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Not sure what these buildings are called, but they are apartments at Salford Quays. Taken in September last year, i really like the mono version, moreso than the colour. I think it gives a feel of a Mediteranean holiday complex, on the beach almost!

Camera:Nikon D60 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:18-55VR
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Salford Quays
Username:jeni jeni
Uploaded:19 Apr 2009 - 1:46 PM
Tags:Architecture, Black & white, Landscape / travel
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phil'em
phil'em  12 Christmas Island1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Apr 2009 - 1:53 PM

Hi Jeni, love the composition, I feel there’s a little too much contrast, some people might like the effect but the sky is a bit too dark, did you use a polarizing filter?

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Ginamagnolia
19 Apr 2009 - 1:55 PM

Great atmosphere.
Gina

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KingBee e2 Member 8329 forum postsKingBee vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Apr 2009 - 2:00 PM

Looks like a collection of Burj al Arab hotels! Yes, very Med-ish, or at least somewhere other than Salford. Agree the sky might be a tad dark, but what do I know. I like it.

Bob

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jeni
jeni  6 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2009 - 2:08 PM

yes, i used a polarizer. had just bought it so was fiddling and turning to get the best effect! ive got a few similar pics with different skies due to the effects of the polarizer. i like the dark skies... (wont stop me messing with the pics when ive got time spare though Smile)

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Oliverpants e2 Member 5Oliverpants vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Apr 2009 - 2:48 PM

Fantastic mono, love the lines, great contrast. Ann

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MadTrace
MadTrace  10268 forum posts United Kingdom
19 Apr 2009 - 2:58 PM

Great Mono work, it works really well.

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EllieEdge
EllieEdge  6 Norway42 Constructive Critique Points
19 Apr 2009 - 2:58 PM

The dark sky immediately caught my attention. I like it too.
- Ellie

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jeni
jeni  6 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2009 - 3:46 PM

thx for the comments and votes Smile

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MikeH
MikeH  9217 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
19 Apr 2009 - 5:48 PM

Went there 2 weeks ago and it looks like a mini Dubai with all the construction going on,
Mike

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wamp  8276 forum posts England8 Constructive Critique Points
19 Apr 2009 - 7:41 PM

I like this and I like the dark sky as is does contrast well with the lightness of the buildings. The only thing I'd be tempted to do would be to correct the verticals on the buildings at either end Smile

Cheers, Sean

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jeni  6 United Kingdom
20 Apr 2009 - 10:20 AM

thx Mike and Sean.

Sean, i took this when i didnt really know about correcting verticals, so the thought never really ocurred to me. ill give it a go when i have some spare time now i know how to!

Last Modified By jeni at 20 Apr 2009 - 10:21 AM

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BlindMonkey
5 May 2009 - 8:37 AM

Great shot, the contrast works well for me

Ian

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