"Does mine look big in this?"

By woolybill1
Getting personal with the "Angel of the North".

We are off on our travels later today. Back at the week-end.

Tags: Photo journalism Close-up Abstract Architecture Humour

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franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2011 9:00AM
Makes a really excellent abstract Bill.


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Rogerex 11 32 12 Australia
24 Oct 2011 9:22AM
An interestingly different view. But if you are asking that question, I have to ask one too......since when have you been an angel?
woolybill1 Plus
11 23 72 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2011 9:27AM
Ah - that would be telling Wink
24 Oct 2011 9:35AM
Great shot, well done.
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
24 Oct 2011 9:56AM
Like it, great perspective and colour.

helenlinda Plus
11 360 22 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2011 10:14AM
Lovely crop and colours here Bill SmileSmile
Enjoy your break
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
24 Oct 2011 10:15AM
An excellent and different view of the Angel, Bill, the close-up makes a great abstract. Love it Wink
Have a great trip Wink
Trev Smile
tony64 14 204 9 England
24 Oct 2011 10:28AM
Hi Bill, You have brought out some beautiful colours in this, for such a drab overcast day, you have done well!
lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
24 Oct 2011 10:35AM
One of the best shots I have seen of this angel. Great colours
Cormy 10 3 England
24 Oct 2011 11:08AM
Magnificent abstract.
Sean_Dillon 9 2 2 England
24 Oct 2011 11:37AM
Cracking interpretation of a much Angel. Looks great, the lines and colours you`ve captured are great.
24 Oct 2011 11:43AM
Superb abstract shot - stands out a treat in the thumbnails - love the colors and textures..Jo
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
24 Oct 2011 11:58AM
Looks like she even has a little blue tattoo as well Bill !!
A big bit of detail well taken.
Enjoy your break.
BarryC123 9 43 25 Ireland
24 Oct 2011 12:06PM
Excellent detail shot here, making for a quite wonderfully abstract, yet, to those in the know, recognisable image.
kaybee 14 5.8k 25 Scotland
24 Oct 2011 12:18PM
I don't know about yours - but hers looks pretty good in those colours
Joline Plus
12 30 53 United States
24 Oct 2011 12:30PM
Looks like she might have a tattoo on her right cheek!
Seriously, this is a very beautifully done abstract. Much better than the full figured images.
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2011 12:54PM
This is one of the best images of the angel I've seen Bill. Great perspective - just love it. I wonder what that blue thingy is? Just went back to show Christopher this and I was struck again by the beautiful rust and blue combination - fabulous!
joolsb 13 27.1k 38 Switzerland
24 Oct 2011 1:20PM
It's never been satisfactorily explained why this angel should have grown aircraft wings when your basic traditional angel has more birdlike appendages....
cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
24 Oct 2011 1:21PM
"nice bum" WinkGrinGrinGrin
SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
24 Oct 2011 2:04PM
Excellent viewpoint and brilliant colour.
saltireblue Plus
8 8.0k 33 Norway
24 Oct 2011 3:49PM
My very first thought was of Pippa Middleton.
My second thought was........ well, erm, *cough* no, perhaps not here....Wink

Sezz 13 617 15 England
24 Oct 2011 4:01PM
Like the colours and form Bill, a fab' abstract!

Sarah *
Take-a-View 14 293 5 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2011 4:28PM
Very good and a different perspective than the norm. Good detail. Mono would work as well and perhaps an even tighter crop to lose the sky.
24 Oct 2011 5:56PM
Best shot I've EVER seen of this thing Bill, very well done.

John Smile
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
24 Oct 2011 7:48PM
Loving these shapes and colors!
A Booth 16 11 4 United Kingdom
25 Oct 2011 12:44PM
well captured shaped colours and design.
wyatturp 12 2 England
25 Oct 2011 8:14PM
Nice rear view have a good timeSmile
jaktis 14 84 Sweden
26 Oct 2011 5:32AM
Lovely shapes

KatieR 14 6.2k 6
26 Oct 2011 10:19AM
A tattoo too... how terribly trendy!

Nice abstract angle.
GlynnisFrith 11 23 3 United Kingdom
26 Oct 2011 6:46PM
Now you have really reach the bottom now Bill lol
26 Oct 2011 8:51PM
The breathtaking view Bill. Excellent line, texture, metal ..
Regards, Oleg.
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
26 Oct 2011 8:56PM
A terrific abstract Bill, the best image of the Angel of the North i've ever seen!
bliba Plus
12 2 Austria
27 Oct 2011 8:20AM
brilliant colour
KingBee Plus
12 529 2 Scotland
27 Oct 2011 10:44AM
Doing some catch-up, apologies for the lack of votes lately (full retirement just never seems to give you enough time in your day ....). Anyway, this is a great image, Bill. I love the lines, the colour, the tones, and I can but wholly endorse all the good things that have been said about it.

Your comments on my museum roof really had me chuckling. Kindred spirits.

Kind regards.

pamelajean Plus
12 1.1k 2022 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2011 10:03PM
I have to agree with the many comments about this being one of the best shots of this statue, Bill. I also agree with the comment about the tighter crop, but am so impressed with this as it is that I have given it my UA.
AshTree 8 1.7k 6 England
28 Oct 2011 10:43PM
Oh well, I'm all behind (if you'll excuse the pun) so you're nearly back from your travels now.... I do like this, Bill, the composition and, even more, the wonderful range of rusty colours!
LexEquine 12 19 United States
28 Oct 2011 11:16PM
'Great Take!' ~ LEx
kinfatric 13 550 9 Scotland
29 Oct 2011 11:13AM
Its a wonderful piece of work both the photo and statue
frz67 8 10 32 Italy
29 Oct 2011 7:25PM
excellent tones and color and a great POV! Grin
Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
30 Oct 2011 10:21AM
Wonderful colours and lines Bill; a winner!
fraser 14 631 14 Scotland
30 Oct 2011 9:56PM
Witty and colourful. Well framed.

SandraKay Plus
11 233 4 United Kingdom
1 Nov 2011 11:24AM
Everything is so very 'right' about this: the colour, angle and crop.
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2011 6:53PM
Did anyone see the wee tatoo on her backside???
Really intimate moment,
tonyheps 15 6 1
4 Nov 2011 3:00PM
Beautifully lit - and more! Amazing what a big light source can do.

John_Humphreys 12 69 2 Ireland
6 Nov 2011 10:58PM
Lovely humour again but I also like these detailed shots of the 'Angel of the North'. We normally don't see this in photographs.

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