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By ade_mcfade      
Yet another shot from my pre-pizza mini shoot on Tuesday. Amazingly I decided to drive into Leeds that night and saved 1 hour of nus nightmare and used the time to walk around the corn exchange/market/vic. quarter and got lots of HDR's before meeting my mates.

This is the entrance at the Kirkgate end of the market, taken from the traffic island in the middle of the road. I wanted it to look HUGE and impressive, so what better than a very wide lens looking up at it to give that "child's eye" view of the building.

Not cloned out the bags of rubbish as that's part of market life.

The shop on the left is a kinki lingerie shop which was full of halloween kit that night, tried a few shots there but they didn't really work.

Got the day off work and its the flattest, greyest day of the year :-(

May go try and find the illusive Flash Centre in Leeds...

Tags: Market Architecture Victorian Leeds Huge Listed building Front door

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Richsr 11 91 223 England
26 Oct 2007 10:43AM
Just comment on your last upload and this then appeared.
Like the details and lighting in this -well captured.

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ade_mcfade 14 15.2k 216 England
26 Oct 2007 10:47AM
cheers Richard

took about 5 seconds to compose and 15 seconds to get teh 3 shots - you've got to be quick in the city or a bus/old git gets in the way Smile
Coleslaw 12 13.4k 28 Wales
26 Oct 2007 10:49AM
like it
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
26 Oct 2007 10:50AM

Quote:"child's eye" view

Some may say that's more than appropriate for you, Ade Wink

Just joshing - - works really well IMHO Smile

Fran xx
26 Oct 2007 10:53AM
You used your 20 seconds to good effect Ade, huge detail and has that effect that you use, is it black magic?

All the very best enjoy your day off, I'm off too,
ericfaragh 14 149 4 United Kingdom
26 Oct 2007 10:58AM
Good work, lovely image.
daviewat 14 4.1k Scotland
26 Oct 2007 11:17AM
Looks good, not overdone, is that netting or something over the 2 towers ???

26 Oct 2007 11:19AM
a lovely night shot. Typical that lamp posts, sign posts etc always seem to be just in the wrong place when taking pictures

ade_mcfade 14 15.2k 216 England
26 Oct 2007 11:20AM
yeah - it's pigeon proofing Dave.

in a past life I used to fit the stuff in Preston Smile

still dull as chuff out there Dougie...

Just playing along to the set we're playing tonight, making sure I don't come in to early and the like Smile

ho ho ho

cheers fran.... Smile
Ammonyte 12 4 1 United Kingdom
26 Oct 2007 11:25AM
As they say up there, grand, lad, grand.
ade_mcfade 14 15.2k 216 England
26 Oct 2007 11:39AM there's an idea, the Grand Theatre... not thought of that

cheers Smile
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
26 Oct 2007 11:47AM

Quote:in a past life I used to fit the stuff in Preston

Ohhh! name some names - - as a Preston lass missen - - - - Smile
JudeC 11 6 3 England
26 Oct 2007 11:50AM
Hi - i recognised this straight away - tried to shoot it myself the other night but didn't turn out - brilliant capture - the rooftop of the market is stunning at dusk - JudeC
TelStar 13 116 United Kingdom
26 Oct 2007 12:00PM
Superb Ade; love it.

ade_mcfade 14 15.2k 216 England
26 Oct 2007 12:01PM
there was a church on the road to Goosnargh, I forget the area's name now, just outside a really rough estate. We put that pointy spikey stuff on that. I was on the top of a fully extended ladder, about 60 feet up, steel brushing off pigeon poo then fixing the stuff (called ECOPIC) with silicon gel...

we did that on a few other less impressive buildings!

when I was there we did all the drains around Fulwood - putting bags of rat poison on strings, dangling them into the sewers and then nail-gunning the string into the wall so we could pull the bags up in future to see if there's been any activity.

right out on blackpool road, near that organ shop, there was a load of noisey hens that we had to catch and move - we had a 200 foot net and all the environmental health officers (in suits) chaising the thiungs... we caught... none. Comedy value was HUGE though!

6 months of fun, if only you could make a decent wedge from it I'd do it full time, it was ace
Mikelane 10 1 Wales
26 Oct 2007 12:07PM
What a great looking building .Well capt .
StevenPrice 13 30 2 England
26 Oct 2007 1:36PM
a cracking image i really like HDR
Tandberg 14 1.2k 2 England
26 Oct 2007 1:51PM
Grand exposure ade and i li ethe bags of colour in this
Much to see
26 Oct 2007 2:22PM
Must have a trip to Leeds City centre some evening, we could maybe meet up????

ade_mcfade 14 15.2k 216 England
26 Oct 2007 3:14PM
Giz a shout when you're free Keith - though with the clocks going back, it's black skies till spring :-(
26 Oct 2007 3:15PM
Great exposure with wonderful colour & details.

helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
26 Oct 2007 3:22PM
Good strong symmetrical shot. Lovely colours in the shpp windows and I like that pattern in the slabs at the front of the entrance
26 Oct 2007 3:24PM
Awesome. Awesome.
26 Oct 2007 4:06PM
Like this one a lot
wamp 11 276 8 England
26 Oct 2007 4:25PM
Very nice work Ade, the detail and clarity is great - loads to keep you looking in the larger version

PatrickSmith 13 1.2k 2 United States
26 Oct 2007 5:30PM
Perfect wide angle to mazimize the imposing nature of this building. One of the few examples where barrel distortion is a good thing!

NevP 12 853 13 Canada
26 Oct 2007 6:28PM
Nice again, great workup.
TattySnapper 12 10 England
26 Oct 2007 6:28PM
Cracking shot yet again Adrian. I got lost in the middle of Leeds once trying to find the M62 back to civilisation ( Wink ) after a concert at the Irish Centre. Took bloody ages to get out again! LOL

LesF 11 182 9
26 Oct 2007 6:44PM
Good work with this Ade, spot on

Les F
Possum 11 148 England
26 Oct 2007 9:47PM
Brilliant work; those rich colours bring this to life.
culturedcanvas 12 4.7k 59 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2007 12:59AM
Glad this picked up a HC .. it deserved it in my opinion.

samsalt1 11 34 4
27 Oct 2007 1:24AM
I'm envious, its brilliant, should have been EC,

ade_mcfade 14 15.2k 216 England
27 Oct 2007 11:27AM
Cheers for the HC Pete - was hoping this would get your nod as it's a fave of mine... just hope you like the next one which is about to be posted!
willf1 13 51
31 Oct 2007 11:19PM
Definately prefer the non-sepia version. Are there pigeon nets on top of the buildings? Don't know if they need to be removed before the image is sold to local council for use.

RogBrown 11 3.1k 10 England
8 Nov 2007 11:29PM
Great shot doing justice to a beautiful building.

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