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Facial Expressions 2

By PaulLiley  
Thanks for all your comments yesterday. here is a more general view of the plaster cast heads at Kelvingrove Art gallery and Museum, Glasgow, If ever you are in Glasgow I would really recommend a visit. During World War II most of Kelvingrove's valuable works were housed at secret locations around the country. This proved very fortunate as a bomb landed in nearby Kelvin Way in 1941, shattering 50 tons of window glass and damaging many of the plaster casts in the Sculpture Court.

The exhibits are so varied there is something for everyone and admission is Free. Paintings by famous artists, Wildlife, dinosaurs, History, archaeology and loads more including a real Spitfire. It's an enormous architecturally interesting, sandstone building which houses amazing exhibits. No flash on this shot to avoid bounce off the heads, handheld and underexposure compensation to get the exposure right on the heads. Upped the ISO to 2000.
This is not my usual genre of subject matter.

Tags: General Glasgow Kelvingrove Museum Art gallery

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Irishkate Plus
6 38 100 United Kingdom
19 Dec 2013 3:04PM
An excellent image of these heads Paul.
This was one of the first places we went o with the Beginners Group when I joined my camera club
over five years ago. I wouldn't have known then anything about compensation.
You've captured these better than any image I've seen before.
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RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
19 Dec 2013 4:00PM
This is a venue that I know so well and have often seen these masks but have never photographed.
You have captured this display so well.
And also the intro adds extra interest and as you say, Kelvingrove is so worth a visit, there being so much to see.
R.
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
19 Dec 2013 4:24PM
An interesting shot Paul.
Unusual too !!
Good one.
Mick.
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
19 Dec 2013 5:04PM
Love the sculpture, love the shot. Well done you.
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
19 Dec 2013 6:07PM
One of your best Paul, excellent capture.

Regards

Trev.
19 Dec 2013 7:00PM
Yes.....seeing them all in this great comp is wonderful
19 Dec 2013 9:33PM
So many moods. Great image.
Source 6
20 Dec 2013 11:51PM
A superb scene and capture
-source
24 Dec 2013 11:06AM
Love all the different expressions. Happy Christmas and all the best for 2014 to you and your family Paul.

Ruth
25 Dec 2013 3:36PM
Excellent capture, indeed!Smile
Regards Valery

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