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The Royal Armouries

By Philo  
Another from the wet and miserable visit to Clarence Dock. This time concentrating on the reflections, in particular the Royal Armouries building that dominates the left hand side of the image.
This time I left WB as shot to maintain the colour in the sky. To the naked eye the sky just looked grey so the colour was a nice surprise.
Once again any feedback and mods most welcome.

Tags: Reflections Museum Architecture Leeds Cityscape Low light Royal armouries City centre Clarence dock Office Buildings



cabbie Plus
16 31 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2013 7:56AM
Lovely image will have to get down there sometime but the old story if it's on your doorstep you never seem to visit

Dwaller 15 5 1 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2013 8:08AM
Loverly shot, well done.
David SmileSmile
platzy 10 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2013 8:46AM
Stunning image mate, love that mirror reflection.
franken Plus
20 5.7k 4 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2013 8:54AM
Wonderful low light image. Love the reflections.

sirous5 15 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2013 9:18AM
Excellent shot, Well Done.
Philo 13 99 83 England
6 Jan 2013 10:16AM
Many thanks for the great feedback, guys.
Mike43 12 441 21 England
6 Jan 2013 11:15AM
Great City night scene, exposure for me is prefect, also great composition, had to look quite hard to see any negatives and maybe (and that is a big maybe) chop a bit from the left hand side and the top of the tower in the reflection.
But great photo.
banehawi Plus
19 2.9k 4354 Canada
6 Jan 2013 7:29PM
Very nice Phil. I wonder how you removed distortions, as the building on the left has odd dimensions.

For the first time, I used the Adaptive Wide Angle tool in CS6 and came up with the mod. But I think it would have worked better with the original, uncorrected image.


Philo 13 99 83 England
6 Jan 2013 7:59PM
Willie, a very interesting observation and the mod definitely improves things. All I have done to the original is apply a 0.2 degree clockwise rotation. I haven't even applied the lens profile correction, though I did mean to, so I can only put it down to natural distortion and perhaps the shape of the building?
The question is: how do I repeat your mod in CS5? I will have a play and see what I can do.


paulbroad 15 131 1294 United Kingdom
7 Jan 2013 8:23AM
Cant see anything wrong myself. Another strong night image.

salopian 11 3 28 United Kingdom
8 Jan 2013 11:52AM
A really dramatic and colourful evening shot with very little comment on the critique side needed - I think Willie's mod on the tower is good and, yes, may be a touch off the left hand side but never the less, it is a great image.
I remember going there not long after it had opened and being very impressed.

Philo 13 99 83 England
8 Jan 2013 3:37PM
Thanks for the feedback, Paul and Geoff.

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