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By Jasper87  
Numero Uno... the first in my series of numbers..... at the rate I'm going I should finish by the year 2377!!

The address is that of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), in Great George Street, SW1 (London).

The lines, shapes and textures caught my eye. I guess you might say this was a bit of a grab shot for me as I was on my way to the Thames at the time!!

Iso 200, 1/500s, f5.6, @155mm... handheld on the 70-200 lens!


Tags: Mono London Ice One Architecture B and w Sw1

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I like the light stand but shame about the numbers. Spoils a classic look. I assume the ICE added them.

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gary_d Plus
10 576 13 Wales
16 Apr 2013 9:36AM
Great conversion and processing. - gary
richmowil Plus
9 334 2 England
16 Apr 2013 9:40AM
Super processing!! Super image!! - your making me jealous!!
7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2013 9:42AM
A wonderfully unique composition Dave

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
16 Apr 2013 9:52AM
fine result here Dave like it clean and sharp think you may be a tad optimistic about getting to the end.. what! TongueWink

mrjes Plus
14 2 United States
16 Apr 2013 9:54AM
Very nice indeed. Best of luck with your series.

16 Apr 2013 10:02AM
Great architecture also captured
Nikonuser1 Plus
5 149 16 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2013 10:03AM
A nice mono image, well capturedSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

EAS Plus
8 1 13 Scotland
16 Apr 2013 10:04AM
My goodness, but that number "One" doesn't half stand out! Great mono. Not too sure I want to still be around and viewing come 2377, though who knows! Grin

achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
16 Apr 2013 10:05AM
Works perfect in mono Dave, composition and textures are excellent, very good mono processing.


16 Apr 2013 10:07AM
Like the composition and detail in No. 1 Dave,
16 Apr 2013 10:16AM
I love the precision of this image, Dave - so apt!

johnke Plus
5 223 15
16 Apr 2013 10:16AM
Quality processing Dave, the mono is a great choice and makes a great image...John
capto Plus
5 4.8k 8 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2013 10:21AM
Makes an excellent mono. That's a never ending task you've set yourself.Smile

boov Plus
5 2 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2013 10:28AM
Superb B/W
SlowSong Plus
9 7.2k 30 England
16 Apr 2013 10:30AM
Your processing has brought the detail out of the light stand beautifully.
I assume you're just going up to 9, or are you venturing further?
CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
16 Apr 2013 10:49AM
Well spotted and captured, Dave, looks like the start of an interesting series to come Smile Carol
rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
16 Apr 2013 10:56AM
Like your style Dave, energising start.
woolybill1 Plus
11 22 70 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2013 11:16AM
Gorgeous b&w treatment, Dave. The One attracts but it's the textures / tones in the two rams' heads and the base of the pillar generally that hold the gaze.
I shall probably work backwards from 196 so we'll meet in the middle - around 193 no doubt WinkBlush
16 Apr 2013 11:33AM
A very handsome and well presented number One Dave !! Great image Smile
Jasper87 Plus
7 1.9k 150 England
16 Apr 2013 11:53AM

Quote:Your processing has brought the detail out of the light stand beautifully.
I assume you're just going up to 9, or are you venturing further?

Might be stopping at #2 at this rate, Chris Sad
Nice B&W one Dave well done.
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2013 12:43PM
And a very nicely processed grab shot too!
ColleenA Plus
5 350 5 Australia
16 Apr 2013 12:55PM
A great mono image, look forward to the restGrinGrin
16 Apr 2013 1:23PM
Excellent image Dave. Looking forward to the rest of the series
Irishkate Plus
7 41 111 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2013 1:40PM
A beautiful ONE to start with - really lovely plinth.
Looking forward to the next few thousand!
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
16 Apr 2013 2:10PM
An outstanding conversion. Great tonal quality. A beauty......Sandy
franken Plus
15 4.5k 4 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2013 2:25PM
I like the processing Dave.

