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A Little Bit More...

By Jasper87  
Taking a break from Burma... this is a Blue Peter image (one I prepared earlier Grin)

The 'More' refers to this area of London on the South Bank of the River Thames near Tower Bridge called ' More London'. Taken just before Christmas, and the landscape version was used as a base for my 'Christmas Card'.

ISO 400, f22, 1.6secs, 15mm, tripod & remote release, no filters.


Tags: Tripod Travel Night Architecture Low light More london Shard

Voters: andylea, wenzu78, MattB1987 and 122 more

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andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2013 7:40AM
really like the comp on this one dave brilliant detail and colour a cracker nice one Wink

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fentiger Plus
16 918 24 England
23 Jan 2013 7:44AM
No sign of sticky back plastic! Wink Superb low light composition.

mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1852 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2013 7:48AM
Mmmmm. Late afternoon in winter, street lighting coming on, still a hint of light in the sky. The magic hour. This is so beautiful.
CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2013 7:58AM
Beautiful colours, love that curve!
CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
23 Jan 2013 8:08AM
A fine composition, Dave, wonderful colours, perfectly captured. Carol
Tibetan 5 3 England
23 Jan 2013 8:22AM
Great perspective here Dave good light and crystal clear as always, excellent night time shot, like it lots,regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
23 Jan 2013 8:23AM
Fine capture Dave the blue light really makes it special

franken Plus
15 4.5k 4 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2013 8:26AM
Wonderful cityscape Dave.

23 Jan 2013 8:32AM
A lovely city scene Dave. Well composed and great light
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2013 8:40AM
Stunning Cityscape.
Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
23 Jan 2013 8:45AM
Good use of that rail and details and colours work well Dave
Regards Richard
Alda Plus
5 70 30 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2013 8:47AM
Lovely GrinGrin
23 Jan 2013 8:52AM
Now this is an excellent photo Dave !! As a rule I am not very keen on city scapes but this is awesome !!
rayme330 6 17 1 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2013 9:01AM
Out of the top drawer Dave, absolutely immaculate in every respect.

nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
23 Jan 2013 9:11AM
As super as the other version, Dave!
capto Plus
5 4.9k 8 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2013 9:13AM
Quality image, like it.Smile

Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2013 9:28AM
Stunning light and so clear Dave, fantastic comp also...................and fancy, all that from cornflake boxes and sticky back plastic........... its worked a treatWink Is it Tracy Island tomorrowGrinGrin
Herge88 Plus
10 40 4 England
23 Jan 2013 9:42AM
Cracking night image Dave, love this one.

Best Matt
23 Jan 2013 9:46AM
Fantastic shot Dave, excellent composition and the mixture of natural light and lights from the buildings make this quite superb

RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
23 Jan 2013 10:04AM
The illuminated buildings and lights on the trees captured at this time of day with some light remaining in the sky make for a fine shot, Dave, and your 15mm. focal length has ensured such full DOF.
The Scoop seems well named, taking as it does a scoop out of the f/g.
Nice composition, Dave. The blue mood created here is very soothing to the soul. Nicely done.

lonely_oryx Plus
10 61 55 England
23 Jan 2013 11:20AM
Great composition and colour
23 Jan 2013 12:03PM
A well composed image
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
23 Jan 2013 12:20PM
My God what you can do with plastic washing up bottles Dave! Stunning twilight capture and worthy of loads more votes. Where do you take the reading from for exposure?


jasonrwl Plus
7 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2013 12:42PM
Brilliant work Dave - superb composition and the warm lights in the buildings perfectly offset the cold blues outside. Terrific.
danbrann Plus
13 636 17
23 Jan 2013 12:42PM
That curves just takes us right into it. Tip Top.
Joline Plus
11 29 53 United States
23 Jan 2013 12:54PM
Brilliant detail and colour Dave. Nice perspective
8 10 10 England
23 Jan 2013 1:23PM
Can't think of anything to add to what has already been said Dave! It's all true and I agree.
pluckyfilly Plus
11 351 33 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2013 1:44PM
You post some lovely pics I am quite envious, this upload is excellent
Irishkate Plus
7 41 111 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2013 2:01PM
Wonderful use of colour with a blue sky and those Christmas lights
to add to a lovely cityscape.
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
23 Jan 2013 2:06PM
The colors here sing so well together-- Nice all around image!
rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
23 Jan 2013 2:06PM
Excellent low light image Dave, deserving these accolades.
EAS Plus
8 1 13 Scotland
23 Jan 2013 2:13PM
To be totally honest and with no wish to offend any Londoners, never thought the city could look so beautiful!!

ChiliMan Plus
11 135 17 Singapore
23 Jan 2013 2:37PM
Ohhh...the lights, the lights, the lights. Beautifully recorded in such a perfect composition, Dave.

