Well not quite, but this shot of one of the domes on the King George V colonnade, does look like a flying saucer perched on stilts. Just my crazy imagination! The King George V colonnade graces the seafront in the East Sussex town of Bexhill-on-sea, England. Seen here against the sun and under a blue sky.
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williewhistler (16394) 2014-03-12 2:49
I have to admire the amount of detail that is shown in the roof of the dome,very nicely done.
There is a resemblance to a flying saucer when viewed quickly from this low view point that adds more intrigue to a well conceived shot.
I also enjoy that lovely sky.
All the best Les.
subhendu_bagchi (26089) 2014-03-12 2:54
hello Brian, I like your idea to show it like this with such an imagination. I like your soccers which you captured with great sharpness and depth. Like the contrasting colours. Very good exposer management too. An excellent work. Tfs.
snunney (97639) 2014-03-12 3:02
The tight framing works perfectly concentrating the attention on the subject. Ideally exposed and with a lovely blue sky, which makes a great backdrop for the flying saucer. Come back Dan Dare!
SnapRJW (31629) 2014-03-12 3:32
Hello Brian - I agree with Les here, the detail on the underside of the dome is very well managed and the concave shape is evident. I like the colour harmony and the isolation of the dome from its location. I'm not sure about the flying saucer but the shot is unusual and attractive.
Royaldevon (37999) 2014-03-12 3:34
It does resemble a flying saucer, especially with the clouds rising, steam-like, from its upper surface!
You have had a good eye, here.
The tight crop gives presence to the 'v' shaped sunlight, acting as a guide into the dome. There are lovely tasters of the colonnade and its shadows, whilst colour changes define inside and outside surfaces.
Have a lovely day,
lousat (89930) 2014-03-12 3:56
Hi Brian,very nice close up on this little dome that you showed us recently in a large view,another top class pic,the backlight effect is truly beautiful,i like it!! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
shreya2000 (2421) 2014-03-12 4:10
A nice picture with good colour and contrast. I like it.
jhm (151570) 2014-03-12 6:11
You play wonderful with light and shadows between this lovely kiosk.
Depth and perspective are excellent through your perfect angle
A lovely clear and sharp taken picture.
Excellent composition, nice captured.
Good presentation, TFS.
Have a nice day,
dip (23888) 2014-03-12 6:32
except the good composition and framing,I love the blue tones and especially the sky you captured here,it looks really fantastic!
Nicou (140194) 2014-03-12 6:58
dans ces tons bleutés quelle iamge et compo sueprbe vue quel contre jour et la forme avec la petite coupole merivelleuse vue et compo.
Bravo et amitié
rychem (34669) 2014-03-12 9:54
It is not easy to take a photo against the light, the sun is hidden behind the dome, it creates a moody photo with beautiful colors, very well done
Corry (4508) 2014-03-12 20:12
Un contre jour bien réussi avec un ciel magnifique. Salutations.
jjcordier (79297) 2014-03-12 23:14
Ta "soucoupe volante à pattes" a fière allure devant ce beau ciel. Belle réalisation photographique.
krzychu30 (15512) 2014-03-13 0:42
masterful use of light here to create so attractive visual effect!
I like your POV and slightly upward perspective so nicely juxtaposing the dome with the blue sky.
Eye-catching and very atmospheric scene!
Have a nice day
Cricri (117961) 2014-03-13 10:36
J'aime le cadrage avec l'entrée bien placée, le jeu de lumière et puis ce merveilleux bleu qui met si bien en valeur le dôme, très jolie réalisation
Bartleby (13552) 2014-03-13 11:08
love the light here. It seems to me exposure must have been quite tricky. Anyhow, you got that right.
m (0) 2014-03-14 10:24
Wonderful capture, Brian. I adore places like this that leave much more to the imagination and I'm with yours on this one:) The sky is priceless...a most perfect blue!
have a great weekend!
- Copyright: Brian Denton (timecapturer) (49288)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2014-03-05
- Categories: Daily Life, Architecture, Artwork
- Camera: Sony Alpha 850 DSLR, Sony F20mm F2.8 SAL
- Exposure: f/20.0, 1/200 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-03-12 2:01