After posting a Front and a Side view, I now have an angular view of this beautiful building.
What is prominent here is the "Minar" where the Moghul and the Rajasthan influence is clear.
The Architect entrusted with the design was W. Emerson. A pupil of William Burges. The man appointed as an assistant to Emerson was Vincent J. Esch. A generation younger than Emerson, Esch had like him, gone out to India at the start of his career and in 1899 he was appointed Assistant Engineer in the Bengal Nagpur Railway, a job which gave him much practical experience in large-scale construction and costings. In the New Year of 1902, Emerson engaged him to prepare a sketch of his original design for the Victoria Memorial.
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Fis2 (95997) 2013-11-25 12:02
I like frame and perspective.
Excellent light and sharpness.
adidas5nb (5743) 2013-11-25 18:50
this a better and a less seen pov of the victoria memorial.like the light and shadow.
thebest (4276) 2013-11-25 20:16
What wonderful architecture there is in our World so many beautiful old master pieces to enjoy!!!
Congratulations on your very interesting & well written notes.
emka (95113) 2013-11-25 23:11
Hi Arunava, Another splendid view of this impressive building. fantastic example of colonial architecture. Lovely towers and the dome with an angel on top.
WArm regrads MAlgo
snunney (97477) 2013-11-26 4:29
A closer view of this impressive building. The elegant lines are nicely depicted and offer some interesting contrasts between curves and verticals. Captured under a good light that helps bring out the detail to good effect. A bit pedantic I know, but I would be inclined to clone out the passer-by on the right.
lousat (89778) 2013-11-26 6:18
Beautiful point of view,maybe the most original of your serie,i like how you manage the different light levels on the facade,great exposure and fine details too.Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano
macjake (67012) 2013-11-26 10:39
wow, I have to say that this is one huge building! its so large, so robust, taking up what seems like an entire city block.
lovely building to photograph and to share with us here on TE.
It would be great to see this one in person.
Noel_Byrne (30471) 2013-11-26 10:48
A perfect compliment to your previous shots, all three seem to present new visions of this mighty building. In this, the texture of the brick stands out a lot more strongly. I really like the fade from strong light on left to clear blue on right too, it looks brilliant and created some excellent shadows on the building.
Thanks as always
abmdsudi (52987) 2013-11-26 19:30
As far as lighting is concerned you did managed well, finely exposed even in shadow area is visibly detailed. The compo is so balanced, pov is impressive with more depth and perspective as the commanding tower guides us smoothly. Again you retained mass of details on the stonework in its natural tones and really sharp of this splendid architecture with good enough contrast to light blue sky. Thanks to your creative effort, without doubt you did your best here with excellent result. Congrats, tfs
delpeoples (57278) 2013-12-13 3:15
Namaskar dear Arunava
Difficult light conditions, but an excellent, sharp, well-contrasted composition. The perspective is good. As a minor improvement I would have cloned out the person in the right foreground. Well done!
- Copyright: Arunava Ghose (Highmountains) (2674)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-12-19
- Categories: Castles, Architecture, Artwork
- Camera: Olympus E-500
- Exposure: f/8, 1/200 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-11-25 11:01