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Pump House

By gingerdelight    
An image I put together a while ago now, this is the Pump House and chimney at the Albert Dock, Liverpool. I actually took it in bright sunshine but wanted to do something different so I added an image of the moon I took separately and then some texture to make it look like night.

Thanks to everyone for your comments on my last upload, all much appreciated, and a very special thank you to ChrisStyles for his UA, a lovely surprise!


Tags: Light Building Liverpool Moon Chimney Digitally manipulated Bricks Albert dock Pump house

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andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2012 8:50PM
i really really like this carol a stunner top work Wink

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Mynett 8 142 6 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2012 8:52PM
love this very nice work
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
3 Jul 2012 8:58PM
A very creative and artistic bit of processing, Carol. Because of the original building shot being taken in bright sunlight, there is inevitably strong highlights on one side the chimney and facade of the tower, so the moon needs to be carefully placed for it's light to illuminate this same areas, and I think this is where things don't quite gel for me.
If you were to take another shot with the tower and chimney at the same time of day in landscape format with them over to the right side of the frame and place the moon more towards the left, it would work perfectly.
Certainly worth another go as the result here is amazing , other than for my comments above.
PinkK 7 80 1 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2012 9:13PM
Very creative, love it Smile
HELANA 6 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2012 9:14PM
Love the processiing Carol,something different, nice one.
3 Jul 2012 9:27PM
Lovely work well done

SUE118 Plus
8 8 1 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2012 9:38PM
A very clever image.
tonyng Plus
6 8 2 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2012 9:48PM
Like the concept. Lovely result.
phil99 9 45 6 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2012 10:06PM
Clever work Carol .perhaps Ronnie is correct in what he is saying but personally it doesn't matter as for me it all works together well....Phil
clever idea,the moon works well for filling the space.dave
Irishkate Plus
6 38 100 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2012 10:25PM
Makes a great image Carol.
Your imagination is always so good.
I'm afraid I'd get it wrong if I tried a composite.
I have changed skies in images in the past but
always sure I'll get caught out!
3 Jul 2012 10:33PM
Beautiful composite & great image -------Gary(milky)
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
3 Jul 2012 11:45PM
Most of us would be delighted with bright sunshine Carol,
but you get rid of it !!
Super shot.
canonfan 6 7 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2012 12:41AM
Fantastic creation Carol
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2012 1:04AM
Gothic novel material.
CarolG Plus
9 196 19 Greece
4 Jul 2012 5:53AM
Very well created, Carol. Carol
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
4 Jul 2012 7:17AM
Very creative ~ one of your best Carol.

CaroleS Plus
6 423 3 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2012 7:27AM
Very creative and well presented.
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
4 Jul 2012 2:25PM
A great area to explore with the camera - is this still a pub? It was when I was last there, and had my lunch in there Wink Agree with Ronnie about the position of the moon and the illumination of the building...but what a great piece of work, Carol, like it a lot Smile
Trev Smile
Herge88 Plus
9 40 4 England
4 Jul 2012 6:43PM
Some very nice work in this.

Best Matt
ChiliMan 10 135 17 Singapore
5 Jul 2012 4:33PM
Now that's some impressive processing. Super transformation, Carol Smile

Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
7 Jul 2012 8:16PM
Excellent processing work Carol, the only improvement I would suggest would have been to have made the moon a tad smaller, it rather dominates this image
6 Aug 2012 8:08PM
Excellent image. Well doneSmile

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