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St. George's Hall, Liverpool

Posted by
Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 14 April 2008 in Architecture and Portfolio.

This is a photo of St. George's Hall in Liverpool which many architectural critics believe to be one of the finest neoclassical buildings in the world.

The architect, Harvey Lonsdale Elmes , was only 25 years old when he won the commission yet he never saw it completed as he died of consumption at the age of 34.

There's a larger version here for anyone whose interested

NIKON D40 4 seconds F/11.0 ISO 200 15 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Postcard perfect.

14 Apr 2008 7:34am

@Ana Lúcia: Thanks Ana!

Alun Lambert from Cheshire, United Kingdom

Very nice night time image, well done

14 Apr 2008 9:54am

@Alun Lambert: Thanks Alun!

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

I think St. George would be extremely pleased by your take of it. Talk about a dignified looking building...What a photo!
and I'm big on my main computer, thank God ;)

14 Apr 2008 11:36am

@Lorraine: Thanks Lorraine. I'm so pleased that you've got your computer back. Does that mean you can access all the AM3 blogs now without a problem?

Stefan from Thiersee, Austria

Great B+W image, good work!

14 Apr 2008 1:06pm

@Stefan: Thanks Stefan!

El Jefe from Almeria, Spain

Woww, great night urban shot

14 Apr 2008 1:13pm

@El Jefe: Thanks very much!

Wysterior from Kloten, Switzerland

Wonderful ;))

14 Apr 2008 2:46pm

@Wysterior: Thanks for that!

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

Very elegant shot and interesting background info, really great!

14 Apr 2008 2:55pm

@MadScientist: Thanks very much!

amy from Rocky Mountain House, Canada

You really make that wide angle of yours work beautifully. Love this in the b/w!

15 Apr 2008 1:31am

JoeB from Brampton, Canada

Such a grand building, with the steps you've really have showed it well.

15 Apr 2008 2:03am

Michael Rawluk from Prince George, Canada

Another great night shot.

15 Apr 2008 2:08am

drphoto from Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

It is a beautiful building and I love how you have composed the shot. Great low-light work; my favourite time to shoot!


20 Apr 2008 4:25pm

Stu from Kyoto, Japan

Don't know how I missed this one. Beautiful angle to take it from and your b&w as usual is spot-on.

30 Apr 2008 1:35pm

@Stu: Thanks Stu!

4 seconds
ISO 200
15 mm (35mm equiv.)