23 Jan 2013 2:43PM
An image with your specialty.
23 Jan 2013 3:01PM
Great pov, detail and light. Excellent.

TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 11 England
23 Jan 2013 3:58PM
A very beautiful and excellently captured evening shot, Dave, love it...and just going to have to give it my UA...Wink
Trev Smile
It's a great viewpoint, totally different to how we saw it on sunday, almost a different building! Such dynamism here, a powerful image Dave!
Thanks so much for my comment today and on the others, I've really appreciated them all!
Crisp and clean Dave, plus the detail is top draw, I do like the comp with the blue line leading the eye in and around. class shot

23 Jan 2013 4:51PM
Beautifully composed Dave, and loads of lovely blues. Beautiful clarity and a nice jagged top on that unfinished Shard Grin. Moira
sable Plus
9 9 7 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2013 4:55PM
This is one of the best lowlight images of London I can remember - its absolutely stunning - kindest regards Elizabeth xx
23 Jan 2013 5:03PM
A wonderful image, Dave.
The composition, blues and sharpness are absolutely first class!

23 Jan 2013 5:05PM
Excellent shot spot on exposure the colours are fab
Barbaraj Plus
10 450 England
23 Jan 2013 5:26PM
Like the balance in photo.
almiles Plus
8 38 102 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2013 5:31PM
It's been done a lot but the colours in yours are excellent and the sky has lots more detail than usual. The sharpness back to front is exemplary too.
You excell at long time shutter speed photoes and this photo proves it with its lovely colors and compo. EXCELLENT.
Rrgards Ely
23 Jan 2013 6:03PM
Super shot Dave, obviously all the right Camera settings Smile

John Smile
gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
23 Jan 2013 6:05PM
VERY nice, Dave. Hey, talk about the "blue hour." The 15mm works well in portrait mode here -- something I wouldn't have guessed.
Thanks for the usual tech info. I must follow your lead and get into the habit of doing that myself.
Great capture with excellent lead-in and colours, Dave.

7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2013 6:26PM
A stunning composition, perfectly balanced and wonderfully exposed. The UA's speak volumes about your photographic talent.

Regards Nathan
jaktis Plus
14 84 Sweden
23 Jan 2013 7:15PM
Excellent with the blue bend

23 Jan 2013 7:19PM
A truly stunning composition with superb colour/light.

saltireblue Plus
7 7.5k 33 Norway
23 Jan 2013 7:25PM
You are a fake, Sir! If this was a true Blue Peter effort, it would be made from a Fairy Liquid bottle (the old-fashioned round one) and a toilet roll cardboard innerGrinGrin
Not a bad bit of blue though, Dave. Good result.

marktc Plus
7 99 15 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2013 7:42PM
And mine makes 8.... brilliant!
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2013 7:50PM
all those awards speak for the image Dave
6 3 8 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2013 7:50PM
This is awesome. I like the lead in better on this one than the other one you did. Outstanding!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
23 Jan 2013 8:25PM
A sparkling bright shot Dave, Peter..
zapar40 Plus
7 66 5 Wales
23 Jan 2013 8:46PM
nice shot Dave, love the comp on this.
23 Jan 2013 8:58PM
You go back to my favourite places" LONDON" Dave, thank you. This is an stunning shot. If I have the time I could be able to count the number of lights in the buildings. smashing composition. Can't think of anything different to see apart of ENHORABUENA.SmileGrinGrin
23 Jan 2013 9:18PM
just checked the date taken...we each spent this date in very different surroundings Smile

Lovely work, you excel at this Dave,

derekhansen Plus
9 210 24 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2013 10:10PM
Love the cool/warm colour contrast Dave. Excellent work.
Blue and gold my favourite pair they are certainly ready for Santa.
Great composition with magic colours. Well done. WesternRed.
Rende Plus
10 38 4 Netherlands
24 Jan 2013 12:04PM
Spectacular composition and wonderful lights and colours Dave.
The tones are perfect!
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2013 12:38PM
Glad to be number 100 here! Grin
Well deserved awards, wish I had one left to use!
Never been there at night, but this is a wonderful shot of the Amphitheatre and you have done it great justice! GrinGrin Bravo!
Wonderful cityscape
Trev_B Plus
11 151 68 England
24 Jan 2013 5:03PM
I do like your London shots and by the look of it so do the rest of EPZ.... well done for all of the UA's.

netta1234 Plus
5 382 2 Wales
24 Jan 2013 7:30PM
A brilliant imageSmile
AnneWorner Plus
10 620 43 United States
24 Jan 2013 10:55PM
A cracker of a shot - excellent composition, and wonderful complementary blue and yellows!


(I shouldn't say this, but I can envision this one in steel blue mono tones............)
25 Jan 2013 6:42PM
wonderful capture .
phil99 Plus
11 45 6 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2013 7:20PM
Cracking image worthy of all the awards .Outstanding .....Phil
JimV Plus
11 6 3 Canada
26 Jan 2013 2:16AM
A touch of senility here Dave Sad I commented on this but must have forgotten to do the bottom clicks! I mainly said how I preferred this vertical format to your Christmas card upload, well deserves all the recognition!
Rgds., Jim
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2013 9:21AM
What a beauty Dave - very well deserved awards SmileSmile
bobsblues 8 10 2 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2013 12:41PM
Top class Dave well done on all the awards well deserved .SmileSmile
ColouredImages 13 47 35 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2013 9:07PM wires

Seriously though Dave, a cracking shot worthy of all the awards
kojak Plus
5 14 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2013 6:59PM
Beautiful pic. No wonder it has lots of votes
1 Feb 2013 5:08PM
'Superb color capture & Image rendering' ~ Peter

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