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Monument (London)

By mark1309  
Monument, London. This is the inscription on the bottom of the Monument -
"This Monument designed by Christopher Wren was designed to commemorate the Great Fire of London 1666 which burned for three days and consumed more than 13,000 houses and devastated 436 acres of the city.
The monument is 200ft in height, being equal to the distance westward from the Bakehouse in Pudding Lane where the fire broke out. It took six years to construct 1671 - 1677 the Balcony is reached by a special stairway of 311 steps and affords panaoramic views of the Metropolis. A superstructure rises from the Balcony and supports a copper Vase of flames.

I'm sure in PS3 there must be a way of straightening the buildings, the worst being the one on the right hand side, if anyone knows how I would appreciate the advice.
Mark.

Tags: London General Architecture Monument Landscape and travel Christopher wren

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Comments


15 Feb 2009 2:21PM
Good shot - well put together. I love the sunlight on the top.
15 Feb 2009 2:29PM
Wonderful work, well done
Bob_V 15 1 2 United States
15 Feb 2009 3:21PM
What a well composed shot Mark.
Bob
15 Feb 2009 4:46PM
A really great shot, well taken.
Peter
tony64 19 204 9 England
15 Feb 2009 8:59PM
Hi Mark, good shot!
Try 'select all/edit/skew' and use the 'show/grid' to bring up a grid to align the verticals with. I use this every week for my pubsigns!
Let me know how you got on.
Tony
mark1309 16 13 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2009 9:56AM
Thanks Tony and Ray42 for your advice on straightening the building in this shot, version 2 shows my effort, still not perfect but getting there, I need a little more practive with the technique I think.
Thanks again,
Mark.

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