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A Brave New World

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

One of the new buildings on the banks of the River Mersey in city centre Liverpool. This is the Echo Arena located next to the Albert Dock

NIKON D40 1211/10 second F/5.6 ISO 200 36 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Suzanne Cummings from Huntington Bch, United States

Superb composition and image quality.

19 Nov 2008 5:40am

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

Interesting take on an unique structure, I just had to Google it. best...jerry

19 Nov 2008 6:04am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Another great b/w image of this industrial subjects you treat so well. Very good.

19 Nov 2008 7:03am

Marie from Isère, France

Magnifiquement cadré

19 Nov 2008 7:03am

thierry from conde sur noireau, France

a fantastic black and white, as usual

19 Nov 2008 7:15am

Margie from Auckland, New Zealand

Great shot, Ian. Very futuristic and scary, Aldous Huxley would be proud!

19 Nov 2008 7:56am

yz from Budapest, Hungary

Great composition and great title. I don't know this building but I am sure that's already a unique picture of it.

19 Nov 2008 8:01am


In one word : SUPERB!!!!!

19 Nov 2008 8:08am

Giovanni from Milan, Italy

Stunning composition and wonderful b/w toning!! Five stars!

19 Nov 2008 9:50am

Cheryl from Texas, United States

this is spooky! I love the composition and the lighting

19 Nov 2008 1:10pm

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

Inspiring! Simply amazing work Ian!

19 Nov 2008 1:39pm

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

Fantastic industrial shot, of

19 Nov 2008 2:22pm

Daryl from Amagasaki, Japan

Great sharp shot, like the heavy black in the composition.

19 Nov 2008 2:47pm

deadBride from Iran

WoOoOoW . amazing

19 Nov 2008 3:29pm

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

This is great! It's like the beginning of something big, although it's 'big' in it's own right. Excellent!

19 Nov 2008 3:48pm

zOOm from Paris, France

Exceptionnal composition !

19 Nov 2008 7:48pm

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

Exceptional, maybe not in the bank's sense. :-)

19 Nov 2008 8:13pm from Netherlands

Nice shot Ian. Shooting portrait is not always appreciated but this one shows exactly why you would should in portrait. B&W absolutely helps to create the atmosphere. Stunning.

19 Nov 2008 8:23pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

Striking image Ian ...really like it!

19 Nov 2008 10:26pm

Andy from United States

Wow there is something very Sci-Fi about this shot. I really like it!

19 Nov 2008 10:31pm

Polydactyle from Montréal, Canada

Excellent light. Excellent lines. Perfect b/w. Bravo!

20 Nov 2008 2:47am

Viewfinder from Bradenton, United States

Very sharp and stark, like you said, a sort of peek into that brave new world.

20 Nov 2008 3:16am

Em!ly Ng from Studying in: Adelaide, Australia | Home:, Afghanistan

wow.. the heavy presense of it, the lighting, the moving sky and in contrast, the spindly things on pillars..nice.. i feel like it's a building, just awakening, before the rush n bustle of the day

20 Nov 2008 4:28am

Laurie from New Jersey, United States

Excellent lines. I like the liquid smoothness of this image. This is an awesome perspective.

20 Nov 2008 1:51pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Wow! That is a great angle and it all works beautifully in b+w.

21 Nov 2008 3:09am

Annie Viguié from Bordeaux, France

Très pure ! J'aime beaucoup le côté graphique du bâtiment, la lumière et la direction des nuages.
Très belle photo.

27 Nov 2008 6:48am

1211/10 second
ISO 200
36 mm (35mm equiv.)