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Old Trafford

Posted by
Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 14 February 2011 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

Manchester United FC's stadium at Old Trafford photographed shortly before dawn in some wonderful winter mist.

NIKON D700 1/15 second F/4.0 ISO 800 16 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Richard from Duns, United Kingdom

Works perfectly in b & w. Super.

14 Feb 2011 6:57am

@Richard: Thanks Richard!

Sonia Nansid from Stockholm, Sweden

The light is so beautiful here and the grain splendid. Love it.

14 Feb 2011 8:55am

@Sonia Nansid: Thanks Sonia....I added the grain in post processing as I thought the original photo looked a bit too clinical and clean.

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

Agree with Sonia - the grain is a nice addition.

14 Feb 2011 9:51am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

More impressive with the fog. Excellent !

14 Feb 2011 12:25pm

guillaume from Paris, France

Dream theater! !! Superb !

14 Feb 2011 2:44pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

The grain is a great addition, adds to the atmosphere. This looks almost as good as Rooney's goal on Saturday.

14 Feb 2011 6:43pm

Kevin P. from Caen, France

Wow,Magnifique composition et un véritable oeil de photographe ! Je suis ravi d'avoir découvert votre site sur Coolphotoblog et d'avoir voté pour votre talent . Je prends toujours autant de plaisir à venir voir vos photos. Bravo !

14 Feb 2011 8:00pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

when I saw that empty car park I thought...boy, he's got up early for this one!
Nicely done Ian.

14 Feb 2011 8:52pm

Christopher from United States

Love the balanced composition and the grain really adds mood. Nice shot!

15 Feb 2011 1:36am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

wonderful light that illuminates the stadium superbly and fine grainy effect that adds to the overall mood and effect!

15 Feb 2011 1:42am

Dustin W. Fletcher from Dallas, United States

Very cool. I love the grain. It's sorta backlit, like the structure may be important to some people. heh.

15 Feb 2011 3:57am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Atmosphere in every pixel here . . wonderful presence.

15 Feb 2011 9:09am

Ken from Brooklyn, United States

A great photo of a great place. Your black & white shots are special, whether at dawn or on misty days.
Top of the line.

15 Feb 2011 11:43pm

Andrey Samolinov from Russian Federation

Excellent and expressive BW
Like light and contrast - well done

17 Feb 2011 7:58pm

lasiate from Belarus

comme un paquebot à quai. belle atmosphère

22 Feb 2011 11:38am

Céline from Paris, France

great capture, love the grain

3 Mar 2011 12:49pm

NIKON D700
1/15 second
F/4.0
ISO 800
16 mm (35mm equiv.)