Riverside Museum...

By Scottishlandscapes  
...a great addition to the museums of Glasgow and one of the most modern as far as exterior design.
This should help explain the abstract image posted yesterday, hopefully.
An urban mountain with jagged peaks. I rarely keep people in my images but the little child with their shadow was a moment to capture.

Tags: Scotland Architecture Landscape and travel Lanarkshire

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mrswoolybill Plus
9 948 1479 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2012 7:23AM
Super composition, architecture with foreground contrast. The lines in that building are wonderful, the reflections could keep me going for a week. Between you and Fraser, you have me hooked, I feel a visit to Glasgow coming on.
Moira

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LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2012 7:27AM
Wow, a gorgeous addition to a wonderful city, and a really good photograph to boot.
woolybill1 Plus
9 22 67 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2012 7:38AM
I reckon that must be a must . . . .
Superb composition from pillar to post.
Regards
Bill
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2012 7:48AM
killer comp dougie brilliant detail and light love the low pov a cracker nice one Wink
andy
mhfore 9 6 176 England
11 Jan 2012 7:52AM
Good sharp shot with lots of interest for the eye.

Martin
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
11 Jan 2012 8:06AM
Photogenic approach Dougie, the capstan a perfect and appropiate anchor for the Transport museum.
Ron.
mickrick 12 17 2 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2012 8:42AM
maybe it's just the size of the image, but the child and shadow hardly register. The graphic lines of the shadows and fence in the foreground are wonderful though.
Richsr Plus
9 90 223 England
11 Jan 2012 8:50AM
Like the pov for this one Dougie, good urdan landscape work.
Regards Richard
Baz72 7 30 Scotland
11 Jan 2012 9:04AM
Nice image, it's a fantastic building !!
Brian.
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2012 9:23AM
amazing structure and love the little childs shadow to
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
11 Jan 2012 10:03AM
It's a great new spot for photography with so many different opportunities, Dougie, and you have made very good use of a very wide angle lens to get so much in from this viewpoint.
Ronnie.
danbrann Plus
11 619 17
11 Jan 2012 10:38AM
Yes now I see it Dougie...simples. It realy is a super bulding Dougie and I bet this building features a lot on these pages. Top marks my man.
11 Jan 2012 1:12PM
A fabulous composed image Dougie. Love everything about this shot................Sandy
enricopardo 4 5 2 United States
11 Jan 2012 1:20PM
Great shot of a great building. A great render of Zaha Hadid's design Dougie. She should see it!

Enrique
AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2012 1:35PM
Wonderful composition - I like the inclusion of the capstan and the reflection of the boat - all in all it's brilliant!
Ann
moiral 6 12 Scotland
11 Jan 2012 2:55PM
What a fantastic building. Beautifully composed shot Dougie. Lucky that there were not too many people around when you took this, as you have great clear views of the building and quayside. I do not like folk in my shots either, unless I intend them to be there! Moira
11 Jan 2012 3:15PM
Love the POV excllent capture

Graham GrinGrinGrin
SlowSong Plus
8 6.3k 29 England
11 Jan 2012 4:06PM
So nice to see the whole building - amazing architecture. And a very well composed image full of interest.
Chris
pablophotographer 5 641 261
11 Jan 2012 4:57PM
Initially I thought that this picture was shot by shotlandka, she had taken a similar one and uploaded in flickr and a scottish photography website.

I would suggest you if you can to shoot it with a different aspect ratio. I would have chosen 16:9 to include the tall ship moored. Or I would have attempted to shoot with the same lens keeping the edge of the building on the left as the one end and walking backwards to include all of the tall ship. If there was space to walk backwards that is.

The child and the shadow don't affect the picture. A seagull could have affected it positively if it was passing by... Sometimes the photograph is what you can make at that give time you choose to press the shutter. You can revisit the place to try again, so many items to shoot there.
pablophotographer 5 641 261
11 Jan 2012 5:00PM
hmm maybe 16:9 would have chopped something from the bottom unless you had to place the camera very very low...
saltireblue Plus
6 5.9k 33 Norway
11 Jan 2012 5:02PM
An amazing piece of modern architecture, Dougie, and I cannot imagine it being better presented than from the angle you have chosen here. That building is an architectural photographic dream.
Is the shape of the outline representative of something, or merely a modern design?

Malc
It's a wave apparently, better seen from the air I believe. It's a nightmare with all these different angles to try to keep straight. I gave up Malc.
Niknut Plus
6 1.2k 68 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2012 5:25PM
We've got rust, we've got mountains (?), we've got shadows, & even tall ships !!!.....a great ensemble, & great quality !!!!!
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2012 5:54PM
Very interesting looking building, and I like the composition in this one.

regards
Yung
11 Jan 2012 10:05PM
What a marvellous building, now I see what I didn't recognize on you last upload. Fantastic image today, great composition, simply superb!
Johanna
derekhansen Plus
7 210 24 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2012 10:09PM
Just illustrates that good composition transcends photographic genre's. Top stuff Dougie.
Derek
15 Jan 2012 3:00AM
Excellent well composed shot Dougie

Chris
fraser 12 631 14 Scotland
18 Jan 2012 5:39PM
Aha! Great location isn't it Dougie? Nice strong composition with great use of the capstan.

Fraser

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