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The 'Gherkin' in the background, as seen standing in front of Tower of London.

Brand:NIKON
Camera:Nikon Coolpix S8000 Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:18 Aug 2012 - 1:29 PM
Focal Length:6.2mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.5
Aperture:f/7.2
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Auto, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:The Old and the New
Username:tractor tractor
Uploaded:21 Aug 2012 - 8:01 PM
Tags:Architecture, General, Landscape / travel
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carper123
carper123 e2 Member 278 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2012 - 8:24 PM

A very clever image depicting the old and new eras, good composition and foreground interest.
Well done.
Darryl. Smile

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tractor
tractor  9 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2012 - 6:12 AM

Thanks for your kind comment Darryl.

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A Booth
A Booth e2 Member 12A Booth vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 11:50 AM

well observed and recorded image. good detail in a thoughtfully composed image.

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tractor
tractor  9 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2012 - 6:51 AM

Thanks for the nice comment

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2012 - 11:48 AM

A nice foreground to this unusual view of the gherkin! Smile

Lavina

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
24 Sep 2012 - 4:10 PM

Lovely juxtaposition, but I'm pro old.

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England207 Constructive Critique Points
26 Sep 2012 - 1:27 PM

Certain a few I have not seen before, well seen
Regards Richard

Last Modified By Richsr at 26 Sep 2012 - 1:27 PM

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tractor
tractor  9 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2012 - 4:52 PM

Thanks everyone for the comments. It was just lucky I looked to the right as I was walking along the riverside, and thought it would make a good shot.

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Mavis
Mavis e2 Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2012 - 10:03 AM


Quote: Well observed and recorded image. good detail in a thoughtfully composed image.

I quite agree. Such wonderful old buildings with such a history , you have captured the Gerkin well .

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accipiter
accipiter e2 Member 4accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2012 - 8:56 AM

A good record and an interesting juxtaposition. the picture could , in my opinion, be improved by straightening - both horizontals and vertical are out and a simple rotation and crop would do the trick. A

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tractor
tractor  9 United Kingdom
19 Dec 2012 - 8:23 AM

Thanks for the feedback accipiter. I have done as you suggested, and uploaded the amended version.

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tractor
tractor  9 United Kingdom
19 Dec 2012 - 8:46 AM

Here is the new version http://www.ephotozine.com/photo/the-gherkin-as-viewed-from-the-tower-of-london-3...

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