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31 Jan 2011 9:08AM
Looks good Richard.

Carsten

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gingerdelight 9 298 11 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2011 9:17AM
This is wonderful Rich - such super colours and reflections, well captured.
Carol
BillyGoatGruff 9 191 199 England
31 Jan 2011 9:23AM
Quality shot, Richard.

Bill
Alvar 9 23 2 France
31 Jan 2011 9:24AM
Great composition and use of light Richard.
Alvar
31 Jan 2011 9:31AM
WOW!!!! Never seen it look so good
You really do prove the point of being a sensational photographer...
I wouldn't know where to start to get this amazing image
Richsr Plus
9 90 220 England
31 Jan 2011 9:35AM
Thanks for the comments everyone, appreciated.
Regards Richard
LesF 9 182 9
31 Jan 2011 10:09AM
Saw it on your website yesterday, hoped you'd upload it here, looks good seeing it large, somehow has a sinister look about it which I like, one small personel niggle the buildings look to lean a little near to the right hand frame but only a niggle in otherwise a cracking urban image

LesF
Richsr Plus
9 90 220 England
31 Jan 2011 10:29AM
Thanks Les, will have another look at the verticals in that area.
Regards Richard
johnnyboy114 7 231 106 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2011 10:29AM
Rather lovely. Was this long exposure or a touch of HDR? Not really bothered, its more amazement at the exposure and the colour balance you have managed to keep. Beautifully done!
Richsr Plus
9 90 220 England
31 Jan 2011 11:06AM
Hi Johnny it was HDR, 3 shots processed in Photomatrix using the fusion option and then tweaked and sharpened in PS.
Regards Richad
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2011 11:07AM
love these low light shots - you have a good reflection and the lighting simply pops out, great work
johnnyboy114 7 231 106 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2011 11:12AM
Then very, very subtle Richard and very expertly done to not make it look like that "classic" HDR look that just wouldn't work with this. Beautifully done and I doff my cap.....this is how HDR SHOULD be done.
31 Jan 2011 11:14AM
Wonderful low light shot Richard - well captured

Chris
Richsr Plus
9 90 220 England
31 Jan 2011 11:58AM
Thanks for all the comments and feedback everyone much appreciated.
Regards Richard
Joline Plus
9 27 53 United States
31 Jan 2011 12:01PM
This is a stunning shot. The perspective, color and composition are all first rate, but above all, it is a joy to look at. To me that is the greatest criteria for any image.
barmymarny 6 1 1 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2011 12:18PM
Great shot and light. A bit eerie with the canal path - nice work!

Marilyn x
31 Jan 2011 12:30PM
Super night shot, Richard, lovely reflections, both in the river and on the wet paving stones..
TrevB Smile
derekhansen Plus
7 210 24 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2011 12:37PM
Beautifully rendered colour Richard and the light reflecting from the path leads the eye nicely.
Derek
achieverswales 5 8 101 Wales
31 Jan 2011 12:44PM
Hi Richard
Why people dislike HDR amazes me, this is one example how HDR should be used, Excellent photography.

Regards

Trev.
Richsr Plus
9 90 220 England
31 Jan 2011 12:57PM
Thanks for all your comments everyone very much appreciated.
Regards Richard
31 Jan 2011 1:09PM
can see why you like the reflection it is fantastic.. well done
jackitec 7 16 Spain
31 Jan 2011 1:09PM
Super shot,

Jack.
woolybill1 Plus
9 19 66 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2011 2:51PM
Magnificent!
Regards
Bill
31 Jan 2011 3:18PM
Superb hdr work Richard. I feel I'm walking that sidewalk and this is exactly how it would look. Beautiful image........Sandy
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
31 Jan 2011 3:36PM
Beautiful shot with gorgeous light and colour on the pavement Richard.
Regards,
Rende
mrswoolybill Plus
9 902 1445 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2011 4:19PM
I was in a hurry earlier and the site was going particularly slowly, I had to come back to this. It's not often a night shot has such a sense of depth or is so inviting - in part it's down to the reflections on the path and the lead-in supplied by the rail. Absolutely wonderful.
Moira
Richsr Plus
9 90 220 England
31 Jan 2011 4:22PM
Thanks for all your comments everyone very much appreciated.
Regards Richard
Lillian Plus
6 21 17 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2011 4:39PM
Now that is what you class as 'brilliant' night shooting! perfect colours, reflection, and the composition ..oh Richard, I wish it was mine or I could even do a night shot!!
brilliant
Lillian
sherring 8 46 13 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2011 4:51PM
This shot caught my eye and so I clicked on it. Never realised it was yours. Nice night shot, the fusion feature in Photomatix 4 works well.

Steve.
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
31 Jan 2011 5:33PM
Excellent night image Richard. Ron.
danbrann Plus
11 582 16
31 Jan 2011 5:49PM
A simply stunning HDR Richard. Really understated.
saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
31 Jan 2011 5:50PM
What wonderful and great night shot,love the reflection in this one,very well taken and presented,
saeid
johncob 6 18 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2011 5:54PM
Richard A very detailed evening shot. Regards John
johncob 6 18 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2011 5:57PM
Richard The new format threw me. Hopefully the vote has registered. John
Suehh 9 39 6 England
31 Jan 2011 6:00PM
So good Richard - lovely image.

Sue
31 Jan 2011 6:24PM
I love good night shots Richard, and this certainly is good. Wonderful reflection too.

John Smile
Excellent use of hdr, so much so that I would never have known. Wonderful full contrast and a great black, the tones are perfect and the whole image sparkles, no false colours or highlights.
Take a bow Richard and My Award.

Dougie

This should be used as a yardstick for people using hdr. Get it this good if you can.
Sue_R 10 11 6 Scotland
31 Jan 2011 6:42PM
Lovely night time image. Love the way the light on the pathway draws you into the scene.

Sue Smile
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
31 Jan 2011 7:04PM
Lovely light and the letters gives it something extra

Peter
VidB 7 11 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2011 7:06PM
Excellent work, well done
Dave
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2011 8:45PM
nice lighting and reflections richard, and congrats on your UA.
regards
Yung
User_Removed 12 16 1 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2011 9:34PM
A masterpiece in deed.

The crane bothers me a wee bit but that's just me :O)

di
Richsr Plus
9 90 220 England
31 Jan 2011 10:25PM
Thanks again everyone for all your comments and feedback.
Regards Richard
MikeH 11 217 4 England
1 Feb 2011 7:59AM
A well seen composition Richard and such natural light,
Mike
phil99 Plus
9 45 6 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2011 11:09AM
Superb HDR Richard .Just as they should be . Wonderful reflections . Excellent tones and colours . Have to agree with Les re .slight lean to the buildings . Have had the same problem with mine from Salford Quays ...Phil
2 Feb 2011 2:18PM
excellent shot great light and reflections just the right amount of toning with the processing click
DRicherby 7 269 725 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2011 11:26PM
Ah, my old stamping grounds. I used to live in a flat on Brewery Wharf -- same side of the river as you're standing on, by Crown Point Bridge.

A very nicely done HDR which, like almost all the best ones, you wouldn't think was HDR unless somebody told you.

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