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A shot from Thursday again - this time a little firther away from the towers and employing a mooring stump thing for a piece of foreground interest. For all you landscapers, think of it as the "EPZ foreground rock".

The light had sunk a little in the 5 minutes between shots, so this was the last shot before we hit Rusholm.

Different feel here I think - much more sombre and more in keeping with EPZ in a way, dark sky etc.

Off to drink York dry now - hope it's not still flooded!

Camera:Canon EOS 5D
Lens:canon 17-40
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Salford Quays
Username:ade_mcfade ade_mcfade
Uploaded:14 Jul 2007 - 11:00 AM
Tags:Apartments, Architecture, Flats, Manchester, Quay, Salford, Water reflections
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Coleslaw
Coleslaw Plus Member 913403 forum postsColeslaw vcard Wales28 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2007 - 10:59 AM

like it, luvly

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sut68
sut68 Plus Member 112014 forum postssut68 vcard England76 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2007 - 11:05 AM

Better than your last one and that's saying summat. The light on that mooring stump thing is beautiful and I love the separation between the reflections and 'it' too Wink

Paul

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ade_mcfade
ade_mcfade Plus Member 1015136 forum postsade_mcfade vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2007 - 11:13 AM

ya spoted the separation Smile

took lots of crawling, tripod adjustment and general faff to get that right Paul!

was ready for the curry

went to Shezan - very pricey for Rusholm, not reommended, go to Shahenshah instead - lovely

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User_Removed
14 Jul 2007 - 11:17 AM

fantastic image well composed and executed

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14 Jul 2007 - 11:18 AM

A really nice shot, the water looks so still and calm...Smile

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riprap007
riprap007 Plus Member 101568 forum postsriprap007 vcard England37 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2007 - 11:19 AM

well shot Ade, makes for an imposing image

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Buffalo_Tom
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14 Jul 2007 - 11:25 AM

Like this one better with the mooring post.Superb.
Tom.

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chris-p
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14 Jul 2007 - 11:30 AM

Mighty fine shot..
Chris

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sut68
sut68 Plus Member 112014 forum postssut68 vcard England76 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2007 - 11:37 AM

Cheers for t'recommendation mate, enjoy York and well done on the HC too Wink

Paul

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fauxtography Plus Member 96573 forum postsfauxtography vcard 36 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2007 - 11:38 AM

it's a cracker, ade and you didn't pop in to say hi Wink

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14 Jul 2007 - 11:55 AM

Excellent, love the lighting and the mood you have created. Great work!

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kencbr
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14 Jul 2007 - 12:00 PM

great capture and good reflection in water

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Stewy
Stewy Plus Member 8101 forum postsStewy vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2007 - 12:23 PM

Very nice. Like how you've framed the mooring thing with the reflections. Nice touch.

Martyn

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MrsS
MrsS Plus Member 84527 forum postsMrsS vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2007 - 1:07 PM

Been down the Curry Mile, Ade????

Love the light on the EPZ fg rock Wink

A well deserved HC, congrats Smile

Cheers!

Fran x

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14 Jul 2007 - 2:03 PM

Beautifully composed, with great impact. Well done on your HC.
Allie

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allanC
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14 Jul 2007 - 3:08 PM

Superb image, spot on composition. Love the feel to this.

Allan

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Nick_w
Nick_w Plus Member 74079 forum postsNick_w vcard England99 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2007 - 4:45 PM

very reminiscent of the treatment given by Paul Stefan to some of his work, great composition.

Nick

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leahmakinphotography
leahmakinphotography Plus Member 7leahmakinphotography vcard United Kingdom
14 Jul 2007 - 4:45 PM

Love it!
How do you get that rich style of colour, escpially how it shows on the concreate to the left and teh sky?

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14 Jul 2007 - 5:06 PM

Brilliant. Amazing how you've achieved so much impact with such a simple image. Well done!

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dazzaman
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14 Jul 2007 - 5:25 PM

a very well deserved HC ade.
yesterdays was a belter, but i prefer the f/g interest in this one.

daz.

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ric_1067
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14 Jul 2007 - 11:12 PM

love the light inthis shot, great work
ric

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14 Jul 2007 - 11:46 PM

Well worth all the faffing.

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dark_lord
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15 Jul 2007 - 12:29 AM

Probably prefer this one, but it's a close run thing Smile

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nolongeramember
15 Jul 2007 - 12:31 AM

outstanding in every way !!!

Nikki !

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15 Jul 2007 - 8:08 AM


Quote: think of it as the "EPZ foreground rock".

LOL!!

Wonderful composition, another cracker. Congrats on your HC too.

Ali Smile

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ChristineL
15 Jul 2007 - 9:25 AM

a well deserved HC, it's a beauty,
Chris.

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Goggz
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15 Jul 2007 - 3:30 PM

Very impressive shot Ade!
Congrats on the HC!
Goggz

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RogBrown Plus Member 83015 forum postsRogBrown vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2007 - 10:20 PM

Superb shot Ade. I think I might have preferred the stump thingy a bit nearer to the left side of the frame. Have had the presumption to do a mod. What you reckon?
Rog
PS Do you ever eat anything else apart from curries?

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16 Jul 2007 - 7:43 AM

Nice shot. I prefer the first for the stronger foreground/background echo.

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16 Jul 2007 - 1:10 PM

Well deserved HC, this has an almost unreal quality. Shows how effective urban landscapes can be.
John

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ade_mcfade
ade_mcfade Plus Member 1015136 forum postsade_mcfade vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2007 - 2:25 PM

Ta folks

Rog - don't you think that the main building is now a bit close to the frame edge? Creates an imbalanced shot - quite heavily weighted to the left.

Eat all sorts, just seems that curry houses are open, cheap and tasty

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16 Jul 2007 - 10:56 PM

Yeah perhaps you're right.
Rog

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17 Jul 2007 - 8:53 AM

Fabulous shot Ade. helen x

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Costy
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29 Jan 2008 - 7:42 AM

I like this a lot. Good capture all round!

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davidsaenzchan
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22 Feb 2008 - 5:37 AM

Can I please get you to tell me of a link or some sort of description of how to process an image to get this sort of effect!! I have tried HDR before but never get this sort of effect...How do I have to process the separate images???

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ade_mcfade
ade_mcfade Plus Member 1015136 forum postsade_mcfade vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
22 Feb 2008 - 9:54 AM

Hi David

this one's not HDR! it's just got 5 stops of ND grad filter on the sky parts to make the clouds nice and dark.

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