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The Hidden City

Posted by
Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 3 March 2008 in Architecture and Portfolio.

One from the archives.....this is a photo from earlier this winter of Manchester at night taken in part of the city that is well below normal street level and never normally seen by all the office workers and shoppers.

NIKON D40 20 seconds F/8.0 ISO 200 30 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Michael Skorulski from Cigel, Slovakia

A beautiful intriguing image, Ian.

3 Mar 2008 6:33am

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

Total mastery, that's what you have. This is divine...

3 Mar 2008 12:54pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, United States

Absolute perfection. How great to work near a place like this.

3 Mar 2008 1:38pm

Laurie from New Jersey, United States

I like the way you can't quite see the source of the reflections. Nice.

3 Mar 2008 4:37pm

Putter from Belgium

Beautiful photo of a beautiful place. Really very well done.

3 Mar 2008 5:13pm

tom from Germany

Really beautiful shot. Love the lights on the water.

3 Mar 2008 7:47pm

João Mourão from Amadora, Portugal

Congratulations for another excellent shot.

3 Mar 2008 8:29pm

Wysterior from Kloten, Switzerland

Beautiful bow shaped bridge..

3 Mar 2008 8:29pm

Richard_Irwin from Belper, United Kingdom

Lovely find, some terrific colour range, and gorgeous reflections

3 Mar 2008 11:48pm

Momo from Montpellier, France

wow, color, composition, this just sings...beautiful Ian...

3 Mar 2008 11:48pm

Will from Gainesville, United States

anothoer great shot...well done:)

4 Mar 2008 1:28am

danthro from Suburbia, United States

cool shot. i like how it feels like sort of a mix of old and new. and of course, well executed, i won't list the ways for the millionth time ;), but well done!

4 Mar 2008 2:04am

KimberleyC from United States

Dear Ian, this is Sumptuous!

4 Mar 2008 2:52am

Laurie from Lincoln, United States

This is one is cool, too! I love the blue night sky--it looks marvelous!

4 Mar 2008 4:44pm

Stefan Thaler from Thiersee, Austria

Exellent image, great work!

4 Mar 2008 11:33pm

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

Very beautiful angle here, it makes the bridge almost seductive, especially with its shape reflected in the water...where the other lights catch the viewer's attention! Excellent composition!

6 Mar 2008 12:59pm

Herbert from Singapore, Singapore

A beautiful shot-very nice composition.

19 Mar 2008 12:54pm

20 seconds
ISO 200
30 mm (35mm equiv.)