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Drinking Fountain

By ade_mcfade      
This is an elaborate watering hole in Roundhay park - it's got about 8 water foutains for those thirsty victorian types to drink from.

not sure whether it works any more, but was recent;ly given a polish by the council.

taken whe out with Tandberg and Warney on thursday - this is mainly a flood of red from the left and blue from the right to give it a -tone effect - with a spash of green on the top.

Tags: Flash Night Architecture Columns Leeds Gel Water fountain Roundhay park Flash and lighting

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Comments


kencbr 9 4 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2007 9:49AM
love the colours, great image

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helenlinda Plus
8 343 22 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2007 9:50AM
Nice effect
Helen
10 Nov 2007 10:23AM
This works because you thought it out I would say, preparation in things like this does help.
Good wok guys.

All the very best
Dougie
User_Removed 12 16 1 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2007 10:35AM
not sure what the water from this would do to you!

di
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
10 Nov 2007 10:41AM
Distinctly different Adrian. Ron.
ade_mcfade 12 15.2k 216 England
10 Nov 2007 10:59AM
cheers folks - I think the water started the plague Smile

must see if it's still working, it somes out of little shell shaped taps I think...

it is one I thought out Dougie - quite a simple one in a way, just 2 lots of light and a blob on top, it's just getting (guessing) the exposure and how long to keep the torch on the thing that's the tricky thing

bear in mind that each gel gives out a diferent level ofg light too - the blue lets very little through, the red a little more, the green somewhere in the middle
LesF 9 182 9
10 Nov 2007 12:04PM
This style works so well because of the subject as the lighting is both inside and outside.

Les F
Goggz 9 2.3k 72 Wales
10 Nov 2007 12:49PM
Spot on Ade!
Excellent image & concept.
CHeer,s Goggz
Richsr Plus
9 90 220 England
10 Nov 2007 1:18PM
Like the colours and details in this - well captured and congrats on the HC.
Richard.
Ian_Sweet 10 92 1 England
10 Nov 2007 5:39PM
Excellent shot mate, what are you using to light the fountain with mate?

Regards

Ian...
pamelajean Plus
10 951 1799 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2007 8:49PM
Oh my, a rainbow fountain, lit inside and out, what a cracker. Congratulations on the HC.
phillips 10 69 2 Scotland
10 Nov 2007 9:55PM
That's a stunner.

Guy
davart 10 2 2 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2007 10:19PM
Nice Ade - working out the exposure for something like this must be really difficult but you've done a good job on it. I like the use of the red and blue from either side, not too sure if you even needed the green though.

Its really quite surreal.

Dav.
TattySnapper 10 10 England
11 Nov 2007 6:46AM
Really effective and great vision. How long was the exposure in the end?

Simon
Buffalo_Tom Plus
9 2.3k 9 Wales
11 Nov 2007 7:38AM
Excellent light and well composed.Works well.
Tom.
dazzaman 9 631 England
11 Nov 2007 10:52AM
it works very well ade, but imho its just got a bit too much colour in it.

daz
Diana 9 2.0k 19 Netherlands
11 Nov 2007 12:53PM
all the above and just love the star trails ....

Dianna
Nick_w Plus
8 4.2k 99 England
11 Nov 2007 12:56PM
Excellent Ade - It was a good night on Thursday - congrats on HC too
juldon 13 78 England
11 Nov 2007 1:48PM
Congrats on the HC these shots are really nice.
Glad to be 30 Smile

Julie
11 Nov 2007 5:41PM
Isn't there some legislation about flashing in a public park????

Nice one mate.... Oh, by the way congrats on the HC!!!!

Keith....
paulstefan 11 509 1 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2007 7:51PM
Nice work, this
Congrats on the HC
Paul..
Tandberg 12 1.2k 2 England
11 Nov 2007 9:40PM
works well matey
Like the colours
Dave
Wonderfull shot Ade, I can tell you the water hasn't run for many a long year. I can remember drinking from it as kid back in the sixties, but the taps were removed a long time ago.

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