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Hi,
This was taken at Canary Wharf on a misty morning. It was strange not seen the top of the City Group building.
Cheers
Marc
PS: before anyone asks I have no idea why the clock has 11 on it.

Camera:Nikon D80 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma 10-20
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:eight twenty five
Username:Strobe Strobe
Uploaded:7 Feb 2008 - 1:14 PM
Tags:Architecture, Canary wharf, Canary wharf clocks, Landscape / travel, London
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proz
proz  10205 forum posts United States
7 Feb 2008 - 1:16 PM

fantastic shot Marc, great impact

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Coleslaw
Coleslaw e2 Member 913403 forum postsColeslaw vcard Wales28 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2008 - 1:17 PM

I don't normally like selective coloring, but I rather like this one.

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randomrubble
7 Feb 2008 - 1:31 PM

Good image. For once the selective colouring works well, as it serves to de-emphasise the tress on the left.

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urbanography
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7 Feb 2008 - 1:41 PM

Very nice!

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Skye24Blue
Skye24Blue e2 Member 8Skye24Blue vcard Australia
7 Feb 2008 - 1:42 PM

Excellent, Marc! I thought this was yours (from the gallery thumbprint).
Mac

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mpnuttall
mpnuttall e2 Member 891 forum postsmpnuttall vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2008 - 1:51 PM

Nicely shot and processed. Why does the clock have 11 on it? (joke!)

Cheers, Mark

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7 Feb 2008 - 1:53 PM

Strking capture Clo

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cheesey
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7 Feb 2008 - 1:57 PM

Great shot, well captured.
Cheesey.

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Hugeknot
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7 Feb 2008 - 2:14 PM

Wonderful eye-catching image!

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The_Collector
The_Collector e2 Member 8The_Collector vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2008 - 3:12 PM

cool city shot, I like the de-sat feel.

It has 11 there because thats where 11 lives.

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HowardA
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7 Feb 2008 - 3:24 PM

Powerful image with great atmosphere.

The clock looks like the official Swiss railway clocks. I only thought I'd mention it as I recently read an article on them being included in the Design Museum. They don't have an '11' on though so the mystery continues!

Howard

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nickhawk
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7 Feb 2008 - 3:42 PM

Really good, very powerful.

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BlueRoom
BlueRoom e2 Member 873 forum postsBlueRoom vcard United Kingdom20 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2008 - 3:59 PM

This has a great surreal quality to it which is enhanced by the strange No.11.
A splendid picture.

Eric

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RoddBC
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7 Feb 2008 - 4:13 PM

The selective colouring really works for this shot.



Rodd

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MediumSizeUnavailable e2 Member 91503 forum postsMediumSizeUnavailable vcard Belgium44 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2008 - 4:22 PM

a very fine piece of sel colouring. and like how that skyscraper seems to disappear into thin air

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perriklize
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7 Feb 2008 - 4:42 PM

I guess the true question would be why not the 11? Nice picture though. Very eye catching.

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bayleaf
bayleaf  7 United Kingdom
7 Feb 2008 - 5:37 PM

Wow. Super image Smile

John

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2008 - 5:45 PM

WOW...great shot!!

Hmmm...maybe to remind one of the eleventh hour? Just my reckoning.

A Smile

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Bodiewil
Bodiewil e2 Member 746 forum postsBodiewil vcard Wales
7 Feb 2008 - 5:48 PM

Just magnificent work great toning throughout with wonderful composition, supremely managed image but through exposure and pp. Well done Marc... Have an award mate

Dave

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 7618 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States43 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2008 - 6:02 PM

Super image, good selective toning. Lots of atmosphere and super pov. And yes, the 11 is at 11 o'clock, it could even have said 23 Wink
Anne

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7 Feb 2008 - 6:06 PM

Well created image

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SKavanagh
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7 Feb 2008 - 7:04 PM

Superb shot Looks like a scene out othe "The Day after Tomorrow"
Steve

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DiegoDesigns
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7 Feb 2008 - 7:59 PM

The selective colour works an absolute treat...

