This spring I went with my family to London for a week. The weather was not all bad for what is expected in London in late March, so I took the opportunity to take some photos of the city. Walking with a camera around London is really helpful, and with a little imagination you can make thousands of photos of all kinds, but I could not resist making some of the most typical photos that we've all seen on postcards or books. This is one that I always wanted to try ...
Esta primavera fui con mi familia a Londres a pasar una semana. El tiempo no fue del todo malo para lo que se espera de Londres en el mes de abril, así que aproveché para hacer algunas fotos de la ciudad. Pasear con una cámara por Londrés es realmente provechoso, y con un poco de imaginación puedes hacer miles de fotos de todo tipo. Aun así no pude resistirme a hacer algunas de las más que típicas fotos que todos hemos visto en postales o libros. Esta es una de las que siempre había querido intentar...
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lousat (95982) 2014-07-22 7:38
Hi Juan,an excellent idea this work in PP to leave only the red of bus in a black and white composition,a classic point of view under the Big Ben made with a magic long perspective and fine detail everywhere,it's nice to see a new idea from this famous corner..ehehe....have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano
berek (50506) 2014-07-22 8:01
How would you sum up the city of London. The answer is here! I really like this picture, congratulations.
ktanska (28753) 2014-07-22 10:55
While I'm not a fan of partially desaturated pictures, otherwise this is pretty much a kind of picture I'd like to take myself. View across the bridge towards Big Ben and a big bus running surprisingly between lanes.
I think the New Routemaster bus is very stylish and will some day be as iconic as it's predecessors.
Spyder (4) 2014-07-22 11:20
I was also in London recently, but in November, and I agree with Kari about the new bus, I believe it is an icon already. I certainly think so, it is an amazing vehicle.
This is a wonderful picture, lovely idea you had to keep the red lines on the road also. And that sky is so much more dramatic in monochrome.
Thanks for sharing…..gracias
CPD66 (960) 2014-07-23 5:00
a cracking posting, well composted good clarity and good rework to create B&W with red.
good stuff, TFS
williewhistler (16412) 2014-07-23 6:21
you have done well to capture two of London`s icons in one photograph,an image that I guess most people would associate with England`s capital city.
Silvio1953 (150405) 2014-07-24 12:41
Ciao Juan, lovely and classic composition with Red bus on beautiful desaturated BG, wonderful clarity and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
annjackman (21901) 2014-07-25 4:08
I like the partial desaturation as it works very well for such an iconic subject. The red lines also add dynamism. Very well taken and processed.
Kind Regards, Ann
jcpix (13930) 2014-07-26 11:33
Color isolation doesn't always produce the best results, but this one is a real winner! Two icons of London, and it just wouldn't be the same without the RED double decker bus...this really puts a strong stamp on the cities well known attraction. Wonderful composition that takes us from front to back with an easy to follow "lane" of sight. Very well done! Enjoy the rest of the weekend.
CLODO (35370) 2015-09-16 1:32
Iconic view of London, enhanced by th epartial desaturation to keep only the red hues of the bus
fabianoleite (11971) 2015-09-22 12:36
Excellent work, with the tower and the background in black and white, and red color of the double-deck bus became really strong and intense. Excellent framing and composition, I really liked that one, congratulations!
mayjayne (6644) 2015-09-23 5:43
An interesting composition with the bus well placed in front of the Big Ben. Your idea to desaturate the other sections works really well to highlight the infamous London bus !
Waylim (25436) 2015-09-23 10:42
Congrats on the weather. As we know London can be really bad with the rain. It was grey and cloud when I was there for 2 days. The sun only came out when I left.
Anyway, nice shot of the famous bus and in black and white with the red. Good one.
quovadis (1867) 2015-09-26 3:51
an exceptional shot in one of the most photographed places in the world. A few years ago, I was told that London is about to stop the use of double-deck bus due to high pollution they produced. Seems like the new energy technology provides a better fuel consumption in a cleaner manner to the air. Very attractive presentation from every corner of the frame, congratulations !!!
claudeD (40894) 2015-09-29 2:48
you had an excellent idea to do this changes in PP to leave only the red color of bus in a black and white picture. Classical view from London very well presented.TFS.
With regards from Luxembourg
npecanhuk (77017) 2015-09-29 2:59
A classic photograph, that's so welcome because of its work with colorful and black & white elements!
Sharpness, exposure, vertical format, black & white borders, chosen pov and composition really pleased me as well!
TFS - congrats,
- Copyright: Juan Cuello (rasterman) (479)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Black & White
- Date Taken: 2014-03-27
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Nikon D7100, Nikkor AF-S 18-105mm 1 : 3.5 - 5.6G ED, 67mm Polaroid Multi-Coated UV
- Exposure: f/7.1, 1/200 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-07-22 7:32
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