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British Museum

By ade_mcfade      
Just in from a delayed flight back from Barcelona - cheers Jet 2 - so not had tim to do owt with the rew shots I got over there, so here's one from a day trip to London a few weeks ago.

It's that round thing in the middle of the british museum of things we looted from other countries.

Impressive amout of things we've stolen and then put on display for the real owners to come and look at - talk about wiping their noses in it!

Went for mono because it's pretty much mono in there anyway.

I've got the usual shot of the stairs that everyone does too, from that viewing point, but tried for something different

Tags: London Things From Architecture Black and white Round Other We Theft British museum Countries Stole

Voters: PatrickSmith, NexusImages, Crazee1ady and 25 more


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Comments


PatrickSmith 11 1.2k 2 United States
1 Oct 2007 10:57PM
Good point. They are beautiful items but should be returned I think. Lots of stuff now in the US should be returned to their points of origin too! And some 'stuff' we 'export' should probably be kept in the the US, but I'll leave that for another time!

Nice image too by the way. Even a little dizzying!

Patrick

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Crazee1ady 8 16
1 Oct 2007 11:12PM
Somewhere I have been but not with camera.must go back and sans children who get bored with Mum constantly snappong away ;o) As you say much done shot but well executed :o)
1 Oct 2007 11:22PM
great lines and shadows

Dee Smile
sut68 Plus
12 2.0k 76 England
1 Oct 2007 11:28PM
Nice interplay of light and shadow. Hope Barcelona was productive and I look forward to seeing your shots.

Pual
proz 11 205 United States
1 Oct 2007 11:37PM
great abstract feel to this shot
Nick_w Plus
9 4.2k 99 England
1 Oct 2007 11:48PM
My type of image - sorry to hear about jet2, beats my time with Rynair today, ahh I hate budget airlines.
ade_mcfade 12 15.2k 216 England
1 Oct 2007 11:59PM
cheers all

barca was a beer holiday with a camera in the bag - far from a photographic holiday.

did get chance to do a few HDR shots in La Seu this morning whilst Iggy slept off a hangover, but the usual mcfade kit and technique was on a settee in morley being un-used.
jakabout 12 1.7k 1 United Kingdom
2 Oct 2007 12:08AM
Like this Ade - different to your usual Wink
ade_mcfade 12 15.2k 216 England
2 Oct 2007 12:15AM
arghhhhhhh - don't say I've a "usual" Judi... :-(

makes me sound boring and predicable!

Still, have been doing a lot of leedsy HDR;s for a month...

Right - it's abstracts of chewing gum and dog turdas tomorrow, followed by candids of people leaving Leeds crown court on weds Smile
neonknight 11 1 United Kingdom
2 Oct 2007 6:25AM
Different angle looks good n ice one,John
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
2 Oct 2007 7:21AM
Down in the smoke Adrian. Well taken image of an often taken subject. Ron.
Coleslaw 11 13.4k 28 Wales
2 Oct 2007 8:21AM
nicely done
User_Removed 9 485 13 England
2 Oct 2007 8:22AM
Superb mono Ade, quality shot and presentation

Regards
Dave
Tandberg 13 1.2k 2 England
2 Oct 2007 8:23AM
Yeah i lik e the light and shadows ade Wink

Ya got drunk then eh..
Chat thu ?
Dave
jakabout 12 1.7k 1 United Kingdom
2 Oct 2007 9:58AM

Quote:Arghhhhhhh - don't say I've a "usual" Judi... :-(

makes me sound boring and predicable!



Awwww Ade .... didn't mean it like that - just meant this was more graphic, mono and er...... it fills the frame. Okay - different, full stop Smile Bedder?
davart 10 2 2 United Kingdom
2 Oct 2007 1:29PM
YES! YES! YES! - at last, I've done the exact shot Ade (on Ephotozine). Must be the first time I've got one just like yours, but first!

So of course this is a brilliant shot, and thats the only predictable thing about your photography - the quality mate. Nice one.

DAV
ade_mcfade 12 15.2k 216 England
2 Oct 2007 3:48PM
I'll let you off Judi Smile

I do quite a lot of that kind of thing but it's never got on EPZ because it gets largely ignored... I'm a click addict I admit it!

just checked yours out Dav... it's the same thing and I'd not actually seen yours either (honest).

Lots of beer and sangria dave. Quite a bit of birthday bubbly too!! Should be around Thurs Dave - if we do leeds, Dav's up for meeting.
Tandberg 13 1.2k 2 England
3 Oct 2007 9:21AM
he looks about 10 from his pic lol...
Yeah mate whatever
davart 10 2 2 United Kingdom
3 Oct 2007 9:37AM
Hey Dave,

Hi - thats is me honest, what can I say the wrinkles just don't show on camera. Makes me look just like my 12 yr old son (you were close!).
DAV

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