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A day in Cambridge

By Mavis
A day out rather misley But I thought the red Umbrellas brightened the day . I changed the back pack to red as it was purple in PS.Straightened it up . Hope you like it .xx

We had just been into Nat West Bank & they were giving away these red Umbrellas so we took one each. I do love red too xx
I have now put up another one without the red border for Alister& any more who do not like my red border ?

Tags: Digitally manipulated Red umbrellas Back pack turned red A street Scene in Cambridge

Voters: woolybill1, mrswoolybill, djh698 and 23 more


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mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2013 4:33PM
When the world turns to drab grey, a red umbrella is a great subject!
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djh698 14 5.4k 6 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2013 4:35PM
good shot of on an ordinary scene on an ordinary day-I like the way that the cyclist is framed
David
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
18 Feb 2013 4:46PM
A good composition, Mavis, love the red brollies Smile. How about changing the colour of the cyclist's anorak to red, too?Wink Carol
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2013 4:48PM
I really like this Mavis, fancy a red umbrella myself. Your composition is excellent here.
18 Feb 2013 4:53PM
An excellent composition Mavis. I do like it
Effrossini
18 Feb 2013 7:03PM
A lovely composition Mavis. The red brollies helps to make this image
Jimxx
EMJAYCEE Plus
9 10 10 England
18 Feb 2013 7:20PM
Good idea to make the back pack red and together with the red umbrellas makes a good focal point.
Joan.
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
18 Feb 2013 7:47PM
Love this -- the umbrellas make the picture-- A great one!
Dave87 Plus
11 42 5 England
18 Feb 2013 10:09PM
A day out in Cambridge is good - but sometimes the monochrome of the buildings needs a little something to give it a boost.

Here the use of a small amount of colour adds that bit special.

Love it.

Dave.
pamelajean Plus
12 1.1k 2024 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2013 11:18PM
Well seen and beautifully captured, Mavis, and nice work on the backpack too.
18 Feb 2013 11:44PM
Lovely image
fentiger Plus
17 918 24 England
19 Feb 2013 7:38AM

Quote:Well seen and beautifully captured, Mavis, and nice work on the backpack too.


I agree with Pamela.

Albert
Joline Plus
12 30 53 United States
19 Feb 2013 1:08PM
A bright spot on a rainy day. This is very eye catching, nice workSmile
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
19 Feb 2013 2:17PM
When I first looked at this, I thought that had the umbrellas had not been red, I'd have re-coloured them. But looking further I see you had the same idea with the backpack! If as you say, it was mauve, it would have clashed with the red brollies...Wink A great capture, Mavis, with the added bonus of the cyclists, nicely placed Smile
Trev Smile
19 Feb 2013 6:43PM
An interesting image Mavis, both for it's architecture and comp'. VERY well done that GirlSmile

John SmileX
milky 14 Wales
20 Feb 2013 4:02AM
Brilliantly capture in beautiful Red Mavis-------MilkyWinkTongueGrinSmile
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
20 Feb 2013 8:34PM
The red umbrellas and red backpack definitely brighten up what would have been a drab scene otherwiseSmile
alistairfarrugia 5 164 88 Malta
25 Feb 2013 8:31PM
Nice image and good editing, but I feel the frame used isn't helping the image. I think it takes away from the impact of the red-umbrellas, at least in my eyes it's constantly "telling me" to look at it, rather than at the picture. I think a less powerful frame or possibly no frame at all would have actually been a better option here.

As for the rest, I agree with the above posters. I like this.
Mavis Plus
16 143 2 England
1 Mar 2013 3:27PM
Thank you Alistair I have put one on without the edging & quickly went one to the other & all I see is the Umbrellas so I think different people see different things xx

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