Poles Apart

By woolybill1
On London's South Bank.

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cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
13 Jun 2012 7:30AM
some people will do anything for a good view WinkGrin

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tony64 14 204 9 England
13 Jun 2012 7:56AM
Aha! I recognise this! I'm quite fond of these statues. The lady looks like she's standing on the top of the building.
A good take on this.
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
13 Jun 2012 7:58AM
This must have been at the crack of dawn as there isn't a Cappucino poser in sight, or any of the usual London weirdos for that matter, apart from the figure on the roof who is as wooden as the one on the right. Nice reportage Bill.
Jasper87 Plus
8 1.9k 150 England
13 Jun 2012 8:05AM
Excellent, Bill. I couldn't get a decent angle on either/both, you've got a superb take.

Phil_L 8 19 1 Wales
13 Jun 2012 8:07AM
Mr Ernst on the right... Ms young on the left?
franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
13 Jun 2012 8:09AM
It had me thinking for a moment or so Bill - love it!

Can I have MORE I hear ....call me Oliver , very good angle, lots of interest well captured.

Cor 9 Belgium
13 Jun 2012 9:40AM
YES_YES *****
I wonder what you have to do in the city to get put up the pole? Great work with the camera here Bill, straight uprights in a difficult situation it seems.

nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
13 Jun 2012 10:27AM
Wonderful title, well seen and well accomplished difficult shot, Bill!SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
13 Jun 2012 11:07AM
I don't think they are really poles apart here Bill.
The guy could pop into the bar,
while the girl could pop into the bra thingy.
And in her case,that certainly keeps everything neatly tucked in and together !!
pascalg Plus
10 37 France
13 Jun 2012 11:45AM
quite like this...
SlowSong Plus
9 7.3k 30 England
13 Jun 2012 12:41PM
I never saw the man when I went down there. This is a great view of them both. Love the title too.
danbrann Plus
13 636 17
13 Jun 2012 3:03PM
Strange to have a bar that sells bras...but everything else is so well observed Bill. It pays to stand back and take in the whole scene. before pressing the shutter.
Hop-A-Long 11 52 1 England
13 Jun 2012 3:27PM
I like your angle of attack. You see the man and then the name of the bar is almost like an instruction telling you there is more in the picture. It's then you spot the woman on top of the building, or at least thats where she looks like she is.
Greaty image, well spotted and taken Bill.

ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
13 Jun 2012 3:32PM
LOL...VERY well spotted and composed, Bill.


One day those poles might turn.

He'll go, "Where were you all my life?"

She'll go, "There was 'more' between us than you thought."

jonwebber 9 4 1 United Kingdom
13 Jun 2012 5:44PM
Well, if you will stand atop a pole . . .
Very well seen.
Sezz 13 617 15 England
13 Jun 2012 5:46PM
An excellent angle for this Bill, love it! Like Chilli's comment too Smile

Sarah *
SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
13 Jun 2012 5:52PM
Super interesting image.
13 Jun 2012 6:59PM
Took me a few seconds to see the woman left of shot, then realised what a nifty piece of work this is Bill. Great title.

John Smile
Really great composition.. Lots o narrative. & great title.. Like this Wink
HELANA 8 United Kingdom
13 Jun 2012 9:10PM
Excellent imnage, well seen and well taken.
Mavis Plus
16 143 2 England
15 Jun 2012 8:38AM
I don't know London very well Bill . I wonder where you were standing to get such a good view. You had your lens at its widest setting & managed to get everything in so well . Love the title . Wonder how famous you have to be to sent Up the pole xx
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
16 Jun 2012 5:35PM
Thoughtfully put together Bill - Like it lots SmileSmile
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2012 7:21AM
Awwww, this is brilliant!

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