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National Marine Aquarium

By TrevBatWCC    
At the bottom end of Plymouth's Sutton Harbour there is a swing footbridge which takes you across from the Barbican to the east side of the harbour, where there is the National Marine Aquarium. Opened in May 1998, it is the largest aquarium in the United Kingdom (its largest tank contains 2.5 million litres of water) and has a total of over 400 species of sea creatures. I'd loved to have visited it inside, but with only about 40 minutes left before our boat trip, just had time to grab a few images from outside.
The first version shows the wider view, and from the same spot zoomed in on the artwork to the left of the entrance for the two images in the montage. V2 & V3 were taken from around the right-hand side.

Raw images processed in Adobe Camera Raw, tweaked in Nik Collection's Viveza 2 and Photoshop Elements 14.

Thanks again to everyone for your votes & comments on my previous uploads, it really is appreciated and encouraging 👍

Trev 😀

Tags: Devon Montage Architecture Artwork Plymouth National marine aquarium

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Saastad Plus
1 16 15 Norway
24 Jun 2019 11:32AM

bliba Plus
15 2 Austria
24 Jun 2019 11:35AM
very well presented
cats_123 Plus
17 5.0k 30 Northern Ireland
24 Jun 2019 11:47AM
Excellent captured... remember to carry your snorkel next time 😁😁
24 Jun 2019 12:04PM
beautifully done
All versions plus 5he lead image are superb

24 Jun 2019 12:14PM
Excellent series very well processed.

Joline Plus
14 34 59 United States
24 Jun 2019 12:46PM
That is wonderful! I hope you take another trip back there to visit the aquarium. It mus be quite an experience.
saltireblue Plus
10 11.8k 75 Norway
24 Jun 2019 12:50PM
If the lead image shows lifelike representations of the contents of the tanks, then there are a lot of psychedelic marine species I have never seen - not even in an lsd-indused state!
dales Plus
5 11 Australia
24 Jun 2019 12:50PM
Terrific set Trev , the lead is particularly impressive
mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.7k 2395 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2019 12:50PM
Good set - and you had good light!
24 Jun 2019 1:54PM
Excellent set
CaroleS Plus
10 442 3 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2019 2:31PM
They are interesting. A good set Trev.
Jasper87 Plus
11 2.7k 158 England
24 Jun 2019 4:13PM
Looks a very photographic building, Trev, and I like your presentation on the lead.
Fefe Plus
9 57 36 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2019 5:28PM
The lead is o'fish'ally my Fave Trev!GrinGrinGrinGrin

24 Jun 2019 6:00PM
Great series of this interesting building, all those curves remind me of waves, and the colourful marine life is beautiful.
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2019 7:38PM
Stunning looking building Trev. That's a heck of a lot of water in that tank.
25 Jun 2019 2:48PM
Beautiful set, Trev, love the painting in v.1 🏆

Dave 🙂
pamelajean Plus
15 1.5k 2211 United Kingdom
25 Jun 2019 9:43PM
I like your lead image and the way you have presented the exterior artwork, which is colourful and clever.
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
27 Jun 2019 11:59AM
Great architecture and a superb wall piece in the lead shot Trev !!
Isabel GrinGrin

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