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one from the archives the bell tower of Glasgow University i quite liked the quirky angle of the capture comments will tell!!!

Thanks to all for their kind comment on the watering hole much appreciated.

Have a good day grey and miserable up here in Glasgow

Graham

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 40D
Lens:17.0 - 85.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 28.5 - 142.3 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:27 Jun 2012 - 12:57 PM
Focal Length:17mm
Aperture:f/20.0
Shutter Speed:1/15sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Bell Tower Glasgow University
Username:digital_boi digital_boi
Uploaded:20 Nov 2012 - 9:22 AM
Tags:Architecture, Bell tower, Digitally manipulated, General, Glasgow university, Landscape / travel
Votes:50

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 9:43 AM

The converging verticals all work together very well here, Graham: the green conifer and the lamp post all add interest and contrast well with the stonework of the tower.
Ronnie.

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franken
franken e2 Member 113096 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 9:54 AM

Well presented Graham.

Ken

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 10:12 AM

Brilliant shot Graham, great pov and composition,m love the processing too

Hugh

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Ayoob
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20 Nov 2012 - 10:26 AM

Excellent shot,Graham ,like the beautiful light and colours in this image......Grin

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 10:32 AM

Absolutely love the pov in this one, Graham! My son's old stomping ground for 4 wonderful and indeed successful years! The light and colours in this are so lovely!

Ann

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Chinga
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20 Nov 2012 - 11:15 AM

Lovely... Beautiful architecture and a good bit of green on show! Grin
IB

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41033 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 11:15 AM

I've got a crick in the neck from just viewing the image Tongue I guess this might be the view students have after a trip to the Uni bar!!
A 'tick' from me, I like the exaggerated perspective and detail.

Dave

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digital_boi
20 Nov 2012 - 11:48 AM

its an age thing Dave am sure it will passTongueWink tick appreciated

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 12:44 PM

Great pov Graham - I'm never sure with architectural images about what is right
and what is wrong! This certainly works for me and I love your frame.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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digital_boi
20 Nov 2012 - 12:46 PM

that make two of us KateWinkWink

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 12:52 PM

I like the way you have composed this and also the editing. It adds to the drama of the building. Very nicely done.

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom28 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 1:50 PM

I like the angle and the processing too, Nice iamgeGrin
Diane

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
20 Nov 2012 - 1:50 PM

Nice one Graham, like the angle you have taken this at, and the tree sets it off very nicely, regards leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 3:17 PM

Do like the pov, Graham ( you hadn't had a drink had you?) Grin
The lamp post and tree all add extra textures; nicely processed also.

Ray

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digital_boi
20 Nov 2012 - 3:31 PM

me have a drink never been known TongueWink

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 4:00 PM

quirk works !!!!!

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 4:04 PM

Majestic view.

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CaroleS
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20 Nov 2012 - 4:13 PM

A very good composition, and so well processed and presented.
Carole

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achieverswales
20 Nov 2012 - 6:07 PM

Composed and processed with excellence Graham, HDR just right for the tones.

Regards

Trev.

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 8:05 PM

I generally have a thing about straight verticals but in this instance the presentation works well and it's leaning the right way

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NeilWigan
NeilWigan e2 Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 9:30 PM

Good use of the HDR processing

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NDODS
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21 Nov 2012 - 7:23 AM

A great image, love the 'quirky' angle and the processing is simply superb.

Regards Nathan

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Techno
Techno  61006 forum posts England8 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2012 - 10:22 AMConstructive Critique!This comment was flagged as constructive critique! 

Certainly a quirky pov Graham but, I think it works rather well, somewhere in your processing you are introducing maybe some unnecessary grey into the skies, possibly an extra layer and paint away, just my thoughts Graham,
Regards Mal

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digital_boi
21 Nov 2012 - 10:40 AM

thanks Mal agree

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
21 Nov 2012 - 11:22 AM

What an amazing photo this is Graham !! I don't know how I missed it yesterday ! Smile Excellent !!

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dmhuynh72
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21 Nov 2012 - 12:40 PM

excellent composition Graham, and the i like the processing.
regards
yung

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Brian65
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21 Nov 2012 - 3:56 PM

Lovely shot Graham, great work.
Brian

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2012 - 4:39 PM

Super p.o.v., effective converging verticals, nice contrast of building and trees and well seen and taken. I like it Smile

Lavina

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milky
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21 Nov 2012 - 5:59 PM

Great capture A1------Milky

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Billyray
Billyray  670 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2012 - 8:06 PM

Excellent viewpoint Graham and its processing is superb. Really like the taking angle.
Ray

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shush
shush  4 Canada7 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2012 - 8:47 AM

Great shot.......angle and HDR processing works really well here.

Sushil

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Lillian
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22 Nov 2012 - 10:09 AM

Like the angle here Graham, but again it is the way you process the images that gives a wow factor to this
Lillian

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Richsr
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23 Nov 2012 - 2:16 PM

The angle and colours work for me Graham
Regards Richard

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annettep38
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23 Nov 2012 - 10:17 PM

the angle is excellent, agree on the bit too much grey though. Maybe it refelect well how green breaks through the grey though!
An interesting architectural study for sure.

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gingerdelight
24 Nov 2012 - 4:31 PM


Quote: Quirk works !!!!!

I agree!!
C.

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sweetpea62
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25 Nov 2012 - 4:04 PM

A beautiful shot Graham,love your presentation..Lin

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AnnChown
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25 Nov 2012 - 7:10 PM

Works for me too Graham.
Ann

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debu
debu  4 India
25 Nov 2012 - 11:30 PM

Excellently presented.
debu

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WesternRed
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11 Dec 2012 - 9:01 AM

Good capture with good angle and colour in this Tower shot.
Well done. WesternRed.

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LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2012 - 6:59 PM

'Superb color, tones, clarity, & Compo' ~ LEx Wink

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