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By SlowSong
I really can't think of a title for this. It's part of a strange hotch-potch of bits from a scrapyard made into a "sculpture" or "work of art" which sits in a pool of water at More London. Anyway, two treatments/versions, just because.

Thank you for all your comments on my previous lighthearted uploads. Much appreciated.
And I'm so glad I'm not the only one - IYKWIM. Wink

Chris Smile

Will catch up with some voting etc. soon. Yesterday was a bit of a day so have got behind. Sad

Tags: Photo journalism Black and white Specialist and abstract Digitally manipulated Art Jim but not as we know it

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Comments


5 Mar 2013 9:03AM
this is nice...

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CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
5 Mar 2013 9:09AM
V.1 looks like my water tank on the roof, which has sprung a leak and has to be replaced. Sod's law, the leak is at the bottom and not the top Sad
Rather a strange water sculpture, Chris, not sure 'sculpture' is the right word to describe it Grin Carol
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
5 Mar 2013 9:31AM
Mono questions Chris, I like the answers Wink
Ron.
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
5 Mar 2013 9:44AM
The sculpture (The Navigators) is a bit of an abstract in itself, Chris. I like the part views and processing making an abstract of the abstract. The presentation of v1 is pretty nifty, too.

Dave
marktc Plus
5 86 14 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2013 9:45AM
A couple of great images Chris, love the abstract nature of the shots, they work very well in mono. Superb
SlowSong Plus
8 6.4k 29 England
5 Mar 2013 9:53AM

Quote:The sculpture (The Navigators) is a bit of an abstract in itself, Chris. I like the part views and processing making an abstract of the abstract. The presentation of v1 is pretty nifty, too.
Dave


Thanks Dave. I'm hopeless at getting details like titles. Smile

Grin@ Carol. The Water Tank. Spot on. Smile
5 Mar 2013 10:08AM
V2 for a vote today.
What a great image......
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
5 Mar 2013 10:10AM
Intriguing image Chris, beautifully composed and presented.
Rende
AnnChown Plus
6 199 1 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2013 10:41AM
How clever to find these two abstracts out of that monstrosity Chris which work really well in mono! I couldn't even begin to see these...
Ann
jovanovic 5 26 France
5 Mar 2013 11:13AM
Great B&W images Smile
gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
5 Mar 2013 12:06PM
Well spotted, most would not have seen the image. - gary
woolybill1 Plus
9 22 68 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2013 12:30PM
Love the splashing water in V1, Chris: the most attractive part of the entire installation?????
Your processing is just right for the subject, in both cases. Both compositions work well, too. I didn't notice the coins in the fountain through my fisheye lens or I might have jumped in to fill my pockets WinkWinkBlush
Regards
Bill
franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
5 Mar 2013 2:53PM
Excellent and interesting abstracts with version one being my favourite Chris.

Ken
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
5 Mar 2013 2:54PM
Very intriguing pieces of work, Chris, but nicely captured and presented Wink
Trev Smile
danbrann Plus
12 621 17
5 Mar 2013 3:09PM
Two gooduns Chris with that treatment being spot on.
Fefe Plus
4 23 31 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2013 5:23PM
Like them both!
Diane
saltireblue Plus
6 6.0k 33 Norway
5 Mar 2013 6:02PM
Looks like a bit of something the Fat Controller will soon wave his flag at, ChrisSmile
The conversion to b&w makes the water look like black oil.

Malc
nonur Plus
7 17 11 Turkey
5 Mar 2013 7:03PM
I like both versions, they are intriguing but wonderful abstracts and bot work so well as B&W shots. Well seen and executed.
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
5 Mar 2013 7:22PM
V1 for me - a leaking sink.Smile
AnneWorner 8 620 43 United States
6 Mar 2013 2:59PM
V1 for that wonderful splashing water - v2 for the composition. Both good Chris Smile

Anne
Chinga Plus
5 3 1 United Kingdom
7 Mar 2013 6:24AM
Good images! I love that area Hay's Galleria
The bronze fountain at the centre of the Galleria is a 60 ft moving sculpture of a ship, called 'The Navigators' by sculptor David Kemp, unveiled in 1987 to commemorate the Galleria's shipping heritage. It's nice to sit there having a coffee just looking at it... IB
RockArea 10 18 3 United Kingdom
7 Mar 2013 6:32PM
This is excellent, V1 particularly, as I love the way the water has been caught. It's a bit like water leaking through an old range.

David
11 Apr 2013 10:31AM
Particularly like V2. A seriously class piece of work. I'd have that on my wall.

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