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Monochrome Memories 7...

By Scottishlandscapes  
...back to the Riverside Museum for this one. Probably my last from the museum series till I revisit some time in the future.

Tags: Scotland Glasgow Black and white River clyde Landscape and travel

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rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
11 Feb 2012 10:29AM
A joyous architectural image Dougie. Excellent mono and those shadows/reflections are superb !!

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Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2012 10:43AM
Like it, Great image
cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
11 Feb 2012 10:44AM
striking architecture..hope it doesn't replicate a financial graph! WinkGrin
Baz72 9 30 Scotland
11 Feb 2012 10:49AM
Cracking Mono ! lots of lines...
Richsr 11 91 223 England
11 Feb 2012 10:54AM
Like the strong lines and shapes Dougie, good mono conversion too

Regards Richard
jaktis 14 84 Sweden
11 Feb 2012 11:07AM
It is a very special building with these forms

pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2012 1:26PM
fabulous building - great pov and result
moiral 8 12 Scotland
11 Feb 2012 1:30PM
I thought that was a big V shaped shadow on the ground till I looked closer. Nice reflections of the shop's masts in the building. Moira
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2012 1:41PM
I've seen a number of uploads of this building, but mainly colour and landscape - I think this first b&w portrait I've seen and it works. Fabulous lines, and the foreground shadows create an anchor to hold the lines of the building down.
I shall come back for a second look and see if I still like it as much...
woolybill1 Plus
11 23 72 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2012 2:03PM
Stupendous monochrome, Dougie: makes the jagged roof-line look as sharp as a razor, and not just in the photographic sense.
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
11 Feb 2012 2:18PM
Such a dramatic shape. I like this mono a lot Dougie...........Sandy
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2012 2:29PM
This is a great mono Dougie - I especially love the lines and shadows in the foreground. It is some building...
Thanks also for your encouraging comment on my last image - my eye isn't as experienced as some, so it's good to have different opinions! Smile
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
11 Feb 2012 2:43PM
Looks even more dramatic with this wide angle lens shot, Dougie, and the B and W presentation adds to that effect. Fine composition too with the f/g shadows.
frz67 8 10 32 Italy
11 Feb 2012 4:07PM
excellent light and toning

mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2012 4:11PM
OK I've come back, the Wow factor is increasing rather than decreasing... I'm generally trying to avoid putting GEAs on my regular contacts but I'm making exceptions in special cases and this is one.
I think one clincher for me is the use you've made of that triangle in the paving. Have you burnt it in for emphasis I wonder? Anyway it works wonderfully with the shadows on the ground.
The other clincher is the shadows across the light rim of the fašade.
B&W allows the eye to concentrate on the things that matter, lines and form.
That's very kind Moira, been keeping this image for so long I almost forgot about it, glad I didn't now.

Many Thanks gives me the strength to wrestle with my printer now.

Your question about the pavement shape, it's as it is without any burning in, the shape has been designed into the walkway and it looks like a different material which has dried out slower than the surrounding paving.

Thanks again I'm glad it was a monochrome too.

mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2012 4:17PM
I've tracked down this on line for you, I have a postcard of it propped against my monitor...
You have no idea how accurate that is, it's ages since I printed I normally get them done at a lab, just thought I'd have a go, and of course I've changed computers since I used it and can't even remember how to print monochrome without a colour cast. But I'm getting there, maybe a glass of wine will help? It'll help me maybe not the printing, c'est la vie. WinkTongueGrin
Niknut Plus
8 1.8k 76 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2012 5:33PM
Cracking shot !!!.....great strong image from the V/P & wide notch !!

Good luck with the took me some time to get the best out of my machine, but it just 'eats' ink
cartridges like I eat biscuits ?? I've 99% given up printing, & 100% given up biscuits !!.SadSadSad
MalcolmS Plus
12 1.2k 13 England
11 Feb 2012 6:40PM
Like all the angles in this Dougie, very dramatic

Hi Dougie Love this photo just works so well in mono

Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
12 Feb 2012 10:40AM
Lovely lines and tones Dougie; works very well in mono. Would love to spend some hours with a camera there!
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2012 6:01PM
Beautiful presentation of this very intriguing building. That huge facade looks like a screen seen from this point.
Brilliant composition,
Mari 14 1.8k United Kingdom
15 Feb 2012 9:43AM
Great image Dougie, what a fabulous building, you've done it great justice topped off with all of those shadows Smile

(playing catchup!)
derekhansen Plus
9 210 24 United Kingdom
15 Feb 2012 9:25PM
A very well composed image taking full advantage of the strong sharp lines. Excellent work Dougie.

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