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First of all many thanks to Barbara Hirst for her UA on my previous upload, The Burgtor Smile
Had a good day out yesterday at the YPU (Yorkshire Photographic Union) Annual Assembly and Exhibition, which was held this year in Hull. Also had the pleasure of meeting a couple of EPZers - Phil Haigh (phil99) who I've met a few times previously, and also Richard Spurdens (Richsr) who I met for the first time, and was in disguise in his spectacles. Apologies for not immediately recognising you Richard! Wink
The town centre side of the Burgtor offers a better view of the Burgturm (Castle Tower) with its very ornate looking clock - it's just a pity I chopped off the top bit of the tower! Sad

Single Raw image processed in Adobe Camera Raw 7, tweaked in Photomatix Pro 4 and Photoshop Elements 11.

Thanks again to everyone for your votes & comments on my previous uploads, it really is appreciated and encouraging.

Trev Smile

Camera:Nikon D3000 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma 10-20mm EX DC HSM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:5 Apr 2013 - 10:15 AM
Focal Length:14mm
Aperture:f/8
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture Priority
Metering Mode:Matrix
White Balance:Auto
Title:The Burgturm
Username:TrevBatWCC TrevBatWCC
Uploaded:12 May 2013 - 12:54 PM
Tags:Architecture, Bavaria, Germany, Landscape / travel, Rothenburg, The Burgturm
Votes:30

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GillyB
GillyB e2 Member 9316 forum postsGillyB vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2013 - 12:57 PM

The pastel soft tones make this a very appealing shot, pity about the top of the tower but sometimes you just can't get everything in Smile

gill

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sable
sable  6 England7 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2013 - 1:00 PM

Beautifully composed and captured well processed and presented as per usual - Elizabeth xx

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2013 - 1:03 PM

Maybe you could just add a bit of sky above the tower, you've got probably all of it anyway. What a wonderful town, it must have been the place to be in its day. .......Sandy

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 43556 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway23 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2013 - 1:32 PM

How fortunate to get this completely devoid of pesky intrusive humans spoiling the scene, Trev...all apart from that furtive figure in the archway.

Malc

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4137 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2013 - 1:39 PM

A very well balanced shot of this attractive old urban scene, Trev: looks such an interesting place with all these old buildings with so many photo opportunities.
Ronnie.

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2013 - 1:49 PM

Very well composed

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2155 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2013 - 3:17 PM

A stunning capture, what an interesting sceneGrinGrinGrin

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2013 - 3:35 PM

Those medieval Germans knew more than a thing or two about building towers but nothing whatever about composing photographs within a 3:2 format, Trev, so they must take a great chunk of the blame for the missing tower top BlushTongueGrin
Have a wonderful Sunday!
Regards
Bill

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bobsblues e2 Member 4bobsblues vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2013 - 4:02 PM

Looks a super place to visit Trev , you have captured it and processed it beautifully job well done.Smile
Rob

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achieverswales
12 May 2013 - 4:09 PM

Good composition and process Trev.

Regards

Trev.

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2013 - 4:35 PM

this image leaves me in awe - such a lovely picture chopped off tower or not

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gingerdelight
12 May 2013 - 5:18 PM

Beautifully captured and processed Trev.
Carol

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
12 May 2013 - 9:28 PM

A superb composition with soft tones.
Effrossini

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom97 Constructive Critique Points
13 May 2013 - 7:10 AM

Shame that they were so thoughtless that they built the tower too tall Trev, but a lovely shot nevertheless.

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Briwooly
Briwooly  8452 forum posts England5 Constructive Critique Points
13 May 2013 - 6:01 PM

Like the comp on this one Trev

Brian............

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