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Colwyn Bay

Posted by
Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 24 March 2010 in Architecture and Portfolio.

A shelter on the seafront promenade at Colwyn Bay.

NIKON D40 1/250 second F/11.0 ISO 200 15 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Luis A. De Jesus R. from Mexico City, Mexico

Love this. 15mm and no distortion; what are you using to get it so straight? Love it.

24 Mar 2010 6:21am

@Luis A. De Jesus R.: Thanks Luis!....I use a programme called "PTLens": It's intuitive to use and is excellent for automatically removing lens distortion as well as for correcting perspective distortion.

It works either as a stand alone programme or as a Photoshop plug-in.

I've been telling other photographers about how great it is for the last 2 years and I see that epaperpress now provide a link to one of my testimonials! (I've got no financial or other ties to the company by the way!)

MK from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

A strong compo. I like

24 Mar 2010 7:25am

@MK: Thanks very much!

larry from Singapore, Singapore

Wow! Wow...

24 Mar 2010 7:40am

@larry: Thanks!

lil-ing from Singapore, Singapore

i'm loving your images for the strong compositions and bw processing. fantastic work!

24 Mar 2010 8:23am

@lil-ing: Thanks.....that's nice to know!

Daryl Johnson from Farnham, United Kingdom

The strong sunlight and sharp geometry work together very well.

24 Mar 2010 8:55am

@Daryl Johnson: Thanks Daryl!

Frida from Sweden

Strong composition together with great light.

24 Mar 2010 9:35am

@Frida: Thanks Frida!

Albert Manso from barcelona, Spain

Fantastic composition! Great shot!

24 Mar 2010 9:50am

@Albert Manso: Thanks Albert!

Scene by Sharon Photography from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

your composition and processing are A+ - really admire your work!

24 Mar 2010 10:04am

@Scene by Sharon Photography: Thanks Sharon!

Polydactyle from Montreal, Canada

Very nice one! Compo always perfect!

24 Mar 2010 12:17pm

@Polydactyle: Thanks!

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

Another excellent photo Ian - but I'm curious to know about the two light sources? it seems the shadowsw on the left and right are from different sources? (It may just be me :-)

24 Mar 2010 1:44pm

@Ian Smith: Hi Ian,

The sun was directly behind me shining though a row of trees at the top of an embankment. I cropped the frame across the bottom to exclude my own shadow. The perspective distortion is extreme using this 10-20 lens (remember it's almost like a fisheye lens!) so the shadows are all pointing to the vanishing point of the exaggerated perspective.

ARTURO LOPEZ from Toronto, Canada

Excellent shot and compo!!! And thanks for the PTlens information.

24 Mar 2010 3:55pm

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

Sublime view, great symmetry! Wished I had a sea nearby too! :-)

24 Mar 2010 10:48pm

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

perfect composition - i like the great balance and symmetry you achieve in your photos and this is a great example! i also use PTLens and thoroughly recommend it for very easy distortion correction!

25 Mar 2010 1:05am

Joan Felix from Jakarta, Indonesia

WOW !!!! 5 Stars for this Pic...

25 Mar 2010 3:56am

Luca Bobbiesi from Milano, Italy

I like the long shadows.

25 Mar 2010 1:25pm

steve-stefedesign from Liverpool, United Kingdom

Brilliant.........nice place for sky scapes as well

29 Mar 2010 6:01am

Ian Bramham from Manchester, United Kingdom

Note: published in 'Building' magazine.

14 Jun 2010 3:47pm

1/250 second
ISO 200
15 mm (35mm equiv.)