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Shap Limestone Factory, Cumbria

Posted by
Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 1 March 2010 in Business & Industry and Portfolio.

A view of Corus's limestone fatory which is located in the small rural village of Shap in Cumbria. It's a surreal sight with it's smoking chimneys and rusting steel surrounded by all that beautiful countryside.

NIKON D40 1/200 second F/11.0 ISO 200 30 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Mirko Herzner from Germany

This looks like an image straight from those early days of industrialisation... Amazing treatment.

1 Mar 2010 10:07am

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

I support Mirko, looks like a scene from the 1930s.

1 Mar 2010 10:39am

Scene by Sharon Photography from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

I always impressed with the clarity of tones you achieve - beautiful work!

1 Mar 2010 11:19am

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Very nice! I love the juxtaposition of the factory and the little stand of trees.

1 Mar 2010 2:10pm

Larry Lefever from Lititz, United States

I like the balance of nature on the right and industry on left. That looks like a great factory to shoot. Nice shot.

1 Mar 2010 2:52pm

Garfield from Ancaster Ontario, Canada

Well thought out compo. Great treatment. Powerful statement. Awesome tonal range

1 Mar 2010 3:40pm

Marie LC from Voiron, France

magnifique composition, magnifique noir et blanc

1 Mar 2010 5:05pm

Paul from summerside, Canada

Very nice ...

1 Mar 2010 5:22pm

keith from killarney, Ireland

A great black & white image, no other medium could have supported the content

1 Mar 2010 5:45pm

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

excellent composition and tones! you strike an interesting contrast between the industrial facility and the nature represented by trees on the right...

2 Mar 2010 2:05am

Didier DE ZAN from somewhere, France

Great BW , as usual very well composed

2 Mar 2010 6:02am

theys from Charleroi, Belgium

Beautiful photograph, very successful, cheer!

2 Mar 2010 1:11pm

Chris from Seattle, United States

Nice. Very moody and cold atmosphere.

2 Mar 2010 7:30pm

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

Really love the contrast, good image

2 Mar 2010 8:18pm

Daniel from Kenmare, United States

nice

4 Mar 2010 2:18pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

superbe noir et blanc, et superbe image !

5 Mar 2010 3:18pm

Darío from Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Beautiful!!

29 Dec 2011 9:57pm

NIKON D40
1/200 second
F/11.0
ISO 200
30 mm (35mm equiv.)