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By TrevBatWCC    
Still at Christkindelmarkt, I liked the reflections of the carousel on the wet paving stones. Itís just a pity the carousel was almost completely surrounded by the barriers, except for a small access point. There was no way I was going to attempt to clone them out!
No passers-by or tripods were harmed or injured in the taking of this imageÖ

Hand-held & shot on Aperture Priority at: 1/15 sec, F5.6, 20mm, ISO 400
Looks a little better seen large + F11 if you have the time.

Single Raw image processed in Adobe Camera Raw, tweaked in Elements 6, with some assistance from Topaz Adjust.

Thanks again to everyone for your votes & comments on my previous uploads, it really is appreciated and encouraging.
Trev Smile

Tags: Street photography Photo journalism Carousel Leeds Landscape and travel Night-time Night and low light Christkindelmarkt

Voters: helenlinda, baclark, mrswoolybill and 36 more

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Comments


baclark 6 3.7k 24 United Kingdom
5 Dec 2010 1:40PM
I know just what you mean, I tried to take a carousel on the South Bank last Xmas but was thwarted by the 'elf and safety barriers in the same way. Drives you potty doesn't it? You've done well though here and made the most of the golden light and reflections.
Barbara

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mrswoolybill Plus
9 841 1372 United Kingdom
5 Dec 2010 1:43PM
Well seen - a lot of people would have looked at the carousel but entirely missed the reflection.
Moira
CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
5 Dec 2010 1:46PM
A fine image, Trev, great reflections, well captured and presented. Carol
cassiecat 7 39 46 England
5 Dec 2010 1:59PM
what a shame about the barriers, the reflected light on the wet pavement is pretty.lesley
fatherpie 7 18 12 England
5 Dec 2010 2:12PM
Love those reflections
Dave
Wonderful shot Trev - well done !

Chris
Lillian Plus
6 21 16 United Kingdom
5 Dec 2010 3:44PM
Agree here Trev, the light on the wet pavement has given a beautiful reflection, as has the carousel, so many colours..great shot, another great set of yours
Lillian
Mynett 7 142 6 United Kingdom
5 Dec 2010 5:08PM
It is such a shame the barriers are in front of this colourful round a bout, as with the wet floor giving a great fg this could have been spectacular, but with no tripod I am impressed with your capture, very well done

Linda
Sue_R Plus
10 11 6 Scotland
5 Dec 2010 5:18PM
Very colourful. Like the reflections too. And I can see why you didn't try to clone out the barriers. It would be one hell of a task. Of course, you could always save it for a rainy day when you're stuck indoors and just have a go as a bit of a challenge - so much more fun than a jigsaw puzzle Smile

Sue Smile
5 Dec 2010 7:12PM
another spot on shot
Dawn
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
5 Dec 2010 8:25PM
great take, I dont find the barriers overly intrusive but the post on the left maybe is - having said that I may not have noticed it except you mentioned the barriers in your intro - well done on a great job
5 Dec 2010 8:46PM
Great shot.
Jerry
Gezina 9 3 6 United Kingdom
5 Dec 2010 8:57PM
Love the golden glow on the wet patio stones - great shot Trev - Ina
RockArea Plus
9 18 3 United Kingdom
5 Dec 2010 9:48PM
Lovely colours and reflections, Trev. Shame about the barriers but you've caught so much colour their not too noticeable.

David
Suehh 9 39 6 England
5 Dec 2010 10:37PM
Lovely- warming, cheerful, a golden glow of fun.

Sue
6 Dec 2010 6:28AM
Super golden colour on the wet pavement, I also did not notice the barriers until I read about them but I notice the post on the left, but if you cropped it off you miss part of the carousel so you cannot win
Glynnis
great shot trev,well captured.ray
6 Dec 2010 3:19PM
Great night shot.
Rob
Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
6 Dec 2010 3:33PM
Lovely golden tones in this Trev, really like the reflections too!

Sarah *
davidhu 10 19 United Kingdom
7 Dec 2010 8:21PM
Perfectly exposed Trev, excellent golden reflections picked up on the wet pavement.
Dave
AnneWorner Plus
8 620 43 United States
10 Dec 2010 7:24PM
That light captured on the wet pavement is light liquid gold - exposed to perfection.
Anne
achieverswales 5 8 101 Wales
12 Dec 2010 4:35PM
Hi Trev
You done well to get this sharp hand held, love the reflections.

Regards

Trev.

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