This distinctive terraced crescent is on the seafront in the City of Brighton, East Sussex, England. The houses were built in the late 18th and early 19th centuries and it was the first Brighton development specifically built so as to face the sea. The grand scale was to attract middle to upper class tenants as it became fashionable and therapeutic to spend time by the sea. The buildings are Grade II listed and have had many famous tenants over the years.
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Royaldevon (39702) 2012-04-01 2:31
Good Morning Brian,
What a fine pov you have chosen, giving strong upper and lower curves to really accentuate the shape of this terrace. The light is excellent, bringing out the lovely architectural details.
Those red chimneys, so characteristic of the period, add a final bit of colour against the blue sky.
Have a lovely Sunday,
Budapestman (82620) 2012-04-01 2:36
a splendid photo from this architecture and I like the impressive composition and the attractive details, beautiful and nostalgic photo, the realization is excellent, Tfs! Have a nice Sunday! Kellemes Vasárnapot kívánok!
abmdsudi (55126) 2012-04-01 2:45
Splendid, interesting viewpoint and the composition is excellent with good depth. Beautifully sharp, and nice clarity with excellent textures, rich colors and fine detail. Strong vertical lines balanced by the diagonal and the warm light nicely contrast against blue sky areas. Excellent piece of architechural photo, Congrats
lousat (92848) 2012-04-01 3:04
Hi Brian,great perspective,a sourrounding effect on the road create by the facades,and a very professional sharpness to see all the details,excellent light balance too.Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano
SnapRJW (31629) 2012-04-01 3:10
Hello Brian - A fine shot of this elegant curving terrace. The composition is crisp and clean with the B&W details beautifully managed. The chimney pots and slice of blue sky add the perfect touch of colour contrast. How much to buy one? More than I can afford I'm sure! Enjoy your Sunday. Rosemary
JFS (32459) 2012-04-01 3:53
I love this kind of shots! Well seen and very well presented. I'm discovering Brighton thanks to your lovely pictures!
npecanhuk (75592) 2012-04-01 5:24
Beautiful architectural details on very nice houses!
Very attractive picture with excellent sharpness, exposure, colors, chosen pov, vertical format and composition!
TFS - congrats,
Kitty_the_Wild (1169) 2012-04-01 6:29
Brighton ever remembers me the elopment of Lydia Bennet, in Pride&Prejudice. The buildings are just of the age to be present at the JA time. I'm glad to see a clean and loyal image of what I have not see (so far).
rychem (37343) 2012-04-01 6:43
Beautiful photo of interesting old houses, nice architecture details, perfect light
ciakgiak (30431) 2012-04-01 8:10
il ripetersi dello stesso motivo architettonico ha creato un bell'effetto grafico, rendendo allo stesso tempo l'immagine molto piacevole e dinamica.
Un caro saluto.
Nicou (144228) 2012-04-01 8:22
Superbe cadrage et effet quel grapshime et cpatage quelle vue fantastique ce blanc sur les facades avec les barrière noir le cheminée orange surm le sommet usperbe cpatage.
Bravo et amitié
siudzi (34141) 2012-04-01 10:38
Wow! What a great image of this wonderful street with beautiful houses! Perfectly seen and executed image with exceptional sense of perspective. Well done! TFS.
jjcordier (79297) 2012-04-01 12:02
Excellent cadrage vertical de ces façades superbement éclairées. Grande qualité d'image.
Bartleby (13552) 2012-04-01 13:34
good use of the curve to carve an attractive composition. Nice!
Sonata11 (33871) 2012-04-01 13:48
what a beautiful of shot of architecture. An axcellent quality photo. Wonderfully executed with fabulous vivid colors,perfect perspective, sharpness, clarity, POV and depth of field. This photo is lovely and striking beautiful. Perfectly well done. Love it a lot.
All the best and have a nice Sunday,
williewhistler (16398) 2012-04-01 13:49
Hello Brian,it`s not easy to get such fine perspective in this portrait format,here you have captured all the charm and grace of the terrace perfectly.
Beautifully sharp with excellent exposure.
A super shot.
CLODO (34720) 2012-04-02 1:30
good play with the curved houses, perfect framing of this typical street.
tyro (25710) 2012-04-02 4:40
Funnily enough, I always thought that "Royal Crescent" was in Bath but obviously there's more than one! It certainly looks a pretty posh place.
Your picture is beautifully composed with the lower line of the railings appearing at bottom left and sweeping around to draw the eye right along that wonderful façade. Incredible detail and sharpness, perfect exposure and lovely colours, right up to the lovely red chimney pots against a lovely azure sky.
dkmurphys (59951) 2012-04-02 5:06
Lovely perspective with this interesting architecture. Well captured, enjoy a fine evening.
emka (99931) 2012-04-02 15:32
The composition of this crescent has a strong graphic impact. I like the curvy lines, nice chimneys contrasting with the blue sky. Perfect presentation of the nice place. Fince POV chosen, excellent depth.
macjake (69131) 2012-04-03 10:59
I really do enjoy viewing these row homes, and how you present them to us.
its the repetitive pattern theme, over and over again.
Its very attractive visually.
excellent light and smart compo, with the curb coming out of the bottom corner on the left.
delpeoples (58574) 2012-04-04 6:31
If these famous walls could only speak eh? Fantastic graphism, light and perspective. You chose the vertical frame expertly. Beautiful definition and play of light and shade.
Thanks for sharing, have a beautiful day
korbee (6619) 2012-04-10 11:01
Im surprised by your enormous productivity Brian,and youre making good quality as well.
This is a top example of Britisch architecture,at first i was thinking of London :]].this apartments must be very expensive.
- Copyright: Brian Denton (timecapturer) (49288)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-03-01
- Categories: Daily Life, Architecture
- Camera: Sony Alpha 850 DSLR, Sony 70-300 F4.5-5.6 G SSM, Hoya Super UV
- Exposure: f/16, 1/100 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-04-01 2:15