Washington street in Cork. I had been walking home from UCC for about a month now, and absolutely love this building. I didn't realize til after i got home on my computer how it really represented a building from the 1940ish. thanks for the critiques, shoulda made a decision as to whether include the entire car aspect or get rid of it. too bad i couldn't get a Ford Model-T to drive by haha.
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korina (547) 2009-04-04 9:35
Hi Tyler! Welcome on TE!
Nice picture and good point of view...The black and white effect gives you the impression of a previous era. Perhaps you could have excluded the car at the side of the photo...
Have a nice evening,
ilDottore (5252) 2009-04-05 9:04
Welcome to TE!
Korina is right - Renault on left hand side ruins the effect of "old photography".
But anyway - very good as for début shot! :)
Good eye for composition, indeed!
aspiringamateur (151) 2009-04-07 7:02
Good choice for B&W, and the composition is pretty good. However, I would prefer if that flatiron building, which is the focal point, were not so centered. I think a better POV would include a little more to the left side of the street (including the cars--I guess I'm a purist!), putting the converging streets more to the right of the frame. It would also take care of the half-car, which is a distraction now but could easily become part of the composition to add depth to the foreground. Just my opinion, though!
I hope you have more photos of Washington Street. I think it's an interesting subject, so much variety in that area!
sirocco (36) 2009-04-20 5:41
Good B&W photo. Love this building too - a Model T would be nice in the photo alright!
delpeoples (59846) 2009-05-10 3:56
Hi Tyler, great POV here and great spotting. I love the choice of B&W here, you're right if only an old Ford drove by, we'd be back in the 50s. Excellent work, TFS, Lisa.
- Copyright: Tyler Fitzpatrick (Fitzy441) (10)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Black & White
- Date Taken: 2009-02-00
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: nikon d 40, Nikon DX Nikkor 18-55
- Exposure: f/4.2, 1 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): The Best of Ireland [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2009-04-04 4:28