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Regeneration

By cabbie  
Taken with my new toy the Canon S95. This enables me to point and shoot whilst travelling around the suburbs of Leeds instead of carrying a large DSLR with all the equipment in the cab. This was taken from a run down area (Holbeck) Leeds. Its looking towards the regenerated city centre. Many thanks for all your comments and votes on my previous upload, they are all taken onboard as I shoot and learn. Maybe with this little toy I will be posting more images but not making any promises ...lol Smile
Bob.

Tags: Architecture Black and white

Voters: GarrathE, bazmo, achieverswales and 131 more

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Comments


GarrathE 8 4 United Kingdom
2 Apr 2011 2:49PM
Nice shot of an area I recognised instantly. A touch of rotation before adding the border and title would have made it perfect!

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2 Apr 2011 3:00PM
Thanks Garathe, however I believe the building on the right is causing an optical illusion that can mislead the eye and make it look slanted, infact I did check it as well and found it to be slightly out before using the alignment tool in P.S. trust me Smile
bazmo 9 6 United Kingdom
2 Apr 2011 3:05PM
Yes I also know this area rather well, as I have frequented the now demolished L.A Bowl bowling alley in previous years. Great VP and I like the comparison Bob. Well presented with a nice moody sky too m8 Wink
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
2 Apr 2011 3:54PM
Hi Robert
Nice to see you back, great capture but V2 stands out for the great tones.

Regards

Trev.
2 Apr 2011 4:09PM
A super urban landscape, good composition. Both versions work well, maybe the bw has the edge.

Enjoy your new toy.

David
Trout_Man 8 1 30 Wales
2 Apr 2011 8:40PM
So much better when viewed large, excellent detail Smile Geoff.
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
2 Apr 2011 9:21PM
For me the coloured version in v1 - you've caught some splendid detail with that new toy - enjoy it !!!
Helen
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
2 Apr 2011 9:28PM
like them both.lesley
franfoto 9 2 32 England
2 Apr 2011 10:06PM
Happy new camera and an excellent start, nicely detailed. I like the colour one best.

Fran
jackitec 8 16 Spain
2 Apr 2011 10:47PM
Super shot, it just goes to show you do we really need Dslr's anymore v1 for me,

Jack.
Both superb shots, well taken & a well deserved vote Smile
V1 i think sticks out more, some rich colours!

Jody
Peagreen 6 1 1 England
2 Apr 2011 11:28PM
Lovely detailed shot, Bob. Love V1, the colour emphasises the 'Regeneration Smile Great capture, enjoy your new camera.
Take care, enjoy the rest of your weekend.
Pauline
Two great shots Bob, my personal fav is V1 Grin
Julie
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
2 Apr 2011 11:57PM
Nicely balanced urban shot, Bob: excellent detail and colours with your new "toy" ands with which I hope you capture many more such. My preference lies with V 1.
Ronnie.
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
3 Apr 2011 8:14AM
Both excelleent images of this scene. V2 is beautifully presented but for me, it is as almost always the colour version. Wonderful shapes in some of those old structures which I hope they intend retaining. Great clarity and detail in these shots and I think you've a great future with your new "toy"!

Ann
moiral 6 12 Scotland
3 Apr 2011 9:08AM
Very nice shot Bob. I like the mono version, think it suits the shot, but both very good. Moira
3 Apr 2011 12:04PM
Hi Bob, Great shot, glad your back, i love these small cameras, was given panasonic tz10 for my 70th birthday , very handy, it has macro and micro macro for butterflies etc, and was half the cost of a macro lens for my nikon, regards gray.
Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
3 Apr 2011 5:11PM
I think ill sell my SLR and get one like yours, great comp and detail spot on.
Brian
Great image - b/w for me, lovely tones !

Chris
Dave_Holdham 7 4 1 Wales
3 Apr 2011 8:02PM
Brilliant detailed view, well captured
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
4 Apr 2011 5:46PM
Good shot to come back with, and am going with V1 as has all the light well captured
Lillian
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2011 4:45PM
V1 for me too - I love the social commentary here.
6 Apr 2011 8:30PM
Two excellent images, v2 for me, enjoy your toy.
maryg 8 66 18 Scotland
6 Apr 2011 10:12PM
Both excellent images I think the mono works slightly better fo this kind of shot.
7 Apr 2011 12:01AM
Both excellent but like V1 great details.Well done..Lin
vickyf 11 8 8 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2011 8:02PM
V2 works best for me.
jammys 6
8 Apr 2011 12:05PM
Hi great capture but for me i like v1 well done.
Shellio 5 2 United Kingdom
8 Apr 2011 12:44PM
Super presentation and composition.
Shellio
8 Apr 2011 9:22PM
Keen eye with all the lovely details V! for me ....Kathy
Suehh 9 39 6 England
8 Apr 2011 10:04PM
I have flicked from V1 to V2 50 times at least - I almost gave myself a ticking off for "zapping" as men seem apt to do with the TV remote control!

