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Selfridges Building, Birmingham

Posted by
Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 1 October 2013 in Architecture and Portfolio.

The famous Selfridges building in Birmingham's Bullring. It is 10 years old this year and was designed by architects Future Systems.

NIKON D800 1/640 second F/8.0 ISO 100 16 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Stunning !!!

1 Oct 2013 5:22am

@Aubélia: Thanks Aubélia!

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

fantastic graphic angle !

1 Oct 2013 6:25am

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

taken with your 16/85mm ?

1 Oct 2013 6:28am

@Anna.C: Hi Anna - no, it's a Nikon 16-35mm which I've been using for a couple of years now since I switched to full frame.

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Oh, this is absolutely spectacular, really eye catching.
Bravo !

1 Oct 2013 6:36am

@Gérard Beullac: Thanks Gé's a building that has been photographed a lot here in the UK so I was keen to see it for myself and I wasn't dissapointed.

Annierita & Annisabelle from New Delhi & Belle Ile, India

What a picture ! The composition with this contrast between the futurist building and the sky is stunning. Annierita

1 Oct 2013 6:41am

@Annierita & Annisabelle: Thanks Annierita!

Babzy from Besançon, France

wow ! Awesome ! :)

1 Oct 2013 7:13am

@Babzy: Thanks Babzy!

Christian Richer from Le Havre, France

I have the impression to see the buttons of a huge accordion! I also like the collision of textures with clouds...

1 Oct 2013 8:02am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Mind blowing, an awesome composition!

1 Oct 2013 8:14am

CLODO from PESSAC, France

Good graphism emphasised by the B&W mood

1 Oct 2013 8:37am

~~~Ann~~~ from Nelson, New Zealand

amazing photograph of Selfridges, wonderful creative framing, Ian

1 Oct 2013 9:42am

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States


1 Oct 2013 10:38am

k@ from Paris, France

Accordeonesque beauty, such an original angle.

1 Oct 2013 10:55am

Adrian from Wakefield, United Kingdom


1 Oct 2013 12:04pm

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom


1 Oct 2013 12:31pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!
so beautiful angle, composition, lights & graphics!
A M A Z I N G !!!!

1 Oct 2013 12:55pm

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

great framing for a superb result.

1 Oct 2013 2:24pm

my-ky from Ontario, Canada

This is amazing...excellent composition.

1 Oct 2013 3:44pm

Eric C. from Un peu partout, France

Fantastic !

1 Oct 2013 3:58pm

véronique cherpantier from potenza, Italy

splendid framing

1 Oct 2013 7:00pm

Veronique from France-and-, Switzerland

Stunning pattern and point of view !

1 Oct 2013 7:54pm

Sergei Z from Türi, Estonia

Very nice angle - works very well to show the pattern. Excellent!

1 Oct 2013 8:28pm

Basile Pesso from Barcelona, Spain

Another spotlightable one. Masterful.

1 Oct 2013 9:28pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

extraordinary graphics. beautifully done

1 Oct 2013 10:31pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

WONDERFUL! That is the only word for it. Great composition and tones.

2 Oct 2013 12:04am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

your vision to capture this shot is outstanding! brilliant work!

2 Oct 2013 1:58am

l'angevine from France

bravo pour cette points

2 Oct 2013 7:32am

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

terrific edition bravo

2 Oct 2013 9:20am

Jedna Chwila from Poland

Wow! Wow! Wow! So great photo! :) Like it! bravo!

2 Oct 2013 9:15pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

Outstanding composition and excellent POV ... Beautiful photo !!!

2 Oct 2013 10:54pm

Robert from BOUSVAL, Belgium

The eye is catched and driven to the top ! Superb!

3 Oct 2013 9:33am

Hans ter Horst from Dippach, Luxembourg

Amazing DOF with an F/8, you must love that 16mm lens

4 Oct 2013 8:56am

tom from Germany

What an amazing architectural shot.

5 Oct 2013 8:54pm

Wolfgang from Germany

Interesting photo, especially with the perspective, the repetition of these circles and the b/w contrasts. Good work!

8 Oct 2013 7:24am

Denise from granby, québec, Canada

Wonderful picture! The contrast between the building and the clouds is fantastic.

15 Oct 2013 9:12pm

Ryan Hammond from Tucson, United States

Amazing shot! Some day you're going to be famous and I get to say "Yep, I shot pictures in the UK with him." :)

16 Nov 2013 4:46am

Filipe from PARIS, France

A fantastic beauty, a perfect shot !!! Graphics and B&W...Amazing !!!

20 Jan 2014 9:11am

1/640 second
ISO 100
16 mm (35mm equiv.)