A closed down steel mill turned into a
landscape park for recovering, sports
The light installation is from the
British artist Jonathan Park.
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carper (96) 2006-04-16 13:06
hij is mooi Herman,
niet eenvoudig toch uitstekend uitgevoerd. goede compositie, prachtige scherpte, mooie kleuren, uitstekende foto.
ahmetgedikli (25448) 2006-04-16 13:10
Wonderful night shot! The colors, light and composition are perfect. The mill look like robot. Good job!
rhizomes (15343) 2006-04-16 13:10
Very nice picture full of colors ! Interesting to see a "reconverstion" of this site with contemporary art.
Thank for posting this one !
weswang (18223) 2006-04-16 13:42
Hi Hermann, It sounds a good idea to convert a waste to be a theme park. Good to choose the evening to take a picture of this colorful industrial theme park. Excellent to use the blue background to make a nice contrast to the outline. Well done.
AthaPan (0) 2006-04-16 13:46
eine wunderschöne Aufnahme, die Belichtung schon fast perfekt, die Illumination sehr kräftig rübergebracht...
lewiz (1297) 2006-04-16 13:58
First shot of yours I've seen in a while. Well done with this one... the different coloured lights are great. Nice catch :)
imrek (4) 2006-04-16 14:06
It is very nice and funny shot Hermann, this factory is well lighted, strong composition and good POV!!! Happy Easter, Hermann!
Tue (26352) 2006-04-16 15:16
Great to see the vivid colours of this former industrial place. The construction is also well visible and the picture is well composed. Good work!
postvikram (1199) 2006-04-16 15:18
This is a nice one. Good colors.Looks like a building from one of those sci fi movies. Nice work on getting it with this clarity.TFS- Vikram
Floydian (30970) 2006-04-16 17:24
Never seen this before, looks like a huge robot to me ;-)
The colours are wonderful, and shooting this at this time of the day was perfect.
Great colours....very good...!!!!
Xalkida (11744) 2006-04-16 17:25
Very fine nightshot. Great industrial shot, very fine colors and great lighting. Excellent work.
gaby (19819) 2006-04-16 17:42
Hermann bonsoir - fantastic night shot with wonderful green lights and super control of the exposure -
very well captured
happy Easter to you and family
ndb1958 (9289) 2006-04-16 18:01
das Teil in der Mitte sieht aus wie ein Riesen-Roboter. Schöne Lichtinstallation und gut ausgewählte Farben. Gefällt mir.
alvaraalto (5773) 2006-04-16 18:06
Here in IJmuiden the steel factory isn’t yet transferred in a piece of art. The colours need to found in the remaining spectrum of a wave. I like the colourful solution in Duisburg of memory of the industrial age.
Gerrit (44349) 2006-04-16 18:44
Good idea, Hermann, to transform this industrial park with its attractive forms, - i like them very much - into another attraction.
Thanks and regards, gerrit
ChrisJ (94806) 2006-04-16 20:47
Wonderful color & sharpness. I like the symmetry of the verticals. Well composed too. The emerald green & blue sky, is an unusual color combination.
PJE (20758) 2006-04-16 23:55
Hermann this steel mill has incredible lighting. The main structure in the center looks like a monster with those angled pipes looking like arms! Very interesting indeed...thanks for posting!
Graal (95425) 2006-04-17 2:31
unusual colours and theme. I like the composition. Good captured by night and well done photo. I like it.
feather (51130) 2006-04-17 5:07
What a good use of the old steelworks. The lighting has made something of beauty from something ugly. You took it at the right time of day as the still-blue sky makes a perfect background.
jhm (135396) 2006-04-17 7:35
De man achter dit licht is een kunstenaar, maar de fotograaf een artist.
Dit is zo moeilijk om te fotograferen, maar u heeft daar een geweldig mooi beeld van gemaakt, kunstig gedaan!
Groeten uit Vlaanderen,
nwoehnl (122) 2006-04-17 10:00
The light installation gives a special glow and look to the industrial scenery, Hermann. A fine quality and vivid colors to this "oldie" that I like quite a bit. Grüße aus Tokio, hier ist es jetzt 23 Uhr und morgen um die Mittagszeit fliege ich über London nach Stuttgart zurück.
john_c (24662) 2006-04-17 11:26
What an amazing shot...The somewhat garish colours combine with the lighting of the blue hour to make this a fascinating scene. I am certain Hollywood would find a use for this place in a sci fi movie. Superb lines and graphism. Well captured.
IvarsU (2505) 2006-04-17 13:31
You poster one episode from Star Wars... Lithgs and colors are crazzy, fantastic...
PixelTerror (0) 2006-04-18 1:39
Nice and well framed blue hour shot, the play of colors and their diversity is excellent, it may be a slightly different skyline but reminds a bit of the HSBC building in Hong Kong I've been looking at just a few days ago.
Have a nice day,
jemaflor (80906) 2006-04-18 7:17
These colouful lights are splendid, and bravo for this very well captured night shot.
banyanman (7789) 2006-04-18 10:19
Wow, very impressive capture, Hermann. I thought the colours were for 'real' until I read you note that the mill has been closed down and the lighting is the work of an artist. Nevertheless, it is still a very striking image with good exposure and sharpness. One small point though - your image is tilted slightly to the right. Cheers . . . David
magda_indigo (22) 2006-04-18 12:09
wow, stunning image, very well done, thanx, M, (*_*)
jmdaoudal (82) 2006-04-20 17:12
I like this one and commenting thinking about the little boy who call me Papy :-)) because he is fan of robots, and this is looking like.
Very well composed I will show him to have a reaction.
bertolucci (13356) 2006-04-29 19:38
Hi Hermann, I read about this project and it's very nice to see a capture of it from you. The blue hour was of course a good choice and I love the color palet and compo. Xcellent and fascinating work.
Have a nice sunday,
KevRyan (22952) 2006-05-02 20:54
What a fantastic shot Hermann - another project a little like Kalkar in terms of re-using such sites - it's just amazing! Very nicely shot - I guess the intention is to create an image of a giant figure - really nice!
best wishes Kev
rajhema (1871) 2006-06-26 13:51
Very attractive. Your saturation enhances the picture. Good one Hermann.
Photobones (347) 2006-09-04 1:09
That's just cool!
- Copyright: Hermann Schoettler (Fixfocus) (9385)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 1999-06-00
- Categories: Ruins
- Camera: Nikon F3 HP, Zoom Nikkor 4,5 80-200, Kodak Ektachrome 64
- Details: Tripod: Yes
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2006-04-16 12:56