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'The Lowry', Manchester

Posted by
Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 19 February 2008 in Architecture and Portfolio.

The use of colour is fantastic in this building by Architect Michael Wilford.

NIKON D40 1/30 second F/4.5 ISO 1400 15 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Ron from Saint Louis, United States

Beautiful shot! Superb color, excellent detail and I love that you've capture the shot with the two people in it, which provides scale to the scene. I'm also particularly drawn to the handrail to the right side of the stairs and its slight reflection washing onto the orange.

19 Feb 2008 10:42am

@Ron: Thanks Ron!....I'm still learning with the lens I used on this shot - it's an extreme wide angle Sigma 10-20.

It's fantastic for landscape photos but much more difficult for architectural shots.

Viewfinder from Bradenton, United States

His use of color, your capture of it -- both masterful! I love the layered angles you've captured on the two levels of this space.

19 Feb 2008 12:34pm

@Viewfinder: Thanks very much....the colour is astonishing isn't it!

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

and captured magnificently by you, phenomenal angle...it's edgy and vibrant!

19 Feb 2008 12:40pm

@Lorraine: Thanks very much Lorraine....it's a very photogenic building that I've visted several times now, always finding something new to photograph.

JLT from Barcelona, Spain

Great colours and composition

19 Feb 2008 2:55pm

@JLT: Thanks very much JLT!

isabel from Lisbon, Portugal

superb colors and really nice angles!

19 Feb 2008 9:23pm

@isabel: Thanks very much Isabel!

tom from Germany

Wow. Makes me wish to visit this building myself. Interesting architecture and colors.

19 Feb 2008 9:28pm

@tom: Thank very much Tom!.....It's a building with great 3 dimensional use of space and the colours are so vibrant!

Will from Gainesville, United States

amazing colors and great perspective and lines:)

20 Feb 2008 2:14am

amy from Rocky Mountain House, Canada

Wow! Wow! Eye popping colours but your image of this is FANtastic! Excellently done with the stairs to the left and with the 2 people to give scale. Bravo!

20 Feb 2008 4:07am

Melissa from Warsaw, United States

Simply brilliant.

20 Feb 2008 2:06pm

danthro from Suburbia, United States

Very neat composition, lines and color. Once again, Great Shot!!

21 Feb 2008 1:34am

Daniel from United States

almost hurts the eyes its so orange!

22 Feb 2008 1:27am

Barbara from Florida, United States

Excellent, colorful, and great angle.

22 Feb 2008 3:29am

NIKON D40
1/30 second
F/4.5
ISO 1400
15 mm (35mm equiv.)