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It's all done with mirrors

By TrevBatWCC    
At the top end of the Royal Armouries building in Leeds is an octagonal tower which offers access to the different floor levels via a staircase, which is between the outer and this inner tower. Originally, on the ground floor you could stand in the centre and look up the inner tower, which is lined with swords and various other weapons. You can no longer stand in the centre, but to save visitors from having to crane their necks to look up, they installed an octagonal pyramid made with mirrors so when you're looking in the horizontal plane at the mirrors you get this view.
Apologies for lack of votes and comments, but been doing my bit at our Camera Club's exhibition in the local shopping centre this weekend, and also sorting and packing ready to go off to Whitby tomorrow morning for a few days!

Single Raw image processed in Adobe Camera Raw 7, tweaked in Photomatix Pro 4 and Photoshop Elements 11.

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

Trev Smile

Tags: Tower Reflections Architecture Leeds Specialist and abstract Mirrors Royal armouries

Voters: LynneJoyce, CarolG, sawsengee and 23 more

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LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
20 Jul 2014 4:42PM
Splendid capture, mirrors and all.

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CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
20 Jul 2014 4:49PM
Very appealing, Trev. Have a wonderful time in Whitby, a place I would love to see one day. Carol
sawsengee Plus
11 6 15 Malaysia
20 Jul 2014 4:54PM
beautiful interior view, ambiance lighting & perspective Smile
woolybill1 Plus
11 22 71 United Kingdom
20 Jul 2014 5:20PM
At last the Royal Armouries have heard of bad backs!
Makes a great b&w, Trev.
Have a great time in Whitby!
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1852 United Kingdom
20 Jul 2014 5:23PM
Wonderfully strange. I think I am looking up, but that vertical 'ladder' is deceiving...
A bloody marvellous pic-- amazing light and clarity.
Mollycat Plus
4 11 2 United Kingdom
20 Jul 2014 5:27PM
The eyes see one thing, the camera another.
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 11 England
20 Jul 2014 5:28PM
It's actually in colour, Bill, but think it would make a good mono conversion... Smile
Trev Smile
cats_123 Plus
13 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
20 Jul 2014 6:35PM
Good job I don't suffer from vertigo GrinGrin
20 Jul 2014 6:42PM
well captured
20 Jul 2014 7:08PM
makes for a great capture excellent Trev enjoy the fed days away

20 Jul 2014 8:34PM
the first ting to come to mind was Doctor Who
Well spotted and well shot
21 Jul 2014 11:28AM
I had to really look at this image just to make out what it was, great spot and capture.

Mary Grin
Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2014 12:26PM
Enjoy your Fish and Chips in WhitbyGrinGrinGrin
ColleenA Plus
5 350 5 Australia
28 Jul 2014 3:46PM
How amazing. A great pov

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