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The structure of The Ruins is of Italianate architecture with neo-Romanesque columns. The mansion was built in the early 1900ís by the sugar baron, Don Mariano Ledesma Lacson in Negros Occidental, Philippines.

Brand:Sony
Camera:Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W330
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:1 Jun 2010 - 5:00 PM
Focal Length:6.7mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.7
Aperture:f/9.0
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:-0.7
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:The Ruins
Username:lobski lobski
Uploaded:21 Jul 2011 - 7:31 AM
Tags:Architecture, Black & white, General, Landscape / travel
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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 7:32 AM

wonderful detail fred brilliant tones and textures a cracking mono nice one Wink
andy

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franken
franken e2 Member 123173 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 7:37 AM

Lovely tones in this mono.

Ken

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paddyman
paddyman  566 forum posts United Kingdom
21 Jul 2011 - 7:50 AM

Nice image with good tones.
Alec.

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 8:17 AM

A great shot - An interesting place

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 8:37 AM

Lovely composition and superb mon. Carole

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sherring
sherring  746 forum posts United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 9:04 AM

I like it. It reminds me of that Eshcer image with the steps that are always going up.

Steve.

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morpheus1955
21 Jul 2011 - 9:25 AM

Superb shot, great tones, it really works well as a B&W conversion.

Hugh

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sedonamoonshine

oh this works so well in mono great shot

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 9:50 AM

full of drama especially as it is a mono photo stunning work

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alansnap
alansnap e2 Member 10529 forum postsalansnap vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 10:40 AM

Fune shot. It look like one of those MC Esher buildings Smile
Alan

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achieverswales
21 Jul 2011 - 10:53 AM

Excellent mono conversion Fred, how the rich live.

Regards

Trev.

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Adrian_Reynolds
21 Jul 2011 - 10:54 AM

A fascinating place Fred, the conversion to mono works well.
Adrian

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10474 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 11:21 AM

A good one Fred.

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lesliea
lesliea e2 Member 5lesliea vcard Australia
21 Jul 2011 - 11:26 AM

What a great place it must have been sad to see it in ruins nicely captured Fred.
Allen, Smile

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Anna62
Anna62  3 Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 12:14 PM

so well kept even though its ruins. Beautiful image Fred ! Smile

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 12:17 PM

Mono works so well for this. It still has all its majesty, even though it is a ruin.

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ChorjaLady
21 Jul 2011 - 12:44 PM

This is lovely, looks like a drawing!

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User_Removed
21 Jul 2011 - 1:38 PM

Super black and white image Fred,i think B&W gives it a more dramatic look.
Alf.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 2:09 PM

Beautiful composed mono.............Sandy

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 2:35 PM

Great composition and I like the mono. Super image!
Ann

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 7613 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States42 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 2:37 PM

A well captured architectural image - works well in mono.
Anne

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JasonR
JasonR  7 United Kingdom
21 Jul 2011 - 2:43 PM

Great tones and detail, nice capture.
Jason

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moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
21 Jul 2011 - 3:11 PM

Very nice shot in mono Fred. Moira

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 4:24 PM

A fine shot.
Well suited to the mono.

B.

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JohnMeik
JohnMeik  4 Northern Ireland
21 Jul 2011 - 4:40 PM

I love mono images an dthis is agood one.

John

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kathyg15
kathyg15  4 United States
21 Jul 2011 - 4:42 PM

All around Beautiful image Fred, Superb job with an intersting story!!...Kathy

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EASTFIELD
EASTFIELD  3 United Kingdom
21 Jul 2011 - 4:47 PM

nice shot , you just inspired me to try mono.

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ciara25
ciara25  3 Ireland
21 Jul 2011 - 5:44 PM

great shot

CiaraSmile

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 6:11 PM

A wonderful old building Fred, suits mono.

John Smile

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evelen
evelen  9 England
21 Jul 2011 - 6:40 PM

great shot of this old building fred .
eve.

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NeilWigan
NeilWigan e2 Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 7:08 PM

good stuff must have been fantastic when built.

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pdcche
pdcche  4 United Kingdom
21 Jul 2011 - 7:45 PM

Well captured shot.. Peter

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 11:07 PM

Well captured shot,do like this in mono.Well done..Lin

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6549 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2011 - 12:15 AM

A great mono, top work. - gary

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Jocelia
Jocelia e2 Member 3Jocelia vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2011 - 7:58 AM

Great, a very interesting shot, luv the building and it shrubbery surrounds...

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
22 Jul 2011 - 4:41 PM

Great shot Fred, great mono.
Brian

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Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
22 Jul 2011 - 4:56 PM

Great shot Fred well done.Grin

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Shellio
Shellio  3 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2011 - 6:25 PM

Great mono image with lots of nice detail.
Shell

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
22 Jul 2011 - 8:29 PM

Amazing building! Good image!
IB

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Gemma9
Gemma9  5 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2011 - 1:31 AM

Great mono image, nice compostition
Gemma

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MandyS
MandyS  8 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2011 - 2:57 PM

Brilliant in mono captures a real feel to the surroundings.
~Mandy~

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
23 Jul 2011 - 3:30 PM

Excellent mono image with good tones and atmosphere.

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LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jul 2011 - 3:00 PM

'Excellent monochrome architectural image'...Peter Wink

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xwang
xwang  531 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jul 2011 - 11:59 PM

Beautiful indeed..Smile

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jul 2011 - 8:01 AM

An interesting building that works so well in mono

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Gypsyman
Gypsyman  4659 forum posts England
25 Jul 2011 - 11:59 AM

Interesting Place, Great B&W photograph, well done. Eric.

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wap69
wap69  5 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2011 - 5:01 PM

lovely shot.

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FWWS1
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26 Jul 2011 - 6:47 PM

Very nice in B&W...

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igillingham
5 Aug 2011 - 11:10 PM

The high contrast and perspective works well. Nicely composed Smile

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