF HSM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Singing Tubes
Username:surfinsurveyor surfinsurveyor
Uploaded:5 Dec 2012 - 11:00 AM
Tags:Harp, Sculpture, Specialist / abstract, Tubes, Wind
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Votes:17
Voters:213hardy · gareth01422 · capto · NDODS · mrswoolybill · Fefe · Brian65 · Rawmazz · Sandipb · DaveTurner · JohnChambersPhotography · hi14ry · Hazelmouse · Griff2012 · DOGSBODY · Bzox · helenlinda ·
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capto
capto Plus Member 21664 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2012 - 11:11 AM

What an intriguing image, particularly like the colour inside the tubes.

ivor

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43684 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2012 - 11:23 AM

A wonderfully imaginative and well observed composition. Mike Oldfield and 'Tubular Bells' comes to mind straight away.

Regards Nathan

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mrswoolybill Critique Team 8581 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1120 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2012 - 11:40 AM

I'm so pleased to find that this is real, not digital art as I suspected from the thumbnail! It's a beautiful image, clean, bright, dynamic - and perfectly exposed. (Not an easy one, I think... )
I love the irregularity of the arrangement. This just sings out!
Moira

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Fefe
Fefe Plus Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom30 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2012 - 12:24 PM

Excellent! Great image.................. sounds so eerie!
Diane

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Brian65
Brian65 Plus Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
5 Dec 2012 - 12:41 PM

WOW! what a great image Keith, top notch.
Brian

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Rawmazz Junior Plus Member 241 forum postsRawmazz vcard United Kingdom
5 Dec 2012 - 1:12 PM

Love it....Voted, wish I could vote twice..Smile

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Quote: I'm so pleased to find that this is real, not digital art as I suspected from the thumbnail! It's a beautiful image, clean, bright, dynamic - and perfectly exposed. (Not an easy one, I think... )
I love the irregularity of the arrangement. This just sings out!
Moira

Moira said it so well . agree 100%

John

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5 Dec 2012 - 3:07 PM

Stunning image, very well seen! Grin

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surfinsurveyor Plus Member 7697 forum postssurfinsurveyor vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2012 - 5:00 PM

Wow, thank-you everyone for your great comments and to mrswooybill (Moira) for the UA. Getting the exposure right was a bit tricky in bright sunlight as there was a huge risk of overexposing the highlights or loosing too much detail in the shadows. Ivor, the colour inside the tubes is grass reflected from below.

Thanks Nathan, I can assure you that the sculpture sounded nothing like as good as Mr Oldfields album TongueTongue. but fascinating none the less (or eerie as Diane has said). GrinGrin

Keith

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