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By strawman
Another photo taken with my compact at the Ashmolean. I just liked the simple geometry and the single figure. This building I loved, for its use of geometry and light.

This was shot through glass looking towards the stairs, and the scene did give my compact a few focusing problems. No flash, just hand held.

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maryg Plus
9 66 18 Scotland
14 Dec 2009 11:27PM
Really like the lines and simplicity of this striking image.

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15 Dec 2009 12:00AM
Excellent results for a compact and through a glass. Love the simplicity of it. I would clone the guy more within the rule of thirds, but that is just my personal taste. Well done. Click, Mabelle
15 Dec 2009 12:37AM
I love the simple pattern with the figure for human interest. I think it would be even better in black and white. Well done.
discreetphoton Plus
13 3.5k 20 United Kingdom
15 Dec 2009 1:21AM
I really like the geometry of this shot. Very linear and clinical.
pdove Plus
8 22 United Kingdom
15 Dec 2009 1:24AM
Composition works very well, and the pastel shades contrasted by the figure in dark colours is perfect. Considering that you were up against it with a hand held compact through glass you have shown us that it is all down to seeing an image and not how much you can spend on kit!
15 Dec 2009 3:54AM
Great image, best wishes, John
cats_123 Plus
13 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
15 Dec 2009 11:04AM
has done well with lighting too
strawman Plus
14 22.1k 16 United Kingdom
15 Dec 2009 12:18PM
Thank you for your thoughts. I did think about a black and white version, but the glass colours and warm light help it in my eyes.

I was originally taking the image thinking it would be black and white.

It is going to be in the Western counties Digital projection competition so I wait to see how it gets on.
Julian Plus
13 76 3 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2010 9:39PM
Getting there....
Diana Plus
11 2.0k 19 Netherlands
24 Jan 2010 9:53PM
love the lines in this .....

SandraKay Plus
10 233 4 United Kingdom
22 May 2010 10:36AM
I really like the clean, minimalist feel to this.
strawman Plus
14 22.1k 16 United Kingdom
22 May 2010 11:29PM
Thanks I forgot to say it was the top marked entry for the club scoring 5/5 from one judge. So made me happy Smile

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