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Durham City

By mikeyjuggler
Managed to get out in the sun(ish) on Friday and tried to take some less obvious shots of Durham City
cheers for looking
mike

Tags: Architecture Durham city

Voters: Dave_Henderson, Blinky, AndrewPP and 10 more


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Blinky 13 10 England
2 Dec 2007 9:48PM
Very nice shapes and perspective. Lovely stone colours too (even the mysterious pink splodge).
Ian
woolybill1 Plus
14 36 76 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2007 10:09PM
Much less obvious - great!
Bill
tony64 17 204 9 England
2 Dec 2007 10:11PM
A photographers pic if ever there was one! Well done!
Tony
2 Dec 2007 10:26PM
Great composition, great lines. I'd have probably given in to the temptation to clone out the pink thing.
Scotty 16 64 1 Scotland
3 Dec 2007 12:28AM
I'd also clone out the pink graffitti, and maybe have taken from a slightly lower perspectve, but excellent idea! The handrail leads you across the picture.
mikeyjuggler 13 373 United Kingdom
3 Dec 2007 8:06AM
thanks for the comments. I thought about cloing out the pink graffitti, but there was a reason for leaving it in (maybe a little convoluted) On the way into Durham i was thinking of the absolute pasting that Middlesbrough took from a Channel 4 programme about being the worst place to live in Britian. (there is some stunning architecture in Boro)Durham city always gets put pretty high on the lists of "nice" places to live, i wanted to show that it wasnt perfect. Rather than taking the obvious back alley take away rubbish shots, i thought i'd try to do something a little less so. thanks for reading ( of you got this far)
hopefully get down to boro to do a similar slant at some stage soon
cheers
mike
18 Dec 2007 10:34PM
for some reason this caught my eye & couldnt stop looking at it, just reminds me of a "sales graph" in a totally different light although i wouldnt want to be shareholder with dipping sales like that lol. Gets my vote Smile
Pete
samsalt1 14 34 4
11 Mar 2008 5:05PM
Your comment on my " British Rails " shot brought me to your previously unnoticed pf and this jumped out at me straight away.
My description of something like this is its so simple its tooooo clever for most, well done for being so smart and for doing it. Top job !

Sam
Windmillskies 15 183 England
12 May 2008 5:08PM
Wonderful abstract image, the colours in the stonework are gorgeous.
Martin

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