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Clear the Hall

By gajewski  
This is what I see when I arrive at work in the morning. There was a campus-wide competition among design students on the University campus. The winning design is now being implemented by facilities management.

As you can see, this involves stripping everything out -- down to the bare essentials. Work progresses nights and weekends and so we arrive to surprises like this in the morning.

I've seen the winning drawings and the finished product should make for a nice work environment. There will be a grand opening when the new semester starts in September. I'll keep you posted.

This was a chance for me to play with my 50mm lens and the NIK HDR Efex Pro. I took 3 tripod shots (-3, 0, +3 EV) with ISO set to 100 with exposures of 1/4, 1/15 and 1 sec.
-=\Walter

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Comments


andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2013 6:29PM
wonderful comp and detail walter super colours and tone love to see what it looks like when it's finished a belter nice one Wink
andy

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taggart Plus
12 46 13 United States
10 Jul 2013 6:30PM
A rather spectacular wide hall as it stands now-- gonna be fantastic as an academic building--- the lens, etc. has handled the light and glare so very well! Kudos!
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
10 Jul 2013 6:36PM
An excellent interior capture, Walter, full of detail, but not a lot else Wink Carol
nonur Plus
7 17 10 Turkey
10 Jul 2013 6:59PM
Made great use of your 5omm lens, Walter. I'll look forward seeing the new design.
AnneWorner 8 620 43 United States
10 Jul 2013 7:00PM
I'm liking the HDR effect - similar to your industrial shots Walter. Am looking forward to seeing the makeover of this space.

Anne
cats_123 Plus
12 4.5k 26 Northern Ireland
10 Jul 2013 7:13PM
Hope there's a photo studio in there? Smile Smile Smile Smile
widtink 4 406 2 Scotland
10 Jul 2013 7:33PM
Nice empty room Walter WinkWinkWink Nifty fifty is a fine wee lens Smile

Rod
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2013 7:38PM
An extremely interesting and well composed image, one which I would have loved to have captured Walter.

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
10 Jul 2013 7:46PM
What a clever way to get the rooms redesigned Grin A very interesting project to follow. Would never have guessed this was HDR.

Dave
mrswoolybill Plus
9 948 1479 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2013 8:05PM
I'm not a fan of HDR, but this is effective.
I hope you are recording the whole process. All those loose ends will eventually make sense and turn into something wonderful.
Moira
gajewski Plus
11 10 9 United States
10 Jul 2013 8:24PM

Quote:I'm not a fan of HDR, but this is effective.
I hope you are recording the whole process. All those loose ends will eventually make sense and turn into something wonderful.
Moira


Moira, I know what you mean. I usually don't care for the HDR effect -- even though HDR can be done subtly, a lot of it is pretty extreme. In fact, this shot looked a little too natural at first and I tweaked it to appear sort of creepy and industrial on purpose. I was going for that "Shutter Island" look.
-=\Walter
colin63 8 6 England
10 Jul 2013 8:48PM
Hi Walter

this would make a great backdrop for a composite image i.e. Scott Kelby

colin
marktc Plus
5 85 14 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2013 9:46PM
The most subtle and pleasing HDR image Walter, I can't wait to see it progress!
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
10 Jul 2013 10:57PM

Quote:Moira, I know what you mean. I usually don't care for the HDR effect -- even though HDR can be done subtly, a lot of it is pretty extreme. In fact, this shot looked a little too natural at first and I tweaked it to appear sort of creepy and industrial on purpose. I was going for that "Shutter Island" look.

Shutter speed island indeed.
wonderfully weird and fantastic.
reminds me of some Douglas Adams stories, I can imagine one of their spaceships looking like this inside!
gajewski Plus
11 10 9 United States
10 Jul 2013 11:04PM

Quote:. . . I was going for that "Shutter Island" look.
Shutter speed island indeed.
wonderfully weird and fantastic.
reminds me of some Douglas Adams stories, I can imagine one of their spaceships looking like this inside!



Annette, to quote Adams "Thanks for the fish."
-\=Walter
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
11 Jul 2013 12:05PM
An interesting project for certain. I hope you will show us the winning project.
Well done interior shot.
( for the Shutter Island effect it would have to be much more grey toned and spooky....could be done with this.)
11 Jul 2013 9:06PM
An excellent interior capture Walter..Lin
11 Jul 2013 11:00PM
And they give you "green backs" as well? You lucky, lucky b*****d! Thanks for this image Walter, looks great on my desk top background. Si.
gajewski Plus
11 10 9 United States
11 Jul 2013 11:28PM

Quote:And they give you "green backs" as well? You lucky, lucky b*****d! Thanks for this image Walter, looks great on my desk top background. Si.

Yep -- workin' for the Yankee dollar here at the University. Smile
-=\Walter
Mavis Plus
14 143 2 England
12 Jul 2013 11:18AM

Quote:And they give you "green backs" as well? You lucky, lucky b*****d! Thanks for this image Walter, looks great on my desk top background. Si.
Yep -- workin' for the Yankee dollar here at the University. Smile
-=\Walter



Made me smile Walter. Some people have all the luck . Will be interesting to see how it developes It is 27 degrees here . An unheard of heat . We are used to grey skies & rain . I'm brown as a berry xx
Potra 3 Venezuela
15 Jul 2013 4:00AM
I think it is a great idea to ask the students about the spaces they use. Hope they considered the opinions of all other people at the University, as well! Keep us posted, Walter.
M
debu 6 India
15 Jul 2013 6:07AM
Great work.
debu
16 Jul 2013 4:39PM
An unusual and interestingly different architectural image. A
paskinmj 7 11 1 United Kingdom
20 Jul 2013 12:41AM
Great negative space.
Matt
mwoods 12 21 United Kingdom
23 Aug 2013 1:00AM
A great shot, Walter.

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