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The Atrium

By ChiliMan
First off, HUGE thanks to Barbara (barbarahirst) for her most valued User Award on yesterday’s chandelier shot. Majorly unexpected SmileSmile

Second off, loved the comments GrinGrin

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Alrighty…final part of this hotel series (says the yokel) Wink

Looking up at the atrium…

…and here’s something I think I’ve done only once: upload a straight-from-cam pic.

At the very least, I would normally apply a 10% increase in Contrast. But that didn’t work here ‘cos the top got too bright and the bottom got too dark. I tried all the other usual stuff…but something or other got out of whack. So I thought…leave it. I’ve left it uncropped too.

I’m gonna flip on Mods in case anyone wants to have a fiddle.

V2: I did BW and Sepia conversions in-camera and put ‘em alongside the original. Those are straight-from-cam too.

Andrew

PS Gonna upload and run. Will catch you all soon.

Tags: Hotel Architecture Specialist and abstract Singapore Oriental Atrium Oriental Mandarin

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Comments


User_Removed 12 80 1 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2012 11:52AM
A great shot once again, love it! Smile
UrbaneMagick 9 172 1 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2012 12:07PM
Hey Andrew....yikes all three are very strong!!

You callit an atrium but I see no bees!! Tongue

I think I'm calling it as sepia, then mono , then the colour version in that order as my favourites...but a hard call twixt second & third.

Excellent work..and I think you made the right decision to leave as is.
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Gareth Smile
LynneJoyce Plus
13 22 101 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2012 12:12PM
Fabulous fist shot (for which you have my UA) and an interesting triptych. I actually like it just the way it is but there is lots of potential for other versions of this so I'm going to have a play to get those other versions - not better, just different.
mikbee 14 3 8 Scotland
20 Jun 2012 12:22PM
I too have only had one pic I uploaded straight from the cam Andrew.
I usually need a little tweak on contrast too.
I spent about 10 minutes on that pic wondering what I had done ''wrong'' to make it ''right'' !!
Good graphic shots here.
Mick.
charlotte 16 34 2 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2012 12:53PM
Wonderful abstract.

Charlotte
CaroleS Plus
11 442 3 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2012 12:54PM
Superb Andrew, sometimes images are best left, this one works anywayGrin
Carole
Fefe Plus
9 57 36 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2012 12:59PM
Great stuff...... I feel a Barry White song coming onWink
Diane
barbarahirst 12 27 12 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2012 12:59PM
Another belter
and really love V2
gingerdelight 14 298 11 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2012 2:35PM
A lovely abstract view here Andrew and I love the triptych!
Carol
CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
20 Jun 2012 3:04PM
Interesting pov, Andrew, well spotted and captured. Carol
franken Plus
18 5.3k 4 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2012 3:48PM
Wonderful abstract effects Andrew.

Ken.
mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.8k 2420 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2012 3:52PM
Love this, wonderfully abstract. Angles, curves, light, all interacting with each other.
Moira
AnnChown 11 207 1 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2012 3:58PM
This is a great abstract Andrew and I'm going with the original although I also love the first in v2. More excellence from the country bumpkin!
Ann
banehawi Plus
17 2.5k 4247 Canada
20 Jun 2012 4:06PM
Very nice, love the sharp lines.

W
ChiliMan 14 135 17 Singapore
20 Jun 2012 4:06PM
Way-hey! Thank you so much for your UA, Lynne GrinGrin And thanks for the Mods! My favourites are 1, 2 and 3 in that order. Actually, V1 pretty much hits the nail on the head for what I hoping to get.

Thanks, everyone Smile
SlowSong Plus
12 9.7k 30 England
20 Jun 2012 4:12PM
Terrific stuff. And it looks fab in a triptych.
Chris
andylea 12 37 1 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2012 5:52PM
v1 for me today andrew a stunner top shot Wink
andy
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
20 Jun 2012 5:53PM
This particularly special-- the darks and light, along with the lines lead the eyes about a bit, allowing one to enjoy the colors and textures--which are fabulous--- this works perfectly as graphic design!
annettep38 10 220 42 Luxembourg
20 Jun 2012 6:49PM
no 1 for me , excellent composition!
Jasper87 Plus
11 2.7k 158 England
20 Jun 2012 7:37PM
Great building abstract, v1 looks good to me, Andrew.

Dave
SUE118 Plus
13 8 1 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2012 8:02PM
2 great shots.
bunbeam 15 2 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2012 8:10PM
love them both... brilliant
bunSmile
dawnmichelle 14 12 United States
20 Jun 2012 8:40PM
terrific pov.. and use of lines and detail..
Mynett 12 142 6 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2012 9:58PM
v2 works very well and therefore gets my vote, like them in this format

Linda
EMJAYCEE Plus
12 10 10 England
21 Jun 2012 8:44AM
Super V2 Andrew- great eye to find the unusual angle.
Joan.
Great abstract appeal with super gold hues , Very well done on a low light image & well done on the UA
Joline Plus
15 34 59 United States
21 Jun 2012 11:39AM
I like it.... modern art in architecture. Your triptych is excellent to.
evelen 16 5 England
21 Jun 2012 6:27PM
excellent shots.
eve.
cassiecat 13 39 46 England
21 Jun 2012 8:52PM
love the POV. like both the pics. had a play Smile lesley x
brownsilent 14 7 2 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2012 9:52PM
Wow, what an interesting perspective! Superb!
Johanna
ChiliMan 14 135 17 Singapore
22 Jun 2012 10:25AM
Thanks for the Mod, Ccat Smile Love the punchy colours and detail!
VivienO 11 1 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2012 11:25PM
Makes a fantastic abstract - well composed
Vivien
Glostopcat 15 255 2 England
23 Jun 2012 2:30PM
A terrific angle of shot Andrew, an excellent study in geometry

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