8 10 10 England
16 Apr 2013 2:28PM
Thaks to Kate for coming up with the word plinth - I had a memory blank and couldn't think what to call it - and it is rather lovely.
No.1 and counting..............
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 11 England
16 Apr 2013 2:48PM
A super mono composition and capture, Dave...I look forward to the follow-ups! Wink
Trev Smile
16 Apr 2013 3:25PM
love the hdr toning
16 Apr 2013 3:30PM
Clarity , superb composition & simplicity are ace factors in the pic.
16 Apr 2013 3:42PM
Excellent mono image Dave - great project - have fun! Smile
I have just completed An ABC of animals which was my fun project! Wink
(Cheated a little on X/Q/U!!) Tongue

A superb composition that works very well in mono, Dave. An excellent process.
Wonderful composition !
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2013 4:43PM
brilliant detail and tones dave wonderful comp works so well in mono a cracker nice one Wink
16 Apr 2013 5:43PM
Me parece un poco ambicioso si piensas teminar en el año "2377" Dave, pero si continuas con fotos tan buenas como esta, merecera la pena esperar.
Love the composition, great image.
Jasper87 Plus
7 1.9k 150 England
16 Apr 2013 5:52PM

Quote:Me parece un poco ambicioso si piensas teminar en el año "2377" Dave, pero si continuas con fotos tan buenas como esta, merecera la pena esperar.
Love the composition, great image.

Gracias, Elena, yo tenía la esperanza de llegar hasta el número 100, tomando fotografías de los números cuando los veo, pero yo sólo tengo dos hasta ahora, en 6 meses!
zapar40 Plus
7 66 5 Wales
16 Apr 2013 5:55PM
very good processing. nice one Dave.Smile
TyChee Plus
13 275 1 United States
16 Apr 2013 6:04PM
I like this. Good composition an very nice detail and processing. Will be watching for the next chapter.
Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2013 6:31PM

Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
16 Apr 2013 6:31PM
Well work number one Dave.
Regards Richard
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2013 6:37PM
Going to be interesting
and a great mono Dave
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
16 Apr 2013 7:50PM
Superb sharpness and clarity, a cracker indeed.
16 Apr 2013 8:32PM
No sabia que tu español eran tan perfecto David, me he quedado muy impresionada.
The lines, shapes and textures caught my eyes, too, DaveSmile
Very good image!Smile
Regards Valery
xwang Plus
8 56 8
16 Apr 2013 8:59PM
Is it really with "one" on it? How interesting.. I bet you can't find "two".. I would just write two on it..GrinGrin Excellent shot.. The design is beautiful.
derekhansen Plus
9 210 24 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2013 9:19PM
Pretty good for a grab shot Dave. Very nice mono conversion.
marktc Plus
7 99 15 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2013 10:02PM
Excellent Dave, I really like this, it has a great feel to it, almost like I could reach out and touch it! Can't wait to see how this progresses...

17 Apr 2013 3:11AM
Very nice mono image great detail well captured.
Allen, Smile
Wonderful pic. Nice tones, lines and shapes and well balanced.

AnnChown Plus
8 203 1 United Kingdom
17 Apr 2013 7:27AM
You've got us holding our breath for the next in the series Dave! Don't keep us waiting too long - no pressure then! Smile your processing works very well - well composed and taken.
CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
17 Apr 2013 7:37AM
Excellent choice to process in mono.
Rende Plus
10 38 4 Netherlands
17 Apr 2013 10:37AM
Exquisite composition and excellent processing Dave.
User_Removed 7 48 1 United Kingdom
17 Apr 2013 4:07PM
A super capture Dave.
Regards, Alf.
17 Apr 2013 7:11PM
Nice conversion and processing.

17 Apr 2013 7:16PM
Great Capture

Love it

almiles Plus
8 38 102 United Kingdom
18 Apr 2013 1:43PM
Well spotted and composed. The straight lines make a nice contrast to the fancy metalwork and mono enhances that. Didn't know you were embarking on a number chasing challenge, surely 365 would be easier?!
18 Apr 2013 4:06PM
Very nice mono.
18 Apr 2013 6:51PM
Superb Monochrome Image Rendering ~ Peter
danbrann Plus
13 636 17
18 Apr 2013 7:08PM
That's the one Dave Excellent. A very good find.
19 Apr 2013 9:33AM
Nice photo
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2013 1:22PM
Well.... Number one is a very nice shot. My kind of image, I like it a lot! Grin
Can't wait for number 2!!
19 Apr 2013 7:32PM
great processing. The range of tones makes for an interesting image Like it Dave. paul
3 Jun 2013 5:48PM
Arty mono capture .great eye for detail Smile Smile

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