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Touch The Sky

By ChiliMan
Hey, people Smile Glad I managed to raise some chuckles with yesterday’s upload Grin

And now for something completely different.

This was taken at Boat Quay when Claire was here. Well, right behind Boat Quay sits the financial district so you get these sorts of buildings. Hardly skyscrapers by global standards but still quite tall.

On the left is Maybank, a Malaysian bank. On the right is Capitaland, one of Asia’s largest real estate companies, headquartered and listed here. In the middle is Bank of China.

Play nicely, buildings, or no pudding.


Tags: Business Tall Buildings Black and white Singapore Financial district

Voters: mrswoolybill, CarolG, Hermanus and 31 more

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mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 3:52PM
I like the balance. I think I want colour here, the blue is so clean and clear.

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CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
14 Jan 2013 3:56PM
Amazing buildings, Andrew, wouldn't like the job of cleaning the windows Wink. V.2 gets my vote. Carol
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
14 Jan 2013 3:56PM
This is a great pain in the neck capture !! I also prefer V2 Smile
CaroleS Plus
8 433 3 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 3:59PM
Love all those shades of blue in V2!
thorn 13 124 2 Scotland
14 Jan 2013 4:16PM
I like the colour version best Andrew.............the Malaysian building and the detail in it.................both are good but this is my preferences...........hope all is well with you,AnnSmile
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 4:49PM
A hard choice between these two Andrew - but I think I'll go for colour too! Love the sort of symmetry. Smile
franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 4:53PM
The colour one for me also Andrew.

EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
14 Jan 2013 5:14PM
Can't quite belive this is me saying this but it's V1 for me today! (Gasp!) That's not to say I don't like the wonderful blues of V2, because of course I do, but somehow the clean lines and shapes work so well in mono. Either way the POV is superb and the details pin sharp. (Off to lie down in a darkened room now to recover from the shock of prefering mono when everyone else likes colour, an unheard of event to date!) Grin
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 5:19PM
v1 for me today andrew works so well in mono a cracker nice one Wink
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 6:11PM
really torn between the two ....
a half vote each!!!
Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 6:16PM

Quote:Really torn between the two ....
a half vote each!!!

Me and Barbs in unison hereGrin
Herge88 11 40 4 England
14 Jan 2013 6:20PM
The mono is superb, I like the minimal approach and the lines work brilliantly, great shot.

Best Matt
9 10 10 England
14 Jan 2013 6:24PM
The touch of blue sky makes V2 my choice Andrew and the way you have captured these buildings is really top class.
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
14 Jan 2013 6:43PM
parallels and repeats! You are very good with these!
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
14 Jan 2013 6:49PM
v1 for me, the mono keeps the symmetry. They both keep the crick in the neck!! Tongue

woolybill1 Plus
11 23 72 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 7:31PM
Skyscrapers by Prudhoe standards, though, Andrew. The top (third) floor of our new civic/library building is set back two metres so that the second storey gives the impression of maintaining the roof line of the surrounding buildings!
B&W, please - ideal.
14 Jan 2013 7:54PM
I like both Andrew! Grin
SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 8:12PM
Can't decide which I like best, well done.
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 9:11PM
Colour for me here Andrew SmileSmile
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
15 Jan 2013 7:22AM
The mono is my preference here, the perspective is terrific. They are such tall imposing buildings which dominate the skyline and tower over everything else
15 Jan 2013 9:52AM
Great photo. I prefer the mono image
Joline Plus
11 30 53 United States
15 Jan 2013 12:14PM
The mono is especially fine. Nice scrolling up and down it.
bliba Plus
12 2 Austria
15 Jan 2013 1:13PM
a super shot!excellent use of lines.....
V1 for me....fine convertion to mono and perfect toning

have a great day my friend Wink

Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2013 2:50PM
Those are awesome buildings Andrew and
so well captured, has to be the colour one for me
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2013 4:23PM
Unusually I prefer the mono here.
JimV 11 6 3 Canada
16 Jan 2013 6:51AM
Quite wonderful buildings, and you have done them proud with this fine shot Andrew, unlike many others I simply cannot decide which version I think best, as both have the highest merit for me!
Rgds., Jim
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
16 Jan 2013 2:36PM
Mono for me please, it has so much more impact.
Wonder whether we should include Singapore in our visit Smile
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
21 Jan 2013 8:49PM
Colour for me A - it seems to add more depth.

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