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Waves

By strawman
Taken on a day trip to the new Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, where the allow photography!

Taken on my Canon A570 compact, at its long end looking down the stairs. I just love the waves of people and the shape of the stairs.

Problems, well I had to go to ISO200 and it was not too fast to focus. I jamed myself against the hanrail at the top to get extra stability.

Tags: Street photography Photo journalism Architecture

Voters: woolybill1, User_Removed, AshTree and 13 more


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Comments


AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
13 Dec 2009 10:01PM
Well captured, an interesting and very 'graphic art' image.

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Paree 11 616 3
13 Dec 2009 10:53PM
wonderful composition here
well done
paree
13 Dec 2009 11:50PM
Love the lines!
cats_123 Plus
12 4.6k 27 Northern Ireland
14 Dec 2009 7:00AM
nice clean lines

Did you kill flash for this?
strawman 13 22.1k 16 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2009 9:26AM
Thanks for the comments. for this shot the camera was in aperture priority mode, lens as wide open as it went and at ISO200. The flash was turned off as I was trying to use the available light. as the exposure was not very fast I had my camera resting on the top of the handrail to try and give extra stability.
wrinkles 8 351 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2009 11:50AM
Great capture.
14 Dec 2009 12:58PM
I would have personally liked to see the pic with no people on the steps, but nice work anyway.
15 Dec 2009 12:53AM
Like it lots, well taken. Mabelle
mdpontin Plus
12 6.0k Scotland
16 Dec 2009 11:32AM
Very pleasing curves, and I like the balance of two people going in each direction. I wonder whether tilting the camera slightly to skew the angle slightly might have improved it slightly?

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