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'Bin down Heaton's court

By WarrenD  
Headed out with a photo buddy of mine, Adrian Wilson (aka ade_mcfade) after work last Thursday in the hope of grabbing some urban city type shots with a nice setting sun illuminating the sky. However the weather transpired against us to produce quite a grey and non-descript sky and so we went in search of those locations that are usually overlooked but can quite often produce grity urban shots, such as this one of Heaton's court.

A tiny little back street that runs down the side of an adult shop and a railway viaduct and surprisingly leads to a firm of solicitors and a hotel. I must have wlaked past this street 1000's of times on my way to and from work and have quite often seen it sealed off by police tape suggesting it's not the sort of place you would want to venture down after dark!

Tags: Street photography Photo journalism Architecture Specialist and abstract

Voters: collywobles, andrewrit, IMAGESTAR and 17 more

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collywobles 14 4.0k 10 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2009 10:16PM
Superb shot. The long lead in and the colours are really good

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ireid7 12 11 Scotland
19 Oct 2009 10:28PM
great shot
love the colours
well done
stephenscott 8 8 2 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2009 10:28PM
great night shot,well taken ..

User_Removed 12 10 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2009 10:34PM

Quote:Bin down Heaton's court

Great name for your pic

Nice work spot on

19 Oct 2009 11:17PM
Very nice image that a lot of people would have missed.
you need to get some more photos in your portfolio for us to look at
Cheers Dave
WarrenD 9 1 England
20 Oct 2009 1:22PM

Quote:you need to get some more photos in your portfolio for us to look at

David i have plenty more that i will be uploading shortly, so please keep an eye out for them, and thank you for your kind comment.

Also thanks to collywobles, ireid7, stephen and kwai for your comments too they are much appreciated on my first post.
Graham15 9 8 United Kingdom
20 Oct 2009 1:48PM
Warren, being a Yorkshire Lad Myself and knowing the area, I think this is an amazing shot, Great composure, great colours, and a superb exposure. Well Done, I am looking forward to seeing more of your work. Graham.
WarrenD 9 1 England
21 Oct 2009 1:21PM
Thank you Graham i hope to have some more work uploaded soon.
ade_mcfade 14 15.2k 216 England
21 Oct 2009 9:22PM
You've joined then Smile

You do get more feedback on here than on Flickr - its worth shoving your 1 shots a day on, cause you can only do 1 at a time. Worth bearing in mind Smile

Nice start image anyway
WarrenD 9 1 England
21 Oct 2009 11:06PM
Cheers Ade.

Yeah, have been dipping in and out of here for a while reading bits and pieces on the forums and in the reviews so finally took the plunge and signed up.

What's this 1 shot a day thingy then and where do i find it?
ade_mcfade 14 15.2k 216 England
21 Oct 2009 11:20PM
you can only upload one shot a day

on Flickr you can upload hundreds at a time - but here it's just one a day, and if you don't upload a shot on a day, you loose that upload opportunity forever!

it's nowt sinister, but it's good cause it means the galleries don't get too full too quickly

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