Just love this. An image of real everyday. And I still cannot decide on V1 or 2 and if I could would vote for both.

Great comp and detail - I hope we see more of your wonderful work because every one you upload is so special.

Sue
Suehh 9 39 6 England
8 Apr 2011 10:07PM
I have done a bit more zapping - and decided on V2 - but still love V1Grin
11 Apr 2011 8:58PM
Two cracking images with so much detail. v.1 but only just, for me. Top work.
Dave.
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
12 Apr 2011 1:34AM
fine capture
regards
Yung
30 Apr 2011 6:20AM
An appropriate title.
I recall an incident when a builder was asked to construct a new bridge by demolishing the old brick bridge of British era. He told the authority that,"I can't guarantee the new one would last as the old one did ". And eventually both are existing till to day.
NeilWigan Plus
6 13 15 England
30 Apr 2011 11:41PM
i prefere the realism of colour ,so v1 for us ,good record shot lots of detail.
metro074 6 8 Australia
1 May 2011 2:24PM
I hope you do post more of these images they are superb. Love the mono too. Well done
Carol
2 May 2011 10:07AM
A really well captured shot, I really like what you have done with v2.
Peter
horley 9 United Kingdom
5 May 2011 9:13PM
both shots are excellent,great composition.terry
barmymarny 6 1 1 United Kingdom
6 May 2011 9:55PM
Wonderful work - what a difference in the buildings over the years and the foreground.
This is really special! Smile Well done.

Marilyn x
norton 12 6 United Kingdom
9 May 2011 8:48PM
Great image Bob, the new toy gives out some superb colour and detail, well captured.

V1 for me............

Tony.
12 May 2011 10:46PM
Stunning image Bob. I think both versions look great and the clarity is amazing. Well doneSmile

Jane
sparklep 9 146 1
14 May 2011 10:12PM
I cant beat what everyone has said except I agree with them all.
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
25 May 2011 7:04PM
Definitely the colour one for me. Leeds...my old stomping ground...wonderful.

Your presentation is classic, by the way. Love it.

Andrew Smile
indrasish 5 3 India
26 May 2011 12:19AM
Awesome image. Superb!!!

Indrasish
Pegon 11 78 1 England
30 May 2011 3:33PM
I like both images, well caught.
Pete.
tonyng Plus
6 8 2 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2011 2:46PM
Like the mono version somehow. Great take.
9 Jun 2011 3:15AM
Great image Bob..no photos for a while,are you ok....Regards....John
vickyf 11 8 8 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2011 7:13PM
Good images - the mono works best for me.
PhillipMinnis 6 94 4 Australia
13 Jun 2011 6:14AM
A nice image! I prefer the mono version! Smile Great tones, light and composition! Well captured!


Cheers

Phil
21 Jun 2011 9:49AM
Both versions are great, v2 is my fave today Bob!

Gabriel
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2011 9:32AM
I really like this - how on earth you make something so rubbishy in the foreground look so beautiful? beats meWink
Devon_Wild 6 8 1 England
4 Jul 2011 9:22PM
Very much like the mono..........................Rob
13 Jul 2011 5:22PM
i like both versions, V1 has some nice rich colours in, but V2 looks more dramatic
Sasanach 6 9 1 Scotland
21 Jul 2011 12:43PM
A lovely sharp image. Generally I prefer colour; it is the way I see the world so it would be V1 for me.
Richard
gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2011 8:49AM
Excellent detail in this fine shot - V1 for me today. You look to have a very good camera there!
Carol
johnjo58 6 2 5 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2011 9:17PM
Stunning image and great observation to notice it
Johnjo
Mavis Plus
14 143 2 England
17 Aug 2011 9:41AM
What a wonderful toy? to carry around with you . Wouldn't be without my G11 . A new City rising out of the Dust . Both good images but I prefer Version 2 a wonderful moody sky . The mono brings out the buildings xx
2 Oct 2011 3:05PM
i must say if canon needs an image to promote there S95 this is surely it excellent clarity and detail

Graham
xwang 7 55 8
16 Jun 2013 8:38PM
I prefer the colour version...
marlin50 5 3 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2013 6:04PM
Just the sort of shot I like.Come to the jewellery quarter in Brum you love it there...

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