Dave

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rmr
rmr e2 Member 7rmr vcard Wales
7 Feb 2008 - 8:37 PM

super capture ,well taken
mark

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User_Removed
7 Feb 2008 - 10:03 PM

brilliant, just love this, and congrats on the HC

rgds
Dave

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trissie
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7 Feb 2008 - 10:54 PM

A great capture.

Trish

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Rob_Taylor
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7 Feb 2008 - 10:57 PM

This is superb, well done on the HC Marc Wink

Rob

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Uppercut
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7 Feb 2008 - 10:58 PM

excellent!
I like the perspecive, the idea....simple but very effective!
well deserved HC.
John

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yellowmunky
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8 Feb 2008 - 12:23 AM

awesome. wonderful frames within frames ie; the clock is framed; the central building is framed, then the whole image.

Very clever and well composed. The fog lends superbly overall...

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Diana
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8 Feb 2008 - 12:55 AM

..... all the above...... stunning, love the angle
Dianna

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8 Feb 2008 - 2:42 AM

Brilliantisssimo!!!!

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User_Removed
8 Feb 2008 - 8:51 AM

First class work.

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luxaeternam
8 Feb 2008 - 12:53 PM

You shouldn't do this you know. I've been trying to tell the Frogs for years that London's fog is an urban legend, and that we have more fog over in Lorraine than I ever saw in the UK !
That said, it is truly a beautiful picture Smile

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roverrat
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8 Feb 2008 - 4:50 PM

Wonderful shot, great use of selective colouring.
Alexandra

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Hop-A-Long
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8 Feb 2008 - 5:01 PM

Excellent image. Nice composition.
Andy

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helenlinda
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8 Feb 2008 - 8:22 PM

Fascinating shot and clock
Helen

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8 Feb 2008 - 8:40 PM

Wonderful shot; the warm colour of the clock emphasises the cold grey mist. Great angle too.
The clock is there to tell people when to have their elevenses Wink
Rende

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9 Feb 2008 - 10:51 AM

very efficient & impressive

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Andree_Borrel
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9 Feb 2008 - 10:53 AM

Take a bow Sir

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9 Feb 2008 - 3:48 PM

Just excellent,
Alan

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Paul_cats
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10 Feb 2008 - 10:02 AM

Superb impact shot.
Paul

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StevenPrice
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11 Feb 2008 - 10:07 AM

The selective colouring really works well Marc, very nicely done.

Steve.

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11 Feb 2008 - 4:50 PM

Excellent selective colouring, great image.
Annette

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11 Feb 2008 - 5:49 PM

The angle you shot this at is brilliant, well captured. Dink nie dit is 'n 11 nie maar daar om jou te herhinder om twee bottles brandewyn op te tel oppad huis toe Smile
Leon

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11 Feb 2008 - 7:04 PM


Quote: 'n 11 nie maar daar om jou te herhinder om twee bottles brandewyn op te tel oppad huis toe
Leon

Well spotted Leon !!

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TanyaBright
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12 Feb 2008 - 11:22 AM

Dramatic shot with lots of impact. Great work.
Tanya

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12 Feb 2008 - 3:56 PM

Awesome shot, love the way the buildings disappear into the mist!

Rgds Ollie

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20 Feb 2008 - 10:50 PM

sincerely hope this super shot makes to 100!!!

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SandraKay
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21 Feb 2008 - 5:33 PM

Yes, it's made the 100. And truly well deserved.
Sandra

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24 Feb 2008 - 7:48 PM

Wonderful picture and a great overall composition.

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28 Feb 2008 - 11:35 PM

oh so brilliant...

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29 Feb 2008 - 10:33 PM

incredible shot

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22 Oct 2008 - 11:07 PM

He he - just found this on the map. Great atmosphere on this one a well deserved HC.

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